The legacy of artist and educator Derald Swineford is preserved by the endowment which bears his name. As chairman of the Art Department for 30 years, Professor Swineford influenced the lives of students at the at the campus known first as The Oklahoma College for Women, then the Oklahoma College of Liberal Arts and now the University of Science and Arts Oklahoma, in Chckasha, Oklahoma. The scholarship is offered to deserving junior or senior full-time students majoring in art. Selection is made by the University Scholarship Committee in cooperation with the art department faculty. Applicants must have demonstrated exceptional talent in the area of art, hold a minimum of 3.0 GPA and demonstrate leadership or community service. The endowment is provided by members of the Swineford family and memorial contributions to honor the esteemed educator.
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