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Program Description:

IAU College, with study abroad programs in Aix-en-Province, France, is proud to offer the Ella Bandes Scholarship Program for qualified Macalester students interested in either a semester or summer abroad in the Core Arts Program at IAU College's Marchutz School of Fine Arts. The scholarship was created in memory of Ella Bandes, a former Macalester and IAU Marchutz School of Fine Arts student.  Each year, qualified Macalester students enrolled full-time in IAU's Marchutz Painting and Drawing Program can apply for one of two individual semester scholarships or one summer scholarship. This scholarship is administrated by Macalester's Department of Art and Art History.

Scholarship Criteria and Amounts

IAU will award up to two scholarships per academic year, worth $5,000 each, and a summer scholarship, worth $3,000.
All scholarships will be based on merit and financial need. Summer students must enroll in a minimum of six units to qualify for the scholarship.

Application Procedures

studentSemester students:

  • First apply to the Center for Study Away for SARC approval through the normal application process.  
  • Once approved by Macalester for either fall or spring full-time study away on this program, students must then apply directly to and be accepted by IAU College's Marchutz School of Fine Arts Core Program by IAU's deadlines. Students will need to submit official transcripts and additional required documents as stipulated by IAU. The essay component required by IAU will be used as part of the application for the scholarship. 
  • Once accepted to the IAU Marchutz Program, students should apply for the scholarship immediately by e-mail to Art and Art History Department Chair with their statement of interest. 
Summer students need to apply to IAU directly. Although IAU does not require applicants to share any personal information regarding their financial status, a general description of the situation is encouraged.

IAU Application Deadlines 
  • Fall semester - April 1st
  • Spring semester - November 1st  
  • Summer - April 1st

Announcement of Scholarship Recipients: 
The Macalester Department of Art and Art History will make the final decision regarding scholarship recipients and will contact those students directly.


Any questions regarding the Ella Bandes Scholarship Program can be directed to the Art and Art History Department Chair. Students can also contact IAU directly at or 800-221-2051.

Please see the Macalester Outside Scholarship Policy specific to Off Campus Study to learn if or how outside scholarships may affect Macalester grants.

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.