This page contains links to guidelines for the Allegheny College Art Department. Please use these guides but be sure to consult Gina Panzetta, Building Coordinator, for any changes that may have been made to the guidelines but not yet updated online.

  • The Kleeman Fund
  • The Senior Project in Studio Art, or Art, Science, and Innovation. See Senior Projects Page.
  • The Doane Prize
  • Class of 1939 Senior Research Fund

Please remember to verify that these guidelines are the correct and most recent guidelines.

The Kleeman Fund

The Art Department is pleased to announce the availability of funds to support significant work in studio art. Monies are available through The Richard Kleeman Research Fund, an endowed fund, created in 1992 in recognition of Professor Kleeman’s 39 years of dedicated teaching at Allegheny College.

All current Allegheny College students who are interested in applying for money from the Richard Kleeman Research Fund are required to submit a written proposal to the chairperson of the Art Department on the form designed for that purpose. Proposals should describe the nature and scope of the project and must include a budget reflecting how funds will be used. Funds will be awarded on a competitive basis to: (1) help students meet studio or art historical research expenses for other ambitious work.

Further information may be obtained from Art department faculty and staff. All Kleeman fund applications must be completed online. Please click on the links, below. PROPOSALS ARE DUE BY 12:00 NOON ON , 2024 FOR FUNDING DURING THE FALL 2024 SEMESTER. Funding requests should not exceed $500.00. No printed or handwritten entries will be accepted. Awards will be determined by the faculty of the Art Department. Award recipients will be notified by .

The application will be available ________, 2024.

Click here for: Kleeman form

The Doane Prize

The Foster B. Doane Prizes in Art and Art History

Through the generosity of the late Foster B. Doane, a former Allegheny trustee, awards in art are given annually as a result of a competition. The prizes will be awarded during the opening reception of the student exhibition.

  • Prize in Art History $100, Honorable Mention in Art History $50.
  • Prize in Painting or Drawing $100, Honorable Mention in Painting $50.
  • Prize in Graphics $100 (Printmaking, Computer Art, Photography), Honorable Mention in Graphics $50.
  • Prize in Sculpture or Ceramics $100, Honorable Mention in Sculpture or Ceramics $50.
  • All winners will also receive a book inscribed to indicate the nature of the award.

The Class of 1939 Senior Research Fund

Funding Application

The Class of 1939 Senior Research Fund was established by the Class of 1939 on the occasion of its 50th reunion. The income from this fund is used to support student research in all departments in conjunction with the senior project.

Art Department Senior Students working on their senior project are invited to apply for funds during their senior project term.  Further information is included with the application form:

Click here for: Class of 39 Application