We invite all incoming Communication students to apply for our Artistic Merit Awards. There are five requirements to apply for Artistic Merit Awards:


Applicants must submit a letter detailing reasons for choosing to pursue a Communication major at Centenary College. Letters should be addressed to Dr. Michelle Glaros and sent by email to mglaros@centenary.edu or by mail to:

Dr. Michelle Glaros
Communication Arts Program
Artistic Merit Awards
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Blvd.
Shreveport, LA 71104



Applicants must submit a portfolio of recent and relevant creative communication work such as design, film, writing, marketing, photography, public relations, or journalism projects to Dr. Glaros. Portfolios may be mailed or emailed to the addresses above in any digital or physical format. Each portfolio project must be clearly labeled with your name, project title, and execution date; each project should also be accompanied by a rationale explaining the project's audience and purpose, any relevant constraints, and the tools used to execute the work. Alternatively, you may bring a portfolio of original projects to campus for Dr. Glaros to review in person.



Applicants must submit a current resume detailing educational, creative, and work experiences.



Applicants must submit at least two confidential letters of recommendation from teachers or other professional adult associates who have experience with and knowledge of their creative or strategic work and work ethic. (These letters of recommendation may be submitted by email but must be submitted directly by the recommender.)



Applicants must arrange for an interview with Dr. Glaros to discuss goals, interests, and the direction of study intended. (Interviews may be arranged via phone or Zoom. You may contact Dr. Glaros at 318-869-5264 or via email.)

Contact Info

Dr. Michelle Glaros

R.Z. Biedenharn Chair in Communication

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