Scholarships

Last year, Kendall awarded over 3 million dollars in scholarships and grants.

Our students also receive scholarships from a variety of outside scholarship sources including Celia Moh, the Grand Rapids Foundation, the Berkowitz Scholarship Fund, the Grand Rapids Furniture Designers Association, the Gene Adcock Scholarship, the Bienenstock Furniture Library Scholarship, and many more, depending on their field of study.

Art Day Competition

Open to high school seniors in all media, Art Day Competition allows high school students to compete for up to $20,000 in scholarships to attend Kendall, divided equally over four years.

Kendall Award of Excellence Scholarship

This competition is open to incoming freshmen and transfer undergraduate students. Students must be accepted to KCAD by January 31 of the year you intend to enter.

Kendall Transfer Scholarships

These scholarships are available to new transfer students. To receive award consideration, student must be accepted to KCAD by April 15 (for a fall semester start) or November 15 (for a spring semester start) of the year you intend to enter.

Kendall Portfolio Scholarships

These scholarships are available to new undergraduate students. To receive award consideration, student must be accepted to KCAD by April 15 (for a fall semester start) or November 15 (for a spring semester start) of the year you intend to enter.

Kendall Scholarship of Merit

This competition is open to current undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional art and design talent.

General Scholarships

These outside private scholarship opportunities are available to students, regardless of program of study.

Scholarships by Program

There are also a number of outside private program-specific scholarships available.

FSU Institutional Scholarships

Additional scholarship opportunities are available through Ferris State University.

Scholarship Search Links and Tips

There are many reputable scholarship search engines available to help you in your quest to find scholarship money. Also included are application and essay writing tips.

Kendall Grant

This need-based grant is available to undergraduate and graduate students.

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