Scholarships
by Program

“Outside Scholarship” Disclaimer:

Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University is dedicated to assisting students with their financial needs. As an added service to students, we post outside scholarships on our current scholarship page. Outside scholarships are clearly marked and have no affiliation with Kendall College of Art and Design or Ferris State University.

Art Education

Michigan Art Education Association - Outside Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2017

The MAEA sponsors Art Education Scholarships to Junior or Senior college students who are enrolled in an art education program in the state of Michigan. The scholarship is to aid students who are seriously pursuing a career and course of study to become an art educator. The MAEA believes this program will benefit the arts in Michigan.

Any student demonstrating a commitment to art education who wishes to continue as a full time student at an accredited university is urged to apply. The scholarships will be awarded based on the quality and presentation of artwork, references, and personal narrative submitted. All awards will be made without regard to race, creed, color, sex, religion, or national origin.

    Eligibility
  • A Resident of the State of Michigan.
  • Junior or Senior status or a Bachelor's Degree in Art or Art Education working toward certification in Art Education.
  • Admitted to an accredited Education Department at a Michigan college or university.
  • An overall GPA of 3.0.
  • You must be a member of NAEA-MAEA for 3 months prior to applying for this scholarship.
  • Application must include:
    • A cover sheet containing all contact information.
    • A brief reflective statement written by the student about pre-student teaching experiences.
    • A portfolio of 10 original works of art submitted on a CD.
    • Two letters of recommendation from art or art education professors verifying the applicant’s commitment and eligibility.
    • One to three page personal narrative stating your philosophy of art education, how you would implement your philosophy and how the scholarship would assist you.
    • An official copy of the student’s transcript sent directly to the Michigan Art Education Association Scholarship Chair.
    Please print this application and submit it with the proper documentation. MAEA Art Education PDF

    Collaborative Design

    Vectorworks Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: July 15, 2017

    You are designing the future. Faced with some of the biggest design challenges of our time, students are boldly imagining a brighter world and using design tools to share these visions with others. The Vectorworks Design Scholarship seeks to promote excellence in design and observe how the next generation will transform the world.

    Round 1 / Vectorworks Design Scholarship
    • $3,000 USD for tuition, fees, housing, textbooks, studying abroad, conference fees, or other educational purposes
    • Free Vectorworks design software for your school’s lab
    • Free virtual or in-person training for faculty and students
    Round 2 / The Richard Diehl Design Award
    • $7,000 USD for tuition, fees, housing, textbooks, studying abroad, conference fees, or other educational purposes
    • Exposure in industry publications and press, as well as through the Vectorworks media and distributor network.
    • Benefits for you and your school such as Vectorworks lab licenses and training provided by a Vectorworks expert, and more!
  • Vectorworks Design Scholarships will be awarded in four categories:
    • Architecture
    • Landscape Design
    • Entertainment Design
    • Interior Design
  • Eligibility:
    • Applicants must be enrolled, or accepted for enrollment, for six or more credits in a design-based program. You are also eligible if you will graduate from a design-based program in 2017, or if you graduated from a design-based program in 2015 or 2016.
    • Such degrees include, but are not limited to, architecture, engineering, construction, environmental design, urban design, urban planning, interior design, graphic design, landscape architecture, landscape design, lighting design, industrial design, machine design, theater design, scenic design, event planning, exhibit design, and woodworking.

    The Vectorworks Design Scholarship recipients will automatically advance to compete for the Richard Diehl Design Award, a global award providing an additional prize package including $7,000 USD, media exposure, and more.

    For more information, please visit the Vectorworks website.

    Digital Media

    Acaedemy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Foundation- Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: April 28, 2017

    WomenIn Scholarship Fund

    The WomenIn Scholarship seeks to support inclusion of more women in the interactive entertainment industry. This scholarship is available for women students pursuing game development or the business of interactive entertainment. All WomenIn Scholarship recipients will be eligible for our esteemed mentoring program.

    Applicants to the WomenIn Scholarship must identify as women intending to pursue a career in any aspect of interactive entertainment including: art, animation, programming, engineering, game direction, game design, sound design, law, marketing, and business administration.

    Randy Pausch Scholarship Fund

    The Randy Pausch Scholarship was established by the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences in 2008 to honor the memory of Computer Science Professor and Co-Founder of the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University, Dr. Randy Pausch.

    This scholarship has been established to support students who are pursuing careers specializing in the development of interactive entertainment. Possible career paths for Randy Pausch applicants include (but are not limited to) art, animation, programming, engineering, game direction, game design, sound design, and music composition.

  • General Eligibility for either scholarship
    • Must be a female-identifying full-time undergraduate student starting their second year or a graduate student attending an accredited college or university in the United States during the 2017-18 academic school year.
    • Major: Any field.
    • GPA: 3.3 minimum on a 4.0 scale.
    • Applicants do not need to be a US citizen or permanent resident to apply. In compliance with federal law, any non-U.S. citizen who receives a scholarship must not be listed on a published "Specifically Designated Nationals" terrorism watch list.
    • Family members of AIAS Foundation board and staff and individual major donors of the Foundation (defined as contributors of at least $1000 in donation) are not eligible to apply for the scholarship.
    • Previous scholarship recipients are not eligible to apply.
    For more information, please visit the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences website.

    Women in Animation Phyllis Craig Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: April 29, 2017

    WIA founding member Phyllis Craig was known throughout the animation industry for her commitment to young people interested in learning the art and techniques of animation. Women in Animation has created this scholarship in her name to support students who demonstrate artistic talent and have a passion for animation. Every year, WIA awards a $1000 scholarship to one deserving animation student.

  • Who May Apply:
    • The applicant must be a full or part-time student enrolled in an accredited college-level animation program in the United States with a career goal of becoming an animation professional.
    • The applicant must be a U.S. citizen or a registered alien with the right to work in the United States.
  • Submissions Must Include:
    • A portfolio, reel, or web address to online portfolio. Portfolio artwork should be copied and reduced to 8.5 by 11”. Do not send originals.
    • A 500 word essay outlining educational and career goals. Essays should be typewritten.
    • One written recommendation from a teacher or mentor.
    • A copy of your Student Identification.
    • There is a $25 application fee for non-members
    • .
    For more information, please visit the Women in Animation website.

    Electronic Document Systems Foundation - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 1, 2017

    EDSF scholarships are awarded to full-time students who are committed to pursuing a career in the Document Management and Graphic Communications marketplace.

  • Eligibility
    • An interest in pursuing a career within the Document Management and Graphic Communication industry
    • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
    • Full-time student attending an accredited college or university as of the Fall 2017 semester
    • International students may apply
  • Scholarship Preference
  • Preference is given to college-level juniors, seniors and advanced degree students pursuing a degree in the field of Document Management and Graphic Communications. Incoming freshmen and sophomores who can show interest, experience and/or commitment to the Document Management and Graphic Communication industry are encouraged to apply.

    For more information, please visit the EDSF website.

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships - Outside Scholarships

    Deadline: May 1, 2017

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships allow U.S. college students from minority and economically disadvantaged backgrounds not only to realize their artistic dreams, but also to give back to their communities. Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying art and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Scholarship recipients are selected not only for their ability and their need, but also for their demonstrated commitment to giving back to the larger community through their work.

  • AREAS OF STUDY
    • Fine art
    • Graphic Design (includes visual design)
    • Illustration (includes animation)
    • Interactive design (includes UI/UX, motion, digital and web)
    • Photography

      Our primary aims are:

    • To increase diversity in the creative professions
    • To foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers and studios of tomorrow
  • ELIGIBILITY
    • Applicants must be citizens of the United States or possess a green card. Having DACA certification and or a Social Security number does not make you eligible.
    • Applicants must be pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a design or art discipline listed above with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career.
    • Applicants must be matriculated (or planning to matriculate) at accredited colleges and universities in the United States for the Fall 2017/Spring 2018 academic year with the intention of maintaining full-time status for the entire year.
    • Though not a requirement, minority status is a significant factor considered in jury decisions.
    • Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA.
    • Scholarships are only awarded to those students who are in financial need. Applicants must, therefore, provide complete Financial Aid information on the scholarship form and have the form signed by his/her Financial Aid Officer.

    For more information, please visit the AIGA website.

    AWeber Email Marketing Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 31, 2017

    The AWeber Developing Futures Scholarship, which grants a $2,500 scholarship to one college student each year, is awarded to undergraduate students studying in the Business/Marketing/Communications fields, as they pursue their educational and professional goals.

    It is AWeber’s mission to help entrepreneurs and small business owners be successful as they connect with and grow their communities. As part of that mission, we know that drive is something that is nurtured over time — and it all begins with investing in the young individuals who will be the entrepreneurs, business owners and hard-working professionals of the future.

  • How to Apply
  • Submit either a written OR video essay that answers the following two questions:

    • How do you think social media has impacted the way businesses interact with their customers?
    • How can businesses improve upon the way they use social media in the future?
  • Submission Guidelines:
    • Written essays should be 500-700 words and provided in PDF/Microsoft Word format
    • Video essays should be no longer than 3 minutes long and provided as a YouTube video link
  • Eligibility:
    • Applicants must be enrolled at a college or university for the Fall semester of the 2017-2018 school year
    • Applicants must be majoring in a Business/Marketing/Communications field
    For more information, please visit the AWeber website.

    Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation - Outside Competition

    Deadline: June 2, 2017

    The Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation (GAERF) ninth annual student design competition challenges students to design and print a full-page magazine ad, featuring a product of their choice and linked to digital media, to demonstrate the essential role that print plays in today's multichannel media mix.

    Student Design Competition

    YOUR CHALLENGE: Design and print a full-page magazine ad linking to digital media to promote your product and demonstrate the essential role that print plays in today's mixed media.

    WHO CAN ENTER: All students who attend recognized secondary or post-secondary institutions in the continental United States who are studying in a graphic communications/printing, advertising, graphic design or interactive media program.

    HOW TO ENTER: All student entries must be submitted by their instructor. Instructors may submit an unlimited number of entries; one entry per student.

    For more information, please visit the graphicCOMMcentral website.

    The Foundation For Outdoor Advertising Research and Education - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: June 12, 2017

    The FOARE Scholarship Program supports the education and career goals of those who are part of the outdoor advertising industry family (billboards, digital boards, bus wraps, kiosks, etc.) along with other students pursuing a course of study related to the industry. The Foundation awards scholarships on an annual basis.

    • Six general student scholarships consisting of $3,000 each
    • A Creative Arts/Design Scholarship consisting of $3,000
    • Three specialized Scholarships of varying amounts
  • Creative Arts/Design Scholarship ($3,000)
  • FOARE has designated a scholarship for a student enrolled in a creative arts or design program. To qualify for the scholarship, a student must be enrolled or accepted for an accredited design school program or pursing a course in graphic design studies or a related field and seeking an Associates of Arts (AA) degree, an undergraduate degree, or a graduate degree; or have been accepted into a Master’s or Doctoral program in graphic design or a related field at an accredited design school or other accredited institution.

  • Eligibility for Creative Arts/Design Scholarship:
    • Must be enrolled in a creative arts or design program pursuing a course in graphic design or a related field and seeking either an undergraduate or graduate degree
    • Must submit 3 copies of a work sample/portfolio in digital form. The portfolio should not exceed two pieces. Portfolios cannot be returned.
    • Must include one letter of recommendation
    • Must submit official transcript
    For more information, please visit the Outdoor Advertising Association of America website.

    Vectorworks Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: July 15, 2017

    You are designing the future. Faced with some of the biggest design challenges of our time, students are boldly imagining a brighter world and using design tools to share these visions with others. The Vectorworks Design Scholarship seeks to promote excellence in design and observe how the next generation will transform the world.

    Round 1 / Vectorworks Design Scholarship
    • $3,000 USD for tuition, fees, housing, textbooks, studying abroad, conference fees, or other educational purposes
    • Free Vectorworks design software for your school’s lab
    • Free virtual or in-person training for faculty and students
    Round 2 / The Richard Diehl Design Award
    • $7,000 USD for tuition, fees, housing, textbooks, studying abroad, conference fees, or other educational purposes
    • Exposure in industry publications and press, as well as through the Vectorworks media and distributor network.
    • Benefits for you and your school such as Vectorworks lab licenses and training provided by a Vectorworks expert, and more!
  • Vectorworks Design Scholarships will be awarded in four categories:
    • Architecture
    • Landscape Design
    • Entertainment Design
    • Interior Design
  • Eligibility:
    • Applicants must be enrolled, or accepted for enrollment, for six or more credits in a design-based program. You are also eligible if you will graduate from a design-based program in 2017, or if you graduated from a design-based program in 2015 or 2016.
    • Such degrees include, but are not limited to, architecture, engineering, construction, environmental design, urban design, urban planning, interior design, graphic design, landscape architecture, landscape design, lighting design, industrial design, machine design, theater design, scenic design, event planning, exhibit design, and woodworking.

    The Vectorworks Design Scholarship recipients will automatically advance to compete for the Richard Diehl Design Award, a global award providing an additional prize package including $7,000 USD, media exposure, and more.

    For more information, please visit the Vectorworks website.

    CrazyGames.com Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: December 31, 2017

    Our mission at CrazyGames.com is to let people enjoy innovative in-browser gaming experiences. That is only possible thanks to the countless game developers, digital designers, and software engineers whose creativity and passion allows us to provide thousands of free games. Out of gratefulness to community, and to help foster the next generation of digital media developers, we decided to give a hand to students who are working to build the future of this field and thus established an annual Student Scholarship with which we give away $1,500 every year to one student.

  • Eligibility:
    • Both current students and rising freshmen are eligible for this scholarship.
    • Student will be chosen based on their creativity in and commitment to digital media and game development.
    • To apply, applicants need to submit one piece of work. There are no limits on the form of this work. Examples of work would be a game prototype, an essay related to games, an overview of game development technologies, and so forth.
    For more information, please visit the CrazyGames website.

    L. Ron Hubbard Illustrators of the Future Contest - Outside Award

    L. Ron Hubbard’s Illustrators of the Future Contest is an opportunity for new science fiction and fantasy artists worldwide. No entry fee is required. Entrants retain all publication rights. All judging by professional artists only. $1,500 in prizes each quarter. Quarterly winners compete for $5,000 additional annual prize!

    The Contest is open to entrants from all nations who are new and amateur artists and have not been professionally published and paid for more than three black-and-white story illustrations, or more than one process-color painting, in media distributed broadly to the general public.

    All themes of science fiction and fantasy illustrations are welcome: every entry is judged on its own merits only. No entry fee is required and all rights in the entry remain the property of the artist.

    For more information, please visit the L. Ron Hubbbard website.

    Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Educational Fund - Outside Scholarship

    The Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Educational Fund offers grants 4 times each year to students who are enrolled full time in accredited and degree granting fine arts programs such as painting, sculpture, or photography. We cannot give grants to students in the performing arts, or other studies.

      Eligibility Requirements:
    • There are no restrictions on race, religion, gender, national origin, or age.
    • Citizenship: Scholarship recipients are required to be citizens of the United States of America.
    • Full time status: Students must send proof of full time enrollment in an art program (not performing arts) of an accredited, degree granting college or university in the United States of America.
    • Degree: Students may be at the bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, or doctoral degree level.
    • Students are required to submit portfolios.
    • Minimum 2.5 grade point average.
      Grant Deadlines:
    • Fall: September grants, submit June 1-July 31
    • Winter: December grants, submit September 1-October 31
    • Spring: March grants, submit December 1-January 31
    • Summer: June grants, submit March 1-April 30

    You must be enrolled full-time when funding is received, or the funds will be returned to the Albert K. Murray Foundation.

    For application materials, or to ask questions contact Dr. Marion Gilliland, Ph. 740-796-4797, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., EST. The office is closed on weekends and holidays.

    **We have had past winners of this scholarship!

    Drawing

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships - Outside Scholarships

    Deadline: May 1, 2017

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships allow U.S. college students from minority and economically disadvantaged backgrounds not only to realize their artistic dreams, but also to give back to their communities. Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying art and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Scholarship recipients are selected not only for their ability and their need, but also for their demonstrated commitment to giving back to the larger community through their work.

  • AREAS OF STUDY
    • Fine art
    • Graphic Design (includes visual design)
    • Illustration (includes animation)
    • Interactive design (includes UI/UX, motion, digital and web)
    • Photography

      Our primary aims are:

    • To increase diversity in the creative professions
    • To foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers and studios of tomorrow
  • ELIGIBILITY
    • Applicants must be citizens of the United States or possess a green card. Having DACA certification and or a Social Security number does not make you eligible.
    • Applicants must be pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a design or art discipline listed above with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career.
    • Applicants must be matriculated (or planning to matriculate) at accredited colleges and universities in the United States for the Fall 2017/Spring 2018 academic year with the intention of maintaining full-time status for the entire year.
    • Though not a requirement, minority status is a significant factor considered in jury decisions.
    • Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA.
    • Scholarships are only awarded to those students who are in financial need. Applicants must, therefore, provide complete Financial Aid information on the scholarship form and have the form signed by his/her Financial Aid Officer.

    For more information, please visit the AIGA website.

    Krylon Clear Choice Art Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 31, 2017

    Today's art students are tomorrow's fine artists. Krylon Products Group is proud to invest in the future of art by awarding scholarships to help promising art students with rising tuition costs.

    Krylon Products Group Clear Choice Art Scholarships are available to:

    • High school seniors (graduating before June 30, 2017) and college freshmen and sophomore students in the U.S. and Canada.
    • Students must be enrolled or accepted and seeking a degree at a U.S. or Canadian university, college or art school as a declared major in a visual arts program such as painting, drawing, sketching (excluding graphic design, fashion design, interior design, film, music or the performing arts).

    Employees of The Sherwin-Williams Company and related companies, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible.

    The scholarship submission consists of a completed application form, portfolio on CD, portfolio images printout, artist’s statement, letter of recommendation and transcript(s).

    For more information, please visit the Krylon website.

    **Kendall has had past winners from this scholarship**

    Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Educational Fund - Outside Scholarship

    The Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Educational Fund offers grants 4 times each year to students who are enrolled full time in accredited and degree granting fine arts programs such as painting, sculpture, or photography. We cannot give grants to students in the performing arts, or other studies.

      Eligibility Requirements:
    • There are no restrictions on race, religion, gender, national origin, or age.
    • Citizenship: Scholarship recipients are required to be citizens of the United States of America.
    • Full time status: Students must send proof of full time enrollment in an art program (not performing arts) of an accredited, degree granting college or university in the United States of America.
    • Degree: Students may be at the bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, or doctoral degree level.
    • Students are required to submit portfolios.
    • Minimum 2.5 grade point average.
      Grant Deadlines:
    • Fall: September grants, submit June 1-July 31
    • Winter: December grants, submit September 1-October 31
    • Spring: March grants, submit December 1-January 31
    • Summer: June grants, submit March 1-April 30

    You must be enrolled full-time when funding is received, or the funds will be returned to the Albert K. Murray Foundation.

    For application materials, or to ask questions contact Dr. Marion Gilliland, Ph. 740-796-4797, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., EST. The office is closed on weekends and holidays.

    **We have had past winners of this scholarship!

    Fashion Studies

    Against the Grain #LiveLikeLyly Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 15, 2017

    #LiveLikeLyly Memorial Scholarship

    This memorial artistic scholarship was created in Lyly Koenig Mendez's honor specifically to support talented emerging Asian American graphic or fashion design students like her and dedicated with love as a reminder of her unique spirit and legacy to #LiveLikeLyly.

  • Awards: $1,000 to be applied towards school tuition and fees
  • General Eligibility Requirements:
    • Must be of at least 50% Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity
    • Must be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the U.S.
    • Must be either a high school senior or a college student currently enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S. vocational, junior college, or four-year college/university and must be a full- time, degree-seeking student by the upcoming academic calendar year and pursuing a major in fashion or graphic design.
    • Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities
    • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted)

    Selection Criteria: Selection is based on a rating system judged in four major categories. The candidate with the highest combined cumulative points will receive the scholarship. These categories are:

    • Quality of content submission (essay, artistic portfolio)
    • Academic performance
    • Leadership/community service experience and contribution
    • Letters of recommendation Phone/in-person committee interview

    Please note that Scholarship Winners will be invited to attend our annual charity event Fashion for a Passion taking place each fall in Dallas, Texas. Fashion for a Passion is our biggest annual event which helps to raise money for our charitable causes as well as for the current scholarship. The presence of scholarship winners is highly encouraged.

    For more information, please visit the Against the Grain website.

    Design-A-Throw Contest - Outside Competition

    Deadline: May 30, 2017

    The Design-A-Throw Competition is a nationwide pattern design competition open to college and university students enrolled in a graphic design, fashion, interior design, textile or any other related field curriculum. Every Spring and Fall semester, students can submit a maximum of 5 designs that fit the competition themes, which change each school year.

    Cash prizes are awarded to the top nine designs, worth $1,000, $500, and $200. The Grand Prize winner will receive $1,000, plus a luxurious, jacquard knit throw blanket of their design.

    Students can chose from two holiday themes. Create either “Halloween” or “Valentine’s Day” themed print designs for a Home Furnishing line of throws. Students may enter a maximum of 5 print designs. Each print must have a maximum of 4 colors. White and black are colors.

  • Eligible Students
    • College students enrolled in a 2017 Spring or Fall Semester
    • Major must be textiles, fashion, interior design, graphic design, or any related program in the United States
    • Student must be at least 18 years of age at the time of entry
    For more information, please visit the Design A Throw website.

    My Sewing Adventure Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 31, 2017

    This scholarship is for all the students who are currently pursuing an undergraduate degree or a Master’s degree within the United States and possess a passion for sewing and crafting. All you need to apply for our scholarship are some creativity and good writing skills.

    Students who are currently studying in the fields of Performing Arts or Fashion Design may be especially interested in this scholarship, though applicants aren’t required any expertise in the area to apply.

  • Eligibility
    • This scholarship is for the students currently enrolled in colleges or universities within the United States.
    • To participate in My Sewing Adventure Scholarship, you must write an Essay between 700 to 1000 words on the subject “Sewing in the Modern World“, where we’d like you to write about why modern people might come to be interested in sewing and how they might pursue their passion in the modern world.
    For more information, please visit the My Sewing Adventure website.

    Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: June 1, 2017

    Fashion-Schools.org is proud to announce their fourth annual "Aspiring Fashion Professional" Scholarship Program. The goal for this program is twofold:

    • To promote fashion and its related fields as a career path for young people
    • To encourage aspiring fashion professionals to research and understand what a career in fashion requires.

    The program offers scholarship opportunities to high school seniors in the US. A single $1000 scholarship will be awarded.

  • Scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors who:
    • Intend to pursue a fashion related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college.
    • Have a demonstrable record of academic success.
    • Have a passion and drive for a fashion related career.
  • Selection Criteria
    • Scholarship may be used at any accredited post-secondary school or college.
    • Selection is based on the students high school academic performance combined with the student's application essay.
    • Scholarship is a one-year non-renewable scholarship.
  • Eligibility:
  • The scholarship is limited to high school seniors in the US pursuing a fashion related degree program at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Fashion related fields include, but are not limited to, the following programs:

    • Fashion Design
    • Fashion Merchandising
    • Fashion Marketing
    • Fashion Management
    • Fashion Retailing
  • Application process:
    • Step 1: Applicants must submit an application via the scholarship application form on Fashion-Schools.org.
    • Step 2: Applicants must submit an original 500-1000 word original essay on the following topic: What specific skill do you most want to develop? Essay is submitted via our scholarship application page and MUST include your name and contact information (so we know whose application goes with which essay!).
    For more information, please visit the Fashion Schools website.

    Vectorworks Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: July 15, 2017

    You are designing the future. Faced with some of the biggest design challenges of our time, students are boldly imagining a brighter world and using design tools to share these visions with others. The Vectorworks Design Scholarship seeks to promote excellence in design and observe how the next generation will transform the world.

    Round 1 / Vectorworks Design Scholarship
    • $3,000 USD for tuition, fees, housing, textbooks, studying abroad, conference fees, or other educational purposes
    • Free Vectorworks design software for your school’s lab
    • Free virtual or in-person training for faculty and students
    Round 2 / The Richard Diehl Design Award
    • $7,000 USD for tuition, fees, housing, textbooks, studying abroad, conference fees, or other educational purposes
    • Exposure in industry publications and press, as well as through the Vectorworks media and distributor network.
    • Benefits for you and your school such as Vectorworks lab licenses and training provided by a Vectorworks expert, and more!
  • Vectorworks Design Scholarships will be awarded in four categories:
    • Architecture
    • Landscape Design
    • Entertainment Design
    • Interior Design
  • Eligibility:
    • Applicants must be enrolled, or accepted for enrollment, for six or more credits in a design-based program. You are also eligible if you will graduate from a design-based program in 2017, or if you graduated from a design-based program in 2015 or 2016.
    • Such degrees include, but are not limited to, architecture, engineering, construction, environmental design, urban design, urban planning, interior design, graphic design, landscape architecture, landscape design, lighting design, industrial design, machine design, theater design, scenic design, event planning, exhibit design, and woodworking.

    The Vectorworks Design Scholarship recipients will automatically advance to compete for the Richard Diehl Design Award, a global award providing an additional prize package including $7,000 USD, media exposure, and more.

    For more information, please visit the Vectorworks website.

    Hug.Me.fashion Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: November 29, 2017

    HugMe.Fashion is a leading brand for leather accessories and leather ready-to- wear products. The products include Leather Jackets for Men & Women, Leather Biker Jacket, Leather Bags, Leather Belts, Leather Wallets and various other exclusive leather accessories.

    At HugMe.fashion, we have worked with various young designers and believe that they have the potential to bring about changes that can transform the face of fashion industry. HugMe.fashion believes in the power and potential of these young designers, and we would like to support these budding designers by providing them a leg up on their fashion journey.

    To do so we have started $500 HugMe.fashion Annual Scholarship 2017, which will help support your innovations and fashion dream.

  • Eligibility Criteria
  • This scholarship is open to all students, who have enrolled in, Fashion Designing course for the year 2017- 2018 anywhere in the world.

  • Details
  • Students can participate in this Scholarship program by writing one 800 -1000 words essay on any of the following topics:

    • Past, Present and Future of Leather in Fashion clothing.
    • 10 Most Iconic Leather jackets of all time.
    • 8 Types of Artificial Leather currently used in fashion industry.
  • Judging Criteria:
  • Applications will be judged on Innovation, Creativity & Originality

    For more information, please visit the Hugme.fashion website.

    Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Educational Fund - Outside Scholarship

    The Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Educational Fund offers grants 4 times each year to students who are enrolled full time in accredited and degree granting fine arts programs such as painting, sculpture, or photography. We cannot give grants to students in the performing arts, or other studies.

      Eligibility Requirements:
    • There are no restrictions on race, religion, gender, national origin, or age.
    • Citizenship: Scholarship recipients are required to be citizens of the United States of America.
    • Full time status: Students must send proof of full time enrollment in an art program (not performing arts) of an accredited, degree granting college or university in the United States of America.
    • Degree: Students may be at the bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, or doctoral degree level.
    • Students are required to submit portfolios.
    • Minimum 2.5 grade point average.
      Grant Deadlines:
    • Fall: September grants, submit June 1-July 31
    • Winter: December grants, submit September 1-October 31
    • Spring: March grants, submit December 1-January 31
    • Summer: June grants, submit March 1-April 30

    You must be enrolled full-time when funding is received, or the funds will be returned to the Albert K. Murray Foundation.

    For application materials, or to ask questions contact Dr. Marion Gilliland, Ph. 740-796-4797, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., EST. The office is closed on weekends and holidays.

    **We have had past winners of this scholarship!

    Furniture Design

    American Society of Furniture Designers - Outside Competition

    Deadline: July 1, 2017

    The ASFD Pinnacle Awards Committee and the Board of Directors announce the ASFD Student Pinnacle Award, continuing the mission to support, motivate and inspire the designers of tomorrow. The Pinnacle Awards were created in April 1995 by the ASFD Board of Directors to promote design quality and encourage the recognition of furniture designers within the retail home furnishings industry.

  • Competition Category
  • The 2017 Student Pinnacle Category is a selected piece from the student's body of work. Any piece selection from the bedroom, dining, occasional, home office, seating or entertainment category may be entered.

  • Eligibility
    • The competition is open to students majoring in Furniture Design at an accredited college or university.
    • Seniors graduating in May, 2017 are eligible. Graduate students are eligible.

    The Student Pinnacle Award winner will be announced at the 2017 Pinnacle Awards banquet on Monday, October 16, 2017 during the High Point Market in the IHFC Ballroom. The winner will receive the Pinnacle Trophy, Winner’s Certificate, free admission to the Pinnacle Awards banquet and a free student membership to ASFD. The Entry Fee for Student Pinnacle submission is $0.00

    For more information, please visit The American Society of Furniture Designers website.

    Vectorworks Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: July 15, 2017

    You are designing the future. Faced with some of the biggest design challenges of our time, students are boldly imagining a brighter world and using design tools to share these visions with others. The Vectorworks Design Scholarship seeks to promote excellence in design and observe how the next generation will transform the world.

    Round 1 / Vectorworks Design Scholarship
    • $3,000 USD for tuition, fees, housing, textbooks, studying abroad, conference fees, or other educational purposes
    • Free Vectorworks design software for your school’s lab
    • Free virtual or in-person training for faculty and students
    Round 2 / The Richard Diehl Design Award
    • $7,000 USD for tuition, fees, housing, textbooks, studying abroad, conference fees, or other educational purposes
    • Exposure in industry publications and press, as well as through the Vectorworks media and distributor network.
    • Benefits for you and your school such as Vectorworks lab licenses and training provided by a Vectorworks expert, and more!
  • Vectorworks Design Scholarships will be awarded in four categories:
    • Architecture
    • Landscape Design
    • Entertainment Design
    • Interior Design
  • Eligibility:
    • Applicants must be enrolled, or accepted for enrollment, for six or more credits in a design-based program. You are also eligible if you will graduate from a design-based program in 2017, or if you graduated from a design-based program in 2015 or 2016.
    • Such degrees include, but are not limited to, architecture, engineering, construction, environmental design, urban design, urban planning, interior design, graphic design, landscape architecture, landscape design, lighting design, industrial design, machine design, theater design, scenic design, event planning, exhibit design, and woodworking.

    The Vectorworks Design Scholarship recipients will automatically advance to compete for the Richard Diehl Design Award, a global award providing an additional prize package including $7,000 USD, media exposure, and more.

    For more information, please visit the Vectorworks website.

    Bienenstock Furniture Library Scholarship

    Every year, the Bienenstock Furniture Library Association awards up to two $500 scholarships to Kendall students majoring in Furniture Design. The Bienenstock Furniture Library is located in High Point, NC. The Furniture Library is a center for research on interior furnishings, decorating and architecture. Scholarship recipients are selected by the Program Chair and Faculty of the Kendall Furniture Design Program.

    The Celia Moh Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Laurence Moh, a home furnishings industry leader and entrepreneur, established the Celia Moh Scholarship Fund in 2001 to honor his wife, Mrs. Celia Moh. The scholarship's purpose is to recognize and nurture the academic endeavors of preeminent college undergraduate students enrolled full-time in home furnishings programs.

    The Celia Moh Scholarships cover the cost of full-time tuition, fees, room, board and books for college sophomores, juniors, and seniors at Appalachian State University, Catawba Valley Community College, East Carolina University, High Point University, Kendall College of Art & Design, Mississippi State University, North Carolina State University, and Virginia Tech.

    Please see mohscholarship.org or contact the Kendall Furniture Design Program Chair for more information.

    Graphic Design

    Electronic Document Systems Foundation - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 1, 2017

    EDSF scholarships are awarded to full-time students who are committed to pursuing a career in the Document Management and Graphic Communications marketplace.

  • Eligibility
    • An interest in pursuing a career within the Document Management and Graphic Communication industry
    • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
    • Full-time student attending an accredited college or university as of the Fall 2017 semester
    • International students may apply
  • Scholarship Preference
  • Preference is given to college-level juniors, seniors and advanced degree students pursuing a degree in the field of Document Management and Graphic Communications. Incoming freshmen and sophomores who can show interest, experience and/or commitment to the Document Management and Graphic Communication industry are encouraged to apply.

    For more information, please visit the EDSF website.

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships - Outside Scholarships

    Deadline: May 1, 2017

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships allow U.S. college students from minority and economically disadvantaged backgrounds not only to realize their artistic dreams, but also to give back to their communities. Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying art and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Scholarship recipients are selected not only for their ability and their need, but also for their demonstrated commitment to giving back to the larger community through their work.

  • AREAS OF STUDY
    • Fine art
    • Graphic Design (includes visual design)
    • Illustration (includes animation)
    • Interactive design (includes UI/UX, motion, digital and web)
    • Photography

      Our primary aims are:

    • To increase diversity in the creative professions
    • To foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers and studios of tomorrow
  • ELIGIBILITY
    • Applicants must be citizens of the United States or possess a green card. Having DACA certification and or a Social Security number does not make you eligible.
    • Applicants must be pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a design or art discipline listed above with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career.
    • Applicants must be matriculated (or planning to matriculate) at accredited colleges and universities in the United States for the Fall 2017/Spring 2018 academic year with the intention of maintaining full-time status for the entire year.
    • Though not a requirement, minority status is a significant factor considered in jury decisions.
    • Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA.
    • Scholarships are only awarded to those students who are in financial need. Applicants must, therefore, provide complete Financial Aid information on the scholarship form and have the form signed by his/her Financial Aid Officer.

    For more information, please visit the AIGA website.

    Against the Grain #LiveLikeLyly Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 15, 2017

    #LiveLikeLyly Memorial Scholarship

    This memorial artistic scholarship was created in Lyly Koenig Mendez's honor specifically to support talented emerging Asian American graphic or fashion design students like her and dedicated with love as a reminder of her unique spirit and legacy to #LiveLikeLyly.

  • Awards: $1,000 to be applied towards school tuition and fees
  • General Eligibility Requirements:
    • Must be of at least 50% Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity
    • Must be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the U.S.
    • Must be either a high school senior or a college student currently enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S. vocational, junior college, or four-year college/university and must be a full- time, degree-seeking student by the upcoming academic calendar year and pursuing a major in fashion or graphic design.
    • Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities
    • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted)

    Selection Criteria: Selection is based on a rating system judged in four major categories. The candidate with the highest combined cumulative points will receive the scholarship. These categories are:

    • Quality of content submission (essay, artistic portfolio)
    • Academic performance
    • Leadership/community service experience and contribution
    • Letters of recommendation Phone/in-person committee interview

    Please note that Scholarship Winners will be invited to attend our annual charity event Fashion for a Passion taking place each fall in Dallas, Texas. Fashion for a Passion is our biggest annual event which helps to raise money for our charitable causes as well as for the current scholarship. The presence of scholarship winners is highly encouraged.

    For more information, please visit the Against the Grain website.

    Design-A-Throw Contest - Outside Competition

    Deadline: May 30, 2017

    The Design-A-Throw Competition is a nationwide pattern design competition open to college and university students enrolled in a graphic design, fashion, interior design, textile or any other related field curriculum. Every Spring and Fall semester, students can submit a maximum of 5 designs that fit the competition themes, which change each school year.

    Cash prizes are awarded to the top nine designs, worth $1,000, $500, and $200. The Grand Prize winner will receive $1,000, plus a luxurious, jacquard knit throw blanket of their design.

    Students can chose from two holiday themes. Create either “Halloween” or “Valentine’s Day” themed print designs for a Home Furnishing line of throws. Students may enter a maximum of 5 print designs. Each print must have a maximum of 4 colors. White and black are colors.

  • Eligible Students
    • College students enrolled in a 2017 Spring or Fall Semester
    • Major must be textiles, fashion, interior design, graphic design, or any related program in the United States
    • Student must be at least 18 years of age at the time of entry
    For more information, please visit the Design A Throw website.

    AWeber Email Marketing Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 31, 2017

    The AWeber Developing Futures Scholarship, which grants a $2,500 scholarship to one college student each year, is awarded to undergraduate students studying in the Business/Marketing/Communications fields, as they pursue their educational and professional goals.

    It is AWeber’s mission to help entrepreneurs and small business owners be successful as they connect with and grow their communities. As part of that mission, we know that drive is something that is nurtured over time — and it all begins with investing in the young individuals who will be the entrepreneurs, business owners and hard-working professionals of the future.

  • How to Apply
  • Submit either a written OR video essay that answers the following two questions:

    • How do you think social media has impacted the way businesses interact with their customers?
    • How can businesses improve upon the way they use social media in the future?
  • Submission Guidelines:
    • Written essays should be 500-700 words and provided in PDF/Microsoft Word format
    • Video essays should be no longer than 3 minutes long and provided as a YouTube video link
  • Eligibility:
    • Applicants must be enrolled at a college or university for the Fall semester of the 2017-2018 school year
    • Applicants must be majoring in a Business/Marketing/Communications field
    For more information, please visit the AWeber website.

    Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation - Outside Competition

    Deadline: June 2, 2017

    The Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation (GAERF) ninth annual student design competition challenges students to design and print a full-page magazine ad, featuring a product of their choice and linked to digital media, to demonstrate the essential role that print plays in today's multichannel media mix.

    Student Design Competition

    YOUR CHALLENGE: Design and print a full-page magazine ad linking to digital media to promote your product and demonstrate the essential role that print plays in today's mixed media.

    WHO CAN ENTER: All students who attend recognized secondary or post-secondary institutions in the continental United States who are studying in a graphic communications/printing, advertising, graphic design or interactive media program.

    HOW TO ENTER: All student entries must be submitted by their instructor. Instructors may submit an unlimited number of entries; one entry per student.

    For more information, please visit the graphicCOMMcentral website.

    The Foundation For Outdoor Advertising Research and Education - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: June 12, 2017

    The FOARE Scholarship Program supports the education and career goals of those who are part of the outdoor advertising industry family (billboards, digital boards, bus wraps, kiosks, etc.) along with other students pursuing a course of study related to the industry. The Foundation awards scholarships on an annual basis.

    • Six general student scholarships consisting of $3,000 each
    • A Creative Arts/Design Scholarship consisting of $3,000
    • Three specialized Scholarships of varying amounts
  • Creative Arts/Design Scholarship ($3,000)
  • FOARE has designated a scholarship for a student enrolled in a creative arts or design program. To qualify for the scholarship, a student must be enrolled or accepted for an accredited design school program or pursing a course in graphic design studies or a related field and seeking an Associates of Arts (AA) degree, an undergraduate degree, or a graduate degree; or have been accepted into a Master’s or Doctoral program in graphic design or a related field at an accredited design school or other accredited institution.

  • Eligibility for Creative Arts/Design Scholarship:
    • Must be enrolled in a creative arts or design program pursuing a course in graphic design or a related field and seeking either an undergraduate or graduate degree
    • Must submit 3 copies of a work sample/portfolio in digital form. The portfolio should not exceed two pieces. Portfolios cannot be returned.
    • Must include one letter of recommendation
    • Must submit official transcript
    For more information, please visit the Outdoor Advertising Association of America website.

    Indy Displays - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: July 1, 2017

    The team at Indy Displays is proud to help further the education of tomorrow’s professionals in graphic design and visual arts. The work of great designers is crucial to the production of each outstanding display we deliver to our clients. Indy Displays believes in supporting talented artists and is offering a $1,000 scholarship for students pursuing a degree in Graphic Design or Applied Arts.

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Any high school senior entering U.S. accredited university or college Fall 2017 and planning to pursue a major in Graphic Design or Applied Arts OR any undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled in U.S. accredited university or college pursuing a Graphic Design or Applied Arts degree.
    • Legal U.S. resident at least 18 years of age.
  • Application Guidelines:
    • Using the image file on the website, create a unique visual design displayed on the blank trade show display. Submissions are not required to follow the typical trade show display design and applicants are encouraged to think outside of the box. This is an opportunity to showcase your individual creativity and talent! *Indy Displays will never use scholarship application submissions commercially.*
    • Essay: Submit a short essay answering the following prompt: Why are you passionate about pursuing a degree in Graphic Design or Applied Arts? (200-300 words)
    For more information, please visit the Indy Displays website.

    Vectorworks Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: July 15, 2017

    You are designing the future. Faced with some of the biggest design challenges of our time, students are boldly imagining a brighter world and using design tools to share these visions with others. The Vectorworks Design Scholarship seeks to promote excellence in design and observe how the next generation will transform the world.

    Round 1 / Vectorworks Design Scholarship
    • $3,000 USD for tuition, fees, housing, textbooks, studying abroad, conference fees, or other educational purposes
    • Free Vectorworks design software for your school’s lab
    • Free virtual or in-person training for faculty and students
    Round 2 / The Richard Diehl Design Award
    • $7,000 USD for tuition, fees, housing, textbooks, studying abroad, conference fees, or other educational purposes
    • Exposure in industry publications and press, as well as through the Vectorworks media and distributor network.
    • Benefits for you and your school such as Vectorworks lab licenses and training provided by a Vectorworks expert, and more!
  • Vectorworks Design Scholarships will be awarded in four categories:
    • Architecture
    • Landscape Design
    • Entertainment Design
    • Interior Design
  • Eligibility:
    • Applicants must be enrolled, or accepted for enrollment, for six or more credits in a design-based program. You are also eligible if you will graduate from a design-based program in 2017, or if you graduated from a design-based program in 2015 or 2016.
    • Such degrees include, but are not limited to, architecture, engineering, construction, environmental design, urban design, urban planning, interior design, graphic design, landscape architecture, landscape design, lighting design, industrial design, machine design, theater design, scenic design, event planning, exhibit design, and woodworking.

    The Vectorworks Design Scholarship recipients will automatically advance to compete for the Richard Diehl Design Award, a global award providing an additional prize package including $7,000 USD, media exposure, and more.

    For more information, please visit the Vectorworks website.

    DesignMantic Logo Design Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: July 31, 2017

    Win $3000* worth of scholarship and become one of the most outstanding logo designers of the year if you:

    • Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5
    • Submit logos in editable files such as .AI or .EPS
    • Has successfully completed 1 semester of coursework in marketing, brand design or graphic design
    • Design 3 original logo design concepts for any industry that is listed on the website
    • Apply by sending an official copy of your transcripts from your university or college
    For more information, please visit the DesignMantic website

    Likenessme.com Design Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: November 30, 2017

    Because we know that future generations are going to need graphic designers and design technology of great innovation, we want to help foster the education those young people need. This is why we've created the Likeness Me Design Success Award Scholarship. We want to lend our support to the next generation of industry leaders.

    Our award process is simple: We want students who are interested in 3D printing and design to apply by recording a 2-minute video presentation. We'd like to hear about your favorite use of a new design technology and what it is about your favorite pieces that appeal to you. That's all it takes! Good luck!

    Your submission should take the form of a video roughly two minutes in length. Please touch on the following areas:

    • Which new design technology is your favorite?
    • How do you think this technology has influenced his or her contemporaries, and what impact do you think he or she will have in the future?
    • What is your favorite piece of work created by this new design technology?
    • What is it about that piece that appeals to you?

    The best submitted video will earn a $500 scholarship to be put toward the creator's educational needs.

    This award competition is open to any and all students who are currently enrolled in a college or university.

    For more information, please visit the Likenessme website.

    Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Educational Fund - Outside Scholarship

    The Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Educational Fund offers grants 4 times each year to students who are enrolled full time in accredited and degree granting fine arts programs such as painting, sculpture, or photography. We cannot give grants to students in the performing arts, or other studies.

      Eligibility Requirements:
    • There are no restrictions on race, religion, gender, national origin, or age.
    • Citizenship: Scholarship recipients are required to be citizens of the United States of America.
    • Full time status: Students must send proof of full time enrollment in an art program (not performing arts) of an accredited, degree granting college or university in the United States of America.
    • Degree: Students may be at the bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, or doctoral degree level.
    • Students are required to submit portfolios.
    • Minimum 2.5 grade point average.
      Grant Deadlines:
    • Fall: September grants, submit June 1-July 31
    • Winter: December grants, submit September 1-October 31
    • Spring: March grants, submit December 1-January 31
    • Summer: June grants, submit March 1-April 30

    You must be enrolled full-time when funding is received, or the funds will be returned to the Albert K. Murray Foundation.

    For application materials, or to ask questions contact Dr. Marion Gilliland, Ph. 740-796-4797, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., EST. The office is closed on weekends and holidays.

    **We have had past winners of this scholarship!

    Illustration

    Electronic Document Systems Foundation - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 1, 2017

    EDSF scholarships are awarded to full-time students who are committed to pursuing a career in the Document Management and Graphic Communications marketplace.

  • Eligibility
    • An interest in pursuing a career within the Document Management and Graphic Communication industry
    • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
    • Full-time student attending an accredited college or university as of the Fall 2017 semester
    • International students may apply
  • Scholarship Preference
  • Preference is given to college-level juniors, seniors and advanced degree students pursuing a degree in the field of Document Management and Graphic Communications. Incoming freshmen and sophomores who can show interest, experience and/or commitment to the Document Management and Graphic Communication industry are encouraged to apply.

    For more information, please visit the EDSF website.

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships - Outside Scholarships

    Deadline: May 1, 2017

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships allow U.S. college students from minority and economically disadvantaged backgrounds not only to realize their artistic dreams, but also to give back to their communities. Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying art and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Scholarship recipients are selected not only for their ability and their need, but also for their demonstrated commitment to giving back to the larger community through their work.

  • AREAS OF STUDY
    • Fine art
    • Graphic Design (includes visual design)
    • Illustration (includes animation)
    • Interactive design (includes UI/UX, motion, digital and web)
    • Photography

      Our primary aims are:

    • To increase diversity in the creative professions
    • To foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers and studios of tomorrow
  • ELIGIBILITY
    • Applicants must be citizens of the United States or possess a green card. Having DACA certification and or a Social Security number does not make you eligible.
    • Applicants must be pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a design or art discipline listed above with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career.
    • Applicants must be matriculated (or planning to matriculate) at accredited colleges and universities in the United States for the Fall 2017/Spring 2018 academic year with the intention of maintaining full-time status for the entire year.
    • Though not a requirement, minority status is a significant factor considered in jury decisions.
    • Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA.
    • Scholarships are only awarded to those students who are in financial need. Applicants must, therefore, provide complete Financial Aid information on the scholarship form and have the form signed by his/her Financial Aid Officer.

    For more information, please visit the AIGA website.

    Krylon Clear Choice Art Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 31, 2017

    Today's art students are tomorrow's fine artists. Krylon Products Group is proud to invest in the future of art by awarding scholarships to help promising art students with rising tuition costs.

    Krylon Products Group Clear Choice Art Scholarships are available to:

    • High school seniors (graduating before June 30, 2017) and college freshmen and sophomore students in the U.S. and Canada.
    • Students must be enrolled or accepted and seeking a degree at a U.S. or Canadian university, college or art school as a declared major in a visual arts program such as painting, drawing, sketching (excluding graphic design, fashion design, interior design, film, music or the performing arts).

    Employees of The Sherwin-Williams Company and related companies, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible.

    The scholarship submission consists of a completed application form, portfolio on CD, portfolio images printout, artist’s statement, letter of recommendation and transcript(s).

    For more information, please visit the Krylon website.

    **Kendall has had past winners from this scholarship**

    L. Ron Hubbard Illustrators of the Future Contest - Outside Award

    L. Ron Hubbard’s Illustrators of the Future Contest is an opportunity for new science fiction and fantasy artists worldwide. No entry fee is required. Entrants retain all publication rights. All judging by professional artists only. $1,500 in prizes each quarter. Quarterly winners compete for $5,000 additional annual prize!

    The Contest is open to entrants from all nations who are new and amateur artists and have not been professionally published and paid for more than three black-and-white story illustrations, or more than one process-color painting, in media distributed broadly to the general public.

    All themes of science fiction and fantasy illustrations are welcome: every entry is judged on its own merits only. No entry fee is required and all rights in the entry remain the property of the artist.

    For more information, please visit the L. Ron Hubbbard website.

    Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Educational Fund - Outside Scholarship

    The Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Educational Fund offers grants 4 times each year to students who are enrolled full time in accredited and degree granting fine arts programs such as painting, sculpture, or photography. We cannot give grants to students in the performing arts, or other studies.

      Eligibility Requirements:
    • There are no restrictions on race, religion, gender, national origin, or age.
    • Citizenship: Scholarship recipients are required to be citizens of the United States of America.
    • Full time status: Students must send proof of full time enrollment in an art program (not performing arts) of an accredited, degree granting college or university in the United States of America.
    • Degree: Students may be at the bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, or doctoral degree level.
    • Students are required to submit portfolios.
    • Minimum 2.5 grade point average.
      Grant Deadlines:
    • Fall: September grants, submit June 1-July 31
    • Winter: December grants, submit September 1-October 31
    • Spring: March grants, submit December 1-January 31
    • Summer: June grants, submit March 1-April 30

    You must be enrolled full-time when funding is received, or the funds will be returned to the Albert K. Murray Foundation.

    For application materials, or to ask questions contact Dr. Marion Gilliland, Ph. 740-796-4797, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., EST. The office is closed on weekends and holidays.

    **We have had past winners of this scholarship!

    Industrial Design

    IDSA Industrial Designers Society of America - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 15, 2017

    IDSA, through the Design Foundation, a public charity supporting design education, grants an undergraduate scholarship that recognizes excellence in student studies and work. The recipient will receive a $1,500 USD award to be used for undergraduate course tuition fees in the completion of an industrial design degree. Awards will be based solely on the excellence of the work students have submitted.

  • Eligibility:
    • The applicant must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student and pursuing an industrial design degree.
    • Applicants must have completed their freshman year of college, have at least one semester of undergraduate studies remaining prior to graduation and must be earning a “B” or better cumulative GPA.
    • Applicants must be a student member of IDSA.
  • To apply:
    • Complete on-line application
    • Submit a letter explaining your interest in industrial design, career aspirations and goals
    • Submit 20 visual examples of your work showing various projects
    • Send official college transcript
    For more information, please visit the IDSA website.

    Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: June 30, 2017

    The Automotive Hall of Fame serves as administrator to over $20,000 in combined college scholarships annually to students who indicate a sincere interest in an automotive career.

      To be eligible for a scholarship you must:
    • Submit a completed application form indicating a sincere interest in an automotive career.
    • Provide an official transcript of all academic work.
    • Submit two letters of recommendation supporting your automotive interests.
    • Submit a letter of acceptance for an associate, bachelor, or masters program.
    • Be accepted at an accredited college, university or trade school within the United States at the time of application.
    • Student must be a United States citizen or in the United States on a Student Visa.
    • Must be enrolled full-time.
    • Must have 3.0 GPA or higher.
    For more information, please visit the Automotive Hall of Fame website.

    Vectorworks Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: July 15, 2017

    You are designing the future. Faced with some of the biggest design challenges of our time, students are boldly imagining a brighter world and using design tools to share these visions with others. The Vectorworks Design Scholarship seeks to promote excellence in design and observe how the next generation will transform the world.

    Round 1 / Vectorworks Design Scholarship
    • $3,000 USD for tuition, fees, housing, textbooks, studying abroad, conference fees, or other educational purposes
    • Free Vectorworks design software for your school’s lab
    • Free virtual or in-person training for faculty and students
    Round 2 / The Richard Diehl Design Award
    • $7,000 USD for tuition, fees, housing, textbooks, studying abroad, conference fees, or other educational purposes
    • Exposure in industry publications and press, as well as through the Vectorworks media and distributor network.
    • Benefits for you and your school such as Vectorworks lab licenses and training provided by a Vectorworks expert, and more!
  • Vectorworks Design Scholarships will be awarded in four categories:
    • Architecture
    • Landscape Design
    • Entertainment Design
    • Interior Design
  • Eligibility:
    • Applicants must be enrolled, or accepted for enrollment, for six or more credits in a design-based program. You are also eligible if you will graduate from a design-based program in 2017, or if you graduated from a design-based program in 2015 or 2016.
    • Such degrees include, but are not limited to, architecture, engineering, construction, environmental design, urban design, urban planning, interior design, graphic design, landscape architecture, landscape design, lighting design, industrial design, machine design, theater design, scenic design, event planning, exhibit design, and woodworking.

    The Vectorworks Design Scholarship recipients will automatically advance to compete for the Richard Diehl Design Award, a global award providing an additional prize package including $7,000 USD, media exposure, and more.

    For more information, please visit the Vectorworks website.

    AWA Foundation - Outside Scholarship

    Scholarships are the root of our purpose in Automotive Women’s Alliance Foundation (AWAF). As an active professional foundation dedicated to supporting the advancement of automotive professionals, AWAF strives to motivate current and future students studying an automotive related field.

    Scholarships are selected by the Scholarship Committee and awarded quarterly to the women that solicit passion and drive for the automotive industry. It is our hope that with these scholarships, we can lessen the burden on students and allow them to focus on gaining knowledge and development in automotive related fields and thus enhance their potential career path and the future of the industry.

    Scholarships are awarded to female, North American citizens, with a passion for a career or advancement in the automotive and its related industries. While AWAF members and family members are encouraged to apply for scholarships, we encourage applicants who are not affiliated with the organization to apply as well. In order to be eligible for a scholarship applicants should be already accepted to or enrolled in an accredited collegiate program, with a 3.0 or higher GPA.

    For more information, please visit the AWA Foundation webpage.

    Interior Design

    ASID American Society of Interior Designers Education Foundation Inc - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: April 26, 2017

    The ASID Foundation, Inc., provides scholarships and awards for undergraduate and graduate students in a number of categories.

  • Legacy Scholarship for Undergraduates - $4000
  • The Legacy Scholarship is open to all students in their junior or senior year of undergraduate study enrolled in at least a three-year accredited program of interior design. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic accomplishment, creative achievement, and personal statement. The jury will evaluate entries on academic record, presentation skills, design and planning competency, and conceptual creativity.

  • Application Requirements:
    • Personal Essay (1000 word maximum) The ASID Foundation believes that interior design positively transforms environments in ways that improve human outcomes. As an interior designer, how will you embrace and advance the professional trend to positively impact health and well-being in your anticipated area of design practice?
    • Transcript or Proof of Enrollment
    • Design Portfolio
    • Letter of recommendation
    • Biographical statement
    • Headshot
  • Joel Polsky Achievement Award - $5000
  • The Joel Polsky Academic Achievement Award recognizes an outstanding interior design research project or thesis project conducted by an undergraduate or graduate student. This project or thesis should be related to wellness and design. Research papers or theses should address such topics as educational research, behavioral science, business practice, design process, theory, or other technical subjects. Entries will be judged on quality of content, breadth of material, comprehensive coverage of topic, innovative subject matter, bibliography, and references.

  • Application Requirements:
    • Abstract (maximum of 250 words)
    • Thesis, dissertation, or research project
    • Transcript
    • Biographical statement
    • Headshot
  • Joel Polsky Prize - $5,000
  • Given annually, the Joel Polsky Prize recognizes outstanding academic contributions to interior design through print or digital communication. This year the ASID Foundation is seeking submissions focusing on the impact of design on health and wellness. Submissions should address the needs of the public, designers, and students on topics such as, educational research, behavioral science, business practice, design process, theory, or other technical subjects. Types of entries can include, but are not limited to, books, whitepapers, blogs, and videos. Entries will be judged on innovation of subject matter, comprehensive and original coverage of topic, organization, graphic presentation, bibliography, and references.

  • Application Requirements:
    • Description of the publication or visual communication (250 word maximum)
    • Copy of Publication or Visual Communication
    • Biographical Statement
    • Headshot
    For more information, please visit the ASID Foundation website.

    National Kitchen and Bath Student Design Competition - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 8, 2017

    2016/2017 Student Design Competition – SMART Design for Active Seniors

    A winning entry in this competition means increased industry visibility, peer recognition, and valuable publicity opportunities. Judged by a panel of NKBA certified industry professionals, the NKBA Student Design Competition acknowledges the talent of kitchen and bathroom designers to plan safe, functional, and personalized spaces that incorporate imaginative design statements and aesthetically pleasing solutions.

    The winning entries in both the kitchen competition and bath competition will be recognized by peers and industry professionals at a special ceremony held during the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS®) 2018. Equal prizes will be given for both kitchen and bath competitions. The winning designs will also be featured in NKBA Magazine, and awarded the following:

    • First Place: $2500 Scholarship
    • Second Place: $1500 Scholarship
    • Third Place: $1000 Scholarship

    Award-winners will receive a complimentary registration to KBIS® 2018 which includes admission to the awards ceremony, along with hotel accommodations.

      Who Can Enter
    • Entrants must be NKBA student members and enrolled in a college or university on the date of postmark. Award recipients must also be current NKBA members.
    • Except for experiences derived from an internship, entrants must neither have worked in a professional design capacity (including interior design, architecture, and related fields), nor have been paid for design services rendered.
    • Projects entered must be completed individually by the student designer. No co-designers are permitted in this competition.
    • Students may enter the kitchen, bath or both portions of the competition.
    For more information, please visit the NKBA website. You may also open this PDF.

    International Student Design Competition - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 15, 2017

    THE RETAIL DESIGN INSTITUTE invites all students presently enrolled in a recognized college level Architectural, Interior Design or Environmental Design program to join in the 2017 RETAIL DESIGN INSTITUTE’S Student Retail Interior Design Competition.

    We hope the chosen category, Eyewear Store, will be of interest to you.

    Our goal is to award creative thinking, to help your professors teach you a real-world holistic design process, and to introduce students to the exciting and dynamic career of retail design.

  • Winners of the following cash prizes will be NOTIFIED IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE JUDGING in May 2016.
  • Individual Entries:
    • FIRST PRIZE - $5,000
    • SECOND PRIZE - $2,000
    • THIRD PRIZE - $1,000D
    • The Individual First Prize winner’s school will be awarded $500.00
  • Group Entries (2 or more students):
    • FIRST PRIZE - $1,000
    • The Group First Prize winner’s school will be awarded $500.00.
    For more information on this competition, please visit the Retail Design Institute website.

    Design-A-Throw Contest - Outside Competition

    Deadline: May 30, 2017

    The Design-A-Throw Competition is a nationwide pattern design competition open to college and university students enrolled in a graphic design, fashion, interior design, textile or any other related field curriculum. Every Spring and Fall semester, students can submit a maximum of 5 designs that fit the competition themes, which change each school year.

    Cash prizes are awarded to the top nine designs, worth $1,000, $500, and $200. The Grand Prize winner will receive $1,000, plus a luxurious, jacquard knit throw blanket of their design.

    Students can chose from two holiday themes. Create either “Halloween” or “Valentine’s Day” themed print designs for a Home Furnishing line of throws. Students may enter a maximum of 5 print designs. Each print must have a maximum of 4 colors. White and black are colors.

  • Eligible Students
    • College students enrolled in a 2017 Spring or Fall Semester
    • Major must be textiles, fashion, interior design, graphic design, or any related program in the United States
    • Student must be at least 18 years of age at the time of entry
    For more information, please visit the Design A Throw website.

    Houzz Scholarship Program - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: June 30, 2017

    We’re excited to announce the new Houzz Scholarship Program. Our goal is to support the next generation of students studying architecture, interior design, landscape architecture and construction management. We are looking for the best, brightest, and most innovative students in residential design and construction.

    • Women in Architecture Scholarship - For female students studying architecture/architectural engineering at the undergraduate or graduate level
    • Residential Design Scholarship - For students studying interior design, architecture or landscape architecture at the undergraduate or graduate level who want to pursue residential design
    • Sustainable Residential Design Scholarship - For students studying architecture, interior design or landscape architecture at the undergraduate or graduate level who want to pursue sustainable residential design
  • Who can apply?
  • We welcome all students 17 years of age or older currently enrolled or plan to enroll in interior design, architecture, landscape architecture, architectural engineering, or construction management programs in the U.S. to apply for one of our four scholarships. These scholarships are open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

  • How to apply?
  • Applicants are required to fill out a form about their education and answer an essay question. You will also be required to include a link to your Houzz profile, complete with images from your portfolio.

    For more information, please visit the Houzz website.

    NEWH Ken Schindler Memorial Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: July 7, 2017

    NEWH, Inc. is a non‐profit organization dedicated to the Hospitality Industry. It is our goal to further our industry through education. NEWH, Inc. is offering scholarships for students pursuing a career objective in Hospitality Management or Hospitality Interior Design. The scholarship recipient is required to attend the award event with their travel and lodging provided by NEWH, Inc.

  • Scholarship criteria:
    • Must be a currently enrolled student attending an accredited college
    • Must have completed half the requirements for a undergraduate degree or be enrolled in a graduate program
    • Must show financial need and have eligible outstanding debt for tuition, books or supplies at time of scholarship award in November 2017
    • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Must be pursuing a career objective in the Hospitality Industry in Interior Design.
    • Must be able to attend the awards event: Platinum Circle Awards in New York City, November 14, 2017, with travel and lodging provided by NEWH, Inc.
    For more information, please visit the NEWH website.

    NEWH Clifford R Tuttle Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: July 7, 2017

    NEWH, Inc. is a non‐profit organization dedicated to the Hospitality Industry. It is our goal to further our industry through education. NEWH, Inc. is offering scholarships for students pursuing a career objective in Hospitality Management or Hospitality Interior Design. The scholarship recipient is required to attend the award event with their travel and lodging provided by NEWH, Inc.   

  • Scholarship criteria:
    • Must be a currently enrolled student attending an accredited college
    • Must have completed half the requirements for a undergraduate degree or be enrolled in a graduate program
    • Must show financial need and have eligible outstanding debt for tuition, books or supplies at time of scholarship award in November 2017
    • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Must be pursuing a career objective in the Hospitality Industry in Interior Design.
    • Must be able to attend the awards event: Platinum Circle Awards in New York City, November 14, 2017, with travel and lodging provided by NEWH, Inc.
    For more information, please visit the NEWH website.

    Vectorworks Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: July 15, 2017

    You are designing the future. Faced with some of the biggest design challenges of our time, students are boldly imagining a brighter world and using design tools to share these visions with others. The Vectorworks Design Scholarship seeks to promote excellence in design and observe how the next generation will transform the world.

    Round 1 / Vectorworks Design Scholarship
    • $3,000 USD for tuition, fees, housing, textbooks, studying abroad, conference fees, or other educational purposes
    • Free Vectorworks design software for your school’s lab
    • Free virtual or in-person training for faculty and students
    Round 2 / The Richard Diehl Design Award
    • $7,000 USD for tuition, fees, housing, textbooks, studying abroad, conference fees, or other educational purposes
    • Exposure in industry publications and press, as well as through the Vectorworks media and distributor network.
    • Benefits for you and your school such as Vectorworks lab licenses and training provided by a Vectorworks expert, and more!
  • Vectorworks Design Scholarships will be awarded in four categories:
    • Architecture
    • Landscape Design
    • Entertainment Design
    • Interior Design
  • Eligibility:
    • Applicants must be enrolled, or accepted for enrollment, for six or more credits in a design-based program. You are also eligible if you will graduate from a design-based program in 2017, or if you graduated from a design-based program in 2015 or 2016.
    • Such degrees include, but are not limited to, architecture, engineering, construction, environmental design, urban design, urban planning, interior design, graphic design, landscape architecture, landscape design, lighting design, industrial design, machine design, theater design, scenic design, event planning, exhibit design, and woodworking.

    The Vectorworks Design Scholarship recipients will automatically advance to compete for the Richard Diehl Design Award, a global award providing an additional prize package including $7,000 USD, media exposure, and more.

    For more information, please visit the Vectorworks website.

    Master of Architecture

    International Student Design Competition - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 15, 2017

    THE RETAIL DESIGN INSTITUTE invites all students presently enrolled in a recognized college level Architectural, Interior Design or Environmental Design program to join in the 2017 RETAIL DESIGN INSTITUTE’S Student Retail Interior Design Competition.

    We hope the chosen category, Eyewear Store, will be of interest to you.

    Our goal is to award creative thinking, to help your professors teach you a real-world holistic design process, and to introduce students to the exciting and dynamic career of retail design.

  • Winners of the following cash prizes will be NOTIFIED IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE JUDGING in May 2016.
  • Individual Entries:
    • FIRST PRIZE - $5,000
    • SECOND PRIZE - $2,000
    • THIRD PRIZE - $1,000D
    • The Individual First Prize winner’s school will be awarded $500.00
  • Group Entries (2 or more students):
    • FIRST PRIZE - $1,000
    • The Group First Prize winner’s school will be awarded $500.00.
    For more information on this competition, please visit the Retail Design Institute website.

    Houzz Scholarship Program - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: June 30, 2017

    We’re excited to announce the new Houzz Scholarship Program. Our goal is to support the next generation of students studying architecture, interior design, landscape architecture and construction management. We are looking for the best, brightest, and most innovative students in residential design and construction.

    • Women in Architecture Scholarship - For female students studying architecture/architectural engineering at the undergraduate or graduate level
    • Residential Design Scholarship - For students studying interior design, architecture or landscape architecture at the undergraduate or graduate level who want to pursue residential design
    • Sustainable Residential Design Scholarship - For students studying architecture, interior design or landscape architecture at the undergraduate or graduate level who want to pursue sustainable residential design
  • Who can apply?
  • We welcome all students 17 years of age or older currently enrolled or plan to enroll in interior design, architecture, landscape architecture, architectural engineering, or construction management programs in the U.S. to apply for one of our four scholarships. These scholarships are open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

  • How to apply?
  • Applicants are required to fill out a form about their education and answer an essay question. You will also be required to include a link to your Houzz profile, complete with images from your portfolio.

    For more information, please visit the Houzz website.

    Vectorworks Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: July 15, 2017

    You are designing the future. Faced with some of the biggest design challenges of our time, students are boldly imagining a brighter world and using design tools to share these visions with others. The Vectorworks Design Scholarship seeks to promote excellence in design and observe how the next generation will transform the world.

    Round 1 / Vectorworks Design Scholarship
    • $3,000 USD for tuition, fees, housing, textbooks, studying abroad, conference fees, or other educational purposes
    • Free Vectorworks design software for your school’s lab
    • Free virtual or in-person training for faculty and students
    Round 2 / The Richard Diehl Design Award
    • $7,000 USD for tuition, fees, housing, textbooks, studying abroad, conference fees, or other educational purposes
    • Exposure in industry publications and press, as well as through the Vectorworks media and distributor network.
    • Benefits for you and your school such as Vectorworks lab licenses and training provided by a Vectorworks expert, and more!
  • Vectorworks Design Scholarships will be awarded in four categories:
    • Architecture
    • Landscape Design
    • Entertainment Design
    • Interior Design
  • Eligibility:
    • Applicants must be enrolled, or accepted for enrollment, for six or more credits in a design-based program. You are also eligible if you will graduate from a design-based program in 2017, or if you graduated from a design-based program in 2015 or 2016.
    • Such degrees include, but are not limited to, architecture, engineering, construction, environmental design, urban design, urban planning, interior design, graphic design, landscape architecture, landscape design, lighting design, industrial design, machine design, theater design, scenic design, event planning, exhibit design, and woodworking.

    The Vectorworks Design Scholarship recipients will automatically advance to compete for the Richard Diehl Design Award, a global award providing an additional prize package including $7,000 USD, media exposure, and more.

    For more information, please visit the Vectorworks website.

    Master of Arts in Design

    Vectorworks Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: July 15, 2017

    You are designing the future. Faced with some of the biggest design challenges of our time, students are boldly imagining a brighter world and using design tools to share these visions with others. The Vectorworks Design Scholarship seeks to promote excellence in design and observe how the next generation will transform the world.

    Round 1 / Vectorworks Design Scholarship
    • $3,000 USD for tuition, fees, housing, textbooks, studying abroad, conference fees, or other educational purposes
    • Free Vectorworks design software for your school’s lab
    • Free virtual or in-person training for faculty and students
    Round 2 / The Richard Diehl Design Award
    • $7,000 USD for tuition, fees, housing, textbooks, studying abroad, conference fees, or other educational purposes
    • Exposure in industry publications and press, as well as through the Vectorworks media and distributor network.
    • Benefits for you and your school such as Vectorworks lab licenses and training provided by a Vectorworks expert, and more!
  • Vectorworks Design Scholarships will be awarded in four categories:
    • Architecture
    • Landscape Design
    • Entertainment Design
    • Interior Design
  • Eligibility:
    • Applicants must be enrolled, or accepted for enrollment, for six or more credits in a design-based program. You are also eligible if you will graduate from a design-based program in 2017, or if you graduated from a design-based program in 2015 or 2016.
    • Such degrees include, but are not limited to, architecture, engineering, construction, environmental design, urban design, urban planning, interior design, graphic design, landscape architecture, landscape design, lighting design, industrial design, machine design, theater design, scenic design, event planning, exhibit design, and woodworking.

    The Vectorworks Design Scholarship recipients will automatically advance to compete for the Richard Diehl Design Award, a global award providing an additional prize package including $7,000 USD, media exposure, and more.

    For more information, please visit the Vectorworks website.

    Master of Fine Arts

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships - Outside Scholarships

    Deadline: May 1, 2017

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships allow U.S. college students from minority and economically disadvantaged backgrounds not only to realize their artistic dreams, but also to give back to their communities. Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying art and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Scholarship recipients are selected not only for their ability and their need, but also for their demonstrated commitment to giving back to the larger community through their work.

  • AREAS OF STUDY
    • Fine art
    • Graphic Design (includes visual design)
    • Illustration (includes animation)
    • Interactive design (includes UI/UX, motion, digital and web)
    • Photography

      Our primary aims are:

    • To increase diversity in the creative professions
    • To foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers and studios of tomorrow
  • ELIGIBILITY
    • Applicants must be citizens of the United States or possess a green card. Having DACA certification and or a Social Security number does not make you eligible.
    • Applicants must be pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a design or art discipline listed above with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career.
    • Applicants must be matriculated (or planning to matriculate) at accredited colleges and universities in the United States for the Fall 2017/Spring 2018 academic year with the intention of maintaining full-time status for the entire year.
    • Though not a requirement, minority status is a significant factor considered in jury decisions.
    • Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA.
    • Scholarships are only awarded to those students who are in financial need. Applicants must, therefore, provide complete Financial Aid information on the scholarship form and have the form signed by his/her Financial Aid Officer.

    For more information, please visit the AIGA website.

    Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Educational Fund - Outside Scholarship

    The Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Educational Fund offers grants 4 times each year to students who are enrolled full time in accredited and degree granting fine arts programs such as painting, sculpture, or photography. We cannot give grants to students in the performing arts, or other studies.

      Eligibility Requirements:
    • There are no restrictions on race, religion, gender, national origin, or age.
    • Citizenship: Scholarship recipients are required to be citizens of the United States of America.
    • Full time status: Students must send proof of full time enrollment in an art program (not performing arts) of an accredited, degree granting college or university in the United States of America.
    • Degree: Students may be at the bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, or doctoral degree level.
    • Students are required to submit portfolios.
    • Minimum 2.5 grade point average.
      Grant Deadlines:
    • Fall: September grants, submit June 1-July 31
    • Winter: December grants, submit September 1-October 31
    • Spring: March grants, submit December 1-January 31
    • Summer: June grants, submit March 1-April 30

    You must be enrolled full-time when funding is received, or the funds will be returned to the Albert K. Murray Foundation.

    For application materials, or to ask questions contact Dr. Marion Gilliland, Ph. 740-796-4797, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., EST. The office is closed on weekends and holidays.

    **We have had past winners of this scholarship!

    Medical Illustration

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships - Outside Scholarships

    Deadline: May 1, 2017

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships allow U.S. college students from minority and economically disadvantaged backgrounds not only to realize their artistic dreams, but also to give back to their communities. Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying art and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Scholarship recipients are selected not only for their ability and their need, but also for their demonstrated commitment to giving back to the larger community through their work.

  • AREAS OF STUDY
    • Fine art
    • Graphic Design (includes visual design)
    • Illustration (includes animation)
    • Interactive design (includes UI/UX, motion, digital and web)
    • Photography

      Our primary aims are:

    • To increase diversity in the creative professions
    • To foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers and studios of tomorrow
  • ELIGIBILITY
    • Applicants must be citizens of the United States or possess a green card. Having DACA certification and or a Social Security number does not make you eligible.
    • Applicants must be pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a design or art discipline listed above with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career.
    • Applicants must be matriculated (or planning to matriculate) at accredited colleges and universities in the United States for the Fall 2017/Spring 2018 academic year with the intention of maintaining full-time status for the entire year.
    • Though not a requirement, minority status is a significant factor considered in jury decisions.
    • Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA.
    • Scholarships are only awarded to those students who are in financial need. Applicants must, therefore, provide complete Financial Aid information on the scholarship form and have the form signed by his/her Financial Aid Officer.

    For more information, please visit the AIGA website.

    Krylon Clear Choice Art Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 31, 2017

    Today's art students are tomorrow's fine artists. Krylon Products Group is proud to invest in the future of art by awarding scholarships to help promising art students with rising tuition costs.

    Krylon Products Group Clear Choice Art Scholarships are available to:

    • High school seniors (graduating before June 30, 2017) and college freshmen and sophomore students in the U.S. and Canada.
    • Students must be enrolled or accepted and seeking a degree at a U.S. or Canadian university, college or art school as a declared major in a visual arts program such as painting, drawing, sketching (excluding graphic design, fashion design, interior design, film, music or the performing arts).

    Employees of The Sherwin-Williams Company and related companies, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible.

    The scholarship submission consists of a completed application form, portfolio on CD, portfolio images printout, artist’s statement, letter of recommendation and transcript(s).

    For more information, please visit the Krylon website.

    **Kendall has had past winners from this scholarship**

    Metals and Jewelry Design

    Manufacturing Jewelers and Supplies of America - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: June 2, 2017

    Every year, talented students from across the United States look to MJSA for help in realizing a shared dream: to have a successful career in designing and making jewelry. And thanks to the MJSA Education Foundation Scholarship Group, the association can provide the financial support they need. Several awards of $500 to $3,000 are given every year.

    Any student enrolled in a jewelry program, who intends to pursue a career in the jewelry industry and can demonstrate financial need, is eligible to apply. Applicants are assessed on the basis of course of study, academics, career plans, recommendations, and industry experience. Students must be U.S. citizens. Applicant need not be Rhode Island resident.

    For more information, please visit the MJSA website.

    We have had a past winner of this scholarship!

    Vectorworks Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: July 15, 2017

    You are designing the future. Faced with some of the biggest design challenges of our time, students are boldly imagining a brighter world and using design tools to share these visions with others. The Vectorworks Design Scholarship seeks to promote excellence in design and observe how the next generation will transform the world.

    Round 1 / Vectorworks Design Scholarship
    • $3,000 USD for tuition, fees, housing, textbooks, studying abroad, conference fees, or other educational purposes
    • Free Vectorworks design software for your school’s lab
    • Free virtual or in-person training for faculty and students
    Round 2 / The Richard Diehl Design Award
    • $7,000 USD for tuition, fees, housing, textbooks, studying abroad, conference fees, or other educational purposes
    • Exposure in industry publications and press, as well as through the Vectorworks media and distributor network.
    • Benefits for you and your school such as Vectorworks lab licenses and training provided by a Vectorworks expert, and more!
  • Vectorworks Design Scholarships will be awarded in four categories:
    • Architecture
    • Landscape Design
    • Entertainment Design
    • Interior Design
  • Eligibility:
    • Applicants must be enrolled, or accepted for enrollment, for six or more credits in a design-based program. You are also eligible if you will graduate from a design-based program in 2017, or if you graduated from a design-based program in 2015 or 2016.
    • Such degrees include, but are not limited to, architecture, engineering, construction, environmental design, urban design, urban planning, interior design, graphic design, landscape architecture, landscape design, lighting design, industrial design, machine design, theater design, scenic design, event planning, exhibit design, and woodworking.

    The Vectorworks Design Scholarship recipients will automatically advance to compete for the Richard Diehl Design Award, a global award providing an additional prize package including $7,000 USD, media exposure, and more.

    For more information, please visit the Vectorworks website.

    Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Educational Fund - Outside Scholarship

    The Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Educational Fund offers grants 4 times each year to students who are enrolled full time in accredited and degree granting fine arts programs such as painting, sculpture, or photography. We cannot give grants to students in the performing arts, or other studies.

      Eligibility Requirements:
    • There are no restrictions on race, religion, gender, national origin, or age.
    • Citizenship: Scholarship recipients are required to be citizens of the United States of America.
    • Full time status: Students must send proof of full time enrollment in an art program (not performing arts) of an accredited, degree granting college or university in the United States of America.
    • Degree: Students may be at the bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, or doctoral degree level.
    • Students are required to submit portfolios.
    • Minimum 2.5 grade point average.
      Grant Deadlines:
    • Fall: September grants, submit June 1-July 31
    • Winter: December grants, submit September 1-October 31
    • Spring: March grants, submit December 1-January 31
    • Summer: June grants, submit March 1-April 30

    You must be enrolled full-time when funding is received, or the funds will be returned to the Albert K. Murray Foundation.

    For application materials, or to ask questions contact Dr. Marion Gilliland, Ph. 740-796-4797, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., EST. The office is closed on weekends and holidays.

    **We have had past winners of this scholarship!

    Painting

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships - Outside Scholarships

    Deadline: May 1, 2017

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships allow U.S. college students from minority and economically disadvantaged backgrounds not only to realize their artistic dreams, but also to give back to their communities. Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying art and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Scholarship recipients are selected not only for their ability and their need, but also for their demonstrated commitment to giving back to the larger community through their work.

  • AREAS OF STUDY
    • Fine art
    • Graphic Design (includes visual design)
    • Illustration (includes animation)
    • Interactive design (includes UI/UX, motion, digital and web)
    • Photography

      Our primary aims are:

    • To increase diversity in the creative professions
    • To foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers and studios of tomorrow
  • ELIGIBILITY
    • Applicants must be citizens of the United States or possess a green card. Having DACA certification and or a Social Security number does not make you eligible.
    • Applicants must be pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a design or art discipline listed above with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career.
    • Applicants must be matriculated (or planning to matriculate) at accredited colleges and universities in the United States for the Fall 2017/Spring 2018 academic year with the intention of maintaining full-time status for the entire year.
    • Though not a requirement, minority status is a significant factor considered in jury decisions.
    • Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA.
    • Scholarships are only awarded to those students who are in financial need. Applicants must, therefore, provide complete Financial Aid information on the scholarship form and have the form signed by his/her Financial Aid Officer.

    For more information, please visit the AIGA website.

    Krylon Clear Choice Art Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 31, 2017

    Today's art students are tomorrow's fine artists. Krylon Products Group is proud to invest in the future of art by awarding scholarships to help promising art students with rising tuition costs.

    Krylon Products Group Clear Choice Art Scholarships are available to:

    • High school seniors (graduating before June 30, 2017) and college freshmen and sophomore students in the U.S. and Canada.
    • Students must be enrolled or accepted and seeking a degree at a U.S. or Canadian university, college or art school as a declared major in a visual arts program such as painting, drawing, sketching (excluding graphic design, fashion design, interior design, film, music or the performing arts).

    Employees of The Sherwin-Williams Company and related companies, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible.

    The scholarship submission consists of a completed application form, portfolio on CD, portfolio images printout, artist’s statement, letter of recommendation and transcript(s).

    For more information, please visit the Krylon website.

    **Kendall has had past winners from this scholarship**

    Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Educational Fund - Outside Scholarship

    The Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Educational Fund offers grants 4 times each year to students who are enrolled full time in accredited and degree granting fine arts programs such as painting, sculpture, or photography. We cannot give grants to students in the performing arts, or other studies.

      Eligibility Requirements:
    • There are no restrictions on race, religion, gender, national origin, or age.
    • Citizenship: Scholarship recipients are required to be citizens of the United States of America.
    • Full time status: Students must send proof of full time enrollment in an art program (not performing arts) of an accredited, degree granting college or university in the United States of America.
    • Degree: Students may be at the bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, or doctoral degree level.
    • Students are required to submit portfolios.
    • Minimum 2.5 grade point average.
      Grant Deadlines:
    • Fall: September grants, submit June 1-July 31
    • Winter: December grants, submit September 1-October 31
    • Spring: March grants, submit December 1-January 31
    • Summer: June grants, submit March 1-April 30

    You must be enrolled full-time when funding is received, or the funds will be returned to the Albert K. Murray Foundation.

    For application materials, or to ask questions contact Dr. Marion Gilliland, Ph. 740-796-4797, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., EST. The office is closed on weekends and holidays.

    **We have had past winners of this scholarship!

    Photography

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships - Outside Scholarships

    Deadline: May 1, 2017

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships allow U.S. college students from minority and economically disadvantaged backgrounds not only to realize their artistic dreams, but also to give back to their communities. Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying art and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Scholarship recipients are selected not only for their ability and their need, but also for their demonstrated commitment to giving back to the larger community through their work.

  • AREAS OF STUDY
    • Fine art
    • Graphic Design (includes visual design)
    • Illustration (includes animation)
    • Interactive design (includes UI/UX, motion, digital and web)
    • Photography

      Our primary aims are:

    • To increase diversity in the creative professions
    • To foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers and studios of tomorrow
  • ELIGIBILITY
    • Applicants must be citizens of the United States or possess a green card. Having DACA certification and or a Social Security number does not make you eligible.
    • Applicants must be pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a design or art discipline listed above with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career.
    • Applicants must be matriculated (or planning to matriculate) at accredited colleges and universities in the United States for the Fall 2017/Spring 2018 academic year with the intention of maintaining full-time status for the entire year.
    • Though not a requirement, minority status is a significant factor considered in jury decisions.
    • Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA.
    • Scholarships are only awarded to those students who are in financial need. Applicants must, therefore, provide complete Financial Aid information on the scholarship form and have the form signed by his/her Financial Aid Officer.

    For more information, please visit the AIGA website.

    Camera Runner Photography Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: August 31, 2017

    Everyone knows how to take a picture with their phone or camera, but only a person who is truly interested in photography can feel if a shot will make a good picture or not.

    Camera Runner has long experience with anything from wildlife to sports photography. We provide reviews of cameras and camera gear to help people take better pictures.

    We are excited to announce a scholarship for students interested in photography to help in their education. The annual scholarship amount is $500.

  • Eligibility
    • All applicants must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. high school, college or university.
    • Both part time and full time students are welcome to apply.
    • Applicants are not required to study in related fields.
  • How to Apply
  • The following needs to be including in your application:
    • An essay of 500 to 600 words on the topic “What do you like about photography?”
    • Your favorite picture taken by yourself
    • Name of your school and documents that proof that you are a student
    • Your full name and address

    The scholarship will be awarded to the student who writes the best essay. The picture you provide will also be taken into account when we decide whom to award the scholarship to.

    For more information, please visit the Camera Runner website.

    Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Educational Fund - Outside Scholarship

    The Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Educational Fund offers grants 4 times each year to students who are enrolled full time in accredited and degree granting fine arts programs such as painting, sculpture, or photography. We cannot give grants to students in the performing arts, or other studies.

      Eligibility Requirements:
    • There are no restrictions on race, religion, gender, national origin, or age.
    • Citizenship: Scholarship recipients are required to be citizens of the United States of America.
    • Full time status: Students must send proof of full time enrollment in an art program (not performing arts) of an accredited, degree granting college or university in the United States of America.
    • Degree: Students may be at the bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, or doctoral degree level.
    • Students are required to submit portfolios.
    • Minimum 2.5 grade point average.
      Grant Deadlines:
    • Fall: September grants, submit June 1-July 31
    • Winter: December grants, submit September 1-October 31
    • Spring: March grants, submit December 1-January 31
    • Summer: June grants, submit March 1-April 30

    You must be enrolled full-time when funding is received, or the funds will be returned to the Albert K. Murray Foundation.

    For application materials, or to ask questions contact Dr. Marion Gilliland, Ph. 740-796-4797, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., EST. The office is closed on weekends and holidays.

    **We have had past winners of this scholarship!

    Lightroom Presets Scholarship Program - Outside Scholarship

    The Pretty Lightroom Presets $500 bi-annual scholarship (awarded twice per year) provides college and university students an opportunity to earn money to further their education.

  • Scholarship Entry Requirements
  • Carefully research and compose an essay style Adobe Lightroom tutorial of 800 to 1,000 words, with screenshots and photos included to illustrate your points on one of the following topics. Use proper grammar and punctuation.

  • Choose a topic below for your tutorial essay:
    • How Lightroom has changed Photography
    • Lightroom techniques for Fall, Winter or Spring photos
    • How to re-touch skin in Lightroom for photographers
    • How to apply a cinematic look to photographs using Lightroom
  • How We Would Like to Receive Your Entry
    • Email your essay in Microsoft Word document or plain text format to scholarship@lightroompresets.com
    • Please specify your name, contact telephone number, email address and mailing address. Your contact information will be held in confidence and will not be shared.
    • Include the name of the college or university and their mailing address of the financial aid office that you are presently attending or that you’ll be attending after high school.
    • Please attach a headshot photo of yourself in .JPG or .PNG format that is at least 300 pixels wide.
    • If we don’t receive all requested information by the deadline, your submission may be disqualified.

    The deadline for scholarship entries is bi-annually on June 15 and December 15. The winning entry will be published on Pretty Presets Blog.

    For more information, please visit the Lightroom Presets website.

    Printmaking

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships - Outside Scholarships

    Deadline: May 1, 2017

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships allow U.S. college students from minority and economically disadvantaged backgrounds not only to realize their artistic dreams, but also to give back to their communities. Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying art and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Scholarship recipients are selected not only for their ability and their need, but also for their demonstrated commitment to giving back to the larger community through their work.

  • AREAS OF STUDY
    • Fine art
    • Graphic Design (includes visual design)
    • Illustration (includes animation)
    • Interactive design (includes UI/UX, motion, digital and web)
    • Photography

      Our primary aims are:

    • To increase diversity in the creative professions
    • To foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers and studios of tomorrow
  • ELIGIBILITY
    • Applicants must be citizens of the United States or possess a green card. Having DACA certification and or a Social Security number does not make you eligible.
    • Applicants must be pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a design or art discipline listed above with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career.
    • Applicants must be matriculated (or planning to matriculate) at accredited colleges and universities in the United States for the Fall 2017/Spring 2018 academic year with the intention of maintaining full-time status for the entire year.
    • Though not a requirement, minority status is a significant factor considered in jury decisions.
    • Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA.
    • Scholarships are only awarded to those students who are in financial need. Applicants must, therefore, provide complete Financial Aid information on the scholarship form and have the form signed by his/her Financial Aid Officer.

    For more information, please visit the AIGA website.

    Krylon Clear Choice Art Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 31, 2017

    Today's art students are tomorrow's fine artists. Krylon Products Group is proud to invest in the future of art by awarding scholarships to help promising art students with rising tuition costs.

    Krylon Products Group Clear Choice Art Scholarships are available to:

    • High school seniors (graduating before June 30, 2017) and college freshmen and sophomore students in the U.S. and Canada.
    • Students must be enrolled or accepted and seeking a degree at a U.S. or Canadian university, college or art school as a declared major in a visual arts program such as painting, drawing, sketching (excluding graphic design, fashion design, interior design, film, music or the performing arts).

    Employees of The Sherwin-Williams Company and related companies, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible.

    The scholarship submission consists of a completed application form, portfolio on CD, portfolio images printout, artist’s statement, letter of recommendation and transcript(s).

    For more information, please visit the Krylon website.

    **Kendall has had past winners from this scholarship**

    Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Educational Fund - Outside Scholarship

    The Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Educational Fund offers grants 4 times each year to students who are enrolled full time in accredited and degree granting fine arts programs such as painting, sculpture, or photography. We cannot give grants to students in the performing arts, or other studies.

      Eligibility Requirements:
    • There are no restrictions on race, religion, gender, national origin, or age.
    • Citizenship: Scholarship recipients are required to be citizens of the United States of America.
    • Full time status: Students must send proof of full time enrollment in an art program (not performing arts) of an accredited, degree granting college or university in the United States of America.
    • Degree: Students may be at the bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, or doctoral degree level.
    • Students are required to submit portfolios.
    • Minimum 2.5 grade point average.
      Grant Deadlines:
    • Fall: September grants, submit June 1-July 31
    • Winter: December grants, submit September 1-October 31
    • Spring: March grants, submit December 1-January 31
    • Summer: June grants, submit March 1-April 30

    You must be enrolled full-time when funding is received, or the funds will be returned to the Albert K. Murray Foundation.

    For application materials, or to ask questions contact Dr. Marion Gilliland, Ph. 740-796-4797, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., EST. The office is closed on weekends and holidays.

    **We have had past winners of this scholarship!

    Sculpture and Functional Art

    Vectorworks Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: July 15, 2017

    You are designing the future. Faced with some of the biggest design challenges of our time, students are boldly imagining a brighter world and using design tools to share these visions with others. The Vectorworks Design Scholarship seeks to promote excellence in design and observe how the next generation will transform the world.

    Round 1 / Vectorworks Design Scholarship
    • $3,000 USD for tuition, fees, housing, textbooks, studying abroad, conference fees, or other educational purposes
    • Free Vectorworks design software for your school’s lab
    • Free virtual or in-person training for faculty and students
    Round 2 / The Richard Diehl Design Award
    • $7,000 USD for tuition, fees, housing, textbooks, studying abroad, conference fees, or other educational purposes
    • Exposure in industry publications and press, as well as through the Vectorworks media and distributor network.
    • Benefits for you and your school such as Vectorworks lab licenses and training provided by a Vectorworks expert, and more!
  • Vectorworks Design Scholarships will be awarded in four categories:
    • Architecture
    • Landscape Design
    • Entertainment Design
    • Interior Design
  • Eligibility:
    • Applicants must be enrolled, or accepted for enrollment, for six or more credits in a design-based program. You are also eligible if you will graduate from a design-based program in 2017, or if you graduated from a design-based program in 2015 or 2016.
    • Such degrees include, but are not limited to, architecture, engineering, construction, environmental design, urban design, urban planning, interior design, graphic design, landscape architecture, landscape design, lighting design, industrial design, machine design, theater design, scenic design, event planning, exhibit design, and woodworking.

    The Vectorworks Design Scholarship recipients will automatically advance to compete for the Richard Diehl Design Award, a global award providing an additional prize package including $7,000 USD, media exposure, and more.

    For more information, please visit the Vectorworks website.

    Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Educational Fund - Outside Scholarship

    The Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Educational Fund offers grants 4 times each year to students who are enrolled full time in accredited and degree granting fine arts programs such as painting, sculpture, or photography. We cannot give grants to students in the performing arts, or other studies.

      Eligibility Requirements:
    • There are no restrictions on race, religion, gender, national origin, or age.
    • Citizenship: Scholarship recipients are required to be citizens of the United States of America.
    • Full time status: Students must send proof of full time enrollment in an art program (not performing arts) of an accredited, degree granting college or university in the United States of America.
    • Degree: Students may be at the bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, or doctoral degree level.
    • Students are required to submit portfolios.
    • Minimum 2.5 grade point average.
      Grant Deadlines:
    • Fall: September grants, submit June 1-July 31
    • Winter: December grants, submit September 1-October 31
    • Spring: March grants, submit December 1-January 31
    • Summer: June grants, submit March 1-April 30

    You must be enrolled full-time when funding is received, or the funds will be returned to the Albert K. Murray Foundation.

    For application materials, or to ask questions contact Dr. Marion Gilliland, Ph. 740-796-4797, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., EST. The office is closed on weekends and holidays.

    **We have had past winners of this scholarship!

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