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.

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

    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.

    AnimationCareerReview.com Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: June 1, 2017

    ACR is proud to announce our sixth annual "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program. Our goal for this program is twofold:

    • To promote animation and its related fields as a career path for young people.
    • To encourage aspiring animation professionals to research and understand what a career in animation requires.
  • Scholarships will be awarded to a high school senior who:
    • Intends to pursue an animation related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college.
    • Has a demonstrable record of academic success.
    • Has a passion and drive for an animation and/or design related career.
  • Selection Criteria
    • Scholarships 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; What specific skill do you most want to develop?
    • Selection is determined by the AnimationCareerReview.com staff.
    • Scholarship is a one-year non-renewable scholarship.
    • Application and essay are submitted online at www.AnimationCareerReview.com.
    • A single $1000 scholarship will be awarded.
    For more information, please visit the Animation Career Review 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

    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

    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.

    Graphic Design

    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.

    AnimationCareerReview.com Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: June 1, 2017

    ACR is proud to announce our sixth annual "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program. Our goal for this program is twofold:

    • To promote animation and its related fields as a career path for young people.
    • To encourage aspiring animation professionals to research and understand what a career in animation requires.
  • Scholarships will be awarded to a high school senior who:
    • Intends to pursue an animation related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college.
    • Has a demonstrable record of academic success.
    • Has a passion and drive for an animation and/or design related career.
  • Selection Criteria
    • Scholarships 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; What specific skill do you most want to develop?
    • Selection is determined by the AnimationCareerReview.com staff.
    • Scholarship is a one-year non-renewable scholarship.
    • Application and essay are submitted online at www.AnimationCareerReview.com.
    • A single $1000 scholarship will be awarded.
    For more information, please visit the Animation Career Review 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.

    FreeLogoServices.com Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: June 30, 2017

    The Most Promising Logo Design Scholar will be awarded to one deserving applicant who has completed at least 1 year coursework in graphic or product design, branding or marketing, and has demonstrated unique promise in logo design and developing visual identities.

  • Applicants must:
    • Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5
    • Have completed 1 year coursework in graphic or product design, branding or marketing
    • Send an official copy of most recent transcript
    • Submit 1 original logo design for each of the following 3 industries:
      1. Automotive
      2. Construction
      3. Beauty & Massage
    • Tip: The most popular placements for our logo designs are websites and business cards.
    • For more information, please visit the FreeLogoServices.com 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

    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**

    AnimationCareerReview.com Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: June 1, 2017

    ACR is proud to announce our sixth annual "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program. Our goal for this program is twofold:

    • To promote animation and its related fields as a career path for young people.
    • To encourage aspiring animation professionals to research and understand what a career in animation requires.
  • Scholarships will be awarded to a high school senior who:
    • Intends to pursue an animation related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college.
    • Has a demonstrable record of academic success.
    • Has a passion and drive for an animation and/or design related career.
  • Selection Criteria
    • Scholarships 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; What specific skill do you most want to develop?
    • Selection is determined by the AnimationCareerReview.com staff.
    • Scholarship is a one-year non-renewable scholarship.
    • Application and essay are submitted online at www.AnimationCareerReview.com.
    • A single $1000 scholarship will be awarded.
    For more information, please visit the Animation Career Review 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!

    Industrial Design

    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.

    Tuftandpaw.com Design Contest - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: July 31, 2017

    Sustainable Cat Bed Design Contest

    We’re looking for a new way to think about furniture that helps cats, humans, and the Earth. Got an idea? Show us your best, and you could win a $1,500 toward your education. Your winning design will be produced in the U.S. and promoted as one of Tuft + Paw’s new flagship products. It will also be donated to shelters across the country.

  • The Details
  • Create an original design for cat furniture that meets the below criteria.

    • It's sustainable
    • As part of Tuft + Paw’s commitment to environmentally responsible products, it must be made of ethically sourced and produced materials that don't harm our planet.

    • It's affordable
    • When your piece goes into production, we want it to be inexpensive enough that any cat owner can have it in his or her home.

    • It's beautiful
    • Don’t skimp on style- we want to see something that adds a “wow” factor to modern homes and looks more like it belongs to an interior designer than a Tabby cat.

    • It's easy to ship
    • We want your design to be our customers’ go-to choice when they donate an item to a shelter. This means it has to be lightweight and easy to ship. Bonus points for collapsible flat-pack shapes.

    • It's practical
    • Along with your physical prototype, give us technical drawings that specify exact dimensions and instructions for how it will be produced.

    For more information, please visit the Tuft + Paw 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

    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.

    NEWH Chicago Chapter Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: September 8, 2017

    The NEWH By-laws state one of the objectives of NEWH is to promote scholarship, education and interest in the Hospitality Industry and related fields. To that end, NEWH, Inc. and its chapters are tasked with fundraising to provide scholarship dollars for eligible students wishing to enter the Hospitality Industry.

  • Eligibility:
    • Must be a currently enrolled student attending an accredited college in - Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin
    • Must have completed half the requirements/credits for a degree or certification in the program you are currently enrolled
    • Must show financial need and have eligible outstanding debt for tuition, books or supplies at time of scholarship award
    • Must have a career objective in one of the areas of the Hospitality Industry (i.e., Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.)

    For more information, please visit the NEWH website.

    PAVE Student Design Competition - Outside Competition

    Deadline: October 31, 2017

    The annual international competition is only open to college-level students involved in retail planning, design, visual merchandising, and branding programs. The 2017 PAVE Design Challenge invites you to re-invent the experience of Chick-fil-A on a college campus.

    The goal is to develop concepts that expand the platforms and expressions in which Chick-fil-A serves a college campus. Explore new ways of creating an experience that is more than just a transaction of food. Expectations include:

    • Pushing the envelope of what the current experience is today
    • Shaping the future and capturing possibilities
    • Expanding the way we engage our guests with a new portfolio of experiences
    • Providing powerful thought and design that is a collaboration or combination of design fields – architecture, interior design, visual merchandising and graphic design.
  • GENERAL INFORMATION AND ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
    • This competition is open to undergraduate college students only.
    • Students may only enter as a team of 2 or submit an individual entry.
    • The student’s name and school name is not to be visible anywhere on the presentation pages or cover.
    • Complete and submit an online copy of the entry form as well as print a copy of the entry form along with the disclaimer.

    Prizes include grants to students and schools and winning students may even see their designs come to life. The competition is open to undergraduate students only.

  • Prizes Included:
    • First Place - $7,500
    • Second Place - $5,000
    • Third Place - $2,500
    • Honorable Mention - $1,000
    • *Winners will also receive a travel stipend to be honored at the 2017 PAVE Gala on December 6, 2017 in New York City
    For more information, please visit the PAVE website.

    MA in Visual and Critical Studies

    The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships For New Americans - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: November 1, 2017

    Every year, The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans supports thirty New Americans, immigrants or the children of immigrants, who are pursuing graduate school in the United States.

    Each fellowship supports up to two years of graduate study in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program in the United States. Each award is for up to $25,000 in stipend support, as well as 50 percent of required tuition and fees, up to $20,000 per year, for two years. The first year of Fellowship funding cannot be deferred.

  • Eligibility:
    • To be eligible, an applicant’s birth parents must have both been born outside of the US as non-US citizens, and both parents must not have been eligible for US citizenship at the time of their births. In addition, one of the following must be true of the applicant as of the November 1, 2017 application deadline:
      1. 1.) Born in the US: You are a US citizen by birth and both of your parents were born abroad as non-US citizens, or
      2. 2.) Naturalized Citizen: You have been naturalized as a US citizen either on your own or as a minor child under the application of one of your parents, or
      3. 3.) Green Card: You are in possession of a valid green card, or
      4. 4.) Adopted: You were born outside of the US or one of its territories and were subsequently adopted by American parents, and were awarded US citizenship as a result of your adoption, or
      5. 5.) DACA: You have been granted deferred action under the government’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and your status is currently active.
    • must be 30 years old or younger as of the application deadline
    • a college senior or holder of a bachelor's degree,
    • and not beyond your second year – if already enrolled – in the graduate degree program for which you request support.
    For more information, please visit the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship website.

    Master of Architecture

    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.

    NEWH Chicago Chapter Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: September 8, 2017

    The NEWH By-laws state one of the objectives of NEWH is to promote scholarship, education and interest in the Hospitality Industry and related fields. To that end, NEWH, Inc. and its chapters are tasked with fundraising to provide scholarship dollars for eligible students wishing to enter the Hospitality Industry.

  • Eligibility:
    • Must be a currently enrolled student attending an accredited college in - Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin
    • Must have completed half the requirements/credits for a degree or certification in the program you are currently enrolled
    • Must show financial need and have eligible outstanding debt for tuition, books or supplies at time of scholarship award
    • Must have a career objective in one of the areas of the Hospitality Industry (i.e., Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.)

    For more information, please visit the NEWH website.

    The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships For New Americans - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: November 1, 2017

    Every year, The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans supports thirty New Americans, immigrants or the children of immigrants, who are pursuing graduate school in the United States.

    Each fellowship supports up to two years of graduate study in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program in the United States. Each award is for up to $25,000 in stipend support, as well as 50 percent of required tuition and fees, up to $20,000 per year, for two years. The first year of Fellowship funding cannot be deferred.

  • Eligibility:
    • To be eligible, an applicant’s birth parents must have both been born outside of the US as non-US citizens, and both parents must not have been eligible for US citizenship at the time of their births. In addition, one of the following must be true of the applicant as of the November 1, 2017 application deadline:
      1. 1.) Born in the US: You are a US citizen by birth and both of your parents were born abroad as non-US citizens, or
      2. 2.) Naturalized Citizen: You have been naturalized as a US citizen either on your own or as a minor child under the application of one of your parents, or
      3. 3.) Green Card: You are in possession of a valid green card, or
      4. 4.) Adopted: You were born outside of the US or one of its territories and were subsequently adopted by American parents, and were awarded US citizenship as a result of your adoption, or
      5. 5.) DACA: You have been granted deferred action under the government’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and your status is currently active.
    • must be 30 years old or younger as of the application deadline
    • a college senior or holder of a bachelor's degree,
    • and not beyond your second year – if already enrolled – in the graduate degree program for which you request support.
    For more information, please visit the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship website.

    Master of Art Education

    The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships For New Americans - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: November 1, 2017

    Every year, The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans supports thirty New Americans, immigrants or the children of immigrants, who are pursuing graduate school in the United States.

    Each fellowship supports up to two years of graduate study in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program in the United States. Each award is for up to $25,000 in stipend support, as well as 50 percent of required tuition and fees, up to $20,000 per year, for two years. The first year of Fellowship funding cannot be deferred.

  • Eligibility:
    • To be eligible, an applicant’s birth parents must have both been born outside of the US as non-US citizens, and both parents must not have been eligible for US citizenship at the time of their births. In addition, one of the following must be true of the applicant as of the November 1, 2017 application deadline:
      1. 1.) Born in the US: You are a US citizen by birth and both of your parents were born abroad as non-US citizens, or
      2. 2.) Naturalized Citizen: You have been naturalized as a US citizen either on your own or as a minor child under the application of one of your parents, or
      3. 3.) Green Card: You are in possession of a valid green card, or
      4. 4.) Adopted: You were born outside of the US or one of its territories and were subsequently adopted by American parents, and were awarded US citizenship as a result of your adoption, or
      5. 5.) DACA: You have been granted deferred action under the government’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and your status is currently active.
    • must be 30 years old or younger as of the application deadline
    • a college senior or holder of a bachelor's degree,
    • and not beyond your second year – if already enrolled – in the graduate degree program for which you request support.
    For more information, please visit the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship 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.

    The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships For New Americans - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: November 1, 2017

    Every year, The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans supports thirty New Americans, immigrants or the children of immigrants, who are pursuing graduate school in the United States.

    Each fellowship supports up to two years of graduate study in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program in the United States. Each award is for up to $25,000 in stipend support, as well as 50 percent of required tuition and fees, up to $20,000 per year, for two years. The first year of Fellowship funding cannot be deferred.

  • Eligibility:
    • To be eligible, an applicant’s birth parents must have both been born outside of the US as non-US citizens, and both parents must not have been eligible for US citizenship at the time of their births. In addition, one of the following must be true of the applicant as of the November 1, 2017 application deadline:
      1. 1.) Born in the US: You are a US citizen by birth and both of your parents were born abroad as non-US citizens, or
      2. 2.) Naturalized Citizen: You have been naturalized as a US citizen either on your own or as a minor child under the application of one of your parents, or
      3. 3.) Green Card: You are in possession of a valid green card, or
      4. 4.) Adopted: You were born outside of the US or one of its territories and were subsequently adopted by American parents, and were awarded US citizenship as a result of your adoption, or
      5. 5.) DACA: You have been granted deferred action under the government’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and your status is currently active.
    • must be 30 years old or younger as of the application deadline
    • a college senior or holder of a bachelor's degree,
    • and not beyond your second year – if already enrolled – in the graduate degree program for which you request support.
    For more information, please visit the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship website.

    Master of Fine Arts

    The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships For New Americans - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: November 1, 2017

    Every year, The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans supports thirty New Americans, immigrants or the children of immigrants, who are pursuing graduate school in the United States.

    Each fellowship supports up to two years of graduate study in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program in the United States. Each award is for up to $25,000 in stipend support, as well as 50 percent of required tuition and fees, up to $20,000 per year, for two years. The first year of Fellowship funding cannot be deferred.

  • Eligibility:
    • To be eligible, an applicant’s birth parents must have both been born outside of the US as non-US citizens, and both parents must not have been eligible for US citizenship at the time of their births. In addition, one of the following must be true of the applicant as of the November 1, 2017 application deadline:
      1. 1.) Born in the US: You are a US citizen by birth and both of your parents were born abroad as non-US citizens, or
      2. 2.) Naturalized Citizen: You have been naturalized as a US citizen either on your own or as a minor child under the application of one of your parents, or
      3. 3.) Green Card: You are in possession of a valid green card, or
      4. 4.) Adopted: You were born outside of the US or one of its territories and were subsequently adopted by American parents, and were awarded US citizenship as a result of your adoption, or
      5. 5.) DACA: You have been granted deferred action under the government’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and your status is currently active.
    • must be 30 years old or younger as of the application deadline
    • a college senior or holder of a bachelor's degree,
    • and not beyond your second year – if already enrolled – in the graduate degree program for which you request support.
    For more information, please visit the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship 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!

    MBA Certificate in Design and Innovation Management

    The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships For New Americans - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: November 1, 2017

    Every year, The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans supports thirty New Americans, immigrants or the children of immigrants, who are pursuing graduate school in the United States.

    Each fellowship supports up to two years of graduate study in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program in the United States. Each award is for up to $25,000 in stipend support, as well as 50 percent of required tuition and fees, up to $20,000 per year, for two years. The first year of Fellowship funding cannot be deferred.

  • Eligibility:
    • To be eligible, an applicant’s birth parents must have both been born outside of the US as non-US citizens, and both parents must not have been eligible for US citizenship at the time of their births. In addition, one of the following must be true of the applicant as of the November 1, 2017 application deadline:
      1. 1.) Born in the US: You are a US citizen by birth and both of your parents were born abroad as non-US citizens, or
      2. 2.) Naturalized Citizen: You have been naturalized as a US citizen either on your own or as a minor child under the application of one of your parents, or
      3. 3.) Green Card: You are in possession of a valid green card, or
      4. 4.) Adopted: You were born outside of the US or one of its territories and were subsequently adopted by American parents, and were awarded US citizenship as a result of your adoption, or
      5. 5.) DACA: You have been granted deferred action under the government’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and your status is currently active.
    • must be 30 years old or younger as of the application deadline
    • a college senior or holder of a bachelor's degree,
    • and not beyond your second year – if already enrolled – in the graduate degree program for which you request support.
    For more information, please visit the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship website.

    Medical Illustration

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Michigan Ceramic Art Association - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 31, 2017

    The Michigan Ceramic Art Association is seeking candidates for the 2017 MCAA Scholarship Award. Up to two $500 scholarships will be awarded.

    This award is to encourage students to further their ceramics education. We are looking for students who desire a career in ceramic arts or ceramics industries, and/or the teaching of ceramics arts.

  • Eligibility:
    • Must be a US citizen
    • Must be currently enrolled at a post-secondary institution of higher education within the state of Michigan
    • Desire a career in field of ceramics arts, ceramics industries, and/or the teaching of ceramics arts
    • Electronically include at least 4 of your best ceramic art work as directed in the application.
    For more information, please visit the Michigan Ceramic Art Association 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.

    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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