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“Outside Scholarship” Disclaimer:

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

Art Education

Mecosta County Community Foundation - Outside Scholarships

Deadline: March 1, 2018

The Mecosta County Foundation administers scholarships funded by various donors for students in the Mecosta County area. Here are scholarships for our Art Education students:

  • Morley Stanwood Education Association Scholarship
  • Preference:
    • Graduate of Morley Stanwood Community Schools
    • A student pursuing a degree in education
  • Alice Stephenson Schuberg Scholarship
  • Preference:
    • Must be a graduating high school senior, current college student or continuing education student who has graduated from a Mecosta County high school pursuing a career in education and attending Ferris State University
    • Intend to pursue a career in the Mecosta County area after graduation
    • Have realistic goals and plan to achieve them
    • Demonstrate academic achievement and experience in chosen/related field with grade point meeting the standards set by the program the student desires to pursue
    • Be a graduate from a Mecosta County high school
    • Must attach a copy of transcript of current high school or college grades to application
  • Rita and Jerry Conrad Scholarship
  • Preference:
    • Realistic career goals and a plan to achieve these goals
    • Participation in community/volunteer service
    • In even numbered years, consideration will be given to those planning to enter the teaching field and in odd numbered years, consideration will be given to those planning to enter pre-med.

    We strongly encourage you to check out the website and see if there are any scholarships for which you can apply.

    For more information, please visit the Mecosta County Community website.

    Michigan Art Education Association - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: April 30, 2018

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

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

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

    Collaborative Design

    WithIt Scholarship - Outside Scholarships

    Deadline: February 28, 2018

    WithIt gives scholarships annually to students in majors related to the home and furnishings industry as well as professional women from the industry pursuing continuing education.

    The WithIt Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that we will be offering scholarships to women who are pursuing majors that apply to the home industries in varying amounts between $1,500-$3,500. Our scholarships also includes the opportunity to attend the WithIt Professional Conference in Charleston, South Carolina June 25-27, 2018 for additional mentoring, networking and opportunity building.

  • Eligibility:
    • The applicant must be a full-time college sophomore or junior in good standing at the time of application.
    • Student must have a major in one of the following as it applies to the home industries: Accessory Design, Architectural Design, Forestry, Furniture Design, Textile Design, Graphic Design, Interior Architecture, Marketing with a Design or Furniture minor, Sustainable Design or majors related to the home and furnishing industries.
  • Application Process:
  • Only one application per student. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All submissions should include the following:
    • A complete application form signed by the student.
    • An official school transcript indicating the student's grade point average and the student's class rank. This must be sent by the school.
    • An SAT/ACT transcript provided by the high school guidance office or university.
    • Three letters of recommendation - two from instructors and one personal one.
    • A 300-500 word essay on why you are a candidate for a career in home furnishings and how you would contribute.
    • A high resolution photo of the candidate.

    For more information, please visit the WithIt website.

    **We have students who have won this scholarship in the past!

    Chairish Scholarship Program - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: June 30, 2018

    Chairish is offering two scholarship awards designed to support students from diverse backgrounds and students who are majoring in design-related fields such as architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and engineering fields. Each year, we will award up to $10,000 in college scholarships to four deserving students. Good luck!

  • How to Apply
  • Chairish is offering two $2,500 scholarship awards (see details below). To apply, applicants must meet the minimum eligibility requirements and complete the application for each scholarship award by the application deadline. Students may apply for both Chairish scholarship awards separately if they meet the eligibility requirements for each.

    The Chairish "Design Your Future" Scholarship
  • AWARD $2500
  • Deadlines: January 1st & June 30th
  • Chairish is committed to helping college students achieve their dreams. If you are overcoming obstacles to earn a college degree, we want to hear from you! Students from all majors are encouraged to apply, but preference will be given to applicants pursuing design and engineering-related fields.

  • The Chairish “Design Your Future” Scholarship minimum eligibility requirements:
    • Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
    • Open to graduating high school seniors, college undergraduates, and graduate students.
    • Must be enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited two-year, four-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States.
    • This scholarship is open to students from all underrepresented or disadvantaged backgrounds. Examples of ideal applicants include, but are not limited to, students from racial minorities typically underrepresented in higher education, first generation college students, women pursuing a degree in a STEM or typically male-dominated industries, students with disabilities, and or similar situations.
    • Essay Requirement: Applicants must submit a 500 word essay designing their ideal future and what the student plans to do in order to achieve that dream.
    Rising Stars: Interior Design & Architecture Scholarship
  • AWARD $2500
  • Deadlines: January 1st & June 30th
  • Are you the next big interior design star? Are you a passionate college student with a knack for a residential design and architecture? Then this scholarship is for you! We’re looking for talented college students pursuing careers in interior design, architecture, landscape design, industrial design, and other residential design related fields.

  • Rising Stars: Interior Design & Architecture Scholarship minimum eligibility requirements:
    • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
    • Must major in a design-related field (examples: architecture, interior design, landscape design/architecture, furniture making, industrial design, engineering, etc.) and demonstrate an interest in pursuing a design-related career.
    • Open to current college undergraduates and graduate students.
    • Must be enrolled at an accredited two-year, four-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States.
    • Applicant must upload at least two examples from their design portfolio.
    • Essay Requirement: Applicants must submit a 500 word essay describing their career goals and future design aspirations.
    For more information, please visit the Chairish website.

    Digital Art and Design

    Lagrant Foundation - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: February 28, 2018

    The LAGRANT Foundation's mission is to increase the number of ethnic minorities in the fields of advertising, marketing and public relations by providing scholarships, career & professional development workshops, mentors and internships to African American/Black, Alaska Native/Native American, Asian American/Pacific Islander and Hispanic/Latino undergraduate and graduate students. Our goal is to open the proverbial door for minorities by providing the necessary resources and tools not commonly available to many minorities entering the fields of advertising, marketing and public relations.

    The scholarship recipients will receive a trip to New York or San Francisco where they will participate in career building activities. This includes a welcome dinner with a keynote speaker, two day-long career development workshops and a scholarship & donor recognition reception. During these activities, students will have the opportunity to meet industry professionals, network and gain exposure to the advertising, marketing and public relations world.

  • Criteria:
    • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
    • Must be a member of one of the following ethnic groups: African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino or Native American/Alaska Native
    • Must be a full-time student at a four-year, accredited institution, carrying a total of 12 units or more per semester/quarter
    • Must have a minimum of 3.00 GPA
    • MUST major in a field of study that has an emphasis on advertising, marketing or public relations
    • Must have at least one year to complete his/her degree from the time the scholarships are awarded in May 2018
    • Recipients who attend a college/university east of Chicago MUST be available Saturday, May 19, 2018 through Tuesday, May 22, 2018. If chosen, the applicant MUST attend TLF's scholarship activities to receive the scholarship. The applicant must make a one-year commitment to maintain contact with TLF to receive professional guidance and academic support.
    For more information, please visit the LaGrant Foundation website.

    The One Club for Creativity - Outside Competition

    Deadline: March 2, 2018

    For more than thirty years, The One Club for Creativity has been and continues to be passionate about encouraging students and young professionals to showcase their creativity. Through the acclaimed Young Ones Student Awards, we aim to identify the best young creative talent from around the world in a variety of creative disciplines.

    • The Young Ones Brief competition tasks students with creating work for different types of clients for the chance to earn a One Show Pencil.
    • The Young Ones ADC competition offers students the chance to earn an ADC Cube by competing in the exact same disciplines and categories as the ADC Annual Awards.
    • The Young Ones Portfolio competition is an opportunity for students to showcase examples from their portfolio in a variety of creative disciplines.

    To qualify for entry, national and international college students must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate college program, or other program approved by The One Club's Education Department. Submissions to the competitions are judged based on creativity and originality. Winners are awarded during the Young Ones Education Festival, held each May in New York City.

    For more information, please visit The One Club for Creativity website.

    International Foodservice Editorial Council - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: March 15, 2018

    The International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC) awards scholarships annually to students with experience and/or education in the combination of food/foodservice and the communication arts.

    Full-time students in good standing in a degree-granting program of a post-secondary institution whose studies and work experience combine the fields of food/foodservice and the communication arts are considered eligible. Awards range in amounts of from $1,500 - $6,000.

  • Examples of careers IFEC wishes to encourage.
    • Journalist, public relations practitioner, food photographer, food stylist, and marketing communications specialist, all of them working within the foodservice or food industry.

    Examples of studies and work experiences considered applicable:

    • Communication studies: Journalism, public relations, mass communication, English, broadcast journalism, marketing, photography, graphic arts, and related
    • Work experience: Restaurants and other foodservice outlets; print, broadcast and electronic media; public relations, advertising, and marketing

    For more information, please visit the IFEC website.

    The Charles and Lucille King Family Foundation - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: April 1, 2018

    The Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation undergraduate scholarships of up to $3,500 per academic year are awarded to juniors and seniors majoring in television and film at accredited 4-year, degree-granting U.S. colleges and universities.

  • To apply:
    • Print and complete the application.
    • Submit personal statement of no more than two pages which describes your goals and why you feel that furthering your education will help you accomplish these goals.
    • Submit at least 3 letters of recommendation.
    • Submit an official college transcript.

    For more information, please visit The Charles and Lucille King Family Foundation website.

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships - Outside Scholarships

    Deadline: April 16, 2018

    AIGA Worldstudio scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying art and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Our primary aims are to increase diversity in the creative professions, and to foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers, and studios of tomorrow. Scholarship recipients are selected not only for their talent and their need, but also for their demonstrated commitment to giving back to the larger community through their work.

  • AREAS OF STUDY
    • Fine Art
    • Graphic Design
    • Illustration
    • Photography
  • ELIGIBILITY
    • Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA.
    • Applicants must be citizens of the United States or possess a green card.
    • Applicants must be pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a design or art discipline listed above with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career.
    • Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited college or university in the United States for the Fall 2018/Spring 2019 academic year with the intention of maintaining full-time status for the entire year.
    • Though not a requirement, minority status is a significant factor considered in jury decisions.
    • Scholarships are only awarded to those students who are in financial need. Applicants must, therefore, provide complete Financial Aid information on the scholarship form and have the form signed by a Financial Aid Officer.

    For more information, please visit the AIGA website.

    CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: April 20, 2018

    The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship was established in 2006 to provide financial assistance to students who are pursuing a degree in the visual arts.

    The visual arts include architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production, etc.

  • Eligibility
    • U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
    • Selected applicants will be qualified African-American or black students.
    • Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate student
    • Be pursuing a major and career in the visual arts
    • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
    • Exhibit leadership and community service

    For more information, please visit the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation website.

    **Kendall has had students win this scholarship in the past**

    Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation - Outside Competition

    Deadline: June 1, 2018

    The GAERF 2018 Student Design Competition presents DOMINATE THE DISPLAY!

    Student Design Competition

    Design and print an appealing, informational label for a fictitious product (of your choice) that showcases its unique brand and influences the decision to purchase.

    WHO CAN ENTER: The competition is open to all students attending recognized secondary or post-secondary institutions in the continental United States and are studying in a graphic communications/printing, advertising, graphic design or interactive media program. Instructors are responsible for submitting student entries. All entries become the property of the Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation (GAERF) and may be reproduced and distributed. Entries will not be returned.

    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.

    AnimationCareerReview.com Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: June 1, 2018

    ACR is proud to announce their seventh annual "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program. The 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.

    KCAD has had a winner!

    Drawing

    International Foodservice Editorial Council - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: March 15, 2018

    The International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC) awards scholarships annually to students with experience and/or education in the combination of food/foodservice and the communication arts.

    Full-time students in good standing in a degree-granting program of a post-secondary institution whose studies and work experience combine the fields of food/foodservice and the communication arts are considered eligible. Awards range in amounts of from $1,500 - $6,000.

  • Examples of careers IFEC wishes to encourage.
    • Journalist, public relations practitioner, food photographer, food stylist, and marketing communications specialist, all of them working within the foodservice or food industry.

    Examples of studies and work experiences considered applicable:

    • Communication studies: Journalism, public relations, mass communication, English, broadcast journalism, marketing, photography, graphic arts, and related
    • Work experience: Restaurants and other foodservice outlets; print, broadcast and electronic media; public relations, advertising, and marketing

    For more information, please visit the IFEC website.

    P. Buckley Moss Endowed Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: March 31, 2018

    In keeping with the goals of renowned artist P. Buckley Moss, who struggled with dyslexia during her school years, this scholarship represents her dedication to young people who have learning disabilities and are aspiring towards a career in the visual arts.

    Scholarship(s) up-to $1,000.00 will be awarded to one or more high school seniors with financial need, a certified language-related learning difference, and artistic talent who plan a career in visual arts. Scholarships are potentially renewable for up to three additional years for a 4-year college. Students should be taking art classes during each semester.

  • Eligibility:
    • Graduating high school senior
    • Verified specific language-related learning disability
    • Verified financial need
    • Visual arts talent
    • Acceptance to accredited four-year college or university or two-year community college
    • Intent to pursue career in a visual arts field

    Nominations can be made only by members of the P. Buckley Moss Society. Students who do not know a Society member should call the Foundation Office at (800)430-1320.

    For more information, please visit the P. Buckley Moss website.

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships - Outside Scholarships

    Deadline: April 16, 2018

    AIGA Worldstudio scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying art and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Our primary aims are to increase diversity in the creative professions, and to foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers, and studios of tomorrow. Scholarship recipients are selected not only for their talent and their need, but also for their demonstrated commitment to giving back to the larger community through their work.

  • AREAS OF STUDY
    • Fine Art
    • Graphic Design
    • Illustration
    • Photography
  • ELIGIBILITY
    • Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA.
    • Applicants must be citizens of the United States or possess a green card.
    • Applicants must be pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a design or art discipline listed above with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career.
    • Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited college or university in the United States for the Fall 2018/Spring 2019 academic year with the intention of maintaining full-time status for the entire year.
    • Though not a requirement, minority status is a significant factor considered in jury decisions.
    • Scholarships are only awarded to those students who are in financial need. Applicants must, therefore, provide complete Financial Aid information on the scholarship form and have the form signed by a Financial Aid Officer.

    For more information, please visit the AIGA website.

    CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: April 20, 2018

    The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship was established in 2006 to provide financial assistance to students who are pursuing a degree in the visual arts.

    The visual arts include architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production, etc.

  • Eligibility
    • U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
    • Selected applicants will be qualified African-American or black students.
    • Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate student
    • Be pursuing a major and career in the visual arts
    • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
    • Exhibit leadership and community service

    For more information, please visit the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation website.

    **Kendall has had students win this scholarship in the past**

    Krylon Clear Choice Art Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 31, 2018

    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 Clear Choice Art Scholarships are available to:

    • High school seniors (graduating before June 29, 2018) 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).

    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

    CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: April 20, 2018

    The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship was established in 2006 to provide financial assistance to students who are pursuing a degree in the visual arts.

    The visual arts include architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production, etc.

  • Eligibility
    • U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
    • Selected applicants will be qualified African-American or black students.
    • Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate student
    • Be pursuing a major and career in the visual arts
    • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
    • Exhibit leadership and community service

    For more information, please visit the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation website.

    **Kendall has had students win this scholarship in the past**

    Against the Grain #LiveLikeLyly Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 7, 2018

    #LiveLikeLyly Memorial Scholarship

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: June 1, 2018

    Fashion-Schools.org is proud to announce their fifth 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 250-500 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.

    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

    WithIt Scholarship - Outside Scholarships

    Deadline: February 28, 2018

    WithIt gives scholarships annually to students in majors related to the home and furnishings industry as well as professional women from the industry pursuing continuing education.

    The WithIt Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that we will be offering scholarships to women who are pursuing majors that apply to the home industries in varying amounts between $1,500-$3,500. Our scholarships also includes the opportunity to attend the WithIt Professional Conference in Charleston, South Carolina June 25-27, 2018 for additional mentoring, networking and opportunity building.

  • Eligibility:
    • The applicant must be a full-time college sophomore or junior in good standing at the time of application.
    • Student must have a major in one of the following as it applies to the home industries: Accessory Design, Architectural Design, Forestry, Furniture Design, Textile Design, Graphic Design, Interior Architecture, Marketing with a Design or Furniture minor, Sustainable Design or majors related to the home and furnishing industries.
  • Application Process:
  • Only one application per student. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All submissions should include the following:
    • A complete application form signed by the student.
    • An official school transcript indicating the student's grade point average and the student's class rank. This must be sent by the school.
    • An SAT/ACT transcript provided by the high school guidance office or university.
    • Three letters of recommendation - two from instructors and one personal one.
    • A 300-500 word essay on why you are a candidate for a career in home furnishings and how you would contribute.
    • A high resolution photo of the candidate.

    For more information, please visit the WithIt website.

    **We have students who have won this scholarship in the past!

    The George and Lucile Heeringa Kendall Design Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: March 23, 2018

    The George and Lucile Heeringa Kendall Design Scholarship ($1000) is available to a junior or senior-level interior or industrial design student at Kendall College of Art & Design. This scholarship is only available to KCAD students.

  • Students must:
    • Be in the Interior Design or Industrial Design major at KCAD
    • Must maintain full-time uninterrupted study during the subsequent school year
    • Students are required to submit an essay outlining academic strengths, why the student is applying for the award, personal and professional goals, career objectives as well as current and past demonstration of leadership abilities.
    • Must submit a transcript reflecting a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better
    For more information, please visit the Trendway website.

    CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: April 20, 2018

    The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship was established in 2006 to provide financial assistance to students who are pursuing a degree in the visual arts.

    The visual arts include architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production, etc.

  • Eligibility
    • U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
    • Selected applicants will be qualified African-American or black students.
    • Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate student
    • Be pursuing a major and career in the visual arts
    • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
    • Exhibit leadership and community service

    For more information, please visit the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation website.

    **Kendall has had students win this scholarship in the past**

    Chairish Scholarship Program - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: June 30, 2018

    Chairish is offering two scholarship awards designed to support students from diverse backgrounds and students who are majoring in design-related fields such as architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and engineering fields. Each year, we will award up to $10,000 in college scholarships to four deserving students. Good luck!

  • How to Apply
  • Chairish is offering two $2,500 scholarship awards (see details below). To apply, applicants must meet the minimum eligibility requirements and complete the application for each scholarship award by the application deadline. Students may apply for both Chairish scholarship awards separately if they meet the eligibility requirements for each.

    The Chairish "Design Your Future" Scholarship
  • AWARD $2500
  • Deadlines: January 1st & June 30th
  • Chairish is committed to helping college students achieve their dreams. If you are overcoming obstacles to earn a college degree, we want to hear from you! Students from all majors are encouraged to apply, but preference will be given to applicants pursuing design and engineering-related fields.

  • The Chairish “Design Your Future” Scholarship minimum eligibility requirements:
    • Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
    • Open to graduating high school seniors, college undergraduates, and graduate students.
    • Must be enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited two-year, four-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States.
    • This scholarship is open to students from all underrepresented or disadvantaged backgrounds. Examples of ideal applicants include, but are not limited to, students from racial minorities typically underrepresented in higher education, first generation college students, women pursuing a degree in a STEM or typically male-dominated industries, students with disabilities, and or similar situations.
    • Essay Requirement: Applicants must submit a 500 word essay designing their ideal future and what the student plans to do in order to achieve that dream.
    Rising Stars: Interior Design & Architecture Scholarship
  • AWARD $2500
  • Deadlines: January 1st & June 30th
  • Are you the next big interior design star? Are you a passionate college student with a knack for a residential design and architecture? Then this scholarship is for you! We’re looking for talented college students pursuing careers in interior design, architecture, landscape design, industrial design, and other residential design related fields.

  • Rising Stars: Interior Design & Architecture Scholarship minimum eligibility requirements:
    • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
    • Must major in a design-related field (examples: architecture, interior design, landscape design/architecture, furniture making, industrial design, engineering, etc.) and demonstrate an interest in pursuing a design-related career.
    • Open to current college undergraduates and graduate students.
    • Must be enrolled at an accredited two-year, four-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States.
    • Applicant must upload at least two examples from their design portfolio.
    • Essay Requirement: Applicants must submit a 500 word essay describing their career goals and future design aspirations.
    For more information, please visit the Chairish website.

    Graphic Design

    WithIt Scholarship - Outside Scholarships

    Deadline: February 28, 2018

    WithIt gives scholarships annually to students in majors related to the home and furnishings industry as well as professional women from the industry pursuing continuing education.

    The WithIt Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that we will be offering scholarships to women who are pursuing majors that apply to the home industries in varying amounts between $1,500-$3,500. Our scholarships also includes the opportunity to attend the WithIt Professional Conference in Charleston, South Carolina June 25-27, 2018 for additional mentoring, networking and opportunity building.

  • Eligibility:
    • The applicant must be a full-time college sophomore or junior in good standing at the time of application.
    • Student must have a major in one of the following as it applies to the home industries: Accessory Design, Architectural Design, Forestry, Furniture Design, Textile Design, Graphic Design, Interior Architecture, Marketing with a Design or Furniture minor, Sustainable Design or majors related to the home and furnishing industries.
  • Application Process:
  • Only one application per student. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All submissions should include the following:
    • A complete application form signed by the student.
    • An official school transcript indicating the student's grade point average and the student's class rank. This must be sent by the school.
    • An SAT/ACT transcript provided by the high school guidance office or university.
    • Three letters of recommendation - two from instructors and one personal one.
    • A 300-500 word essay on why you are a candidate for a career in home furnishings and how you would contribute.
    • A high resolution photo of the candidate.

    For more information, please visit the WithIt website.

    **We have students who have won this scholarship in the past!

    Specialty Equipment Market Association - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: March 1, 2018

    A love for cars, trucks and SUVs is the motivating force behind the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA). This trade association consists of a diverse group of manufacturers, distributors, retailers, publishing companies, auto restorers, street-rod builders, restylers, car clubs, race teams and more.

    Every year SEMA helps students pay for their college tuition, and helps SEMA Members pay off their student loans. Students from all academic and technical disciplines that lead to careers in the automotive industry are welcome to apply!

  • Eligibility:
    • Minimum 2.5 grade point average.
    • Must be a U.S. citizen enrolled in a full-time program of study at an accredited university, college, or vocational/technical program in the United States.
    • Pursuing studies leading to a career in the automotive industry or related field.
    For more information, please visit the SEMA website.

    Print and Graphic Scholarship Foundation - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: March 1, 2018

    The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF) is a not-for-profit, private, industry-directed organization that dispenses undergraduate college scholarships and graduate fellowship assistance to talented men and women interested in graphic communication careers.

  • Eligibility:
    • Student must be pursuing a career in printing technology, printing management, or graphic communication.
    • Student must be a high school senior or a currently enrolled undergraduate student who will be enrolled in a printing or graphic program at a technical school, college or university within the United States.
    • Applicant must be a full-time student.
    • Must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher and maintain it for scholarship renewal
    • Two (2) letters of recommendation are required
    • Your official transcripts or a copy of your official transcripts must be submitted via email or postmarked by March 1.

    Scholarship awards vary in amount from $1,000 to $5,000 per academic year, in most cases, for up to four years. In addition, all current recipients are given an honorary membership in the Printing Industries of America for the duration of their studies.

    For more information please visit the Print and Graphic Scholarship Foundation website.

    We have had a multiple year past winner of this scholarship!

    The One Club for Creativity - Outside Competition

    Deadline: March 2, 2018

    For more than thirty years, The One Club for Creativity has been and continues to be passionate about encouraging students and young professionals to showcase their creativity. Through the acclaimed Young Ones Student Awards, we aim to identify the best young creative talent from around the world in a variety of creative disciplines.

    • The Young Ones Brief competition tasks students with creating work for different types of clients for the chance to earn a One Show Pencil.
    • The Young Ones ADC competition offers students the chance to earn an ADC Cube by competing in the exact same disciplines and categories as the ADC Annual Awards.
    • The Young Ones Portfolio competition is an opportunity for students to showcase examples from their portfolio in a variety of creative disciplines.

    To qualify for entry, national and international college students must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate college program, or other program approved by The One Club's Education Department. Submissions to the competitions are judged based on creativity and originality. Winners are awarded during the Young Ones Education Festival, held each May in New York City.

    For more information, please visit The One Club for Creativity website.

    International Foodservice Editorial Council - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: March 15, 2018

    The International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC) awards scholarships annually to students with experience and/or education in the combination of food/foodservice and the communication arts.

    Full-time students in good standing in a degree-granting program of a post-secondary institution whose studies and work experience combine the fields of food/foodservice and the communication arts are considered eligible. Awards range in amounts of from $1,500 - $6,000.

  • Examples of careers IFEC wishes to encourage.
    • Journalist, public relations practitioner, food photographer, food stylist, and marketing communications specialist, all of them working within the foodservice or food industry.

    Examples of studies and work experiences considered applicable:

    • Communication studies: Journalism, public relations, mass communication, English, broadcast journalism, marketing, photography, graphic arts, and related
    • Work experience: Restaurants and other foodservice outlets; print, broadcast and electronic media; public relations, advertising, and marketing

    For more information, please visit the IFEC website.

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships - Outside Scholarships

    Deadline: April 16, 2018

    AIGA Worldstudio scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying art and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Our primary aims are to increase diversity in the creative professions, and to foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers, and studios of tomorrow. Scholarship recipients are selected not only for their talent and their need, but also for their demonstrated commitment to giving back to the larger community through their work.

  • AREAS OF STUDY
    • Fine Art
    • Graphic Design
    • Illustration
    • Photography
  • ELIGIBILITY
    • Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA.
    • Applicants must be citizens of the United States or possess a green card.
    • Applicants must be pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a design or art discipline listed above with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career.
    • Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited college or university in the United States for the Fall 2018/Spring 2019 academic year with the intention of maintaining full-time status for the entire year.
    • Though not a requirement, minority status is a significant factor considered in jury decisions.
    • Scholarships are only awarded to those students who are in financial need. Applicants must, therefore, provide complete Financial Aid information on the scholarship form and have the form signed by a Financial Aid Officer.

    For more information, please visit the AIGA website.

    CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: April 20, 2018

    The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship was established in 2006 to provide financial assistance to students who are pursuing a degree in the visual arts.

    The visual arts include architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production, etc.

  • Eligibility
    • U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
    • Selected applicants will be qualified African-American or black students.
    • Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate student
    • Be pursuing a major and career in the visual arts
    • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
    • Exhibit leadership and community service

    For more information, please visit the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation website.

    **Kendall has had students win this scholarship in the past**

    Against the Grain #LiveLikeLyly Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 7, 2018

    #LiveLikeLyly Memorial Scholarship

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation - Outside Competition

    Deadline: June 1, 2018

    The GAERF 2018 Student Design Competition presents DOMINATE THE DISPLAY!

    Student Design Competition

    Design and print an appealing, informational label for a fictitious product (of your choice) that showcases its unique brand and influences the decision to purchase.

    WHO CAN ENTER: The competition is open to all students attending recognized secondary or post-secondary institutions in the continental United States and are studying in a graphic communications/printing, advertising, graphic design or interactive media program. Instructors are responsible for submitting student entries. All entries become the property of the Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation (GAERF) and may be reproduced and distributed. Entries will not be returned.

    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.

    FreeLogoServices.com Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: June 30, 2018

    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
    • 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 Graphic Arts Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: July 1, 2018

    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.

  • Scholarship Amount: $1,000, awarded to one student per year
  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Any high school senior entering U.S. accredited university or college Fall 2018 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 their 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)
  • How to Apply:
  • Email a file of your design and essay answer to: scholarship@indydisplays.com Please include your name, age, major, and accredited university or college

    For more information, please visit the Indy Displays website.

    DesignMantic Logo Design Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: July 31, 2018

    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
    • The Scholarship is open to rising college juniors and seniors for the semester duration 2017-18 who are currently enrolled in an accredited graphic design degree program in the United States.
    • 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

    Illustration

    The One Club for Creativity - Outside Competition

    Deadline: March 2, 2018

    For more than thirty years, The One Club for Creativity has been and continues to be passionate about encouraging students and young professionals to showcase their creativity. Through the acclaimed Young Ones Student Awards, we aim to identify the best young creative talent from around the world in a variety of creative disciplines.

    • The Young Ones Brief competition tasks students with creating work for different types of clients for the chance to earn a One Show Pencil.
    • The Young Ones ADC competition offers students the chance to earn an ADC Cube by competing in the exact same disciplines and categories as the ADC Annual Awards.
    • The Young Ones Portfolio competition is an opportunity for students to showcase examples from their portfolio in a variety of creative disciplines.

    To qualify for entry, national and international college students must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate college program, or other program approved by The One Club's Education Department. Submissions to the competitions are judged based on creativity and originality. Winners are awarded during the Young Ones Education Festival, held each May in New York City.

    For more information, please visit The One Club for Creativity website.

    International Foodservice Editorial Council - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: March 15, 2018

    The International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC) awards scholarships annually to students with experience and/or education in the combination of food/foodservice and the communication arts.

    Full-time students in good standing in a degree-granting program of a post-secondary institution whose studies and work experience combine the fields of food/foodservice and the communication arts are considered eligible. Awards range in amounts of from $1,500 - $6,000.

  • Examples of careers IFEC wishes to encourage.
    • Journalist, public relations practitioner, food photographer, food stylist, and marketing communications specialist, all of them working within the foodservice or food industry.

    Examples of studies and work experiences considered applicable:

    • Communication studies: Journalism, public relations, mass communication, English, broadcast journalism, marketing, photography, graphic arts, and related
    • Work experience: Restaurants and other foodservice outlets; print, broadcast and electronic media; public relations, advertising, and marketing

    For more information, please visit the IFEC website.

    P. Buckley Moss Endowed Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: March 31, 2018

    In keeping with the goals of renowned artist P. Buckley Moss, who struggled with dyslexia during her school years, this scholarship represents her dedication to young people who have learning disabilities and are aspiring towards a career in the visual arts.

    Scholarship(s) up-to $1,000.00 will be awarded to one or more high school seniors with financial need, a certified language-related learning difference, and artistic talent who plan a career in visual arts. Scholarships are potentially renewable for up to three additional years for a 4-year college. Students should be taking art classes during each semester.

  • Eligibility:
    • Graduating high school senior
    • Verified specific language-related learning disability
    • Verified financial need
    • Visual arts talent
    • Acceptance to accredited four-year college or university or two-year community college
    • Intent to pursue career in a visual arts field

    Nominations can be made only by members of the P. Buckley Moss Society. Students who do not know a Society member should call the Foundation Office at (800)430-1320.

    For more information, please visit the P. Buckley Moss website.

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships - Outside Scholarships

    Deadline: April 16, 2018

    AIGA Worldstudio scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying art and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Our primary aims are to increase diversity in the creative professions, and to foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers, and studios of tomorrow. Scholarship recipients are selected not only for their talent and their need, but also for their demonstrated commitment to giving back to the larger community through their work.

  • AREAS OF STUDY
    • Fine Art
    • Graphic Design
    • Illustration
    • Photography
  • ELIGIBILITY
    • Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA.
    • Applicants must be citizens of the United States or possess a green card.
    • Applicants must be pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a design or art discipline listed above with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career.
    • Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited college or university in the United States for the Fall 2018/Spring 2019 academic year with the intention of maintaining full-time status for the entire year.
    • Though not a requirement, minority status is a significant factor considered in jury decisions.
    • Scholarships are only awarded to those students who are in financial need. Applicants must, therefore, provide complete Financial Aid information on the scholarship form and have the form signed by a Financial Aid Officer.

    For more information, please visit the AIGA website.

    CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: April 20, 2018

    The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship was established in 2006 to provide financial assistance to students who are pursuing a degree in the visual arts.

    The visual arts include architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production, etc.

  • Eligibility
    • U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
    • Selected applicants will be qualified African-American or black students.
    • Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate student
    • Be pursuing a major and career in the visual arts
    • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
    • Exhibit leadership and community service

    For more information, please visit the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation website.

    **Kendall has had students win this scholarship in the past**

    Krylon Clear Choice Art Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 31, 2018

    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 Clear Choice Art Scholarships are available to:

    • High school seniors (graduating before June 29, 2018) 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).

    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, 2018

    ACR is proud to announce their seventh annual "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program. The 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.

    KCAD has had a winner!

    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

    WithIt Scholarship - Outside Scholarships

    Deadline: February 28, 2018

    WithIt gives scholarships annually to students in majors related to the home and furnishings industry as well as professional women from the industry pursuing continuing education.

    The WithIt Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that we will be offering scholarships to women who are pursuing majors that apply to the home industries in varying amounts between $1,500-$3,500. Our scholarships also includes the opportunity to attend the WithIt Professional Conference in Charleston, South Carolina June 25-27, 2018 for additional mentoring, networking and opportunity building.

  • Eligibility:
    • The applicant must be a full-time college sophomore or junior in good standing at the time of application.
    • Student must have a major in one of the following as it applies to the home industries: Accessory Design, Architectural Design, Forestry, Furniture Design, Textile Design, Graphic Design, Interior Architecture, Marketing with a Design or Furniture minor, Sustainable Design or majors related to the home and furnishing industries.
  • Application Process:
  • Only one application per student. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All submissions should include the following:
    • A complete application form signed by the student.
    • An official school transcript indicating the student's grade point average and the student's class rank. This must be sent by the school.
    • An SAT/ACT transcript provided by the high school guidance office or university.
    • Three letters of recommendation - two from instructors and one personal one.
    • A 300-500 word essay on why you are a candidate for a career in home furnishings and how you would contribute.
    • A high resolution photo of the candidate.

    For more information, please visit the WithIt website.

    **We have students who have won this scholarship in the past!

    Specialty Equipment Market Association - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: March 1, 2018

    A love for cars, trucks and SUVs is the motivating force behind the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA). This trade association consists of a diverse group of manufacturers, distributors, retailers, publishing companies, auto restorers, street-rod builders, restylers, car clubs, race teams and more.

    Every year SEMA helps students pay for their college tuition, and helps SEMA Members pay off their student loans. Students from all academic and technical disciplines that lead to careers in the automotive industry are welcome to apply!

  • Eligibility:
    • Minimum 2.5 grade point average.
    • Must be a U.S. citizen enrolled in a full-time program of study at an accredited university, college, or vocational/technical program in the United States.
    • Pursuing studies leading to a career in the automotive industry or related field.
    For more information, please visit the SEMA website.

    The One Club for Creativity - Outside Competition

    Deadline: March 2, 2018

    For more than thirty years, The One Club for Creativity has been and continues to be passionate about encouraging students and young professionals to showcase their creativity. Through the acclaimed Young Ones Student Awards, we aim to identify the best young creative talent from around the world in a variety of creative disciplines.

    • The Young Ones Brief competition tasks students with creating work for different types of clients for the chance to earn a One Show Pencil.
    • The Young Ones ADC competition offers students the chance to earn an ADC Cube by competing in the exact same disciplines and categories as the ADC Annual Awards.
    • The Young Ones Portfolio competition is an opportunity for students to showcase examples from their portfolio in a variety of creative disciplines.

    To qualify for entry, national and international college students must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate college program, or other program approved by The One Club's Education Department. Submissions to the competitions are judged based on creativity and originality. Winners are awarded during the Young Ones Education Festival, held each May in New York City.

    For more information, please visit The One Club for Creativity website.

    The George and Lucile Heeringa Kendall Design Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: March 23, 2018

    The George and Lucile Heeringa Kendall Design Scholarship ($1000) is available to a junior or senior-level interior or industrial design student at Kendall College of Art & Design. This scholarship is only available to KCAD students.

  • Students must:
    • Be in the Interior Design or Industrial Design major at KCAD
    • Must maintain full-time uninterrupted study during the subsequent school year
    • Students are required to submit an essay outlining academic strengths, why the student is applying for the award, personal and professional goals, career objectives as well as current and past demonstration of leadership abilities.
    • Must submit a transcript reflecting a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better
    For more information, please visit the Trendway website.

    Robert Bruce Thompson Student Light Fixture Competition - Outside Competition

    Deadline: March 30, 2018

    Bruce Thompson was a twenty-five year veteran of the lighting industry. He had a broad background in the profession having worked in theatre, retail, as a factory representative, and concluding his career in manufacturing as vice president of sales and marketing. Throughout his career Bruce emphasized design and innovation. He was also an accomplished light fixture designer. He established this independent competition to encourage creativity and education in light fixture design and manufacturing.

    Design Problem

    Your client is building the Sit and Spin LaundroCafe, a combination laundromat and café in an urban area. They have hired you to design a ceiling mounted light fixture (surface mount or pendant) which adds fun and visual delight to the laundry portion of the space while also providing functional lighting. The space is 30’ x 40’ with 10’ high ceilings and the café opens onto the sidewalk in good weather. There are washers, dryers and tables for folding laundry as well as seating for the cafe. There is a barista bar which serves pastries, pre-prepared food and espresso drinks to the patrons as they wait. The architectural design of the space is up to you.

    Competition Rules
    • Entrants must be full time students, enrolled in an accredited academic degree program in the United States. Approved programs include architectural engineering programs, architecture programs, interior design programs, theatre, or industrial design programs. Because of the high level of competition, it is recommended that entrants be undergraduate seniors or graduate students.
    • Only individuals may apply. Group projects are not acceptable.
    • The fixture must be designed within the past year and while the entrant is a student.
    • A faculty member at the student's school must sponsor the application.
    • Awards

      Prizes will be awarded annually:

      • First Prize: The Thompson Prize is a cash award of $5,000, plus a trophy.
      • Second Prize: The Award of Distinction is a cash award of $2,500, plus a plaque.
      • Third Prize: The Award of Merit is a cash award of $1,000, plus a plaque.
      • Special Citations: A Special Citation is a cash award of $500, plus a plaque.

      For more information, please visit the Robert Bruce Thompson Light Fixture Competition website.

    Two Ten Footwear - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: April 5, 2018

    Two Ten provides scholarship opportunities to any student who is studying design with a focus on footwear. Applicants are evaluated by financial need and design potential.

  • Footwear Design Scholarships:
  • Eligibility Requirements:
    • Studying design with a focus on footwear.
    • Applicant must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen
    • Applicant must be enrolled or about to enroll in an accredited two or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school
    • Applicant must submit three design drawings from their portfolio
    For more information, please visit the TwoTen Footwear Foundation webpage.

    CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: April 20, 2018

    The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship was established in 2006 to provide financial assistance to students who are pursuing a degree in the visual arts.

    The visual arts include architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production, etc.

  • Eligibility
    • U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
    • Selected applicants will be qualified African-American or black students.
    • Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate student
    • Be pursuing a major and career in the visual arts
    • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
    • Exhibit leadership and community service

    For more information, please visit the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation website.

    **Kendall has had students win this scholarship in the past**

    Chairish Scholarship Program - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: June 30, 2018

    Chairish is offering two scholarship awards designed to support students from diverse backgrounds and students who are majoring in design-related fields such as architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and engineering fields. Each year, we will award up to $10,000 in college scholarships to four deserving students. Good luck!

  • How to Apply
  • Chairish is offering two $2,500 scholarship awards (see details below). To apply, applicants must meet the minimum eligibility requirements and complete the application for each scholarship award by the application deadline. Students may apply for both Chairish scholarship awards separately if they meet the eligibility requirements for each.

    The Chairish "Design Your Future" Scholarship
  • AWARD $2500
  • Deadlines: January 1st & June 30th
  • Chairish is committed to helping college students achieve their dreams. If you are overcoming obstacles to earn a college degree, we want to hear from you! Students from all majors are encouraged to apply, but preference will be given to applicants pursuing design and engineering-related fields.

  • The Chairish “Design Your Future” Scholarship minimum eligibility requirements:
    • Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
    • Open to graduating high school seniors, college undergraduates, and graduate students.
    • Must be enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited two-year, four-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States.
    • This scholarship is open to students from all underrepresented or disadvantaged backgrounds. Examples of ideal applicants include, but are not limited to, students from racial minorities typically underrepresented in higher education, first generation college students, women pursuing a degree in a STEM or typically male-dominated industries, students with disabilities, and or similar situations.
    • Essay Requirement: Applicants must submit a 500 word essay designing their ideal future and what the student plans to do in order to achieve that dream.
    Rising Stars: Interior Design & Architecture Scholarship
  • AWARD $2500
  • Deadlines: January 1st & June 30th
  • Are you the next big interior design star? Are you a passionate college student with a knack for a residential design and architecture? Then this scholarship is for you! We’re looking for talented college students pursuing careers in interior design, architecture, landscape design, industrial design, and other residential design related fields.

  • Rising Stars: Interior Design & Architecture Scholarship minimum eligibility requirements:
    • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
    • Must major in a design-related field (examples: architecture, interior design, landscape design/architecture, furniture making, industrial design, engineering, etc.) and demonstrate an interest in pursuing a design-related career.
    • Open to current college undergraduates and graduate students.
    • Must be enrolled at an accredited two-year, four-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States.
    • Applicant must upload at least two examples from their design portfolio.
    • Essay Requirement: Applicants must submit a 500 word essay describing their career goals and future design aspirations.
    For more information, please visit the Chairish website.

    Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: June 30, 2018

    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.

    Interior Design

    WithIt Scholarship - Outside Scholarships

    Deadline: February 28, 2018

    WithIt gives scholarships annually to students in majors related to the home and furnishings industry as well as professional women from the industry pursuing continuing education.

    The WithIt Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that we will be offering scholarships to women who are pursuing majors that apply to the home industries in varying amounts between $1,500-$3,500. Our scholarships also includes the opportunity to attend the WithIt Professional Conference in Charleston, South Carolina June 25-27, 2018 for additional mentoring, networking and opportunity building.

  • Eligibility:
    • The applicant must be a full-time college sophomore or junior in good standing at the time of application.
    • Student must have a major in one of the following as it applies to the home industries: Accessory Design, Architectural Design, Forestry, Furniture Design, Textile Design, Graphic Design, Interior Architecture, Marketing with a Design or Furniture minor, Sustainable Design or majors related to the home and furnishing industries.
  • Application Process:
  • Only one application per student. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All submissions should include the following:
    • A complete application form signed by the student.
    • An official school transcript indicating the student's grade point average and the student's class rank. This must be sent by the school.
    • An SAT/ACT transcript provided by the high school guidance office or university.
    • Three letters of recommendation - two from instructors and one personal one.
    • A 300-500 word essay on why you are a candidate for a career in home furnishings and how you would contribute.
    • A high resolution photo of the candidate.

    For more information, please visit the WithIt website.

    **We have students who have won this scholarship in the past!

    I Like Design Competition - Outside Competition

    Deadline: March 1, 2018

    The student-based interiors+sources I Like Design Competition focuses on providing current students with an opportunity to showcase their work and connect with design professionals. The challenge will push students to consider space limitations, the use of materials, and industry standards they will need in the field. The winner of the 2018 I Like Design challenge will receive a summer internship with Michael Graves Architecture & Design in Princeton, N.J., with accommodations paid for by the I Like Design sponsors.

  • The Challenge
  • Students are tasked with creating one of three projects in either workplace, retail, or hospitality. The International WELL Building Institute focuses on seven elements that impact the built environment. These elements include air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, comfort, and mind. WELL takes into consideration the ways in which design affects the user’s overall health and well-being.

    Each of these three imagined scenarios should take into consideration the local population and general characteristics of the area or region in which it is located. The square footage of each location is 1,500, and each design must use at least one product from each the sponsors.

    There is no budget associated with the project itself, although the design needs to be practical, buildable, usable, and realistic based on the client.

  • Eligibility
    • The Student Design Competition is open to students who are enrolled as of January 1, 2018 in an interior design program or institution in North America.
    • No entry fee for student participants. All entry fees have been generously donated by the I Like Design sponsors.
  • Contest Award
  • The winner of the I Like Design Competition will earn a summer internship at Michael Graves Architecture & Design (MGA&D), an iconic, global firm focusing on architecture, interiors, and product design in Princeton, N.J., as well as living accommodations during the internship period with MGA&D, and an all-expense trip to NeoCon in Chicago, June 11-13, 2018. Additionally, interiors+sources will give extensive coverage to the winning entry, the student, their school, and instructors involved in the process.

    For more information, please visit the Interiors and Sources Competition website.

    Sherwin-Williams Student Design Challenge - Outside Competition

    Deadline: March 15, 2018

    The Sherwin-Williams Student Design Challenge celebrates excellence in interior design by students in both residential and commercial categories.

  • The contest gives away prizes for two categories: residential design and commercial design.
    • First Place in each category: $2,500 cash prize and a feature in STIR magazine
    • Second Place in each category: $1,000 cash prize
    • Third Place in each category: $500 cash prize
    • Two Facebook Fan Favorites will receive a $100 Sherwin-Williams gift card.
  • There are only three simple steps to enter:
  • 1. Create a color rendering(s) of an interior space: residential or commercial.
    • You can use any building info modeling software — or draw it by hand — as long as it effectively illustrates the use of your palette.
    • You don’t need to go wild with view, angles and elevations; you can only submit three (3) renderings.
    • Your final files need to be in JPEG, PNG or PDF format, no larger than 10 MB.
  • 2. Include at least three Sherwin-Williams colors in your palette. You can provide the color names/numbers either on your rendering or in your project description.
  • 3. Describe your project (in 175 words or less), explaining how color contributes to the design.
  • The Promotion is open only to legal permanent residents of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia and Canada (excluding, without limitation, Quebec, Puerto Rico, other U.S. territories and possessions, and where prohibited by law), who are 18 years of age or older or, for Canadian residents, the age of majority in your province of residence, at the time of entry and enrolled as a student during the Entry Period of the Challenge. The Promotion is not open to students who are currently employed as a professional designer.

    For competition rules and guidelines, please visit the Sherwin Williams website.

    The George and Lucile Heeringa Kendall Design Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: March 23, 2018

    The George and Lucile Heeringa Kendall Design Scholarship ($1000) is available to a junior or senior-level interior or industrial design student at Kendall College of Art & Design. This scholarship is only available to KCAD students.

  • Students must:
    • Be in the Interior Design or Industrial Design major at KCAD
    • Must maintain full-time uninterrupted study during the subsequent school year
    • Students are required to submit an essay outlining academic strengths, why the student is applying for the award, personal and professional goals, career objectives as well as current and past demonstration of leadership abilities.
    • Must submit a transcript reflecting a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better
    For more information, please visit the Trendway website.

    Robert Bruce Thompson Student Light Fixture Competition - Outside Competition

    Deadline: March 30, 2018

    Bruce Thompson was a twenty-five year veteran of the lighting industry. He had a broad background in the profession having worked in theatre, retail, as a factory representative, and concluding his career in manufacturing as vice president of sales and marketing. Throughout his career Bruce emphasized design and innovation. He was also an accomplished light fixture designer. He established this independent competition to encourage creativity and education in light fixture design and manufacturing.

    Design Problem

    Your client is building the Sit and Spin LaundroCafe, a combination laundromat and café in an urban area. They have hired you to design a ceiling mounted light fixture (surface mount or pendant) which adds fun and visual delight to the laundry portion of the space while also providing functional lighting. The space is 30’ x 40’ with 10’ high ceilings and the café opens onto the sidewalk in good weather. There are washers, dryers and tables for folding laundry as well as seating for the cafe. There is a barista bar which serves pastries, pre-prepared food and espresso drinks to the patrons as they wait. The architectural design of the space is up to you.

    Competition Rules
    • Entrants must be full time students, enrolled in an accredited academic degree program in the United States. Approved programs include architectural engineering programs, architecture programs, interior design programs, theatre, or industrial design programs. Because of the high level of competition, it is recommended that entrants be undergraduate seniors or graduate students.
    • Only individuals may apply. Group projects are not acceptable.
    • The fixture must be designed within the past year and while the entrant is a student.
    • A faculty member at the student's school must sponsor the application.
    • Awards

      Prizes will be awarded annually:

      • First Prize: The Thompson Prize is a cash award of $5,000, plus a trophy.
      • Second Prize: The Award of Distinction is a cash award of $2,500, plus a plaque.
      • Third Prize: The Award of Merit is a cash award of $1,000, plus a plaque.
      • Special Citations: A Special Citation is a cash award of $500, plus a plaque.

      For more information, please visit the Robert Bruce Thompson Light Fixture Competition website.

    CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: April 20, 2018

    The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship was established in 2006 to provide financial assistance to students who are pursuing a degree in the visual arts.

    The visual arts include architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production, etc.

  • Eligibility
    • U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
    • Selected applicants will be qualified African-American or black students.
    • Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate student
    • Be pursuing a major and career in the visual arts
    • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
    • Exhibit leadership and community service

    For more information, please visit the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation website.

    **Kendall has had students win this scholarship in the past**

    National Kitchen and Bath Student Design Competition - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 7, 2018

    A winning entry in this competition increases industry visibility, peer recognition, and offers valuable publicity opportunities. The NKBA Student Design Competition acknowledges the talent of student kitchen and bath designers. Students must plan beautiful, safe and functional spaces on a budget, incorporating creative design statements and aesthetically pleasing design solutions.

    NKBA student members may enter the kitchen competition, the bath competition, or both competitions. Entrants must design a kitchen and/or bath based on the client requests and plans provided.

    The winning entries in both the kitchen competition and bath competition will be recognized by peers and industry professionals at a special ceremony held during the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS®) 2019. Equal prizes will be given for both kitchen and bath competitions. The winning designs will also be featured in NKBA Magazine, and awarded the following:

    • First Place: $5000 Scholarship
    • Second Place: $2500 Scholarship
    • Third Place: $1000 Scholarship

    Award-winners will receive a complimentary registration to KBIS® 2019 which includes admission to the awards ceremony, hotel accommodations and airfare.

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

    International Student Design Competition - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 15, 2018

    THE RETAIL DESIGN INSTITUTE invites all students presently enrolled in a recognized college level Architectural, Interior Design or Environmental Design program to join in the 2018 RETAIL DESIGN INSTITUTE’S Student Retail Interior Design Competition.

    We hope the chosen category, Gourmet Grocer, will be of interest to you.

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

  • Winners of the following cash prizes will be NOTIFIED IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE JUDGING in May 2018.
  • Individual Entries:
    • FIRST PRIZE - $5,000
    • SECOND PRIZE - $2,000
    • THIRD PRIZE - $1,000D
    • The Individual First Prize winner’s school will be awarded $500.00
  • Group Entries (2 or more students):
    • FIRST PRIZE - $1,000
    • The Group First Prize winner’s school will be awarded $500.00.
    For more information on this competition, please visit the Retail Design Institute website.

    Chairish Scholarship Program - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: June 30, 2018

    Chairish is offering two scholarship awards designed to support students from diverse backgrounds and students who are majoring in design-related fields such as architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and engineering fields. Each year, we will award up to $10,000 in college scholarships to four deserving students. Good luck!

  • How to Apply
  • Chairish is offering two $2,500 scholarship awards (see details below). To apply, applicants must meet the minimum eligibility requirements and complete the application for each scholarship award by the application deadline. Students may apply for both Chairish scholarship awards separately if they meet the eligibility requirements for each.

    The Chairish "Design Your Future" Scholarship
  • AWARD $2500
  • Deadlines: January 1st & June 30th
  • Chairish is committed to helping college students achieve their dreams. If you are overcoming obstacles to earn a college degree, we want to hear from you! Students from all majors are encouraged to apply, but preference will be given to applicants pursuing design and engineering-related fields.

  • The Chairish “Design Your Future” Scholarship minimum eligibility requirements:
    • Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
    • Open to graduating high school seniors, college undergraduates, and graduate students.
    • Must be enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited two-year, four-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States.
    • This scholarship is open to students from all underrepresented or disadvantaged backgrounds. Examples of ideal applicants include, but are not limited to, students from racial minorities typically underrepresented in higher education, first generation college students, women pursuing a degree in a STEM or typically male-dominated industries, students with disabilities, and or similar situations.
    • Essay Requirement: Applicants must submit a 500 word essay designing their ideal future and what the student plans to do in order to achieve that dream.
    Rising Stars: Interior Design & Architecture Scholarship
  • AWARD $2500
  • Deadlines: January 1st & June 30th
  • Are you the next big interior design star? Are you a passionate college student with a knack for a residential design and architecture? Then this scholarship is for you! We’re looking for talented college students pursuing careers in interior design, architecture, landscape design, industrial design, and other residential design related fields.

  • Rising Stars: Interior Design & Architecture Scholarship minimum eligibility requirements:
    • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
    • Must major in a design-related field (examples: architecture, interior design, landscape design/architecture, furniture making, industrial design, engineering, etc.) and demonstrate an interest in pursuing a design-related career.
    • Open to current college undergraduates and graduate students.
    • Must be enrolled at an accredited two-year, four-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States.
    • Applicant must upload at least two examples from their design portfolio.
    • Essay Requirement: Applicants must submit a 500 word essay describing their career goals and future design aspirations.
    For more information, please visit the Chairish website.

    Houzz Scholarship Program - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: June 30, 2018

    Apply to win $2,500 for your education. We’re excited to announce the 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 world.

    • Women in Architecture Scholarship - Open to female students studying architecture/architectural engineering at the undergraduate or graduate level.
    • Residential Design Scholarship - Open to students studying interior design, architecture or landscape architecture at the undergraduate or graduate level who want to pursue residential design professionally.
    • Sustainable Residential Design Scholarship - Open to students studying architecture, interior design or landscape architecture at the undergraduate or graduate level who want to pursue sustainable residential design professionally.
  • Who can apply?
  • We welcome all students 18 years of age or older at interior design, architecture, landscape architecture, and architectural engineering schools in the U.S. and Canada to apply for one of our three scholarships. This is open to students currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate design or architecture program.

  • How to apply?
  • Applicants are required to complete a survey about your education, career goals and 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.

    Lamps Expo - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: June 30, 2018

    Los Angeles lighting retailer LampsExpo.com is proud to announce the 2017-2018 Interior Design Scholarship. Lamps Expo will be awarding a $1,500 scholarship to a current or prospective architecture, or interior design student at an accredited university or college in the U.S. or Canada. Our goal is to support the next generation of students studying architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture. The scholarship will be awarded based upon an essay submission.

  • Who can apply?
  • The interior design scholarship is open to students 18 years of age or older at interior design, architecture, landscape architecture, and architectural engineering schools in the U.S. and Canada. Students must be currently enrolled at least part-time in an undergraduate or graduate design or architecture program.

  • How to apply?
  • Simply submit an essay of 500-1,000 words describing the importance of lighting in interior design, and ways in which lighting can be incorporated to augment & improve interior design and architectural elements.

    For more information, please visit the Lamps Expo website.

    Teton Lighting.com Architectural & Engineering Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: July 1, 2018

  • Who's Eligible to Apply?
  • Any legal U.S. resident who is 18 years or older and is already attending or will attending an accredited college or university.
  • How to Apply for Our Scholarship
  • Create a 1-2 minute video about why you are passionate about becoming an architect, designer, or engineer and submit it to us (before submitting the form you will need to upload your video to YouTube or Vimeo). Please note that the quality of the video will not be a ranking factor, only the content of the video will be considered.
  • Amount: $500
  • For more information, please visit the Teton Lighting.com website.

    Master of Architecture

    David W Lakamp AIA Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: March 1, 2018

    This scholarship was initiated in 1990 by a/e ProNet, a group of insurance professionals providing risk management services to architects and engineers. In 1999, the scholarship was renamed for David W. Lakamp. Mr. Lakamp was a founder of a/e ProNet and a trusted advisor to the profession. He left behind a legacy of professionalism and integrity that set new standards in the field of insurance services. In his honor, two students, who best demonstrate strong interest in practice and risk management, will each receive a $5,000 award.

  • Eligibility
    • Fourth year students in a NAAB accredited degree program, or
    • Fourth year students of a four-year pre-professional degree program in architecture accepted for direct entry to a two-year NAAB accredited M.Arch/D.Arch program, or
    • First year students in a NAAB accredited M.Arch/D.Arch degree program for students with undergraduate degrees in another discipline.
    • Eligible applicants must have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 and, if applicable, a cumulative graduate GPA of 3.0.
    • Eligible applicants must demonstrate an interest/or concentration in practice or risk management.
  • Submission Requirements
    • Completed application including the 500-word case study essay and 200-word biography;
    • A transcript from each academic institution attended since high school;
    • Minimum cumulative GPA: 3.0;
    • Two letters of recommendation addressed to the Scholarship Jury, one of which is from a department faculty member verifying applicant eligibility. Each recommendation should highlight three areas that articulate an applicant’s advantages or areas of excellence with practice and risk management;
    • A current resume.
    For more information, please visit the American Institute of Architects website.

    Robert Bruce Thompson Student Light Fixture Competition - Outside Competition

    Deadline: March 30, 2018

    Bruce Thompson was a twenty-five year veteran of the lighting industry. He had a broad background in the profession having worked in theatre, retail, as a factory representative, and concluding his career in manufacturing as vice president of sales and marketing. Throughout his career Bruce emphasized design and innovation. He was also an accomplished light fixture designer. He established this independent competition to encourage creativity and education in light fixture design and manufacturing.

    Design Problem

    Your client is building the Sit and Spin LaundroCafe, a combination laundromat and café in an urban area. They have hired you to design a ceiling mounted light fixture (surface mount or pendant) which adds fun and visual delight to the laundry portion of the space while also providing functional lighting. The space is 30’ x 40’ with 10’ high ceilings and the café opens onto the sidewalk in good weather. There are washers, dryers and tables for folding laundry as well as seating for the cafe. There is a barista bar which serves pastries, pre-prepared food and espresso drinks to the patrons as they wait. The architectural design of the space is up to you.

    Competition Rules
    • Entrants must be full time students, enrolled in an accredited academic degree program in the United States. Approved programs include architectural engineering programs, architecture programs, interior design programs, theatre, or industrial design programs. Because of the high level of competition, it is recommended that entrants be undergraduate seniors or graduate students.
    • Only individuals may apply. Group projects are not acceptable.
    • The fixture must be designed within the past year and while the entrant is a student.
    • A faculty member at the student's school must sponsor the application.
    • Awards

      Prizes will be awarded annually:

      • First Prize: The Thompson Prize is a cash award of $5,000, plus a trophy.
      • Second Prize: The Award of Distinction is a cash award of $2,500, plus a plaque.
      • Third Prize: The Award of Merit is a cash award of $1,000, plus a plaque.
      • Special Citations: A Special Citation is a cash award of $500, plus a plaque.

      For more information, please visit the Robert Bruce Thompson Light Fixture Competition website.

    Michigan Architectural Foundation - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: April 1, 2018

    Michigan Architectural Foundation provides financial support for students of architecture, and projects that promote, preserve or perpetuate architecture as a fine art. By serving as a visible resource for funding, we increase the public’s appreciation for architecture, which encourages cohesive, sustainable communities, increasing economic value, enriching experiences and adding beauty.

  • Eligibility:
    • Students who are completing or have completed their Bachelor Degree program and who have been accepted or are currently enrolled in a professional program in architecture leading to a Master of Architecture degree.
    • Residents of the State of Michigan and enrolled and attending the University of Michigan, University of Detroit/Mercy, Lawrence Technological University, or Kendall College of Art and Design.

    Applications must be digital-only and submitted via email to tcasai@tmp-architecture.com in PDF format. File sizes should be no greater than 15MB. The files must be PC compatible with type no smaller than 10 point. Photos must be in .jpg or .pdf format.

  • Entry Requirements:
    • An application form downloaded from the Michigan Architectural Foundation website.
    • A transcript of all college records.
    • a.) A personal statement outlining the candidate's interest, experience and plans related to architecture; b.) A statement describing leadership, design and or community accomplishments of the candidate and c.) An outline of extra curricular and public service activities.
    • A PDF copy of the student’s design portfolio that was submitted for acceptance by the university to their graduate program.
    • Two reference letters from individuals familiar with your accomplishments. One of the reference letters must be by a faculty member of your university.
    • School costs and personal financial information as requested on the application.
    For more information, please visit the Michigan Architectural Foundation website.

    We have had winners of this scholarship in the past!

    International Student Design Competition - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 15, 2018

    THE RETAIL DESIGN INSTITUTE invites all students presently enrolled in a recognized college level Architectural, Interior Design or Environmental Design program to join in the 2018 RETAIL DESIGN INSTITUTE’S Student Retail Interior Design Competition.

    We hope the chosen category, Gourmet Grocer, will be of interest to you.

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

  • Winners of the following cash prizes will be NOTIFIED IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE JUDGING in May 2018.
  • Individual Entries:
    • FIRST PRIZE - $5,000
    • SECOND PRIZE - $2,000
    • THIRD PRIZE - $1,000D
    • The Individual First Prize winner’s school will be awarded $500.00
  • Group Entries (2 or more students):
    • FIRST PRIZE - $1,000
    • The Group First Prize winner’s school will be awarded $500.00.
    For more information on this competition, please visit the Retail Design Institute website.

    Chairish Scholarship Program - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: June 30, 2018

    Chairish is offering two scholarship awards designed to support students from diverse backgrounds and students who are majoring in design-related fields such as architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and engineering fields. Each year, we will award up to $10,000 in college scholarships to four deserving students. Good luck!

  • How to Apply
  • Chairish is offering two $2,500 scholarship awards (see details below). To apply, applicants must meet the minimum eligibility requirements and complete the application for each scholarship award by the application deadline. Students may apply for both Chairish scholarship awards separately if they meet the eligibility requirements for each.

    The Chairish "Design Your Future" Scholarship
  • AWARD $2500
  • Deadlines: January 1st & June 30th
  • Chairish is committed to helping college students achieve their dreams. If you are overcoming obstacles to earn a college degree, we want to hear from you! Students from all majors are encouraged to apply, but preference will be given to applicants pursuing design and engineering-related fields.

  • The Chairish “Design Your Future” Scholarship minimum eligibility requirements:
    • Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
    • Open to graduating high school seniors, college undergraduates, and graduate students.
    • Must be enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited two-year, four-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States.
    • This scholarship is open to students from all underrepresented or disadvantaged backgrounds. Examples of ideal applicants include, but are not limited to, students from racial minorities typically underrepresented in higher education, first generation college students, women pursuing a degree in a STEM or typically male-dominated industries, students with disabilities, and or similar situations.
    • Essay Requirement: Applicants must submit a 500 word essay designing their ideal future and what the student plans to do in order to achieve that dream.
    Rising Stars: Interior Design & Architecture Scholarship
  • AWARD $2500
  • Deadlines: January 1st & June 30th
  • Are you the next big interior design star? Are you a passionate college student with a knack for a residential design and architecture? Then this scholarship is for you! We’re looking for talented college students pursuing careers in interior design, architecture, landscape design, industrial design, and other residential design related fields.

  • Rising Stars: Interior Design & Architecture Scholarship minimum eligibility requirements:
    • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
    • Must major in a design-related field (examples: architecture, interior design, landscape design/architecture, furniture making, industrial design, engineering, etc.) and demonstrate an interest in pursuing a design-related career.
    • Open to current college undergraduates and graduate students.
    • Must be enrolled at an accredited two-year, four-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States.
    • Applicant must upload at least two examples from their design portfolio.
    • Essay Requirement: Applicants must submit a 500 word essay describing their career goals and future design aspirations.
    For more information, please visit the Chairish website.

    Houzz Scholarship Program - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: June 30, 2018

    Apply to win $2,500 for your education. We’re excited to announce the 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 world.

    • Women in Architecture Scholarship - Open to female students studying architecture/architectural engineering at the undergraduate or graduate level.
    • Residential Design Scholarship - Open to students studying interior design, architecture or landscape architecture at the undergraduate or graduate level who want to pursue residential design professionally.
    • Sustainable Residential Design Scholarship - Open to students studying architecture, interior design or landscape architecture at the undergraduate or graduate level who want to pursue sustainable residential design professionally.
  • Who can apply?
  • We welcome all students 18 years of age or older at interior design, architecture, landscape architecture, and architectural engineering schools in the U.S. and Canada to apply for one of our three scholarships. This is open to students currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate design or architecture program.

  • How to apply?
  • Applicants are required to complete a survey about your education, career goals and 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.

    Lamps Expo - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: June 30, 2018

    Los Angeles lighting retailer LampsExpo.com is proud to announce the 2017-2018 Interior Design Scholarship. Lamps Expo will be awarding a $1,500 scholarship to a current or prospective architecture, or interior design student at an accredited university or college in the U.S. or Canada. Our goal is to support the next generation of students studying architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture. The scholarship will be awarded based upon an essay submission.

  • Who can apply?
  • The interior design scholarship is open to students 18 years of age or older at interior design, architecture, landscape architecture, and architectural engineering schools in the U.S. and Canada. Students must be currently enrolled at least part-time in an undergraduate or graduate design or architecture program.

  • How to apply?
  • Simply submit an essay of 500-1,000 words describing the importance of lighting in interior design, and ways in which lighting can be incorporated to augment & improve interior design and architectural elements.

    For more information, please visit the Lamps Expo website.

    Teton Lighting.com Architectural & Engineering Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: July 1, 2018

  • Who's Eligible to Apply?
  • Any legal U.S. resident who is 18 years or older and is already attending or will attending an accredited college or university.
  • How to Apply for Our Scholarship
  • Create a 1-2 minute video about why you are passionate about becoming an architect, designer, or engineer and submit it to us (before submitting the form you will need to upload your video to YouTube or Vimeo). Please note that the quality of the video will not be a ranking factor, only the content of the video will be considered.
  • Amount: $500
  • For more information, please visit the Teton Lighting.com website.

    Master of Art Education

    Mecosta County Community Foundation - Outside Scholarships

    Deadline: March 1, 2018

    The Mecosta County Foundation administers scholarships funded by various donors for students in the Mecosta County area. Here are scholarships for our Art Education students:

  • Morley Stanwood Education Association Scholarship
  • Preference:
    • Graduate of Morley Stanwood Community Schools
    • A student pursuing a degree in education
  • Alice Stephenson Schuberg Scholarship
  • Preference:
    • Must be a graduating high school senior, current college student or continuing education student who has graduated from a Mecosta County high school pursuing a career in education and attending Ferris State University
    • Intend to pursue a career in the Mecosta County area after graduation
    • Have realistic goals and plan to achieve them
    • Demonstrate academic achievement and experience in chosen/related field with grade point meeting the standards set by the program the student desires to pursue
    • Be a graduate from a Mecosta County high school
    • Must attach a copy of transcript of current high school or college grades to application
  • Rita and Jerry Conrad Scholarship
  • Preference:
    • Realistic career goals and a plan to achieve these goals
    • Participation in community/volunteer service
    • In even numbered years, consideration will be given to those planning to enter the teaching field and in odd numbered years, consideration will be given to those planning to enter pre-med.

    We strongly encourage you to check out the website and see if there are any scholarships for which you can apply.

    For more information, please visit the Mecosta County Community website.

    Master of Fine Arts

    Outdoor Writers Association - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: March 1, 2018

    Outdoor Writers Association of America Inc. (OWAA) sponsors a Bodie McDowell Scholarship program for tomorrow’s communicators. OWAA is interested in rewarding outstanding undergraduate and graduate students who are working toward careers in outdoor writing, radio and television, wildlife photography, art, lecturing or video and film making. Ideal candidates are talented communicators with outdoor interests who can demonstrate a record of accomplishment in and commitment to the fields of outdoor communications.

    The scholarship is open to qualified undergraduate or graduate students from all disciplines and all schools.

    Each candidate should have clear, significant goals in outdoor communications, demonstrated by submission to OWAA of printed, film or taped material, job history, course orientation or other evidence of good faith. Outdoor communication broadly includes print, film and tape media, as well as outdoor art. The application must include:

    • OWAA application form properly completed.
    • Recommendation from a faculty advisor, professor or school administrator.
    • Grade transcript.
    • Examples of outdoor communication work.
    • A one- to two-page statement by the nominee that details career goals.
    • Optional letters of recommendation from outdoor communicators or employers familiar with applicant’s work.

    For more information, please visit the Outdoor Writers Association of America website.

    The One Club for Creativity - Outside Competition

    Deadline: March 2, 2018

    For more than thirty years, The One Club for Creativity has been and continues to be passionate about encouraging students and young professionals to showcase their creativity. Through the acclaimed Young Ones Student Awards, we aim to identify the best young creative talent from around the world in a variety of creative disciplines.

    • The Young Ones Brief competition tasks students with creating work for different types of clients for the chance to earn a One Show Pencil.
    • The Young Ones ADC competition offers students the chance to earn an ADC Cube by competing in the exact same disciplines and categories as the ADC Annual Awards.
    • The Young Ones Portfolio competition is an opportunity for students to showcase examples from their portfolio in a variety of creative disciplines.

    To qualify for entry, national and international college students must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate college program, or other program approved by The One Club's Education Department. Submissions to the competitions are judged based on creativity and originality. Winners are awarded during the Young Ones Education Festival, held each May in New York City.

    For more information, please visit The One Club for Creativity website.

    International Foodservice Editorial Council - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: March 15, 2018

    The International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC) awards scholarships annually to students with experience and/or education in the combination of food/foodservice and the communication arts.

    Full-time students in good standing in a degree-granting program of a post-secondary institution whose studies and work experience combine the fields of food/foodservice and the communication arts are considered eligible. Awards range in amounts of from $1,500 - $6,000.

  • Examples of careers IFEC wishes to encourage.
    • Journalist, public relations practitioner, food photographer, food stylist, and marketing communications specialist, all of them working within the foodservice or food industry.

    Examples of studies and work experiences considered applicable:

    • Communication studies: Journalism, public relations, mass communication, English, broadcast journalism, marketing, photography, graphic arts, and related
    • Work experience: Restaurants and other foodservice outlets; print, broadcast and electronic media; public relations, advertising, and marketing

    For more information, please visit the IFEC website.

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships - Outside Scholarships

    Deadline: April 16, 2018

    AIGA Worldstudio scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying art and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Our primary aims are to increase diversity in the creative professions, and to foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers, and studios of tomorrow. Scholarship recipients are selected not only for their talent and their need, but also for their demonstrated commitment to giving back to the larger community through their work.

  • AREAS OF STUDY
    • Fine Art
    • Graphic Design
    • Illustration
    • Photography
  • ELIGIBILITY
    • Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA.
    • Applicants must be citizens of the United States or possess a green card.
    • Applicants must be pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a design or art discipline listed above with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career.
    • Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited college or university in the United States for the Fall 2018/Spring 2019 academic year with the intention of maintaining full-time status for the entire year.
    • Though not a requirement, minority status is a significant factor considered in jury decisions.
    • Scholarships are only awarded to those students who are in financial need. Applicants must, therefore, provide complete Financial Aid information on the scholarship form and have the form signed by a Financial Aid Officer.

    For more information, please visit the AIGA website.

    Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Educational Fund - Outside Scholarship

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

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

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

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

    **We have had past winners of this scholarship!

    Medical Illustration

    P. Buckley Moss Endowed Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: March 31, 2018

    In keeping with the goals of renowned artist P. Buckley Moss, who struggled with dyslexia during her school years, this scholarship represents her dedication to young people who have learning disabilities and are aspiring towards a career in the visual arts.

    Scholarship(s) up-to $1,000.00 will be awarded to one or more high school seniors with financial need, a certified language-related learning difference, and artistic talent who plan a career in visual arts. Scholarships are potentially renewable for up to three additional years for a 4-year college. Students should be taking art classes during each semester.

  • Eligibility:
    • Graduating high school senior
    • Verified specific language-related learning disability
    • Verified financial need
    • Visual arts talent
    • Acceptance to accredited four-year college or university or two-year community college
    • Intent to pursue career in a visual arts field

    Nominations can be made only by members of the P. Buckley Moss Society. Students who do not know a Society member should call the Foundation Office at (800)430-1320.

    For more information, please visit the P. Buckley Moss website.

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships - Outside Scholarships

    Deadline: April 16, 2018

    AIGA Worldstudio scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying art and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Our primary aims are to increase diversity in the creative professions, and to foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers, and studios of tomorrow. Scholarship recipients are selected not only for their talent and their need, but also for their demonstrated commitment to giving back to the larger community through their work.

  • AREAS OF STUDY
    • Fine Art
    • Graphic Design
    • Illustration
    • Photography
  • ELIGIBILITY
    • Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA.
    • Applicants must be citizens of the United States or possess a green card.
    • Applicants must be pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a design or art discipline listed above with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career.
    • Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited college or university in the United States for the Fall 2018/Spring 2019 academic year with the intention of maintaining full-time status for the entire year.
    • Though not a requirement, minority status is a significant factor considered in jury decisions.
    • Scholarships are only awarded to those students who are in financial need. Applicants must, therefore, provide complete Financial Aid information on the scholarship form and have the form signed by a Financial Aid Officer.

    For more information, please visit the AIGA website.

    CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: April 20, 2018

    The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship was established in 2006 to provide financial assistance to students who are pursuing a degree in the visual arts.

    The visual arts include architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production, etc.

  • Eligibility
    • U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
    • Selected applicants will be qualified African-American or black students.
    • Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate student
    • Be pursuing a major and career in the visual arts
    • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
    • Exhibit leadership and community service

    For more information, please visit the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation website.

    **Kendall has had students win this scholarship in the past**

    Krylon Clear Choice Art Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 31, 2018

    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 Clear Choice Art Scholarships are available to:

    • High school seniors (graduating before June 29, 2018) 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).

    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

    CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: April 20, 2018

    The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship was established in 2006 to provide financial assistance to students who are pursuing a degree in the visual arts.

    The visual arts include architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production, etc.

  • Eligibility
    • U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
    • Selected applicants will be qualified African-American or black students.
    • Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate student
    • Be pursuing a major and career in the visual arts
    • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
    • Exhibit leadership and community service

    For more information, please visit the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation website.

    **Kendall has had students win this scholarship in the past**

    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

    International Foodservice Editorial Council - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: March 15, 2018

    The International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC) awards scholarships annually to students with experience and/or education in the combination of food/foodservice and the communication arts.

    Full-time students in good standing in a degree-granting program of a post-secondary institution whose studies and work experience combine the fields of food/foodservice and the communication arts are considered eligible. Awards range in amounts of from $1,500 - $6,000.

  • Examples of careers IFEC wishes to encourage.
    • Journalist, public relations practitioner, food photographer, food stylist, and marketing communications specialist, all of them working within the foodservice or food industry.

    Examples of studies and work experiences considered applicable:

    • Communication studies: Journalism, public relations, mass communication, English, broadcast journalism, marketing, photography, graphic arts, and related
    • Work experience: Restaurants and other foodservice outlets; print, broadcast and electronic media; public relations, advertising, and marketing

    For more information, please visit the IFEC website.

    P. Buckley Moss Endowed Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: March 31, 2018

    In keeping with the goals of renowned artist P. Buckley Moss, who struggled with dyslexia during her school years, this scholarship represents her dedication to young people who have learning disabilities and are aspiring towards a career in the visual arts.

    Scholarship(s) up-to $1,000.00 will be awarded to one or more high school seniors with financial need, a certified language-related learning difference, and artistic talent who plan a career in visual arts. Scholarships are potentially renewable for up to three additional years for a 4-year college. Students should be taking art classes during each semester.

  • Eligibility:
    • Graduating high school senior
    • Verified specific language-related learning disability
    • Verified financial need
    • Visual arts talent
    • Acceptance to accredited four-year college or university or two-year community college
    • Intent to pursue career in a visual arts field

    Nominations can be made only by members of the P. Buckley Moss Society. Students who do not know a Society member should call the Foundation Office at (800)430-1320.

    For more information, please visit the P. Buckley Moss website.

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships - Outside Scholarships

    Deadline: April 16, 2018

    AIGA Worldstudio scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying art and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Our primary aims are to increase diversity in the creative professions, and to foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers, and studios of tomorrow. Scholarship recipients are selected not only for their talent and their need, but also for their demonstrated commitment to giving back to the larger community through their work.

  • AREAS OF STUDY
    • Fine Art
    • Graphic Design
    • Illustration
    • Photography
  • ELIGIBILITY
    • Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA.
    • Applicants must be citizens of the United States or possess a green card.
    • Applicants must be pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a design or art discipline listed above with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career.
    • Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited college or university in the United States for the Fall 2018/Spring 2019 academic year with the intention of maintaining full-time status for the entire year.
    • Though not a requirement, minority status is a significant factor considered in jury decisions.
    • Scholarships are only awarded to those students who are in financial need. Applicants must, therefore, provide complete Financial Aid information on the scholarship form and have the form signed by a Financial Aid Officer.

    For more information, please visit the AIGA website.

    CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: April 20, 2018

    The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship was established in 2006 to provide financial assistance to students who are pursuing a degree in the visual arts.

    The visual arts include architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production, etc.

  • Eligibility
    • U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
    • Selected applicants will be qualified African-American or black students.
    • Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate student
    • Be pursuing a major and career in the visual arts
    • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
    • Exhibit leadership and community service

    For more information, please visit the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation website.

    **Kendall has had students win this scholarship in the past**

    Krylon Clear Choice Art Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 31, 2018

    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 Clear Choice Art Scholarships are available to:

    • High school seniors (graduating before June 29, 2018) 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).

    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

    Specialty Equipment Market Association - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: March 1, 2018

    A love for cars, trucks and SUVs is the motivating force behind the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA). This trade association consists of a diverse group of manufacturers, distributors, retailers, publishing companies, auto restorers, street-rod builders, restylers, car clubs, race teams and more.

    Every year SEMA helps students pay for their college tuition, and helps SEMA Members pay off their student loans. Students from all academic and technical disciplines that lead to careers in the automotive industry are welcome to apply!

  • Eligibility:
    • Minimum 2.5 grade point average.
    • Must be a U.S. citizen enrolled in a full-time program of study at an accredited university, college, or vocational/technical program in the United States.
    • Pursuing studies leading to a career in the automotive industry or related field.
    For more information, please visit the SEMA website.

    The One Club for Creativity - Outside Competition

    Deadline: March 2, 2018

    For more than thirty years, The One Club for Creativity has been and continues to be passionate about encouraging students and young professionals to showcase their creativity. Through the acclaimed Young Ones Student Awards, we aim to identify the best young creative talent from around the world in a variety of creative disciplines.

    • The Young Ones Brief competition tasks students with creating work for different types of clients for the chance to earn a One Show Pencil.
    • The Young Ones ADC competition offers students the chance to earn an ADC Cube by competing in the exact same disciplines and categories as the ADC Annual Awards.
    • The Young Ones Portfolio competition is an opportunity for students to showcase examples from their portfolio in a variety of creative disciplines.

    To qualify for entry, national and international college students must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate college program, or other program approved by The One Club's Education Department. Submissions to the competitions are judged based on creativity and originality. Winners are awarded during the Young Ones Education Festival, held each May in New York City.

    For more information, please visit The One Club for Creativity website.

    International Foodservice Editorial Council - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: March 15, 2018

    The International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC) awards scholarships annually to students with experience and/or education in the combination of food/foodservice and the communication arts.

    Full-time students in good standing in a degree-granting program of a post-secondary institution whose studies and work experience combine the fields of food/foodservice and the communication arts are considered eligible. Awards range in amounts of from $1,500 - $6,000.

  • Examples of careers IFEC wishes to encourage.
    • Journalist, public relations practitioner, food photographer, food stylist, and marketing communications specialist, all of them working within the foodservice or food industry.

    Examples of studies and work experiences considered applicable:

    • Communication studies: Journalism, public relations, mass communication, English, broadcast journalism, marketing, photography, graphic arts, and related
    • Work experience: Restaurants and other foodservice outlets; print, broadcast and electronic media; public relations, advertising, and marketing

    For more information, please visit the IFEC website.

    P. Buckley Moss Endowed Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: March 31, 2018

    In keeping with the goals of renowned artist P. Buckley Moss, who struggled with dyslexia during her school years, this scholarship represents her dedication to young people who have learning disabilities and are aspiring towards a career in the visual arts.

    Scholarship(s) up-to $1,000.00 will be awarded to one or more high school seniors with financial need, a certified language-related learning difference, and artistic talent who plan a career in visual arts. Scholarships are potentially renewable for up to three additional years for a 4-year college. Students should be taking art classes during each semester.

  • Eligibility:
    • Graduating high school senior
    • Verified specific language-related learning disability
    • Verified financial need
    • Visual arts talent
    • Acceptance to accredited four-year college or university or two-year community college
    • Intent to pursue career in a visual arts field

    Nominations can be made only by members of the P. Buckley Moss Society. Students who do not know a Society member should call the Foundation Office at (800)430-1320.

    For more information, please visit the P. Buckley Moss website.

    Pretty Photoshop Actions - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: April 15, 2018

    Pretty Photoshop Actions recognizes the importance of higher education and the role it plays in our personal and professional fulfillment. That’s why we are so excited to announce the Pretty Photoshop Actions $500 bi-annual scholarship (awarded twice per year). This ongoing scholarship provides college and university students an opportunity to earn money to further their education and achieve their goals!

  • Scholarship Entry Requirements
  • Carefully research and compose an essay style Adobe Photoshop 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 Photoshop has changed photography
    • How to re-touch skin in Photoshop for photographers
    • Favorite tips for enhancing color in Photoshop
    • Three must-know Photoshop overlays ideas for adding WOW to your portraits
  • Eligibility Requirements
    • You should presently be a senior in high school;
    • Or be transitioning from high school to a college or university;
    • Or be already enrolled in a college or university inside the United States or Canada.
    • Employees and their immediate family members of PhotoshopActions.com are not eligible to participate.
    For more information, please visit the Pretty Photoshop Actions website.

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships - Outside Scholarships

    Deadline: April 16, 2018

    AIGA Worldstudio scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying art and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Our primary aims are to increase diversity in the creative professions, and to foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers, and studios of tomorrow. Scholarship recipients are selected not only for their talent and their need, but also for their demonstrated commitment to giving back to the larger community through their work.

  • AREAS OF STUDY
    • Fine Art
    • Graphic Design
    • Illustration
    • Photography
  • ELIGIBILITY
    • Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA.
    • Applicants must be citizens of the United States or possess a green card.
    • Applicants must be pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a design or art discipline listed above with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career.
    • Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited college or university in the United States for the Fall 2018/Spring 2019 academic year with the intention of maintaining full-time status for the entire year.
    • Though not a requirement, minority status is a significant factor considered in jury decisions.
    • Scholarships are only awarded to those students who are in financial need. Applicants must, therefore, provide complete Financial Aid information on the scholarship form and have the form signed by a Financial Aid Officer.

    For more information, please visit the AIGA website.

    CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: April 20, 2018

    The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship was established in 2006 to provide financial assistance to students who are pursuing a degree in the visual arts.

    The visual arts include architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production, etc.

  • Eligibility
    • U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
    • Selected applicants will be qualified African-American or black students.
    • Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate student
    • Be pursuing a major and career in the visual arts
    • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
    • Exhibit leadership and community service

    For more information, please visit the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation website.

    **Kendall has had students win this scholarship in the past**

    Camera Runner Photography Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: August 31, 2018

    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 prove 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!

    Printmaking

    P. Buckley Moss Endowed Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: March 31, 2018

    In keeping with the goals of renowned artist P. Buckley Moss, who struggled with dyslexia during her school years, this scholarship represents her dedication to young people who have learning disabilities and are aspiring towards a career in the visual arts.

    Scholarship(s) up-to $1,000.00 will be awarded to one or more high school seniors with financial need, a certified language-related learning difference, and artistic talent who plan a career in visual arts. Scholarships are potentially renewable for up to three additional years for a 4-year college. Students should be taking art classes during each semester.

  • Eligibility:
    • Graduating high school senior
    • Verified specific language-related learning disability
    • Verified financial need
    • Visual arts talent
    • Acceptance to accredited four-year college or university or two-year community college
    • Intent to pursue career in a visual arts field

    Nominations can be made only by members of the P. Buckley Moss Society. Students who do not know a Society member should call the Foundation Office at (800)430-1320.

    For more information, please visit the P. Buckley Moss website.

    Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships - Outside Scholarships

    Deadline: April 16, 2018

    AIGA Worldstudio scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying art and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Our primary aims are to increase diversity in the creative professions, and to foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers, and studios of tomorrow. Scholarship recipients are selected not only for their talent and their need, but also for their demonstrated commitment to giving back to the larger community through their work.

  • AREAS OF STUDY
    • Fine Art
    • Graphic Design
    • Illustration
    • Photography
  • ELIGIBILITY
    • Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA.
    • Applicants must be citizens of the United States or possess a green card.
    • Applicants must be pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a design or art discipline listed above with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career.
    • Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited college or university in the United States for the Fall 2018/Spring 2019 academic year with the intention of maintaining full-time status for the entire year.
    • Though not a requirement, minority status is a significant factor considered in jury decisions.
    • Scholarships are only awarded to those students who are in financial need. Applicants must, therefore, provide complete Financial Aid information on the scholarship form and have the form signed by a Financial Aid Officer.

    For more information, please visit the AIGA website.

    CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: April 20, 2018

    The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship was established in 2006 to provide financial assistance to students who are pursuing a degree in the visual arts.

    The visual arts include architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production, etc.

  • Eligibility
    • U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
    • Selected applicants will be qualified African-American or black students.
    • Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate student
    • Be pursuing a major and career in the visual arts
    • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
    • Exhibit leadership and community service

    For more information, please visit the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation website.

    **Kendall has had students win this scholarship in the past**

    Krylon Clear Choice Art Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 31, 2018

    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 Clear Choice Art Scholarships are available to:

    • High school seniors (graduating before June 29, 2018) 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).

    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

    P. Buckley Moss Endowed Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: March 31, 2018

    In keeping with the goals of renowned artist P. Buckley Moss, who struggled with dyslexia during her school years, this scholarship represents her dedication to young people who have learning disabilities and are aspiring towards a career in the visual arts.

    Scholarship(s) up-to $1,000.00 will be awarded to one or more high school seniors with financial need, a certified language-related learning difference, and artistic talent who plan a career in visual arts. Scholarships are potentially renewable for up to three additional years for a 4-year college. Students should be taking art classes during each semester.

  • Eligibility:
    • Graduating high school senior
    • Verified specific language-related learning disability
    • Verified financial need
    • Visual arts talent
    • Acceptance to accredited four-year college or university or two-year community college
    • Intent to pursue career in a visual arts field

    Nominations can be made only by members of the P. Buckley Moss Society. Students who do not know a Society member should call the Foundation Office at (800)430-1320.

    For more information, please visit the P. Buckley Moss website.

    CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: April 20, 2018

    The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship was established in 2006 to provide financial assistance to students who are pursuing a degree in the visual arts.

    The visual arts include architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production, etc.

  • Eligibility
    • U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
    • Selected applicants will be qualified African-American or black students.
    • Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate student
    • Be pursuing a major and career in the visual arts
    • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
    • Exhibit leadership and community service

    For more information, please visit the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation website.

    **Kendall has had students win this scholarship in the past**

    Michigan Ceramic Art Association - Outside Scholarship

    Deadline: May 31, 2018

    The Michigan Ceramic Art Association is seeking candidates for the 2018 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.

    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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