Scholarship of Merit

Scholarships of Merit are awarded annually to current undergraduate and graduate students.

The 2017-2018 academic year application will be open from December 1, 2016 - February 1, 2017 for both currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate MFA students.

Eligible students must be enrolled full-time. All students must have an established KCAD GPA to apply for this scholarship. Undergraduate students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3, and graduate students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 to apply.

  • All applicants must use the online registration and submission process found here.
  • All applicants are required to complete the Essay question listed in the SlideRoom program. Please note that the essay question has changed from previous years.
  • Only Art History applicants are required to submit a response to the Art History Essay question.
  • Non-Art History applicants are required to submit five (5) pieces for review.
  • If you need technical support, contact SlideRoom's Help Desk. A link can be found on their website.

    *** Awards are disbursed based on full-time enrollment at KCAD (12 or more credit hours per semester) and students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.3 for undergraduate and 3.5 for graduate students for renewal consideration and funding availability.

    A Scholarship Application Workshops will be hosted at a future date. Check back for details. All current students are welcome to attend workshops about preparing an application for the Scholarship of Merit. If you are unable to attend, please see the presentation slides here.

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