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 Printing

PIA-MidAmerica Graphic Arts Scholarships
Description : a student entering or enrolled in a post-secondary print technology/management or digital imaging related program
Deadline : Mar. 1
Link : http://www.graphiccommcentral.org/decide/scholarships-in-graphic-communications.html
Contact : (214) 630-8871
max. $$$ : $2,500
required form : www.piamidam.org/member-benefits/the-vault/doc/100/Similar

The Clampitt Paper/Henry Phillips Memorial Scholarship Program
Description : to students currently enrolled in an accredited two- or four-year print technology or management program. Available to Texas residents.
Contact : (214) 630-8871
max. $$$ : $1000

The Austin Litho Club
Description : college studies (two- or four-year program) leading to a career in the printing and publishing industries.
max. $$$ : $500

The Dallas Litho Club

Description : for college studies (two- or four-year program) leading to a career in the printing and publishing industries.
max. $$$ : $500

The San Antonio Litho Club

Description : to a student pursuing college studies (two- or four-year program) leading to a career in the printing and publishing industries.
Contact : (210) 824-1077
max. $$$ : $2000
required form : a letter of recommendation and high school transcripts

Texas Printing Education Foundation
Description : for printing students attending Texas A&M-Commerce University.
Contact : (713) 522-2046

PIA San Diego Scholarship Program
Description : to San Diego students pursuing a full-time, post-secondary education in printing.
Link : http://www.piasd.org/links.html
Contact : (858) 571-6555
max. $$$ : funds for up to one year’s tuition, books and fees

Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation
Description : to pursue a career in graphic communications at a two- or four-year college
Deadline : April 1st
Link : http://www.printing.org/pgsf
Contact : 412-259-1740
min. $ : 1000
max. $$$ : $5000
required form : https://www.printing.org/form/9717
how long waiting result : 3 months

Printing Industries of Michigan
Description : to an individual currently enrolled in a college or university graphic arts program, or to a student planning to pursue a career in the graphic communications industry. Applicants must live in the state of Michigan.
Deadline : April 1st
Link : http://www.print.org/PIMEduFoundation.cfm
Contact : 248-354-9200
required form : http://www.print.org/Documents/PIMScholarshipFund.pdf
how long waiting result : 2 months

The Pagel Graphic Arts Scholarship Fund
Description : scholarships to individuals of all ages attending school in Wisconsin and pursuing some form of higher education in the print communications industry.
Deadline : Mar. 15
Link : http://askmadisoncollege.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/1430/~/what-is-the-pagel-graphic-arts-scholarship%3F
Contact : 262-789-8484
min. $ : 500
max. $$$ : $1500
required form : http://www.mtmary.edu/pdfs/admissions/finaid/graphic-art-scholarship.pdf
how long waiting result : 1 month

The Madison Area Club of Printing House Craftsman Scholarship
Description : open to students living in the Madison area who plan to attend an accredited school with a Graphic Arts program
Deadline : mid March
Link : http://matcmadison.edu/scholarships
Contact : 608-246-6170
min. $ : 400
max. $$$ : $2500
required form : http://matcmadison.edu/files/users/tweisheipl/Fall%202012%20Scholarship%20Application_distributed.pdf
how long waiting result : 4 months

Printing Industry of Minnesota Education Foundation
Description : for post-secondary print-communications education at a two-year or four-year college.
Deadline : April 1st
Link : www.pimn.org/scholar/scholarships.htm
Contact : 800-448-7566
max. $$$ : 1000
required form : http://www.pimn.org/scholar/documents/scholarship%20form%20Update%202012-2013.pdf
how long waiting result : 2 months

The Susquehanna Litho Foundation
Description : Scholarships available for study at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology in Lancaster, PA, and Millersville University in Millersville, PA
Deadline : April 1st
Link : http://slc.org/scholar.htm
Contact : 412-741-6860
min. $ : 1000
max. $$$ : 5000
required form : http://64.211.221.146/eweb/docs/pgsf/pgsfapp.pdf

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Performing Arts/Multi Media

Donna Reed Foundation for the Performing Arts
Description : individuals who qualify for post secondary education and desire to pursue an education or a career in the performing arts. Crawford County, Iowa residence only
Link : http://www.donnareed.org/html/templates/dr_section.php?dr_section=scholar
Contact : 712-263-3334
min. $ : 625
max. $$$ : 1000

Kodak Scholarship
Description : These highly competitive awards are given to students demonstrating superior professional filmmaking production skills and creativity.
Deadline : June 13
Link : http://motion.kodak.com/motion/Education/Scholarships/index.htm
Contact : Online
min. $ : $500 Scholarship Tuition Award and $3,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant
max. $$$ : $1,500 Scholarship Tuition Award and $5,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant
required form : http://motion.kodak.com/motion/uploadedFiles/Kodak/motion/Education/Scholarships/KODAK_Student_Scholarship_Form_2011.pdf
how long waiting result : 2 months

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 Graphic Communication

Electronic Document Systems Foundation (EDSF) Document Communication Scholarships
Description : awarded to students pursuing studies and careers in the document communication field.
Deadline : May 1st
Link : http://www.edsf.org/what_we_do/scholarships/index.html
Contact : 817-849-1145
min. $ : 1000
max. $$$ : 5000

required form : General Information Page, Cover Letter, Essays (two essay responses), Activities & Work Experience, Transcript, Recommendation Letters

The Graphic Communications Scholarship Award and Career Advancement Foundation
Description : to graduating high school students from specified counties in New York and New Jersey who are pursuing an education in graphic communications at a two- or four-year college.
Deadline : May 14
Link : www.in3.org/ga/scholarshipinfo
Contact : 212-400-2449
required form : http://in3.org/ga/scholarshipinfo/apps/SecondApp.pdf

New England Graphics Arts Scholarship
Description : For students who study graphic arts at a two- or four-year college or university, and available only to residents of New England.
Deadline : May 15th
Link : www.ppcne.org/scholarships.html
Contact : jay@mhcp.com
cthompson@pine.org
max. $$$ : 2500
required form : An application form, A copy of the student’s transcript, A Confidential Financial Aid Form
how long waiting result : 1.5 months

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 Interior Design

David Barrett Memorial Scholarship
Description : given biennially by the ASID Foundation to recognize an outstanding undergraduate or graduate student’s work which demonstrates a continuing interest and ability in utilizing classical designs and traditional materials, inclusive of furniture and fabrics.
Deadline: Dec 1
Link : http://www.asid.org//asid_foundation/SCHOLARSHIPS_and_AWARDS.html
Contact : 202) 546-3480
max. $$$ : 12000
required form : a personal statement, letter of recommendation, prepared design portfolio featuring 8 -12 design components with a written description detailing how classical designs and traditional materials are used in each design component

Irene Winifred Eno Grant
Description : to provide financial assistance to individuals or groups engaged in the creation of an educational program(s) or an interior design research project dedicated to health, safety and welfare.
Deadline: March 12
Link : http://www.asid.org//asid_foundation/SCHOLARSHIPS_and_AWARDS.html
Contact : 202) 546-3480
max. $$$ : 5000
required form :
Abstract (max. 250 words)
Explanation of How You Intend to Use the Funds ( max. 500 words)
Promotion Plan (max. 1000 words)
Biographical Statement and Headshot

Joel Polsky Prize
Description : to recognize outstanding academic contributions to the discipline of interior design through literature or visual communication.
Deadline: March 12
Link : http://www.asid.org//asid_foundation/SCHOLARSHIPS_and_AWARDS.html
Contact : 202) 546-3480
max. $$$ : 5000
required form :
Description of Publication or Visual Communication (max. 250 words)
Copy of the Publication or Visual Communication *
Biographical Statement and Headshot

Joel Polsky Academic Achievement Award
Description : to recognize an outstanding undergraduate or graduate student’s interior design research or thesis project.
Deadline: March 12
Link : http://www.asid.org//asid_foundation/SCHOLARSHIPS_and_AWARDS.html
Contact : 202) 546-3480
max. $$$ : 5000
required form :
Abstract (max. 250 words)
Thesis, Dissertation or Research Project
Biographical Statement and Headshot

Legacy Scholarship for Undergraduates
Description : open to all students in their junior or senior year of undergraduate study enrolled in at least a three-year program of interior design
Deadline: March 12
Link : http://www.asid.org//asid_foundation/SCHOLARSHIPS_and_AWARDS.html
Contact : 202) 546-3480
max. $$$ : 4000
required form : Portfolio
Portfolio Description (max. 250 words)
List of Portfolio Components
Personal Statement with Career Goals
Official School Transcript(s)
Letter of Recommendation
Biographical Statement (max. 100 words) and Headshot

Yale R. Burge Competition
Description : open to all students in their final year of undergraduate study enrolled in at least a three-year program of interior design.
Link : http://www.asid.org/asidfoundation/Foundation+Scholarships+and+Awards.htm
Contact : 202) 546-3480
max. $$$ : 750

Mabelle Wilhelmina Boldt Scholarship
Description : open to students who are enrolled in or have applied for admission to a graduate-level interior design program at a degree-granting institution. Applicants must have been practicing designers for a period of at least five years prior to returning to graduate school level.
Link : http://www.asid.org/asidfoundation/Foundation+Scholarships+and+Awards.htm
Contact : 202) 546-3480
max. $$$ : 2000

Dora Brahms Award
Description : open biennially to educational institutions on behalf of their students in historic preservation and/or restoration studies, to encourage and support the advancement of professional activities in historic preservation and/or restoration.
Link : http://www.asid.org/asidfoundation/Foundation+Scholarships+and+Awards.htm
Contact : 202) 546-3481
max. $$$ : 1500

IFDA Leaders Commemorative Scholarship
Description : for students majoring in interior design or related design program Open To Currently Enrolled, Full-Time Undergraduate Students, Extra Credit For Volunteer Work/Leadership
Deadline: March, 31st
Link : http://www.ifdaef.org/scholarships.php
Contact : 503-367-0151
max. $$$ : 1500
required form : post-secondary students to: be majoring in Interior Design or a related field, have completed four design related courses, be enrolled at a nationally accredited school or college.

  • Requires a letter of recommendation from a professor or instructor.
  • Requires
    four copies of a 200-400 word essay explaining your long- and short-term goals, extra curricular activities, awards, and what led you to pursue a career in this field.
  • Most require four copies of two-three different examples of student’s design work. Digital color copies or CD’s acceptable.
    How long: waiting result : 4 monthsPart time Student Scholarship
    Description : for students majoring in interior design or related design program
    Deadline: March, 31st
    Link : http://www.ifdaef.org/scholarships.php
    Contact : 503-367-0152
    max. $$$ : 1500
    Required form : post-secondary students to: be majoring in Interior Design or a related field, have completed four design related courses, be enrolled at a nationally accredited school or college.
  • Part-Time Student Scholarship requires the student to be currently enrolled in at least two Interior Design or related courses.
  • Requires a letter of recommendation from a professor or instructor.
  • Requires four copies of a 200-400 word essay explaining your long- and short-term goals, extra curricular activities, awards, and what led you to pursue a career in this field.
  • Most require four copies of two-three different examples of student’s design work. Digital color copies or CD’s acceptable.
    How long: waiting result : 4 monthsIFDA Student Member Scholarship
    Description : for students majoring in interior design or related design program
    Deadline: March, 31st
    Link : http://www.ifdaef.org/scholarships.php
    Contact : 503-367-0153
    max. $$$ : 2000
    Required form : post-secondary students to: be majoring in Interior Design or a related field, have completed four design related courses, be enrolled at a nationally accredited school or college.
  • Requires a letter of recommendation from a professor or instructor.
  • Requires four copies of a 200-400 word essay explaining your long- and short-term goals, extra curricular activities, awards, and what led you to pursue a career in this field.
  • Most require four copies of two-three different examples of student’s design work. Digital color copies or CD’s acceptable.
  • The IFDA Student Member Scholarship requires a recommendation from an IFDA member, in addition to an educator.
    how long waiting result : 4 monthsRuth Clark Furniture Design Scholarship
    Description : for students majoring in interior design or related design program
    Deadline: March, 31st
    Link : http://www.ifdaef.org/scholarships.php
    Contact : 503-367-0154
    max. $$$ : 3000

Required form : post-secondary students to: be majoring in Interior Design or a related field, have completed four design related courses, be enrolled at a nationally accredited school or college.

  • Requires a letter of recommendation from a professor or instructor.
  • Requires four copies of a 200-400 word essay explaining your long- and short-term goals, extra curricular activities, awards, and what led you to pursue a career in this field.
  • Most require four copies of two-three different examples of student’s design work. Digital color copies or CD’s acceptable.
  • Ruth Clark Furniture Design Scholarship requires five copies of five different original furniture designs
  • How long waiting result : 4 monthsVercille Voss IFDA Graduate Student Scholarship
    Description : for students majoring in interior design or related design program
    Deadline: March, 31st
    Link : http://www.ifdaef.org/scholarships.php
    Contact : 503-367-0155
    max. $$$ : 2000
    Required form : post-secondary students to: be majoring in Interior Design or a related field, have completed four design related courses, be enrolled at a nationally accredited school or college.
  • Requires a letter of recommendation from a professor or instructor.
  • Requires four copies of a 200-400 word essay explaining your long- and short-term goals, extra curricular activities, awards, and what led you to pursue a career in this field.
  • Most require four copies of two-three different examples of student’s design work. Digital color copies or CD’s acceptable.
    How long waiting result : 4 monthsGreen/Sustainable Design Scholarship
    Description : for students majoring in interior design or related design program
    Deadline: March, 31st
    Link : http://www.ifdaef.org/scholarships.php
    Contact : 503-367-0156
    max. $$$ : 1500
    Required form : post-secondary students to: be majoring in Interior Design or a related field, have completed four design related courses, be enrolled at a nationally accredited school or college.
  • Requires a letter of recommendation from a professor or instructor.
  • Requires four copies of a 200-400 word essay explaining your long- and short-term goals, extra curricular activities, awards, and what led you to pursue a career in this field.
  • Most require four copies of two-three different examples of student’s design work. Digital color copies or CD’s acceptable.
    How long waiting result : 4 monthsMarketing Internship Scholarship
    Description : for students majoring in interior design or related design program
    Deadline: March, 31st
    Link : http://www.ifdaef.org/scholarships.php
    Contact : 503-367-0157
    max. $$$ : 1500
    Required form : post-secondary students to: be majoring in Interior Design or a related field, have completed four design related courses, be enrolled at a nationally accredited school or college.
  • Requires a letter of recommendation from a professor or instructor.
  • Requires four copies of a 200-400 word essay explaining your long- and short-term goals, extra curricular activities, awards, and what led you to pursue a career in this field.
  • Most require four copies of two-three different examples of student’s design work. Digital color copies or CD’s acceptable.
    How long waiting result : 4 monthsCuratorial fellowships
    Description : to encourage curatorial research leading to new scholarship in the field of contemporary art. Grants of up to $50,000 are designed to support travel, archival research, convening of colleagues, interviews and time to write.
    Link : http://www.warholfoundation.org/grant/curatorial_fellowships.html
    Contact : 212-387-7555
    max. $$$ : 50000

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 Architecture

National Sculpture society scholarship
Description : for students of figurative or representational sculpture.
Deadline : June, 1
Link : http://www.nationalsculpture.org/nssN/index.cfm/fa/cProg.scholarships
Contact : 212.764.5645
max. $$$ : 2000
required form :
1. Scholarship Application form (see next page)
2. A biography or resume that explains the student’s background in sculpture. This can be in the form of a Word (.doc or .docx) or PDF (.pdf) document or a separate piece of paper.
3. Two letters of recommendation. (These can be mailed separately)
4. A CD with 10 to 18 images of at least six different sculptures by the applicant. Images on the CD should be in JPEG (.jpg) format with a resolution of at least 72 dpi. PLEASE, NO POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS
5. A list stating the title, medium and dimensions of the sculpture shown in the images on the CD. This can be in the form of a Word (.doc or .docx) or PDF (.pdf) document.
6. Proof of financial need. This can be in the form of photocopies of other scholarship/grant applications, photocopies of tax forms from previous year, and/or a signed letter from the financial aid office of the applicant’s school.

The Richard Morris Hunt Fellowship
Description : the Richard Morris Hunt Fellowship is awarded to architects pursuing a career in historical preservation. The Hunt Fellowship alternates each year between a French and an American architect
Deadline : June, 30
Link : http://www.archfoundation.org/category/featured-programs/richard-morris-hunt-fellowship/
Contact : Elizabeth Blazevich: eblazevich@archfoundation.org
max. $$$ : 25000
required form : letter of interest, a written proposal, letters of support, and his/her portfolio.
how long waiting result : 5 months

AIA/AAF Minority/Disadvantaged Scholarship
Description : assistance to high school graduates, college freshmen, and community college students from a minority and/or financially disadvantaged background who intend to pursue a NAAB-accredited professional degree (5-year BA or BA + MA) in architecture.
Deadline : Mar. 16
Link : http://www.archfoundation.org/2011/11/aia-aaf-minority-disadvantaged-scholarship-overview/
Contact : Jamie Yeung: jyeung@aia.org
min. $ : 3000
max. $$$ : 4000
required form : a letter of recommendation from a high school guidance counselor, architect, or other individual who is aware of the student’s interest and aptitude for architecture, and an application prepared by the student, including an essay, statement of disadvantaged circumstances, letters of recommendations, transcripts and a drawing
how long waiting result : 3 months

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 General Scholarship

Coca-Cola Scholarship
Description : For Senior American high school students
Deadline : Oct, 31
Link : https://www.coca-colascholars.org/page.aspx?pid=456
Contact : 800-306-2653
min. $ : 10000
max. $$$ : 20000
required form : Biographical Information, School Activities, Community Activities, Academic Information, Employment Information

Jackie Robinson Scholarship
Description : to outstanding high school graduates who plan to earn a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
Deadline : Mar. 30
Link : http://www.jackierobinson.org
Contact : 301. 907.7095
max. $$$ : 7500
required form : •A completed and submitted online application;
•One (1) letter of recommendation submitted online only
•SAT or ACT scores sent to the Foundation directly from the testing agencies. The Foundation’s college codes are: SAT 4248/ACT: 6570.
•Official high school transcript
•Proof of U.S. citizenship
•Student Aid Report
how long waiting result : 3 months

The Walmart Associate Scholarship
Description : to graduating seniors with at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA and a demonstrated financial need.
Deadline : Mar. 1, June 1, Sept. 1, Dec. 3
Link : http://walmartstores.com/CommunityGiving/8736.aspx
Contact : 1-800-925-6278
max. $$$ : 3000
required form : http://www.act.org/walmart/associate/
how long waiting result : 1.5 months

Walmart Dependent Scholarship
Description : a $13,000 scholarship paid out over four years. *Applicants must be dependents of Walmart or Sam’s Club associates in any U.S. division, have at least a 2.0 high school GPA and prove financial need
Deadline : Mar. 15
Link : http://walmartstores.com/CommunityGiving/8736.aspx
Contact : 1-800-925-6278
max. $$$ : 13000
required form : https://www.act.org/walmart/depend/
how long waiting result : 1.5 months

Two Ten Footwear Foundation Higher Education Scholarship
Description : These scholarships are offered to students affiliated with the footwear, leather or allied industries. Scholarship awards are based on financial need, academic ability and personal promise
Deadline : Mar. 28
Link : http://www.twoten.org/what-we-do/scholarships.aspx
Contact : 800-346-3210 ext. 1512
max. $$$ : 15000

required form :Applicants or their parents must have two years’ employment in the footwear industry (1,000 hours over two years)

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, vocational/technical school or nursing school
Two Ten Footwear Foundation Footwear Design Scholarship
Description : open to any student who is studying design with a focus on footwear.
Deadline : Mar. 28
Link : http://www.twoten.org/what-we-do/scholarships.aspx
Contact : (800) 346-3210 ext 1510
min. $ : 1000
max. $$$ : 5000

Target Stores (CSFA) All-Around Scholarship Program
Description : Each year, Target awards more than 2,100 All–Around Scholarships to high school seniors and college students age 24 and younger.
Deadline : Nov, 1st
Link : http://www.scholarships4students.com/target_stores_%28csfa%29_all-around_scholarship_program.htm
max. $$$ : 10000

SWAIA Residency Scholarship
Description : to native artists
Link : http://swaia.org/About_SWAIA/SWAIA_Fellowships/index.html
Contact : (505) 983-5220
max. $$$ : 5000

SWAIA Discovery Scholarship
Description : to native artists
Link : http://swaia.org/About_SWAIA/SWAIA_Fellowships/index.html
Contact : (505) 983-5220
max. $$$ : 5000

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