Scholarships in Computer Animation

John and Ruth Maciag Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Rutland County, VT who will pursue education or training in architecture, architectural engineering, computer graphics and animation, fine arts, interior design, studio art, or a related field. Financial need must be demonstrated.


Eighth Annual Scholarship Competition

Award: $15,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a high school senior who plans to pursue a bachelor's degree in graphic design, computer animation, or web design/development. Three to five landscape, still life, or life drawings must be submitted. One full undergraduate scholarship will be awarded; partial scholarships ($15,000 and $20,000 respectively) will also be awarded.


Sheldon Matthew Smith Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Washington High School who plans to pursue a two- or four-year college or vocational school degree in computer animation, computer art design, computer game design, computer graphics, or writing (literature, not journalism) at an accredited institution.


The Randy Pausch Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: June 30

Applicant must be a full-time sophomore, junior, or senior undergraduate student or graduate student attending an accredited university in the U.S pursuing a degree related to the developing of interactive entertainment. Some examples include art, animation, programming, game design, and sound design majors. Minimum 3.3 GPA, two page letter, and two letters of recommendation required.