Scholarships in Design

Midwest Student Exchange Program

Award: -, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a resident of Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Wisconsin, or North Dakota. Minimum 3.4 GPA and combined SAT Reasoning score of 1090 (composite ACT score of 25) required. Applicant must be majoring in one of the majors listed on sponsor's application page.


Jonathan Family Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: April 13

Applicant must be a Laytonville High School senior who plans to attend a vocational school, community college, or four-year college/university. Selection based upon financial need; their qualities of diligence, perseverance, and selflessness; and desire to pursue studies in music, art, architecture, building construction and/or design.


Design Grant

Award: $4,000, Deadline: December 16

To apply for one of the two student scholarship grants, applicant must be currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in an art or design program. To apply for the one open grant, anyone may apply, with the exclusion of those applying for student grant (alumni and other majors are welcome).


Tenshon Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: July 15; December 15

Applicant must be a currently enrolled student who is interested in the field of architecture, design, and/or engineering. A unique shade sail structure design using Google Sketchup must be created in order to apply. Selection based upon creativity, build-ability, practicality, and location.


Log Cabin Rustics Scholarship

Award: $300, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be an undergraduate architecture, design, building, or construction student at one of the following schools: Arapahoe Community College, Boise State University, Cal Poly - Pomona, Eastern Michigan University, Eastern University, Highline Community College, Lawrence Technological University, LDS Business College, Le Moyne College, Loyola University Chicago, Miami Dade College, Oklahoma State University, Onondaga Community College, Rice University, Ringling College, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, University of Nevada - Las Vegas, University of Virginia, University of Wyoming, Utah State University, Utah Valley University, Vermont Technical College, or Western Illinois University. Essay on the following question required: What rustic design elements would you incorporate either in architectural or interior design to bring a classic log cabin feel into an urban setting?


Vectorworks Design Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: July 30

Applicant must be pursuing a design-oriented degree full-time at an accredited college/university. Must create own design with software of choice.


Artistic Excellence in Print Design & Marketing Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: November 30

Applicant must be a current undergraduate or graduate majoring in graphic arts/design or a related field at an accredited college or university in the United States. Minimum 3.0 GPA and submission of a personal marketing package promoting the applicant are required.


All Pro Plumbing, Heating and Air Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: November 30

Applicants must reside in the U.S. and be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a program that addresses home design, architecture, engineering, plumbing, heating or air conditioning. Students will need to submit a short essay explaining why they have chosen that field of study and how the scholarship will help them to achieve their goal.


PAVE Student Design Competition

Award: -, Deadline: November 3

Applicants must be college undergraduate students in the area of retail design and planning, visual merchandising, interior design and branding programs. Students will create a design project based on the given information relating to Kroger stores. Application and project details are available online.


Art & Design Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: November 15

Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are college students currently pursuing a major in Graphic Arts & Design or Applied Arts of any level. To apply, students must share and follow the scholarship on social media. Scholarship Program

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be U.S. citizens, a high-school senior or college level student, have a 3.0 minimum GPA or higher and be pursuing a degree in the arts or design field. Applicants must convey the beauty of humanity either through written essay, image or 90-second video.


Ric Ulrich and Chuck Pischke Scholarship

Award: $3,250, Deadline: January 13

Applicants must be?residents of?Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and be high school seniors or college or graduate students (community college, four-year public or private college or university, certificate program, vocational/technical/trade programs, law school, medical/dental/veterinary school or graduate education). Students must be members of the?LGBTQ and allied community and display leadership either within the LGBTQ community or within their field of study and demonstrate financial need. Students with additional barriers to education as well as those who are?economically, racially, socially, geographically or politically disenfranchised will be given consideration as well.??Students should be studying visual arts and design.


Malala Yousafzai Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicants must be women aged 30 or older who are starting post-secondary education or returning to school to continue interrupted studies. Students must be pursuing education in the arts and design field.