Scholarships in Design And Visual Communications

Rome Prize Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident for at least three years at the time of application.


Pennies for Art Scholarship

Award: $800, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must attend a Massachusetts high school and must submit a letter of endorsement from the president of the sponsoring GFWC of Massachusetts club in the community of legal residence, a recommendation from high school art teacher, a letter stating goals, and portfolio of three examples of original work. SASE required.


Iowa Arts Council Scholarship for the Arts

Award: $1,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an Iowa resident who will graduate from an Iowa high school and who has been accepted as a full-time undergraduate student at a fully-accredited Iowa college or university with a major in at least one of the following arts areas: dance, literature, music, theatre, folk/traditional arts, or visual arts.


Polaire Weissman Fund

Award: $20,000, Deadline: November 3

Applicant needs to present a typed application, full resume, statement (not to exceed 1,000 words), and three letters of recommendation.


Sherman Fairchild Foundation Conservation Fellowship

Award: $22,500, Deadline: December 2

Applicant must be a qualified candidate from the United States and abroad who have already reached an advanced level of training or experience.


Visual and Performing Arts Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA audition with the School of Visual and Performing Arts or have a portfolio. Awarded to recent high school graduates only.


RDW Group, Inc. Minority Scholarship For Communications

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 21

Applicant must be a Rhode Island resident.


Chih-Chun Chang Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be an international student with a minimum 3.0 GPA who is involved in community activity and has financial need.


Integrated Project Solutions Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate majoring in animation, broadcast design and motion graphics, interactive design and game development, sound design, or visual effects. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.


Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.


Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.


Competitive Scholarship for Theatre

Award: $4,000, Deadline: February 5

Selection is based upon audition for acting candidates and portfolio submission for directing or design candidates. Applicant must execute an interview.


Study Scholarship for Artists and Musicians

Award: -, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must have concluded studies in home country with a degree and be able to prove necessity of study in Germany.


Adele Turcotte Memorial Award

Award: $5,000, Deadline: October 2

Applicant must be a Canadian Citizen an and Ontario resident enrolled full-time in the School of Fashion. A minimum 2.5 GPA and financial need are required.


American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Honolulu Chapter Scholarship Fund

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 19

Applicant must be majoring in graphic design, visual communication, or commercial arts.


Walter Blackburn Scholarship Fund

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 2

Applicant must be a resident of Marion County who will major in design and/or architecture. Financial need and minimum 3.0 GPA required.


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).


Creative Arts/Design Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: June 16

Applicant must be an undergraduate, graduate, master's, or doctoral student pursuing a degree in graphic design with a relationship to outdoor advertising. Work sample/portfolio required. Financial need, extracurricular activity, and academic performance must be demonstrated.


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.


Influence Print Award for Design Excellence

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 31

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident who is a current student that has taken either the ACT or SAT test. Minimum 2.5 GPA and original digitally created design required. 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.


DL English Design PAVE Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be enrolled in a program working towards a degree in the retail design industry. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicants must be full-time students enrolled in at least 12 credit hours. Students must be studying within the following states: Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah or Washington.


William J. McHenry Scholarship

Award: $1,250, Deadline: March 1

Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicants must currently be taking at least 12 credit hours. Students must be U.S. citizens enrolled in a Visual Merchandising program within the state of California. Applicants must be in one of the first three years of their program.


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.