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Scholarships for Graphic Design Majors

Graphic Design Scholarships

Graphic Design Scholarships

Getting a degree in graphic design is perfect for creative students. While going on to get your degree in graphic design is setting you up for a good career, you will have to find ways to pay for it. Finding good scholarships is a great way to do so. Here are a few scholarships for graphic design majors. 

Adobe Design Circle Scholarships

Multiple recipients, $25,000

The Details: This scholarship is for students who want to enter product design or experience design-related careers. They also encourage candidates including but not limited to racial or ethnic minorities, females, those who identify as LGBTQ+, first-generation college students, and students with disabilities. The award is for $25,000, for up to four years for a total of $100,000. 

The Deadline: March 

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: link

AIGA Worldstudio Scholarships

Multiple recipients, $2,000-$3,000, some up to $5,000

The Details: This scholarship is to benefit the underrepresented and economically disadvantaged. Students who are studying photography, illustration, and design disciples in colleges and universities in the US are eligible. They also have honorable mention prizes of $500 cash. Winners will also receive a one-year AIGA membership. Students must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree program in the disciplines of graphic design, illustration, or photography. 

The Deadline: April 

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: link

Dolphin Galleries Scholarship for the Visual and Creative Arts

One recipient, $1,000

The Details: This scholarship is for students who must be attending or planning to enroll in an accredited US college or university, planning or currently pursuing an arts-related major or minor in good academic standing. 

The Deadline: July 

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: link

The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation

Multiple recipients, $1,000-$5,000

The Details: This scholarship is for students attending technical, undergraduate, and graduate schools. Students must be interested in a career in the graphic communications field. The award is for $1,000-$5,000 per year, in most cases up to four years. 

The Deadline: May 

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: link

Shoreline Arts Alliance Scholarship in the Arts

Multiple recipients, $1,000

The Details: This scholarship is for high school juniors and seniors in creative writing, dance, instrumental music, musical theater, theater, visual arts, and vocal music. In addition to the $1,000, the winners will receive professional mentorships. 

The Deadline: March 

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: link

Dream in Color Grant

Multiple recipients, $5,000

The Details: This grant is funded by Vera Bradley and awards $5,000 to two women of color who are making a difference in their communities. One will go to a student and one a woman who is working on an exciting project that celebrates diversity and inclusion. Students need to self ID as a woman of color, be currently in school pursuing a creative career, or pursuing a creative project that celebrates diversity. They will also need to show financial need. 

The Deadline: March 

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: link

The GraphicDesignDegreeHub.Com Scholarship

Multiple recipients, $1,500

The Details: This scholarship is for students that are majoring in graphic design, multimedia design, animation, gaming, or art and attending school full-time at a college or university. 

The Deadline: July or October 

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: link

Walt Disney Imaginations Design Competition Project Challenge

Multiple recipients, Varies

The Details: This design competition was created and sponsored by Walt Disney Imagineering with the purpose of seeking out and nurturing the next generation of diverse Imagineers. Students will need to get together in teams of two and no more than four to work on the project together. Students need to be at least 18 years of age and a  junior, senior, or equivalent, or a full-time graduate student in college or university in the US and currently enrolled in one of the listed disciplines, including design, and graphic/ communications design. 

The Deadline: Varies 

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: link

Make sure to check out scholarships for military and veterans on CollegeRecon for more major-specific scholarships or scholarships for veterans, military spouses, and gold star families. 

 

 

 

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