Graphic Arts Scholarships

Here are some of the Graphic Arts scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

Rome Prize Fellowships

In general, all applicants for the Rome Prize fellowships must be citizens of the United States at the time of application. (Permanent Residents or individuals who have been residents in the U.S. for at least three years at time of application may apply for the post-doctoral fellowships in the School of Classical Studies. Please read carefully the specific eligibility requirements provided below.) Undergraduate students are not eligible to apply. Graduate students may apply for predoctoral awards in the School of Classical Studies if they meet the other criteria provided below. Winners of the Rome Prize may hold other fellowships concurrently, as long as the requirements of such fellowships do not conflict with the Academy's fellowship rules. Applicants are required to disclose all fellowships and awards they may hold during their proposed residency in Rome. The Academy may make adjustments to the stipend awarded if substantial additional resources are made available. Rome Prize winners may not hold full-time jobs while at the Academy.

MVP Visuals Design Scholarship

MVP Visuals is proud to help aspiring artists succeed towards a degree in Graphic Arts & Design or Applied arts. Our annual $500 scholarship is awarded to deserving students who create a digital visual design based on the University they are attending or will be attending. Support the University you are currently enrolled in or will be attending by creating a digital visual design. This can be based off the University logo, location, mission statement, sports team/mascot…etc. Here is your opportunity to get creative and show off your talent as an artist!

76th & Newbury's $500 Art & Design Scholarship

At 76th & Newbury we simply love to design. We believe it’s a beautiful thing when a career and a passion come together. We’re excited to share this passion for design with one lucky student currently pursuing a major in Graphic Arts & Design or Applied Arts. To enter, its easy- no design projects, no essays. Simply submit your email address or Log in through Facebook. To apply for the scholarship, participants are simply required to share this scholarship on Facebook and Instagram.

Computer Graphic Design Scholarship

Scholarships of $2,000 will be awarded to full-time students working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree in Computer Graphic Design and related fields. Recipients will be chosen primarily on the basis of a competition of single-sample digital artwork. **Subject matter of artwork will impact the selection process. Please Note: Distance Learning or OnLine Programs will not qualify. Eligibility: Degree-seeking candidates must be enrolled full time in a Computer Graphic Design curriculum at an accredited college or university in the United States, be a U.S. citizen, and be at least a sophomore at the time of application - minimum second-year students only. If you have any questions regarding your eligibility, please contact the Educational Foundation via the email below. Important: Applications must be accompanied by two Letters of Recommendation from field-of-study faculty and current transcripts. Please refer to the application form for details. One sample of digital graphic artwork for intranets and/or internets, in particular web-based graphics, must be submitted per applicant in one of two categories: 1) Single Static Image 2) Graphic Image intended for interactive use at a website. Artistic creativity is important, as well as mastery of web technology (if appropriate). All work must be totally that of the applicant, not a group effort or an improvement on an existing website. Please submit selected image in .JPEG, .GIF or .TIF format on CD, zip disk, or diskette and send along with the application form and descriptive text. If the image is part of a website, please indicate which image is being submitted - only one image will be accepted for consideration. Please provide URL, if applicable. Submission of digital artwork must include text of at least 200-300 words describing the image submitted, how it was created, and for what specific intent or purpose it represents. Provide details, including programs used in creating the image, personal design techniques, and possible production values. Contact Info: Name: Norma Corrales Phone: (703) 631-6149 or (800) 336-4583 ext. 6149 E-mail:

Sophia Scholar & Elise Lipscomb Ferguson Scholarship

Eligibility:# Open to: All Junior and senior undergraduate members and alumnae members# Additional Criteria: Awarded for pursuit of study in any of the arts, recipient must demonstrate creative ability

Clampitt Paper Scholarship

Sponsored by Clampitt PaperSpecial consideration will be given to students pursuing degrees in Graphic Communications or Printing. Students must be attending a college or university in Arkansas, New Mexico, Texas or Oklahoma.

Web Design & Development Scholarship

The Web design and Development Scholarship is for any high school senior student across the country interested in pursuing graphic design, web design and development or other arts. Students entering this contest are required to develop a homepage and one interior page for an educational website that does not yet exist on the web. The site does not have to be live, but those that are will be awarded additional points towards final score. These pages must be submitted as an image file (ex. jpeg, pdf, tif.) The site should be related to a school class or club and should reflect a collaborative effort between a “pseudo client” and the student as the designer. The client can be a number of different people, including a teacher, an administrator, or a professional in the field. The student should also include a log of meetings with their client as well as a budget to follow—this should include a simple breakdown of the design, development, hosting and maintenance costs for their site. A written essay or video is required to describe the process students used to collaborate with their client to ensure their design and/or website met their client’s needs, why they chose this contest, why they deserve the scholarship and how they went above and beyond the requirements. They should also include their future education plans and any other relevant information. A letter of recommendation shall accompany the submission. A student funds release document must be included with the submission. If the final decision on the student’s college choice is not noted, it is the student’s responsibility to resubmit the final document with all the information filled out by June 15, 2014. A web parameters manual, any additional instructions, general guidelines of the rubric and examples for inspiration will be provided after a student registers online. Students should submit all entry information online. Please visit for all information on requirements, registration and submission. Please fill and submit everything online. Call 888.932.6460 for any further questions!

Bill Coughlin Scholarship Fund

The fund provides scholarships to students enrolled in an undergraduate course of study with a family member employed in the graphic arts industry. Please contact the foundation through letter for more information.

AdPlus Scholarship

For students currently attending a local college, with at least one more year of classes left to take.Preferred majors include: Communications, Marketing, Journalism, Graphic Design, and Advertising Departments.

John and Reiko Kuga Phillip Scholarship

 Applicants must be a Hawai`i island, public high school graduate  Must be a declared art major to include, but not limited to focuses in art history, ceramics, drawing and painting, electronic arts, fiber, glass, graphic design, photography, printmaking, sculpture General criteria: • Must be a classified undergraduate student • Enrolled in a degree-seeking program, unless specifically noted • Enrolled in a two- or four-year, accredited* college institution in Hawai`i or the continental U.S. • Full-time status, unless specifically noted • Demonstrate interest in Hawaiian language, culture, history • Demonstrate a commitment to contribute to the greater community. *See website for accrediting bodies that are recognized by the Foundation. Applications are open to the general public. However, it is the policy of the Pauahi Foundation to give preference to applicants of Hawaiian ancestry to the extent permitted by law.

Fox River/Western Art Directors Club Scholarship

College/Department: Humanities & the Arts - Art & Design Most outstanding senior students in illustration and graphic design.

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