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.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 2017-18 Visual Arts Fellowship

Now an online Application! The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship program is a vital source of funding for the visual arts and art history in Virginia. VMFA is committed to supporting professional artists and art, and art history students who demonstrate exceptional creative ability in their chosen discipline and has awarded nearly $5.5 million to Virginia’s artists since the program’s creation over 75 years ago. Awards are offered to: - Professional artists: $8000 - Full-time graduate students in the visual arts or art history: $6000 - Full-time undergrad. students in the visual arts (including college-bound high school seniors): $4000 Applicants must be citizen or permanent residents of the USA as well as current legal residents of Virginia. No application fee; Application deadline is Nov. 4, 2016 More information including the application form, full eligibility criteria, and a printable PDF-flyer available online at

ATG Artistic Scholarship

To provide financial assistance and promotion of Asian American college students pursuing a major in the performing, visual arts, journalism and/or mass communications. Awards: $1,000 to be applied toward school tuition and fees General Eligibility Requirements: Must be of at least 50% Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity Must be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the U.S Must be either a high school senior or a college student currently enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S. vocational, junior college, or four-year college/university and must be a full-time, degree seeking student by the upcoming academic calendar year and pursuing a major in the visual/performing arts (film, theatre, fashion, photography, graphic design, dance, music, journalism, mass communications, etc.) Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) Family members of Board members are ineligible Selection Criteria: Selection is based on a rating system judged in five major categories. The candidate with the highest combined cumulative points will receive the scholarship. These categories are: Quality of content submission (essay, artistic portfolio) Academic performance Leadership/community service experience and contribution Letters of recommendation Phone/in-person committee interview Please note that those Scholarship Winners will be invited to attend our annual charity event, Fashion for a Passion held in Fall in Dallas, Texas. Fashion for a Passion is our biggest event of the year which helps to raise money for our charitable causes as well as for the current scholarship. The presence of scholarship winners is highly encouraged. Funds will be disbursed directly to the educational institution in the student’s name.

Lynda Baboyian Memorial Scholarship

Academic focus includes all Document Management and Graphic Communications careers. Eligibility To be eligible for an EDSF scholarship, students must have the following: • An interest in pursuing a career within the Document Management and Graphic Communication industry • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale • Full-time student attending an accredited college or university anywhere in the world as of the Fall semester • International students may apply

The GEDDES Creativity Scholarship Contest

We’re looking for fun, original designs that students in grades K – 12 would find appealing. We’re not looking for product ideas. We’re looking for fun designs that could be applied to pencils, bookmarks, folders and other products.

Anita Bradford Art Scholarship

Established by Shannon Bradford to provide scholarships to students pursuing further education in art studies.

Raymond Rhodes Memorial Scholarship For Printing Technology & Graphic Arts

This award hopes to offer a scholarship of up to $2,000 for a student who will attend a full-time, post-secondary education pursuing a career in the field of printing technology or graphic arts. Strong preference is given to those pursuing a career in printing technology (press, prepress, or bindery operations). Requirements: Pursue a degree in printing technology or graphic arts

Hoods Memorial Scholarship

Sponsored by EDSFAcademic focus includes all Document Management and Graphic Communications careers with special consideration given to students interested in marketing and public relations.

OutputLinks Sustainability / Stewardship Award

Sponsored by OutputLinksAcademic focus includes all Document Management and Graphic Communications careers with special consideration to students who, through school, volunteer, environmental sustainability projects and community activities have demonstrated leadership and community involvement.

Rossini Scholarship

$22,500 FFTA/Rossini North America Flexographic Scholarship Competition The FFTA/Rossini North America Flexographic Scholarship is one of the industry’s most generous and prestigious scholarships bestowed annually to those students looking to further themselves in the flexographic industry. The award amounts for students and their respective educational institutions are as follows: First Place: $13,000 Student award = $10,000 Institutional award =$3,000 Second Place: $9,500 Student award = $7,500 Institutional award = $2,000 Letters of Recommendation In order to be considered for the FFTA/Rossini North America Flexographic Scholarship you must submit three (3) letters of recommendation. All letters must be sent to FFTA headquarters directly by the individual supplying the recommendation. It is the candidate's responsibility to make certain that all three letters of recommendation are submitted to FFTA no later than the deadline.

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:

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