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.

AWC Student Scholarships

Every year AWC Seattle Professional Chapter awards scholarships to outstanding communications students attending Washington state colleges. Eligible students must meet the following qualifications: • Be a Washington state resident • Be a registered student at a four-year college in Washington state for Fall school year • Be a junior, senior or graduate student as of Fall school year • Be accepted in, or applying to, a school at a four-year university or college to major in at least one of the following communications disciplines: o Advertising o Communications o Film o Graphic design o Journalism (print and broadcast) o Marketing o Multimedia design o Photography o Public relations o Speech communications o Technical communication o Television and radio production Scholarship selections are based on: • Demonstrated excellence in communications • Positive contributions toward communications on campus, in the community • Scholastic achievement • Financial need • Work samples

Ralph Weaver Behan Photography/Graphic Arts Memorial Scholarship

Applicant be a resident of the rural area within 125 mile radius of Dodge City; be majoring in photography and/or graphic arts. Instructions for Application: 1. All applicants must attach academic official transcripts to their applications.

Spartan Bookstore Gift Certificates

College/Department: Humanities & the Arts - Art & Design 1) any undergraduate art student, both B.A. and B.F.A. programs; 2) any graduate student, both M.A. and M.F.A. programs; 3) any graphic design student and 4) any illustration student.

Charles H. ‘Chuck’ Forman – Crawford Technologies Scholarship

Academic focus includes all Document Management and Graphic Communications careers with special consideration given to students attending school in either New Jersey or New York. 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

International Aluminum Extrusion Student Design Competition

The ET Foundation International Aluminum Extrusion Student Design Competition, sponsored by Hydro Aluminum, is open to U.S. and international high school, college, university or technical school students who have knowledge of architectural, product, structural and/or industrial design, engineering, and CAD design.To enter the contest, you must submit a design that demonstrates the manufacturing, design, and material advantages of extruded aluminum. Scholarships will be presented to the first place ($3,000), second place ($2,000) and third place ($1,000) entries. A separate scholarship for the Hydro Sustainable Design ($2,500) will be presented to the entry that also addresses environmental and/or societal concerns with their design.Student Eligibility and Requirements1. Entrants for the Student Design Competition must currently be enrolled in a 2-year, 4-year, trade, or technical school to be eligible to participate. High school students and first- and second-year college graduate students are also eligible.2. Submit an Official Entry Form for each design complete with all information requested, including the school's name, student's permanent address, phone, and e-mail address, and faculty advisor information.Note: Please include an appropriate, descriptive design name as it will be used to identify the entry.3. Submit student design on one or more presentation boards labeled with student name, school, and design entry name on the back of the board, or you may attach a copy of your completed entry form to the back of the board. Submissions on CD-ROM are acceptable and encouraged, however a printed copy of the entry form must accompany the submission.4. Entries must be received by the ET Foundation at the address noted on the entry form no later than February 15.

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:

NSU - Art Scholarships

A limited number of scholarship awards are available for new students (entering freshmen or transfer students) The application period is March 2-31. The application will be available on March 1. Please submit a portfolio that includes 10-12 examples of your original artwork. You may submit original artworks (drawings, photos, etc.) or high-quality digital reproductions of original work; web portfolios or a CD portfolio of your artwork are acceptable. All portfolios will be returned. Also submit: • ACT scores • Transcript(s) of your grades • A letter of recommendation • An application letter that discusses your art interests and career plans New student application packets must be received no later than March 31, for scholarship award consideration. Applications missing any aspect of this process will not be considered. Mail application materials and portfolios to: Northern State University Attn: Art Department 1200 S Jay Street Aberdeen, SD 57401 Requirements for Recipients Art Department scholarship winners are expected to maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA in their major courses. If this standard is not met, the award is subject to withdrawal at the discretion of the Art Department faculty.

Tom Ockerse Scholarship

For a student currently attending Rhode Island School of Design. Open to talented sophomores and juniors enrolled in accredited art schools and colleges around the country, ADC's scholarship program embodies the club's mission to recognize excellence and innovation in visual communications, to bring together creative leaders across the boundaries of their disciplines, and to encourage young people entering the field.

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!

Member Company Employee Scholarship Program

ELIGIBILITY: The applicant must be a full-time employee of a TLMI member company. The applicant must be attending an accredited college or university either part-time or full-time. The applicant must be able to demonstrate interest in remaining in the tag and label industry. Major course work should include those courses which are appropriate for the tag and label manufacturing industry. Such courses might include: • Management • Sales/Marketing • Graphic Arts • Graphic Design • Production The applicant must exhibit proficiency in overall academics (a minimum of 3.00 GPA). Upon the applicant’s request, the college or university shall send the official transcript of grades and courses to the TLMI office. The applicant shall possess excellent character, including work ethic, honesty and integrity. Relatives of TLMI board members, corporate owners, and CEOs are ineligible. TLMI offers up to four (4) scholarships annually to qualified member company employees to further their studies and strengthen their commitment to the industry. Awards may support coursework toward either an undergraduate or graduate degree. Scholarship selection is based on: academic achievement, character, a demonstrated interest in the industry, a statement of goals, a recommendation from the applicant’s employer, and, in some cases, a personal interview. Applicants agree to remain in the industry with their current employer. Once the award is granted, the applicant will submit his or her course schedule by semester to TLMI along with the cost of those programs. TLMI will submit payment directly to the institution for that portion of tuition not being paid by the employer, up to $ 5,000 per academic year. Application Deadline: March 31

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