Thanks to the generosity of numerous alumni and friends of the college, scholarships are available to students in the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning.
Most of the following DAAP scholarships have an online application process. With one application you can apply for all college-wide scholarships. The application is available here. Your application must be submitted by March 15. Please make sure you are eligible for the awards by reading the information posted on each scholarship's webpage. Students should submit FAFSA information to UC if one of the eligibility requirements of the scholarship is financial need.
These scholarships are available to students currently enrolled at DAAP; incoming freshman or transfer students are not eligible.
Sponsored by the DAAP Alumni Association, this scholarship is available to current pre-juniors and juniors enrolled full-time in DAAP programs.
The purpose of this gift is to provide a college-wide scholarship to students who are enrolled in the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning.
The Phyllis C. Finch Fund was established to provide scholarship support for DAAP students.
The purpose of this gift is to provide a college-wide scholarship to students with financial need at the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning.
The fund will be used to provide scholarship support to a deserving graduate student enrolled at DAAP. This award will rotate annually among the four schools.
This scholarship was established to benefit a full-time undergraduate DAAP student who is an established resident of Ohio.
This fund was established through the estate of William McMaster dating back to the late 1800's.
Several scholarships are available to DAAP undergraduate students who are sophomore level and above. Qualified applicants will have demonstrated academic ability, with a 3.0 or higher cumulative average and financial need.
This scholarship was established by the estate of Thomas B. Persons.
Established in memory of CoraBelle Reoch, this fund provides scholarships to DAAP undergraduate female students with need, aptitude, and promise.
Established in honor of Ms. Vashti Swan on the occasion of her retirement as DAAPs Coordinator of Promotions and Marketing, this fund provides scholarships for a minority freshman or sophomore in DAAP in good academic standing (2.5 or better) and qualifying for financial need.
This fund provides annual scholarships or fellowships to outstanding junior, senior, or graduate students enrolled in the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning or in the College of Engineering who show promise of excellence in industrial, mechanical, electrical, commercial, architectural, or other design fields having practical use or application.
Macy's, Inc., has made scholarships available to undergraduate students enrolled in Fashion Design, Communication Design, and Interior Design. These funds have been given to encourage students to consider retail design careers.
The scholarships below are not affiliated with DAAP, but offer scholarship opportunities for DAAP students.
Gensler Diversity Scholarship
Awards African-American students enrolled in U.S. not-for-profit NAAB-accredited architecture programs with academic scholarships and summer internship opportunities.
Gensler Brinkmann Scholarship
Awards students enrolled in U.S. not-for-profit CIDA-accredited interior design programs with academic scholarships and summer internship opportunities.
The Hyde Park Square Art Show awards a $2,500 Scholarship Award that will be applied to the recipient’s senior year fall term tuition. Information is typically released in the spring.
The Mensa Education & Research Foundation is a philanthropic, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization committed to the pursuit of excellence in human intelligence. The mission and strategic focus are directed at scholarships, education and awards.
This is an external scholarship offered through MVP Visuals. MVP Visuals is proud to help current and future college students succeed toward a degree in higher education. Their annual $500 scholarships are awarded to passionate students who embody the professionalism and creativity of our customers and employees.
The Greater Cincinnati Chapter of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) offers a scholarship to recognize outstanding gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, intersex and straight supportive students in the local community. Information is typically released in the spring.
The Martha Kidd Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not for profit corporation whose mission includes providing scholarships for post-secondary education to deserving students with financial need. The Foundation will provide a $2000 scholarship to 4 recipients for the 2016-2017 academic year. Please encourage your students to apply by January 15, 2016.
Three Arts Scholarship Fund
Various scholarships sponsored by the Three Arts Scholarship Fund, Inc. are available for junior and senior women in DAAP who exhibit exceptional talent. Information is typically released in the spring.
Varying scholarships for UC undergraduate students, sophomore or above who are lineal descendents (children or grandchildren) of UC graduates who are members of the UC Alumni Association.
Scholarship for current full-time student entering his/her senior year exemplifying academic excellence, devotion to student activities and community service, and a strong sense of loyalty and commitment to UC.
Current high school seniors who will enroll in a cooperative education program are encouraged to apply for these merit-based scholarships.