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School of Design Scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of numerous alumni and friends of the college, scholarships are available to students in the School of Design.

Deadline dates and application materials will vary for each scholarship. Please review thoroughly the information links below to learn the requirements of those scholarships which pertain to you. The deadline for most scholarships is March 15.

Submitting FAFSA information is highly recommended for those scholarships that consider financial need.

DAAP Sponsored

Katie Aring Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, established in memory of DAAP alumnus Kate Aring, is available to junior or senior students in the Industrial Design program. more

Bob Clark Scholarship

A scholarship has been created in honor of Bob Clark, who generously advised the donor as she established a business designed to benefit America's Wildland Firefighters. The donor wishes to acknowledge Mr. Clark's contribution by making this award available to a student in DAAP, from which his son graduated. Students in the third or pre-junior year of programs in the School of Design and School of Art are eligible for this $1,000 award. To be considered, students must be in good standing and have demonstrated financial need. more

E. Mildred Breen Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available exclusively to those entering the third year of study (pre-junior) in Fashion Design (design or product tracks). more

Lois Lynn Budde Scholarship and Educational Travel Fund

The family established this scholarship in honor of Lois Lynn Budde Dougherty who died from AIDS at a very early age. With this award, the family wishes to make visible to students the consequences of AIDS – a largely preventable disease, affecting all segments of the population, including heterosexual women. more

Frances D. and Stanley Cohen Scholarship Fund

The Frances D. and Stanley Cohen Scholarships are awarded to students of good character who have shown enthusiasm, a desire to succeed in their fields, a consistently strong academic record, and financial need. more

Richard and Jean Coyne Family Foundation Scholarship Fund

This scholarship fund was established to provide scholarships support for Graphic Design students in financial need. Special consideration is given to students in under-represented college populations. more

Ellen Garner Memorial Scholarship

The Ellen Garner Memorial Scholarship was established to provide meaningful scholarship support for a pre-junior student in the fashion design program in the School of Design. more

Graphic Communication Design First-Year Scholarship

The scholarship is presented to an outstanding student entering the Digital Design Program in the fall semester. Scholarships are based on a combination of financial need and academic record, with emphasis on financial need. more

Institute of Packaging Professionals Scholarship

This scholarship for juniors or seniors in the Industrial Design program is funding by the Institute of Packaging Professionals. more

Kelly Kolar & David Eyman Scholarship

The Kelly Kolar & David Eyman Scholarship was established to provide meaningful scholarship support students in the School of Design. more

Macy's Scholarships Endowment in Memory of Rudolph V. Javosky

Macy's, Inc., has made scholarships available to students enrolled in Fashion Design, Graphic Communication Design, Architecture, and Interior Design. These funds have been given to encourage students to consider retail design careers. more

Diane Naegel Scholarship

This scholarship, established in memory of DAAP Alumnus Diane Naegel, supports fashion students who have demonstrated excellence in children's wear design and/or accessories. more

Robert Probst Scholarship

The Robert Probst Scholarship was created to provide financial assistance to students in the Graphic Design program at the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning. more

Elise L. Sambur Memorial Scholarship

Scholarships are awarded annually to one or more outstanding seniors in Industrial Design, as determined by the faculty on the basis of past performance and need. more


External Scholarships

External scholarships are not affiliated with DAAP, but offer scholarship opportunities for design students.

Buick Achievers Scholarship

GM sponsors this scholarship for students in design and engineering majors with financial need. more

Hyde Park Art Show Scholarship

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 about this scholarship typically is published in the Spring.

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 about this scholarship typically is published in the Spring.

Scholarship Opportunities

College-Wide Scholarships