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DAAP Scholarships

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. 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.

The DAAP college-wide and school specific scholarship application is closed.  We will begin accepting applications in the spring of 2019 for the 2019-2020 school year.  More information regarding dates and deadlines will be available in the spring. 

DAAP External Scholarships

3 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.

Gensler Scholarship

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.

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 is typically released in the spring.

Mensa Foundation

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.

MVP Visuals Design Scholarship

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.

PFLAG Scholarship Award

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

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.

UC Kacher-Bloom Memorial Scholarship

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.

DAAP Scholarships

CoraBelle Reoch Scholarship

Established in memory of CoraBelle Reoch, this fund provides scholarships to DAAP undergraduate female students with need, aptitude, and promise.

DAAP Alumni Association Scholarship

Sponsored by the DAAP Alumni Association, this scholarship is available to current pre-juniors and juniors enrolled full-time in DAAP programs.

DAAP Memorial Scholarship

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.

Dr. Howard B. Leighton Endowed Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established to benefit a full-time undergraduate DAAP student who is an established resident of Ohio.

Elmer and​Vashti Swan Minority Scholarship​Fund

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.

Jane and Philip Foster Scholarship

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.

Judith Koroscik Graduate Fellowship

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. 

Lewis Franklin Palmer and Marjorie Stewart Palmer Scholarship Fund

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.

Ludwig and Anna Woseczek Scholarship

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 Scholarships Endowment in Memory of Rudolph V. Javosky

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 Phyllis C. Finch Endowment Fund

The Phyllis C. Finch Fund was established to provide scholarship support for DAAP students.

Thomas B. Persons Scholarship (DAAP-wide)

This scholarship was established by the estate of Thomas B. Persons.

William McMaster Endowed Scholarship

This fund was established through the estate of William McMaster dating back to the late 1800's.

School of Art External Scholarships

Magro Foundation

The John L. Magro Foundation Scholarship Program is designed to provide monetary assistance to students of exceptional merit obtaining a degree in the fields of music, art, theater, or science. More Info

School of Art Scholarships

Beverly Helmbold Erschell Endowed Scholarship

The Beverly Helmbold Erschell Endowed Scholarship provides financial assistance to a School of Art graduate student who displays exceptional academic and creative excellence.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
School of Art graduate students with a minimum GPA of 3.5

Submit

  • CV/resume
  • Ten images of your strongest work on CD/DVD/flash drive (this will not be returned)
  • Names of two faculty members that would support you
  • Application
  • Online application during scholarship season

Information
School of Art
6431 Aronoff
513-556-2962
daap-admissions@uc.edu

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.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
Students must be in good standing in the School of Design or School of Art and have demonstrated financial need.

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513-556-1376
daap-admissions@uc.edu

Dr. Jonathan B. Riess Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established to honor the legacy of Dr. Jonathan Riess, a longtime professor of art history in DAAP. This fund provides scholarships to art history students who demonstrate academic excellence, commitment to the field, leadership and service.

Dr. Jonathan B. Riess (1947-2006) was a beloved teacher, colleague, and scholar of Italian Renaissance art and the Arts and Crafts movement at the University of Cincinnati for 30 years. His students and peers have established this fund to honor his legacy and provide the first-ever tuition scholarship for undergraduate art history majors at UC.

Amount
$1,000

Eligibility
Sophomores and juniors in art history who meet the following criteria:

  • Academic excellence, especially in Art History (minimum GPA of 3.0)
  • Commitment to the field of Art History
  • Leadership/extracurricular activities/professional activities related to the arts
  • Service to the program, college, university, and/or profession

Submit

  • CV/resume
  • 1-3 page essay describing your interests in art history, the reasons you find the discipline significant, and your possible career goals
  • Names of 2 faculty members who support you

Application
Online application during scholarship season

Information
School of Art
6431 Aronoff
513-556-2962
daapsoa@uc.edu

Grover C. Thomas Scholarship

Grover C. Thomas was the son of an Armco Steel Company machinist and his wife, Mr. & Mrs. A. A. Thomas, and a graduate of Middletown High School. He served in Europe during the second World War as a member of the U.S. Army's 78th (Lightning) Infantry Division and was awarded the bronze star for actions during the Battle of the Bluge. After the war, he briefly attended the University of Cincinnati studying art, before moving to New York City to live and work for a time. He returned to Middletown and went to work for Armco where he remained for over 30 years in different jobs in Middletown and Columbus, Ohio. After retiring, he traveled around the world with his wife, Martha Miltenberger Thomas; worked as a volunteer at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus; and was an important member and officer of the Columbus Calligraphy Guild. Art was an important part of his life, whether doing work on company items for his offices at Armco or painting and calligraphy in retirement. He was recognized for his lifetime contributions by the Columbus Calligraphy Guild at a special ceremony in 2010. His love of art is carried on by his children and grandchildren, and his family hopes this scholarship will allow others to do the same in the future.

Amount
$1,000

Eligibility
School of Art majors and minors in DAAP, with preference to students from Middletown High School, and/or those who have demonstrated financial need.

Submit

  • CV/resume - please include where you attended high school
  • Names of 2 faculty members that would support you

Application
Online application during scholarship season

Information
School of Art
6431 Aronoff
513-556-2962
daapsoa@uc.edu

Kristi A. Nelson First Year Scholarship in Art History

The Kristi A. Nelson First Year Scholarship in Art History for incoming art history majors and graduate students of art history.

Amount
$1,000 conferred upon one student each academic year

Eligibility
Students must be a confirmed incoming undergraduate art history major or incoming graduate student of art history in the School of Art at DAAP. Students with financial need will be given preference.

Submit
Email the following as one pdf file to daapsoa@uc.edu:

  • CV/resume
  • Personal statement
  • Approximately 350 word essay describing your interests in art history, the reasons you find the discipline significant, and your possible career goals

Deadline
February 1

Information
School of Art
6431 Aronoff
513-556-2962
daapsoa@uc.edu

Martin Tucker Travel Scholarship

The Martin Tucker Travel Scholarship is for fine art students in the School of Art who have participated in the annual New York Trip, and display exceptional academic excellence.

Mary Ann Meanwell Art History Research Support Scholarship

The Mary Ann Meanwell Art History Research Support Fund was established to be used to support student research in art history.

Amount
$1,000 conferred upon one student each academic year

Eligibility
Student must be an art history major or graduate student of art history in the School of Art at DAAP. The minimum GPA for undergraduate students is 3.0. The minimum GPA for graduate students is 3.5. Non-traditional students with financial need will be given preference.

Submit

  • CV/resume
  • Personal statement
  • Research topic and methodology - approximately 500 words
  • Names of two faculty members that would support you

Application
Online application during scholarship season

Information
School of Art
6431 Aronoff
513-556-2962
daap-admissions@uc.edu

Robert Fabe/Cook-Trane Fine Arts Award

The Robert Fabe/Cook-Trane Fine Arts Award assists students in the Bachelor of Fine Arts program and is given each year to the student(s) judged to have submitted the best portfolio for undergraduate review.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
Bachelor of Fine Arts students participating in the Sophomore Review

Submit
Submission is automatic with participation in the Sophomore Review

Deadline
Sophomore Review

Information
School of Art
6431 Aronoff
513-556-2962
daap-admissions@uc.edu

The Jane Alden Stevens Art Materials Scholarship

The Jane Alden Stevens Art Materials Scholarship was established to help School of Art Fine Art students purchase materials and supplies to further artistic research in the College of DAAP. Materials and supplies can be defined as any resource used by an art student to create artwork. The award is based on the excellence of artwork shown at the Undergraduate Review and an essay outlining why they need financial assistance. Once a student is selected, he/she will receive the award over the course of his/her remaining terms of study in the Fine Arts program.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
Undergradaute Review participants in the School of Art with a GPA of 3.2.

Submit

  • Your current CV/resume
  • Ten images of your strongest work on CD/DVD/flash drive (this will not be returned)
  • Names (only) of three faculty members who might serve as references
  • Statement concerning financial need

Deadline
Materials must be submitted to the SOA office by October 13

Information
School of Art
6431 Aronoff
513-556-2962
daapsoa@uc.edu

The Jean Tatgenhorst Conrad Travel Fellowship Fund

This travel fellowship fund is available for fine arts or art history juniors who wish to visit a particular city, collection, or archaeological site. Students will submit a 3-5 page synopsis of their experiences gained through the assistance of the fellowship within 30 days of travel completion. The donor will receive a copy of this paper.

Amount
$1,000

Eligibility
Juniors in Fine Arts or Art History

Submit

  • CV/resume
  • Letter of intent - This should provide clear details about where, when, and why you want to visit a particular city, art collection, or archaeological site. It should outline the potential impact upon your art or art history research.
  • An itinerary
  • A budget including the type of expense and costs. Provide greater detail only if necessary for understanding the budget.
  • Names of 2 faculty members that would support you

Information School of Art 6431 Aronoff 513-556-2962 daapsoa@uc.edu

The William and Mary Bonansinga Scholarship

The William and Mary Bonansinga Scholarship supports School of Art students at the undergraduate and graduate levels who display exceptional academic excellence.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
School of Art students with a minimum GPA of 3.5

Submit

  • CV/resume
  • Letter outlining interests and aspirations in your field of study
  • Names of 2 faculty members that would support you
  • Application
  • Online application during scholarship season

Information
School of Art
6431 Aronoff
513-556-2962
daap-admissions@uc.edu

Visual Art Education Student Travel Award

Narendra T. Sheth (1929-2013) was a lifelong educator who loved to travel all over the world during his lifetime. An immigrant to the United States from India he took a long bus trip from NYC to Houston to begin his Graduate education at Rice University. At 60 years old he joined the Peace Corps to teach Math Educators in Ghana. This Travel Award honors Narendra T. Sheth’s life and legacy by supporting travel connected with the pursuit of educational goals.

Amount
$500

Eligibility
The scholarship consists of four $500.00 grants for students pursuing Art Education Licensure (including Undergraduate and Non Matriculated students) and Art Education graduate students. The award supports travel and accommodation expenditures for the following purposes:

  • Presenting at a National Art Education Association (or related) Conference (first priority)
  • Attending a National Art Education Association (or related) Conference (second priority)
  • Student teaching Abroad (third priority)
  • Awards will be decided by SOA director and Art Education faculty based on the students' excellent academic performance, evidence of involvement in the Art Education and/or DAAP communities, and financial need.

Submit
Submit an application before travel and by the posted deadline. Your application must include the following components:

  • Description and Rationale for the trip:
    Compose a short essay that describes your travel plan and explains how this travel will advance your studies (400 word max).
  • Budget:
    Include an itemized outline or list of the anticipated expenses for the trip.

Submit your travel award application as an email attachment to Emily Paolucci in the School of Art Office (emily.paolucci@uc.edu) by 5pm on December 1. The subject heading of the E-mail should read: “Application for Visual Art Education Travel Award.”

Deadline
December 1

Information
School of Art
6431 Aronoff
513-556-2962
daapsoa@uc.edu

Wolfstein Freshman Scholarship

This is a portfolio based scholarship available to entering freshmen in the Bachelor of Fine Arts program or the Pre-Art program.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
Entering full-time freshmen students in the Fine Arts or Pre-Art programs.

Submit
Email the following as one pdf file to daapsoa@uc.edu:

  • Image list that includes your name, email and phone number at the top, followed by the titles of work including the size, medium, and year created.
  • Digital portfolio containing 10-15 examples of your best artwork.

Deadline
February 1

Information
School of Art
6431 Aronoff
513-556-2962
daapsoa@uc.edu

Wolfstein Travel Fellowships

Traveling fellowships of up to $2,500 are available each year, and are awarded on a competitive basis, to either juniors or first-year graduate students in fine arts, for national or international travel. The fellowships made possible by the Isabel Meta Wolfstein Fine Arts Fund are awarded based on submission of travel itineraries and statements of relevance by qualified applicants.

*If you receive this award you agree to have your application held in the School of Art office for future applicants to review up to 5 years.

Amount
Up to $2500

Eligibility
Bachelor of Fine Arts junior or first year Master of Fine Arts graduate student for travel during the summer.

Submit
Applications should include:

  • Travel proposal and statement of educational justification
  • Travel itinerary
  • Travel budget
  • Supporting information (brochures, price quotes, railway schedules, etc.)
  • Names of two SOA faculty recommenders
  • Current resume

Submit your travel award application as an email attachment to the School of Art Office daapsoa@uc.edu by 5pm on January 31. The subject heading of the E-mail should read: “Application for Wolfstein Travel Fellowship.”

Deadline
January 31

Information
School of Art
6431 Aronoff
513-556-2962
daapsoa@uc.edu

School of Design External Scholarships

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.

School of Design Scholarships

E. Mildred Breen Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available exclusively to those entering the third year of study (pre-junior) in fashion design.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
Current sophomores with a minimum 3.0 GPA and 115 credit hours.

Information DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513-556-1376
daap-admissions@uc.edu

Adam A. Clapp Memorial Scholarship Fund

In recognition and remembrance of former DAAP student, Adam A Clapp, this scholarship was created to recognize a student studying Communication Design that demonstrates the values that Adam embodied during his lifetime: perseverance, determination, poise, integrity, courage, endurance, and humor.

Amount
$2500

Eligibility

  • Award shall be given annually to a current, fulltime, prejunior or junior level student majoring in Communication Design.
  • Recipient must demonstrate financial need.
  • Special consideration is given to a student who demonstrates (or has demonstrated) incredible resolve in the face of adversity.

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513-556-1376
daap-admissions@uc.edu

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.

Amount
Varies
Eligibility
Students must be in good standing in the School of Design or School of Art and have demonstrated financial need.

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513-556-1376
daap-admissions@uc.edu

Diane Naegel Scholarship

This scholarship is established in the memory of Diane Naegel.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
Student studying fashion design who demonstrates excellence in the area of children's wear and/or accessories, has a GPA of 3.0. Students with financial need will take precedence.

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513-556-1376
daap-admissions@uc.edu

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.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
Students entering the senior year of Industrial Design (design track) with potential for professional service in industrial design determined by performance in studio courses, co-op work experience, strength of character, academic standing, and financial need.

Submit
No submission requirements; awards will be selected by faculty.

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513-556-1376
daap-admissions@uc.edu

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.

Erwin S. and Rose F. Wolfson Fellowship

This fellowship is to support a graduate student studying in environmental design towards a part of their degree in Masters of Science, Masters of Design, or Masters of Community Planning.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
Graduate students studying in environmental design towards a part of their degree in Masters of Science, Masters of Design, or Masters of Community Planning.

Submit
No submission requirements; awards will be selected by faculty.

Information
School of Planning- 6210 DAAP
513-556-4943
daap-admissions@uc.edu

Evelyn G. and Charles L. Burgoyne Scholarship Fund

This renewable scholarship is to support a student majoring in fashion design. Students will continue to receive the scholarship each year provided they continue to remain a student in good academic standing in Fashion.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
Incoming freshmen studying Fashion Design and remaining in good academic standing through completion of their Fashion Major.

Submit
No submission requirements; awards will be selected by faculty.

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513-556-1376
daap-admissions@uc.edu

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.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
Full-time Fashion, Graphic, or Industrial Design students that display good character, enthusiasm and desire to succeed in their fields, have attained a grade-point average of at least 3.0, and demonstrated financial need.

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513-556-1376
daap-admissions@uc.edu

Gerry Michaud Excellence in Industrial Design Scholarship Fund

This fund was established in honor of Professor Gerry Michaud and is to be awarded annually to a student studying industrial design. The scholarship provides funds for a student with demonstrated financial need studying Communication Design.

Graphic Communication Design First-Year Scholarship

The scholarship is presented to an outstanding student entering the Graphic Communication Design program. Scholarships are based on a combination of financial need and academic record, with emphasis on financial need.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
Entering full-time freshman students in the Graphic Communication Design program. Special consideration and priority will be given to female and minority students, and/or under-represented college populations. It is highly recommended that students submit the FAFSA to UC in order to prove financial need.

Submit
No submission requirements; awards will be selected by faculty.

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513-556-1376
daap-admissions@uc.edu

Institute of Packaging Professionals Scholarship

The Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) is proud to offer academic scholarships to recognize exceptional college students headed for a career in packaging. The scholarships have been created to support packaging education and to raise awareness of packaging as a career choice. The scholarships are funded by founding supporters, including the Minnesota, Texas and Chicago IoPP chapters and IoPP benefactor companies. As an added bonus, the top talent identified through this program will be shared with IoPP Benefactor companies as a recruiting tool for their organizations.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
Candidates must be current pre-juniors or juniors (to be juniors or seniors next year) in good academic standing and specializing in packaging design. Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need.

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513-556-1376
daap-admissions@uc.edu

Jay Ott Endowed Memorial Scholarship

The purpose of the Jay Ott Memorial Scholarship is to reward students who demonstrate the values most important to Jay. Jay was a lifelong learner with acute self-awareness who knew at an early age that he would become a fashion designer. He had a reverence for contemporary and historical designers, and studied both with unparalleled dedication. While at DAAP, Jay inspired his teachers and peers with his elegant aesthetic, his ability to provide perceptive and thoughtful feedback to other students, and his ability to apply his knowledge of art and design history. Throughout his successful career as a designer in NYC, Jay continued to inspire and support DAAP faculty and students through friendship, his role as a guest critic, and providing co-op opportunities at the companies he worked. The values Jay embodied and encouraged in others include intelligence, curiosity, integrity, empathy, diligence, humor and compassion.

Amount
One student to be awarded $5,000

Eligibility

  • Award shall be given annually to a current, fulltime, prejunior or junior level student majoring in fashion design.
  • Recipient must have a 3.2 or higher GPA.
  • Exhibits eagerness to learn and to improve as a designer.
  • Offers original and thought provoking solutions to course assignments.
  • Executes their ideas with integrity and attention to detail.
  • Dedicated to improvement and experimentation in communication of ideas, including 2dimensional form.
  • Exhibits depth in inspiration and thought process backed up by research across disciplines.
  • Demonstrates awareness of their personal strengths, identity and goals as a designer.
  • Demonstrates mentorship, collaboration and working as a constructive team member and invests time in supporting peers.

Requirements:
In addition to the DAAP scholarship application requirements, you must also submit a 10 Page Process Journal and/or Design Diary for one to three project(s) that demonstrates the criteria for this scholarship. The process within this journal must have been created during your time as a student at DAAP. You may use any medium or combination of mediums to express and communicate your creative process work including written notes, collages, sketches, photos, etc. This journal should focus on documenting the way you learn, work, find inspiration, translate your world-view, and make fashion design decisions.

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513-556-1376
daap-admissions@uc.edu

Katie Aring Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of DAAP alumna Kate Aring.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
Current pre-junior or junior (to be junior or senior next academic year) Industrial design student of the highest academic caliber; Preference to be given to a student from northeast Ohio.

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513-556-1376
daap-admissions@uc.edu

Kelly Kolar & David Eyman Scholarship

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

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
School of Design student; To be awarded based on merit and no financial need necessary.

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513-556-1376
daap-admissions@uc.edu

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.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
Full-time female students showing promise in the field of Fashion Design who need assistance with tuition or educational travel expenses.

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513-556-1376
daap-admissions@uc.edu

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

Macy's, Inc., has made scholarships available to students enrolled in fashion design, communication design, and interior design. These funds have been given to encourage students to consider retail design careers.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
Students studying Fashion Design, Communication Design, and Interior Design.

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513-556-1376
daap-admissions@uc.edu

Madison Design Group Scholarship

This scholarship is to support an incoming freshman student studying in Graphic Communication Design of the highest academic caliber.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
Incoming freshmen studying in Graphic Communication Design of the highest academic caliber.

Submit
No submission requirements; awards will be selected by faculty.

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513-556-1376
daap-admissions@uc.edu

Margaret Voelker-Ferrier Endowed Scholarship Fund

This fund was established in honor of Professor Margaret Voelker-Ferrier and is to provide scholarship funds for an incoming fashion design freshman and a fashion design rising senior in order to help offset the cost of supplies needed for their senior thesis. Both recipients must have a minimum 3.2 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility

  • Fashion Design rising senior and incoming freshman
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • 3.2 minimum GPA

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513-556-1376
daap-admissions@uc.edu

Mark and Carla Hutker Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established to benefit a full-time DAAP student in the School of Architecture and Interior Design and a student in the School of Design who has demonstrated academic ability, with a 3.2 GPA or higher cumulative average.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility

  • Full-time student in the School of Architecture and Interior Design or School of Design
  • Scholastic achievement (3.2 GPA or above)
Martha Steinkamp Sherman Quasi-Endowment Scholarship

This endowed scholarship was established in memory of Martha Steinkamp Sherman and is to be used to support a fashion design student.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
Fashion design student with minimum 3.0 GPA; Financial need not required.

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513-556-1376
daap-admissions@uc.edu

Richard and Jean Coyne Family Foundation Scholarship Fund

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

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
Full-time students in Graphic Design, especially with financial need and from under-represented populations.

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513-556-1376
daap-admissions@uc.edu

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.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
The student must be enrolled in the Graphic Communication Design program, demonstrate stellar academic performance, and have financial need.

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513-556-1376
daap-admissions@uc.edu

School of Design Scholarship

This scholarship is to support students in the School of Design.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
Students studying in the School of Design.

Submit
No submission requirements; awards will be selected by faculty.

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513-556-1376
daap-admissions@uc.edu

The Natalie Altieri Scholarship

This fund was established to assist a full-time Fashion Design student with expenses associated with a co-op placement outside of the Cincinnati metropolitan area.

Amount
$2000

Eligibility

  • Awarded to full-time Fashion Design student
  • Scholastic achievement (3.2 GPA or above)
  • Recipient must have accepted a co-op placement outside the Cincinnati metropolitan area
  • Demonstrated financial need
The Nime Family and Splendid Bridal Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established to benefit a full-time incoming freshman DAAP student majoring in fashion design who have demonstrated academic ability, with a 3.2 or higher cumulative average. Preference shall be given to candidates who have demonstrated a strong commitment to community service as well as financial need.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility

  • Full-time incoming freshman fashion design student
  • Scholastic Achievement (3.2 GPA or higher)
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated a strong commitment to community service

Submit
No submission requirements; awards will be selected by DAAP Scholarship Committee

The Sallie Baldwin Endowed Graphic Communications Scholarship

This scholarship was established to benefit an undergraduate DAAP student studying communication design who has demonstrated academic ability, with a 3.2 GPA or higher cumulative average and financial need.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility

  • Currently awarded to incoming freshmen communication design student
  • Scholastic achievement (3.2 GPA or above)
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Preference shall be given to an incoming freshman student

Submit
No submission requirements; awards will be selected by DAAP Scholarship Committee

School of Planning Scholarships

School of Planning Scholarship

This scholarship fund was created to allow students, faculty, staff, alumni, and others to contribute in support of current SOP students.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
Students studying in the School of Planning.

Submit
No submission requirements; awards will be selected by faculty.

Information
School of Planning- 6210 DAAP
513-556-4943

EHI Consultants Scholarship Fund

This scholarship fund was created to allow students, faculty, staff, alumni, and others to contribute in support of current SOP students.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
Students studying in the School of Planning.

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513.556.1376
daap-admissions@uc.edu

Erwin S. and Rose F. Wolfson Fellowship

This fellowship is to support a graduate student studying in environmental design towards a part of their degree in Masters of Science, Masters of Design, or Masters of Community Planning.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
Graduate students studying in environmental design towards a part of their degree in Masters of Science, Masters of Design, or Masters of Community Planning.

Submit
No submission requirements; awards will be selected by faculty.

Information
School of Planning- 6210 DAAP
513-556-4943

Harris Forusz and Ido deGroot Scholarship

This scholarship, in memory of two DAAP faculty members, provides scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in Architecture, Urban Planning, and Community Planning. Deserving students are selected on the basis of academic merit and financial need; undergraduates must be in final two years of program and graduate students must be in the final year of study.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility

  • Bachelors of Architecture or Urban Planning in the final two years of program
  • Master of Architecture or Community Planning in the final year of study
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513-556-1376
daap-admissions@uc.edu

Ladislas and Vilma Segoe Scholarships

This fund provides scholarships or stipends to undergraduate and graduate students in the School of Planning who display exceptional academic and/or professional excellence or promise.

Amount
Varies; multiple awards possible.

Eligibility
Undergraduate and graduate students in the School of Planning with exceptional academic and/or professional excellence or promise.

Submit
No submission requirements; awards will be selected by faculty.

Information
School of Planning-6210 DAAP
513-556-4943

Professor Sam Noe Scholarship

This scholarship was created to honor Professor Sam Noe and support a student in the School of Planning.

Amount
Varies; multiple awards possible

Eligibility
Students studying in the School of Planning.

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
5470 Aronoff
513-556-1376
daap-admissions@uc.edu

Seasongood Summer Internship

This summer internship is available for juniors, seniors, and graduate students in the School of Planning interested in government or administration to work under the supervision of government professionals in the City of Cincinnati.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
Current juniors, seniors, and graduate students in the School of Planning. Interns work under supervision of local government professionals in the City of Cincinnati.

Submit
A letter of intent should be submitted to the director of the School of Planning, Danilo Palazzo, in January. This letter should explain why you are requesting the scholarship and why it should be awarded to you.

Deadline
Submission typically due in January. Please see School of Planning for additional details.

Information
School of Planning
Room 6210
513-556-4943

Thomas E. and Susan Wagner Endowed Scholarship

This fund provides awards for an undergraduate minority student in the School of Planning.

Amount
Varies; multiple awards possible.

Eligibility
Minority student enrolled in School of Planning undergraduate degree programs.

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513-556-1376
daap-admissions@uc.edu

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