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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 2019 DAAP college-wide and school specific scholarship application is closed.  The scholarship application will be available again in spring 2020 for the 2020-2021 academic year. 

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.

The Virginia Earhardt Schott Scholarship

This scholarship was established to support an incoming freshman who will be a full-time student in DAAP. The student must have a high school GPA of 3.3 or higher. The student must demonstrate financial need. A holistic approach will be used to determine the recipient, with consideration in the areas of academic merit, athletic participation, and extracurricular activities. Preference will be given to students studying Fashion Design, Interior Design, Architecture, Art Education, or Art History. Preference will also be given to students who graduate from one of the following high schools: Dater, Elder, Gamble, Harrison, Oak Hills, Seton, Taylor and Western Hills.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

  • Must be an incoming freshman student who will be full-time in DAAP
  • Must have a high school GPA of 3.3 or higher
  • Must have demonstrated financial need
  • Must demonstrate academic merit and participation in athletics and/or other extracurricular activities
  • Preference will be given to students studying Fashion Design, Interior Design, Architecture, Art Education, or Art History
  •  Preference will also be given to students who graduate from one of the following high schools: Dater, Elder, Gamble, Harrison, Oak Hills, Seton, Taylor and Western Hills.
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.

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. Application information can be found at this link.

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.

School of Architecture and Interior Design External Scholarships

Home-Residence AIA Chapters Opportunities

Miscellaneous scholarship opportunities may be found through your home/residence AIA Chapters, both city and state.

Jack Kent Cooke Scholarships

Miscellaneous Scholarship Opportunities

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

UNDERGRADUATE TRANSFER: This program awards scholarships worth up to $30,000 each to students and recent alumni from community colleges or two-year institutions who will pursue bachelor's degrees at four-year institutions. The deadline is typically February 1.

GRADUATE: This program awards scholarships worth up to $50,000 each to college seniors or recent graduates to attend graduate or professional programs. The deadline is typically in Mid-March.

Submit

See the website below for more details.

Deadline

Typically February or March; see the website below for more details.

Information

jkcf.org/scholarships

Simpson-Strong Tie Architecture Student Scholarship Program

The Structural Engineering/Architecture Student Scholarship Program offers scholarships to support education and encourage the design and building of safer structures in our communities.

This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship Management Services®, a division of Scholarship America®. This is an external scholarship sponsored by Simpson Strong-Tie Company, Inc. 

www.strongtie.com/scholarships

Tile Contractors' Association of America Architectural Scholarship

This is an external scholarship offered by the Tile Contracters' Association of America.

Since 2001, the Tile Contractors’ Association of America (TCAA) has had the honor of awarding two annual merit scholarships in the amount of $2,000 to outstanding architectural students. To date, TCAA has awarded scholarships to fourteen exceptionally talented students.

TCAA is seeking future architects who will lead their industry, shape the language of design, and create new ways to give shape to their vision for public and private space as art for habitation.

Amount

$2000

Eligibility

Applicants must be enrolled and working toward a professional degree in architecture and can be:

  • In the third or fourth year of a five-year program that results in a BArch or equivalent
  • In the fourth or fifth year of a six-year program (4+2 or other combination) that results in an MArch or equivalent
  • In the first, second or third year of a three- to four-year program which results in a MArch within the architecture discipline. 
  • The majority of credit courses must be earned in a campus environment.

Submit

The following is required from each applicant:

  • a completed application
  • a transcript from each academic institution for immediate past 4 semesters
  • two letters of recommendation
  • a résumé
  • a personal statement describing educational goals as they relate to architecture
  • a list of previous awards, scholarships, and financial aid received as an architecture student
  • a statement of academic ranking and grade point average, signed by the dean or administrative head of the Architectural or Design department

The application is available at tcaainc.org/scholarships.php.

Information

tcaainc.org/scholarships.php

School of Architecture and Interior Design Scholarships

The Donald P. Jacobs Scholarship in Architecture

This scholarship was established to benefit a full-time student studying Architecture who has demonstrated financial need and has a 3.0 GPA or higher. Preference will be given to students who are from the state of Ohio or Indiana.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

  • Must be a full-time student studying Architecture
  • Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Must have demonstrated financial need
  • Preference will be given to students from Ohio or Indiana
Alfred and Mary Alice Moore Scholarship

This fund was established to encourage and support students to pursue a degree at the University of Cincinnati School of Architecture and Interior Design.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

  • SAID student
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Preference given to a student whose parent(s) are deceased

Information

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

Architecture Class of 1984 Scholarship

This fund provides scholarships for undergraduate architecture students;  emphasis is on leadership, scholarship, and financial need.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

Undergraduate architecture student

Information

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

Baxter Hodell Donnelly Preston Endowed Scholarship

This fund has been established to attract and retain deserving students of high academic achievement who intend or are currently pursuing a degree in architecture.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

Students of high academic achievement and merit who are pursuing a degree in architecture.

Information

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

Bernard J. Zofcin Architecture Scholarship

This fund was created to support an enthusiastic student in excellent academic standing with demonstrated financial need studying in SAID.  The award is to rotate annually between ARCH and INTD students. 

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

Enthusiastic SAID student in excellent academic standing with financial need; Preference given to females.

Information

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

Blum Family Scholarship Fund

This fund was established to provide scholarship support for an undergraduate student studying architecture at DAAP.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

  • Undergraduate architecture student
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Per the donors’ request, preference will be given to a student from Indiana

Information

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

Champlin Architecture Scholarship

This fund was created to support a student in excellent academic standing with demonstrated financial need studying in the School of Architecture and Interior Design.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

SAID Student in excellent academic standing and demonstrated financial need.

Information

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

Christopher Earls Family Endowment

This fund was established for the benefit of students and faculty of SAID. It provides several scholarships for SAID students annually.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

SAID students

Information

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

Donald C. Smith, Gordon Wildermuth and John H. Winkler Endowment Fund

Annual awards are made from this fund to deserving SAID students.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

SAID student

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

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

Eugene W. Betz Endowed Scholarship Fund in Architecture

This fund was established to support graduate level Architecture students, with preference given to students contemplating practice and/or career in the area of health care related facilities.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

Graduate Architecture students; with preference given to students contemplating practice and/or career om the area of healthcare related facilities. (i.e. hospitals, clinics, ambulatory care, intermediate care, long-term care, extended care, hospices, etc.)

FRCH Design Worldwide Scholarship

This scholarship was created to provide meaningful scholarship support to undergraduate interior design students at DAAP.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

Full-time undergraduate interior design student with primary preference given to those that exhibit financial need and secondary preference to those that have a diverse background.

Information

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

George Fabe Endowed Scholarship

Multiple awards are given to graduate level SAID students, with preference given to students in under-represented groups.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

Graduate SAID student; preference will be given to students of under-represented groups.

Information

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

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

HIXSON Architecture Engineering Interior Scholarship Fund in Honor of Harry J. Bothwell

Provides annual scholarship to undergraduate student enrolled in the architecture program at the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning. Student must be in good academic standing and demonstrate need for financial assistance.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

Undergraduate architecture student in good academic standing and in need of financial assistance.

Information

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

James and Laura Howell Scholarship

The purpose of this gift is to provide meaningful scholarship support for a student studying Interior Design at DAAP. 

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

  • Undergraduate interior design student must be applying as a pre-junior to receive scholarship as a junior (4th year student in the INTD program)
  • Scholastic achievement (3.5 GPA or higher)
  • Completed two co-op experiences
  • Community service accomplishments

Information

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

John and Norma H. Richards Scholarships

This fund was established for scholarship support to architecture students.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

Architecture students

Information

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

John S. Madzula Scholarship

This award will be made to an architecture student with demonstrated financial need.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

Architecture student with demonstrated financial need.

Information

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

Knoll, Inc. and RJE Business Interiors of Cincinnati Scholarship

This fund awards one interior design student in their third or fourth year.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

One rising pre-junior or junior BSID student who exemplifies academic achievement (applying as sophomore or pre-junior).

Information

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

Lenore Cunix Levy Endowment Fund

The Lenore Cunix Levy Endownment Fund has been established by the family and friends of Lenore Cunix Levy and Lawrence B. Levy, MD, to provide meaningful scholarship support for students in the School of Architecture and Interior Design. Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of academic merit and personal qualities of integrity and leadership.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

Any continuing student in the SAID, preference given to Interior Design students.

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

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)
Michael and Michele Schuster Scholarship Fund

The purpose of this gift is to provide meaningful scholarship support for a student studying architecture in SAID.  The student must be of the highest academic caliber.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

Architecture student of the highest academic caliber.  Financial need not required.

Information

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

 
Newton Tebow Scholarship

This fund is awarded annually to students in the third or fourth year in Architecture on the basis of academic achievement.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

Current undergrad architecture sophomore or junior (to be junior or senior next academic year)

Information

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

Paul Richard Eggert Architecture Memorial Scholarship

To provide scholarship support to a full-time BSARCH student from a family of moderate means and who has filed a FASFA each year.  Preference will be given to an out-of-state student.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

  • Full-time undergraduate architect student
  • Scholastic achievement (3.2 or higher GPA)
  • Financial need, must have a FASFA on file
  • Out-of-state student

Information

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

SAID Scholarship

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

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

SAID student

Information

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

SAID-AIA Ohio Foundation Scholarship

Provided through the generosity of the Ohio American Institute of Architects for high merit undergrad students intending to continue the study of architecture in Ohio.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

Rising seniors in architecture; awardee must be an Ohio resident.

Submit

Selection made by faculty based on student record; applications are not accepted.

Deadline

N/A

Information

SAID Office, 7210 DAAP
513-556-6426

Shyam Perangur Scholarship in Architecture Fund

This fund was established to provide scholarship support to a full-time student studying architecture at DAAP.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

  • Full-time student in Architecture
  • Minimum 3.2 GPA
  • Preference given to recipient with demonstrated financial need

Information

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

Susan Butcher Travel Fund

This fund was created to help interior design co-op students defray co-op related expenses such as travel, housing, food, and miscellaneous items.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

Interior Design students.

Information

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

The Carl Strauss and Raymond Roush Scholarship

Annual awards are made to deserving students who are studying Architecture.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

Architecture students

Information

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

The Collaberative Inc. Scholarship Fund

The purpose of this gift is to provide meaningful scholarship support for a student studying in the School of Architecture and Interior Design.  It is expected that the recipient will interview with The Collaborative for at least one of their co-op experiences.  There is no requirement that a scholarship recipient accept a co-op assignment with The Collaborative as a condition of the award.  The Collaborative will also offer mentoring for the scholarship student through its architectural group. 

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

Students of the highest caliber studying architecture or interior design.  Financial need is not to be considered.

Information

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

The Erik Sueberkrop Scholarship in Architecture Fund

This scholarship was established to benefit a full-time DAAP student studying architecture who has demonstrated academic ability, with a 3.2 GPA or higher cumulative average and financial need.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility      

  • Full-time architecture student
  • Scholastic achievement (3.2 GPA or above)
  • Demonstrated financial need
The Feibes & Schmitt Architects Scholarship

This scholarship was established to benefit a student studying Architecture. Applicants must be at least a junior-level student or a graduate student and must have a 3.5 GPA or higher.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

  • Must be studying Architecture
  • Must be a junior-level or graduate student
  • Must have a 3.5 GPA or higher
The Frank T. Leo Endowed Scholarship

This fund awards scholarships to architecture students in the School of Architecture and Interior Design

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

Undergraduate architecture students applying as freshman or sophomores (to receive award as sophomore or junior next academic year).

Information

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

The Huston-McDermed Gay Men’s Scholarship

This scholarship was established to benefit a student studying Architecture who has demonstrated financial need and a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Preference will be given to gay men from the state of Indiana.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

  • Must be studying Architecture
  • Must have a 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Must have demonstrated financial need
  • Preference will be given to gay men
  • Additional preference will be given to gay men from the state of Indiana
The Jack E. Hodell, AIA, and Nadine J. Hodell Scholarship
This fund provides scholarships for a full-time architecture student in DAAP. 

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

  • Must be a full-time student in the Architecture program
  • Must have demonstrated financial need
  • The students approach to architectural design must incorporate a sensitivity to nature and ecology, and prioritize the natural setting and the use of natural materials
The Joseph J. Strauss Scholarship in Architecture Fund

This scholarship was established to benefit a full-time DAAP student majoring in architecture 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 in the architecture program
  • Scholastic achievement (3.2 GPA or above)
  • Demonstrated financial need

Submit

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

The Maureen Tansey Tokar Endowed Scholarship in Architecture Fund

This fund was created to support a full-time Architecture student who has demonstrated academic ability, with a 3.0 or higher cumulative average and financial need.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

Full-time Architecture student with scholastic achievement (3.0 GPA or above) and demonstrated financial need; Preference given to females.

The Ray Laubenthal Scholarship

This scholarship was established to benefit a full-time student studying in the Interior Design program. Applicants must have a 3.2 GPA and must have demonstrated financial need.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

  • Must be a full-time student in the Interior Design program
  • Must have a 3.2 GPA or higher
  • Must have demonstrated financial need
The SHP Leading Design Endowed Scholarship in memory of James E. Steed

This scholarship was established to benefit a full-time student studying Architecture who has demonstrated financial need and a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Preference will be given to students with experience volunteering within the school and/or community. Additional preference will be given to students with experience volunteering with children. Recipients of the award will be given the opportunity to interview for a co-op experience with the company.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

  • Must be a full-time student studying Architecture
  • Must have a 3.5 GPA or higher
  • Must have demonstrated financial need
  • Preference will be given to students with volunteer experience within the school and/or community
  • Additional preference will be given to students with volunteer experience with children
Thomas B. Persons Scholarship

Multiple scholarships may be made to full-time students studying Interior Design.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

Full-time students studying Interior Design.

Information

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

Todd DeGarmo Scholarship

This scholarship was established to provide support for tuition, fees, room and board for a full-time DAAP student in the School of Architecture and Interior Design.

Amount

Varies

Eligibility

Full-time architecture and interior design students

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

Submit

  • Ten images of your strongest work with your application

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 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. The recipient(s) of this scholarship is to be chosen based on academic merit.

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
Varies

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

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

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

Kristi A. Nelson Scholarship in Art History

The Kristi A. Nelson Scholarship in Art History supports students in art history undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the School of Art.

Amount
$5,000 conferred upon one student each academic year

Eligibility
Students must be in an undergraduate art history major with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or graduate student of art history with a minimum GPA of 3.5 in the School of Art at DAAP. Students with financial need will be given preference.

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

Amount
$500

Eligibility
School of Art students who participated in the annual NY Trip.

Submit

Email a statement by March 15th demonstrating how the NY Trip affected you as an artist or in your artwork.

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

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
Varies 

Eligibility
Student must be an art history major or graduate student of art history in the School of Art at DAAP. Non-traditional students with financial need will be given preference. 

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513-556-1376
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 during Foundations Review.

Amount
Varies

Eligibility
Bachelor of Fine Arts students participating in the Foundations Review in April

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

School of Art Student Travel Scholarship

Travel money for students who have been invited to exhibit their art work in museums, galleries or the public sphere, or who are presenting at a conference that is recognized by the academic community.  Scholarship will be applied to the recipient’s student account after travel is complete and after recipient has provided receipts for travel and exhibition/conference fees, a brief description of the exhibition or conference and the recipient’s role in it, and photographs of the exhibition or conference to daapsoa@uc.edu. This information may also be published on social media at the Director’s discretion. 

Amount
Up to $200 per award as long as funds are available.

Eligibility
Full time students in any of the below programs in good academic standing who will be traveling to present to a conference in their field of study.

  • Bachelor in Fine Arts
  • Bachelor in Art History
  • Master of Arts in Art Education
  • Master of Fine Arts

Submit
Email request to daapsoa@uc.edu. Please include evidence of the invitation to exhibit or present, & a letter of support by at least one SOA faculty.

Information
School of Art
Aronoff 6431
513-556-2962 

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
Undergraduate Review participants in the School of Art with a minimum 3.2 GPA.

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

  • Digital portfolio containing 10-15 examples of your best artwork.
  • Essay outlining financial need

Deadline
Materials must be submitted to the SOA office by October 1

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 travel during break. 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
Varies

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
DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513-556-1376
daap-admissions@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
Students in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in the School of Art.

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
Aronoff 5470
513-556-1376
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 the School of Art Office (daapsoa@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

Ed & Wanda Nime Scholarship

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

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

School of Planning Student Travel Scholarship

Travel money for students who are presenting at conferences that are recognized by the academic community.  Scholarship will be applied to your student account, once travel is complete and after recipient has provided a brief description of the conference and presentation, along with images to Rhea Castrucci. This information may also be published on social media at the Director’s discretion. 

Amount
Up to $250 per award as long as funds are available.

Eligibility
Full time students in any of the below programs in good academic standing who will be traveling to present to a conference in their field of study. Limit 1 award per student in an academic year.
  • Bachelor in Horticulture
  • Bachelor of Urban Planning
  • Bachelor of Urban Studies
  • Master of Community Planning
  • Master of Landscape Architecture
  • PhD in Regional Development Planning students up to their 5th year


Submit

Email request to Rhea Castrucci. Please include evidence of the approved presentation & recommendation by one SOP faculty.

Information
School of Planning
6210 DAAP
513-556-4943

Elizabeth Moesta White Scholarship

Elizabeth Moesta White was a 1933 graduate of the University of Cincinnati’s College of Applied Arts with a degree in Landscape Architecture. Her family established a scholarship that commemorates her dedication to the sustainable planning, design and management of the built and natural environment.

Amount
$1,000 will be awarded and applied to next school year

Eligibility
Students enrolled in the DAAP Horticulture Program’s Sustainable Landscape Design Certificate Program who have completed two of the five courses in Sustainable Landscape Design or Sustainable Landscape Construction are eligible for this scholarship. In addition to the application materials, the student’s academic record will be reviewed for the selection process.

Submit

  • Completed application
  • One letter of recommendation from a member of the Sustainable Landscape Design or Sustainable Landscape Construction faculty (HORT 2040, 2041, 2042, 3060 or 3061).
  • Up to 10 images as one pdf document (maximum 10 pages) or one pdf of written work (maximum 10 pages) demonstrating the applicant’s abilities in Sustainable Landscape Design. The images or written work may represent academic, professional, and/or voluntary community service work in sustainable landscape design.
  • A current resume showing academic, professional, and service experience.

Deadline
Application materials must be submitted to:
Elizabeth Moesta White Scholarship Review Horticulture Program Director
Student Affairs
5470 Aronoff, DAAP
No later than 5pm on March 30

Information
DAAP Student Affairs
5470 Aronoff
513-556-1376
aap-admissions@uc.edu
https://daap.uc.edu/academics/sop/overview/sustainable-landscape-design-cert

Winners will be notified on or before May 31st. Scholarship recipients will be expected to participate in any scholarship recognition events sponsored by the College, dependent on whether the student is in town when the event takes place. Recipients will also be required to allow the use of the application’s digital images of their work for a presentation.

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

Professor Sam Noe Scholarship

This scholarship was created to honor Professor Sam Noe and support a student in the School of Planning who demonstrate excellent academic standing and has a financial need.

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

Thomas E. and Susan Wagner Endowed Scholarship

The Kroger Company made a gift in 1993 to honor Dr. Thomas Wagner. The gift was made to start an endowment to provide assistance for a minority student enrolled in the School of Planning undergraduate degree program.

Amount
Varies 

Eligibility
Minority students enrolled in the School of Planning undergraduate degree programs.

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

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