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.

Currently Enrolled Students

All DAAP scholarships have an online application process. It is recommended that students submit FAFSA information to UC if one of eligibility requirements of the scholarship is financial need.

Applications Open January 2024

Scholarship applications for returning DAAP students have moved to the ScholarshipUniverse tool, accessible via the Scholarship Tab in Catalyst. College scholarships will become available in ScholarshipUniverse in January 2024.


View all the different scholarship opportunities available to you as a current DAAP student, including those that are offered by external organizations. Simply click on one of the scholarship categories below to learn more about each.

Note: External scholarships and scholarships marked with an asterisk (*) have separate applications processes. Please view the scholarship’s description for more information.

Incoming First-Year Students

All accepted students who have completed their admissions application by December 1, will be reviewed for DAAP first-year scholarships. No additional submission materials are required.

Contact for questions

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