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Designers can help make the world a more attractive place. With their eye for beauty, designers can create striking ads, decorate extravagant rooms, and make the simplest things look gorgeous. Studying graphic design in college can help students hone their talent and turn their creativity into a successful career, such as graphic design, interior design, fashion design, product design, and more. If you plan to improve your skills, this list of graphic design scholarships can help alleviate the stress of paying for college. Take our Scholarship Match Quiz and find the perfect scholarship for you.

List of Graphic Design Scholarships

Magnolia DX Association Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. and international students who are licensed radio amateurs (technician class or higher) and reside in Mississippi or the ARRL Delta Division (AR, LA, TN). Students must attend a postsecondary institution in Mississippi. Preference will be given to graduating high school seniors.

Total: $500

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 31, 2022

Wayne Nelson, KB4UT, Memorial Scholarship

The Wayne Nelson, KB4UT, Memorial Scholarship is provided to U.S. students who are licensed radio amateurs and reside in central Florida (Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Lake, Volusia, Brevard, and Polk counties); second preference will go to Florida residents. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher from the previous high school or undergraduate year.

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 31, 2022

Vectorworks Design Scholarship

This design competition is open to U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who submit an original design plan. Students must be pursuing a design-oriented degree (e.g., architecture, engineering, construction, environmental design, urban design, urban planning, interior design, graphic design, landscape architecture, landscape design, lighting design, industrial design, machine design, theater design, scenic design, event planning, exhibit design, and woodworking).

Total: $3000

Awards: 18

Deadline: July 31, 2022

Clubs of America Scholarship Award for Career Success

This award is available for U.S. and international undergraduate students who feel passionately about the career and educational path they are pursuing. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and submit an essay about his/her chosen profession.

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline: August 31, 2022

Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara Art Competition Scholarship

This award is for U.S. students who have attended at least four of the six secondary grade school years at a southern Santa Barbara County school and will be seniors graduating from a southern Santa Barbara County high school . Applicants must plan to major in art or an art-related field and be willing to submit a portfolio of their works.

Total: $1600

Awards: 13

Deadline: November 15, 2022

Dorothy Dyer Vanek Endowment Scholarship

This award is for U.S. and international high school seniors and undergraduate/graduate students with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The student must be majoring in architecture or interior design. Click here to learn more and apply today!

Total: $3000

Awards: 1

Deadline: February 01, 2023

Charline E. McCue Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in culinary arts, dance, music, fashion design, theater, or writing. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $500

Awards: 1

Deadline: February 01, 2023

Cottey College Fine Arts Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. undergraduate students who are attending Cottey College in Missouri. Students must demonstrate a strong academic proficiency in art, dance, music, or theatre/speech.

Total: $2000

Awards: 1

Deadline: February 01, 2023

Steven G. King Play Environments Scholarship

This scholarship is open to international and U.S. students who are in their final two years of undergraduate study or are in graduate programs at a LAAB-accredited institution. Students must be studying landscape architecture with a demonstrated interest and aptitude in the design of play environments.

Total: $5000

Awards: 1

Deadline: February 01, 2023

John F. and Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship Fund for Art Education

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are 18 to 35 years of age. Students must be skilled in and devoted to a conservative or classical tradition in the study of form, color, drawing, painting, design, and technique, as these are expressed in modes showing patent affinity with the classical tradition of western culture.

Total: $5000

Awards: 1

Deadline: February 01, 2023