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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 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 scholarships for design majors can help alleviate the stress of paying for college.

Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation Program

This is an undergraduate award for U.S. students who are high school seniors or currently enrolled in an accredited college or university. Students must enroll full time in a graphic communications course of study.

Total: $3000 Awards:  200
Deadline:  May 1
2020

Higher Education Academic Scholarship Program (Bright Flight)

This award is available to Missouri high school seniors who are planning to attend an eligible Missouri postsecondary institution. The student must have completed the SAT or ACT assessment during the senior year of high school and score within the top five percent of the state.

Total: $3000 Awards:  8000
Deadline:  July 31
2020

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
2020

Pretty Photoshop Actions Bi-annual Scholarship

The Pretty Photoshop Actions Bi-annual Scholarship is available for U.S. and Canadian students who are currently accepted to or enrolled in an accredited college or university. To apply, applicants must submit an original photoshop tutorial of approximately 800 to 1,000 words in length. Click here to learn more and apply today!

Total: $500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 15
2020

Harvey Fellowship

This award is available for U.S. and international Christian graduate students. Recipients are selected based on academic achievement and commitment to Christian values.

Total: $12000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  November 1
2020

Bienenstock Design Competition

This scholarship contest is available for college juniors, seniors, and graduate students who are majoring in a design program. To be considered for this award, applicants must submit an original work of interior or furniture design.

Total: $5000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  December 11
2020

Maine Graphic Arts Association (MGAA) Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to international and U.S. high school seniors who are attending a Maine high school. Students must plan to pursue a degree in graphic arts pertaining to printing, and have a C average or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  14
Deadline:  May 15

UNF Gray Scholarship

This award is available to U.S students who are planning to attend the University of North Florida as freshmen and major in a field within the College of Arts & Sciences. Students must have a UNF recalculated grade point average of 3.6 or higher and a SAT score of 1360 or higher or an ACT score of 28 or higher.

Total: $4000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  October 15

Cal Grant C

This award is for U.S. undergraduate students who are residents of California pursuing a technical education at an eligible college or university in the state of California. Students must be enrolled in a vocational training program lasting from four to twenty-four months and must meet certain family income and asset requirements as set by the state of California.

Total: $3009 Awards:  7700
Deadline:  March 02

Lois Livingston McMillen Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to incoming and current female undergraduate students who reside in the Connecticut Community Foundation's 21-town service area. Students must have a grade point average of B- (2.75) or higher, and must pursue an artistic career (preference to those pursuing painting and design).

Total: $2000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  March 15

Haymarket Gallery Emerging Artists Scholarship

The Haymarket Emerging Artists Scholarship is available to current graduating seniors or former graduates of a Lincoln/Lancaster County public or private high school, or a current college student residing in Lincoln/Lancaster County, Nebraska.

Total: $450 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 15

Mark P. Tiner Scholarship

High school seniors graduating from the Santa Ana Unified School District, Anaheim Union High School, Placentia-Yorba Linda School District, or the Fullerton Joint Union High School District are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.75 or higher, demonstrate financial need, and completed 300 or more community service hours over the course of four years.

Total: $1000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  March 15