BFA: All applicants to the BFA program are reviewed for UO Product Design scholarships automatically. These scholarships are given based on need and merit. Please check that your updated Financial Aid information has been submitted to the University of Oregon. See the UO’s Financial Aid page for more information and opportunities. Also check out the College of Design scholarship page and below for external scholarship opportunities for design students.
Graduate students: Opportunities for graduate support at the University of Oregon are available on the Graduate School Website and on the College of Design scholarship page. Also see the UO’s Financial Aid page for more information and opportunities. Below are some additional external scholarship opportunities for design students.
External scholarship opportunities for design students:
Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships:
The Worldstudio AIGA offers scholarships for students from minority and/or economically disadvantaged backgrounds who are studying the design/arts disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. These scholarship awards are paid directly to your school to be applied toward your tuition. Below is a list of the Worldstudio AIGA scholarship awards that are offered:
- Basic scholarships from $2,000-$3,000
- Grand Prize up to $6,000 (at the jury’s discretion)
- Honorable Mention awards in the amount of $500
Additional information can be found on the Deadline + Application page.
Gianninoto Industrial Design Graduate Scholarship
IDSA offers one Gianninoto Graduate Scholarship annually. The recipient will receive a $1,500 USD award to be used for graduate course tuition fees in the completion of an industrial design degree. Awards are based solely on the excellence of the work students have submitted.
Design Foundation Industrial Design Undergraduate Scholarship
IDSA, through the Design Foundation, a public charity supporting design education, grants an undergraduate scholarship that recognizes excellence in student studies and work. The recipient will receive a $1,500 USD award to be used for undergraduate course tuition fees in the completion of an industrial design degree. Awards will be based solely on the excellence of the work students have submitted.