Daring young artists to dream

Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying the design/arts disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States.

The Wolrdstudio AIGA Scholarships’ primary aims are:
» to increase diversity in the creative professions, and
» to foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers, and studios of tomorrow.

To this end, scholarship recipients are selected not only for their ability and their need, but also for their demonstrated commitment to giving back to the community through their work.

See past winners work here:
2014/15
2013/14
2012/13

Awards

Basic scholarships are awarded in the amount of $2,000-$3,000. Grand Prize awards are also given each year in amounts up to $6,000 at the jury’s discretion. In addition, Honorable Mention prizes in the amount of $500 cash are awarded.

Disciplines

This year we are offering scholarships in the following disciplines:
» Advertising (art direction only)
» Fine arts
» Graphic design
» Illustration
» Interactive design/motion graphics
» Photography

Deadline

All applications must be received by March 27, 2015. Note: This is not a postmark deadline – all applications must be received by this date.

Application

Step 1: Download and read carefully the application instructions. Find the download link on the left of this page.

Step 2: The application is to be entered online. A link to the online portion will be posted here starting January, 2015.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Incomplete or late applications will be disqualified.

Students with scholarship inquiries should consult our Frequently Asked Questions page. If your question has not been answered, you may contact us by email. Worldstudio receives several inquiries per day; please be patient waiting for your reply. Inquiries may also be submitted by mail to:

Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships
AIGA
164 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10010

Help spread the word

Download the Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships poster on the left side of this page (either 11″×17″ or 8.5″×11″), print and post in your school or studio!