AIGA St. Louis Design Scholarship

AIGA, the professional association for design, is committed to advancing design as a professional craft, strategic tool and vital cultural force. Become one of this year’s AIGA St. Louis Design Scholars! Applications are open to students currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in the design, art, or digital media disciplines. The scholarship is intended for students currently enrolled in a part-time or full-time post-secondary program at an accredited community college or university in the St. Louis AIGA region. This scholarship is awarded one time.

Please note: The AIGA Design Scholarship will be awarded to the chosen applicant at the AIGA Student Conference on February 23, 2019. The winners will be invited to attend the conference at no cost to themselves, but will be asked to appear at the conference in person to receive the award if possible.

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Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you available to attend the AIGA St. Louis Student Conference on February 23, 2019?
  2. Please list any employment experience, volunteer experience, or other work relevant to your field of study that is not already mentioned in your transcript.
  3. ESSAY: In 500 words or less please answer the following question, "What do you hope to accomplish with your education in a creative field?"
  4. Your Portfolio - You are required to submit 4 of your best design works. Submitted pieces may be print, interactive, motion graphics, or 3D (such as a brochure, packaging design, etc). If you are an AIGA member, you may use the AIGA portfolio site, or you may use any other portfolio hosting site of your choosing. Please provide a link or a series of links to the website or individual web pages that show the four works online:
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  5. SCHOLARSHIP CENTRAL RECOMMENDATION: Enter the name and e-mail address of an instructor, counselor, advisor, supervisor or other similarly qualified individual who will submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf. NOTE: As the applicant, it is your responsibility to inform that person to watch for an email sent on your behalf that will explain how to complete this process.
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