Tuition and scholarships

Rising Star

Tuition and scholarships


Application and program fees
Application fee (nonrefundable) — $35
Program fee (nonrefundable) — $250
Tuition — $4,000
Housing and meals (residential only) — $1,000

* Additional fees may include supplies, transportation shuttles, and bed and bath linens.

Cancellation/refund policy

The application and program fees are nonrefundable. Full refunds for tuition, housing and meals may be issued if the student cancels prior to the start of the program. Partial refunds for tuition, housing and meals may be issued only during the first week of the program if the student withdraws for personal reasons.


All students who apply for the program before April 15 will be considered for scholarships. Funding is limited and is awarded to the earliest qualifiers. Scholarship awards are available to both U.S. citizens and international students. All applicants seeking scholarship consideration are reviewed on a case-by-case basis by the review committee. Scholarships are limited and highly competitive.

Additional options

Eligible students may submit work to be considered for the SCAD Challenge Competition Series for possible program tuition scholarships.