Scholarships for incoming students

Scholarships Amount per year Basic eligibility requirement

SCAD academic scholarships

US $1,500-$12,000

Must demonstrate academic achievement

SCAD achievement scholarships

US $1,000-$7,500

Must demonstrate overall achievement

May and Paul Poetter Scholarship

Full tuition

Must demonstrate superior academic achievement

Frances Larkin McCommon Scholarship

Full tuition

Must demonstrate superior artistic achievement

Georgia HOPE scholarship

Varies, determined by state of Georgia

Application and eligibility details available at georgiacollege411.org

Other state scholarships similar to HOPE
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SCAD may recognize and award funds similar to your state scholarship resources

Must provide proof of state scholarship eligibility to the admission department

Recognized achievements
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US $1,500

Must provide documentation of applicable achievement

Governor's Honors Programs
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US $1,500

Must provide proof of participation

 

Through the office of admission, SCAD administers a number of scholarships for entering students. Scholarship recipients are expected to be particularly strong and positive leaders at SCAD, excelling academically and representing SCAD well within the community. Scholarships are available to both United States citizens and non-U.S. citizens and are awarded to entering students prior to first-quarter attendance.

Entering students may be offered a scholarship from SCAD based on demonstrated academic and/or co-curricular achievement, including leader- ship, volunteer and community service, involvement, and artistic accomplishment. Financial need, as indicated by completion of the FAFSA or other documentation, is taken into consideration for need-based scholarships. A scholarship recipient may accept additional scholarships from other sources, as well as additional forms of financial aid, if qualified. Most scholarships are awarded to degree-seeking students, are applied quarterly, and may be renewed annually through completion of a bachelor’s degree (or up to 225 attempted hours) as long as the recipient remains enrolled and maintains a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0. Students who plan to pursue a double major or multiple minors should meet with a staff adviser to determine if aid is sufficient.

An annual award is intended to be disbursed over 45 hours of credit earned in three quarters at SCAD. Students may qualify for more than one scholarship and may receive a combined total up to the cost of tuition.

SCAD scholarship offers for undergraduate students vary according to whether students reside in SCAD housing. A scholarship student who accepts an on-campus award as an entering student, but moves out of the SCAD residence hall at any time, is considered to be declining the on-campus award amount and accepting the off-campus award, thus reducing his or her award to 70 percent of the on-campus award amount. Therefore, a balance due may be created. These students must then resolve any resulting charges incurred with the SCAD student accounts office.

Scholarships Basic eligibility requirement

SCAD Honors
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Must demonstrate outstanding academic and/or artistic achievement; GRE scores of 163 or above on the verbal section, 158 or above on the quantitative section, and 5 or higher on the analytical writing section; a 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale; or presentation of outstanding portfolio, audition or writing submission and above-average grades and test scores.

Graduate Fellowship
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To be considered for a Graduate Fellowship, applicants must present a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.3 (on a four-point scale), and must submit a superior-quality portfolio and statement of purpose.

Dean’s Fellowship
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To be considered for a Dean’s Fellowship, applicants must present a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.5 (on a four-point scale), and must submit a superior-quality portfolio and statement of purpose.

Student Opportunity Scholarship
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Eligibility criteria are available by contacting the admission department.

 

Through the office of admission, SCAD administers a number of scholarships, fellowships and grants for entering graduate students. Recipients are expected to be particularly strong and positive leaders at SCAD, excelling academically and representing SCAD well within the community. These awards are available to both U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens and are offered to entering students prior to first-quarter attendance.

Entering students may be offered an award from SCAD based on artistic and/or academic achievement with consideration given to financial need as indicated by completion of the FAFSA or other documentation. Award recipients may accept additional scholarships from other sources, as well as additional forms of financial aid, if qualified.

Awards are offered to degree-seeking students, are applied quarterly, and may be renewed annually until completion of a graduate degree at SCAD, as long as the recipient remains enrolled at SCAD and maintains a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.25.

An annual award is intended to be disbursed over 45 hours of credit earned in three quarters at SCAD. Graduate award recipients are not required to reside in SCAD housing.

Need-based

SCAD and generous donors offer scholarships to students who excel academically and artistically and demonstrate need.

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Outside scholarships

Students may receive scholarships from third-party individuals or organizations to fund their education at SCAD.

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Additional SCAD scholarships

SCAD offers a number of  scholarships to students who meet a range of criteria.

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