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Students who do not complete their SCAD degrees often report financial issues as the cause, a statistic that disproportionately affects Black students. Scholarships are essential to supporting a diverse student community and ensuring equity in graduation rates. The following scholarships were established to provide financial assistance for BIPOC students.

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This endowed scholarship is awarded annually to one full-time undergraduate or graduate student who is African-American and is from the Savannah/Chatham County area. The student must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0, have completed a minimum of 45 undergraduate or 15 graduate credit hours at SCAD by the end of spring quarter, and demonstrate financial need. The scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient continues to meet the established criteria.
This endowed scholarship is awarded annually to a domestic, full-time undergraduate student studying at SCAD Savannah. The student must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0, have completed a minimum of 45 undergraduate credit hours at SCAD by the end of spring quarter, and demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to African-American students. The scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient continues to meet the established criteria.
This endowed scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student pursuing a degree in fashion, film and television, sound design, performing arts, production design, or advertising. Preference is given to African-American or Hispanic students. Eligible applicants must be permanent residents of Georgia or North Carolina, maintain a grade point average of at least 3.0, and demonstrate financial need. This scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient continues to meet the scholarship criteria.
This endowed scholarship is awarded annually to an undergraduate or graduate minority student with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0. Eligible applicants must have completed at least 45 undergraduate or 15 graduate credit hours at SCAD by the end of spring quarter and demonstrate financial need. Finalists for this scholarship will be required to submit two letters of recommendation from current professors.
This endowed scholarship is awarded annually to a minority (priority is given to students of Hispanic descent), full-time graduate student with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0. Eligible applicants must be painting graduate students who have completed a minimum of 15 credit hours at SCAD.
This endowed scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time minority graduate student majoring in illustration. Eligible applicants must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.75 and demonstrate financial need. Finalists will be required to submit a portfolio. This scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient continues to meet the established criteria.
This endowed scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time minority undergraduate student who has a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0. The recipient must have completed a minimum of 45 credit hours at SCAD by the end of spring quarter. Both domestic and international students may apply.
This endowed scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time Chinese undergraduate student who has a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5. The recipient must have completed a minimum of 45 credit hours at SCAD by the end of the spring quarter and demonstrate financial need. Eligible applicants should be studying at the Savannah campus and demonstrate leadership ability and community service. This scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient continues to meet the established criteria.
Initially endowed by SCAD in June 2020, these scholarships are awarded annually to 12 undergraduate (three incoming freshmen, three sophomores, three juniors, three seniors) and three graduate students who are African-American. Students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (high school GPA of 3.0 for incoming freshmen) and demonstrate financial need. The scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient continues to meet the established criteria.

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