The Design*Sponge Scholarship 2011

The Design*Sponge Scholarship 2011Deadline: 28 November 2011

Open to: any international art and design students

The Design*Sponge Scholarship is intended to assist art and design students in the pursuit of their creative endeavors through financial support. Because D*S understands that a students needs don’t always fit into the categories of tuition and housing, this will remain a no-strings-attached award. These funds may be spent in any way the winners feel best suits their creative needs. Whether that’s paying for an un-paid internship abroad, expensive supplies to test a new medium or financing a dream project- we’re here to help. The 2011 Scholarship is now open and accepting applications.

2011 Scholarship Details:

: 1st Place ($2,500), 2nd Place ($1,500), 3rd Place ($750), and 4th Place ($250)

Graduate Student Awards: 1st Place ($2,500) 2nd Place ($1,500) 3rd Place ($750) 4th Place ($250)

The scholarship is open to any art & design students (international students are welcome!) that are currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program (Proof of enrollment is required). Please note: all payments will be made in US dollars.

Entry Requirements are as follows:

DEADLINE: All applications must be completed (including any proof of enrollment requirements and portfolio links/attachments) by Monday, November 28th at 6PM EST. FINALISTS will be announced the week of December 15th followed by a week of voting. Voting will close and winners being announced the following week.

A big thank you to our sponsors this year: West Elm, Perigee Books (A division of Penguin) and Artstream. West Elm has kindly provided our first place prizes for both undergraduate and graduate students, Perigee has kindly provided our second place prizes for both undergraduate and graduate students and Artstream has provided our third and fourth place prizes for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Complete rules and application form may be downloaded from the web site:


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