Undergraduate Scholarships

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Types of Scholarships

As a student within the College of Design, you will have the opportunity to apply for scholarships that are specific to the College as well as University-wide scholarships. If you are a freshman, you may be considered for additional scholarships depending on your need and financial aid package. 

Opportunities & Resources

Deadlines and application materials for scholarships are updated regularly. We recommend checking this page and other scholarship pages frequently for new materials and information.

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Freshman Scholarships

All freshmen admitted to the College of Design will be considered for scholarships based on an overall assessment of the admission application. For more information, please visit the Office for Admissions page on scholarships.

College of Design Scholarships

Continuing Student Scholarship

  • Eligible majors: Apparel design, graphic design, interior design, product design, and retail merchandising
  • Purpose: To support College of Design undergraduates currently enrolled in eligible majors who will continue enrollment their major in the next academic year
  • Application information and online access will be sent in early spring term to current students in eligible majors through their respective major email listservs. Students are expected to check their UMN email regularly.
  • Application deadlines are firm and vary year to year.

 

Experience Abroad Scholarships

  • Eligible majors: Apparel design, graphic design, interior design, product design, and retail merchandising
  • Purpose: To support College of Design undergraduates currently enrolled in eligible majors who are pursuing international study and/or global internship experiences as part of their degree program
  • Application information and online access will be sent to students through their UMN email upon confirmation of their attendance in a University of Minnesota sponsored experience abroad program. Students are expected to check their UMN email regularly.
  • Application deadlines are firm and vary by semester. 

General University of Minnesota Scholarships

The Undergraduate Scholarship Search shows you a list of University scholarships for which you may be eligible.

Office for National and International Scholarships

The Office for National and International Scholarships provides information, advice, and assistance to all currently enrolled undergraduates and recent graduates interested in applying for prestigious external scholarships and awards. Specific scholarship information can be found here.