Undergraduate Scholarships

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

The continuing student scholarship aids undergraduates currently enrolled in apparel design, graphic design, interior design, product design, and retail merchandising, who will continue their enrollment in the next academic year.

2021–22 Application and Schedule

Application window: February 8, 2021 – March 7, 2021 (11:59 p.m. CST). See application for details.

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Experience Abroad Scholarships

College of Design experience abroad scholarships support undergraduates currently enrolled in apparel design, graphic design, interior design, product design, and retail merchandising pursuing international study and/or global internship experiences as part of their degree program.

2020-21 Application and Schedule

  • Winter/Spring 2021 application window: November 5 – 30, 2020
  • Fall 2021 application window: Exact dates forthcoming

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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 U of M's University Honors Program provides information, advice, and assistance to all currently enrolled undergraduates and recent graduates interested in applying for prestigious external scholarships and awards.