Thursday, March 5, 2009

AIGA DC Continuum Fund Scholarships

Do you know of a local high school student who is college-bound and intends to pursue design as a degree? Or do you know of a local college student who is currently enrolled and working toward a degree in design?

Tell them about AIGA DC’s Continuum Fund Scholarships!

Applications will be evaluated by a jury of creative professionals, who will consider a number of factors, including: quality of submitted work, financial need, and academic record. Up to two scholarships will be awarded on behalf of the AIGA DC Design Continuum Fund via the WorldStudio AIGA Scholarship Program.

For complete information about the AIGA Worldstudio Scholarship program and how to apply, visit

The application deadline is April 3, 2009. Note: This is not a postmark deadline — all applications must be received by April 3, 2009.

All applications for Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships must be completed in two parts:

STEP 1 is completed online and requires inputting information about yourself and your school, as well as uploading digital images of your work. This part of the application can be found here: Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships

STEP 2 requires filling out and mailing a hard copy of an application form, Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship Application and Guidelines, click to download an Acrobat PDF here: 2009/2010 Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship Application

Read the guidelines thoroughly and please follow all instructions. Incomplete or late applications will be disqualified. If you have a question, check out the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) section on the AIGA Worldstudio Scholarships website.

The Design Continuum Fund scholarship was made possible by the generous donations of the founding members of the Continuum Circle, comprised of numerous prominent and long-standing members of the AIGA DC community. Thank you to all of the donors who are helping empower the design leaders of tomorrow.

To make a donation to the Design Continuum Fund, visit the AIGA DC Continuum page or email Continuum Chair Carolyn Belefski at

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