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Donor Supported Scholarships

Donor Supported Scholarships Opportunities for KCAD Students

Below is a comprehensive list of KCAD donor supported scholarships.

Applications for the 2021-2022 academic year will open on December 1, 2020, with a deadline date of February 15, 2021, and award determinations will be made in the Spring of 2021. Summer Study Away scholarship applications will open on March 24, 2021. If a scholarship listed below is not included in the list on the SlideRoom application portal, the scholarship is not currently available for applications. When additional scholarships become available, students will be notified via your Ferris email.

Click the links below to review scholarship eligibility and apply.

Allesee Metals/Jewelry Endowed Scholarship (Metals & Jewelry and Product Design)


The Berkowitz and Easley Scholarship Endowment for Students with Disabilities (All Graduate and Undergraduate Majors)


Brian Rizzi Endowed Scholarship (Metals & Jewelry and Product Design)


Bruce E. Mulder Furniture Design Scholarship Endowment (Furniture and Product Design)


Dirk Hoffius Scholarship Endowment (All Undergraduate Majors)


Friends of the Michigan State Fair Endowed Scholarship (All Undergraduate Majors)


Grand Rapids Furniture Designers Endowed Scholarship (Furniture and Product Design)


Industrial Design Endowed Scholarship (Industrial and Product Design)


Jan G. Vonk Endowed Scholarship (Graphic Design)


The Joe Withers Endowed Award (Furniture, Industrial, Interior and Product Design)


The Joe Withers Endowed Scholarship (Furniture, Industrial, Interior and Product Design)


J.R. Newton Scholarship Endowment (Industrial and Product Design)


KCAD General Scholarship Endowment (All Graduate and Undergraduate Majors)


KCAD MArch Formation Scholarship Endowment (MArch)


Krayer Design Scholarship Endowment (Collaborative, Furniture, Industrial, Interior, and Product Design)


Linda Ervine Meek Memorial Scholarship Endowment (All Undergraduate Majors)


Mardell R. Grant Memorial Scholarship Endowment (All Graduate and Undergraduate Majors)


The Mathias Alten Legacy Endowed Award (All Undergraduate Majors)


Michelle Anne Bellavance Scholarship Endowment (All Undergraduate Majors)


Nancy Oakes-Hall Memorial Fine Arts Scholarship Endowment (All Graduate and Undergraduate Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Photography and Sculpture and Functional Art Majors)


Oliver H. Evans Endowed Award (Undergraduate Study Away)


Preuss-Britton High School Dual Enrollment Scholarship Endowment (Dual Enrollment Participants)


Rob Jackson Extra Credit Projects Scholarship Endowment (Graphic Design and Illustration)


Robert Bergelin Endowed Scholarship (All Undergraduate Majors)


Robert James Campbell Memorial Scholarship Endowment (Furniture, Industrial,Interior, and Product Design)


Suzanne Pilat Eberle Scholarship Endowment (Art History and Fashion Studies)


T.J. Amick Memorial Scholarship Endowment (Furniture and Product Design)


Tim Roberts Endowed Scholarship (Furniture and Product Design)


The TowerPinkster Interior Design Endowed Scholarship (Interior Design)


Trent Eekhoff Memorial Scholarship Endowment (Industrial and Product Design)


VanSteenberg Endowed Scholarship (All Graduate and Undergraduate Majors)