The following scholarship funds are awarded annually to Department of Design major program students. In some cases, students are automatically considered for scholarship awards. In other cases, students are notified of application procedures and deadlines.

The Sara Jane Pyne Memorial Scholarship in the Visual Arts was established in 1981, with a bequest from Sara Jane Pyne (BFA, 1941) for scholarships to deserving students in the visual arts and design.

The Gim and Jan Jay Scholarship was endowed with gifts from John C. Jay, BFA, 1971, in the name of his parents, Gim and Jan Jay, and is to be used to encourage and support students of Asian descent who seek careers in the visual or performing arts and design.

The Charles Wallschlaeger Scholarship Fund was established in 1986, with gifts from alumni, faculty, staff, and members of the design community to recognize Charles Wallschlaeger's thirty three years of service as a Professor, nineteen of those years as Chairperson of the Department of Design. The income from those gifts is awarded to an outstanding undergraduate or graduate design students.

The Edith Fergus-Gilmore Scholarship was established from gifts from Robert H., John C. and Elizabeth O. Fergus in honor of their mother and mother-in-law Edith Fergus-Gilmore. The scholarship is used to assist students in the purchase of materials for and the production of fine and applied arts.

The Anthony Byington Art Angel Scholarship Fund is available to Visual Communication Design students entering their senior year in the program, and is funded by the family of alumnus Anthony Byington as a tribute to his memory.

The Minority Opportunity and Retention (MORE) Scholarship Fund is available to undergraduate minority students.

Other Scholarship Offerings for Ohio State Students

Scholarships and Grants from the College of Arts and Sciences
Undergraduate Admissions Scholarships
Student Financial Aid Scholarships
Office of International Affairs - funding your study abroad program,
Undergraduate Research Office - funding for undergraduate research