2012 Design*Sponge Scholarship Reminder

Most of us here in the states will be taking a few days off this week to spend time with friends and family for the Thanksgiving holiday. But before we pack up and head out for a bit, I wanted to post a quick reminder about this year’s scholarship, which is open to all current high school, undergraduate and graduate degree students (international students, as well). With the help of our sponsors, this year’s scholarship will be donating $10,500 in financial awards to the most promising artists and designers of tomorrow. The scholarship will be accepting applications through next Tuesday, so I wanted to take a moment to remind people, in case you’d like to use your holiday break to fill out the application and prepare your digital portfolio. We’re so excited to see everyone’s work and can’t wait to name this year’s finalists for all of you to see, celebrate and vote! Thanks again to O’More College of Design, West Elm, BRIKA and Parsons for generously donating this year’s awards. Best of luck to everyone entering! xo, grace


  1. Nataya says:

    This is awesome, unfortunately I should applied 12 years ago. I spread the words

  2. Kim P says:

    I think this is a wonderful gift to encourage and support the arts. I shared this on FB.

  3. Oh wow I might have to try and apply. What an amazing opportunity! xx

  4. Christine says:

    I encouraged many of my students to apply I am so glad I found this. Thank you for creating this opportunity. :)

  5. Eleanor Huang says:

    When will the winners be announced?

    1. Grace Bonney says:


      voting and winners will happen right before christmas.



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