SCAD Scholarships

SCAD Scholarships, a privately funded and nonprofit organization, holds accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

This recognition allows SCAD to grant baccalaureate and master’s degrees to its students.

SCAD Scholarships programs are committed to nurturing creative talent  and provide a vibrant and constructive university atmosphere.

Through interactive teaching and learning methods, the institution prepares students for successful careers in various creative fields.

SCAD Scholarships

SCAD Mission Vision And Values


SCAD’s mission is to equip talented students for creative professions through engaging teaching and learning within a positively oriented university environment.


SCAD envisions becoming globally renowned as the foremost authority in the disciplines it teaches.


Strategic: Conduct thorough research, utilize measurements to guide work, and document outcomes.

Innovative: Foster the generation of fresh ideas and relevant solutions.

Positive: Approach all endeavors with enthusiasm and a constructive mindset.

Collaborative: Embrace and act upon the collective brilliance within the institution.

Transformative: Create life-changing experiences for students and stakeholders.

Compassionate: Treat everyone with kindness, care, and empathy.


SCAD Scholarships for Incoming Students:

Scholarship Amount per year Eligibility
SCAD academic scholarships Varies Must demonstrate academic achievement
SCAD achievement scholarships Varies Must demonstrate overall achievement
Georgia HOPE scholarship Varies Application and eligibility details available at
Zell Miller Scholarship Varies Application and eligibility details available at
Additional state scholarships similar to HOPE SCAD may recognize and award funds similar to your state scholarship resources Must provide proof of state scholarship eligibility to the admission department
Recognized achievements US $1,500 Must provide documentation of applicable achievement
Governor’s Honors Program US $1,500 Must provide proof of participation
Horatio Alger Scholar Award Varies Must provide proof of being a Horatio Alger Scholar to the admission department
International Baccalaureate Scholarship US $3,000-$15,000 Must meet or exceed admission requirements and possess an International Baccalaureate diploma
International Student Scholarship Varies Must meet or exceed admission requirements and request consideration by submitting a 500-word essay
Legacy Scholarship Varies; minimum US $3,000 Must be dependents of SCAD alumni
Multicultural Student Scholarship Varies Must meet or exceed admission requirements and request consideration by submitting a 500-word essay
SCAD and ACA Alumni Scholarship Varies Must be SCAD or ACA alumni
SCAD Endowed Scholarship for Minority Students Varies Must have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA and demonstrate financial need
Gene Arthur Allcott Endowed Freshman Scholarship Varies Atlanta freshmen only. Must have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA

SCAD Scholarships Eligibility

SCAD offers scholarships and other awards to incoming students based on their demonstrated academic and/or co-curricular achievements.

These achievements include leadership qualities, volunteer work, community service or involvement, as well as artistic accomplishments.

These scholarships are available to both U.S. and non-U.S. citizens.

Students who wish to be considered for achievement scholarships may be required to submit additional materials as part of their admission application.

For need-based scholarships and awards, financial need is also taken into account.

This is determined through the completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or other relevant documentation.

Recipients of these scholarships and awards are also allowed to accept additional scholarships and awards from other sources, as well as other forms of financial aid, provided they meet the qualifications.
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