Adobe Design Circle 2020 Scholarships for International Students

Scholarship Benefits
Design Circle Scholars are eligible for up to U.S. $25,000.00 per academic year for required tuition and fees*. The exact amount of each scholarship will be determined by several critical factors including:
the Scholar’s expected financial need
the location of their college/university
the type of college/university (state university, private university, etc.)
Tuition amounts vary greatly from country to country, and Scholars attending college/university in countries with higher tuition costs will receive larger scholarship awards. Every effort will be made to cover most, if not all, of each Scholar’s required tuition costs. However, please be aware that some scholarship recipients, specifically those attending higher cost universities in the United States, may not have their full financial need met by this scholarship if the cost exceeds U.S. $25,000.00 per academic year.

In addition to receiving the scholarship, the Design Circle members will offer a variety of mentorship opportunities to the scholarship winners, such as shadowing, internships, workshops, networking, among others. This will help strengthen the impact of the scholarship, while providing real-world experience to the scholarship recipients during their education.
*Barring extreme cases, the calculation of tuition and fees will not include room & board.
Duration of Scholarships
Scholarships can be renewed for up to four years or until completing your undergraduate degree, whichever comes first. Scholarships are renewed each year pending academic progress.

Payment of Awards
For scholarship recipients studying at a U.S. college or university, a check will be sent directly to your educational institution. Scholarship recipients attending a non-U.S. higher education institution will receive their scholarship payment either by check or wire transfer.

Benefits
Design Circle Scholars are eligible for up to U.S. $25,000.00 per academic year for required tuition and fees*. The exact amount of each scholarship will be determined by several critical factors including:

the Scholar’s expected financial need
the location of their college/university
the type of college/university (state university, private university, etc.)
Tuition amounts vary greatly from country to country, and Scholars attending college/university in countries with higher tuition costs will receive larger scholarship awards. Every effort will be made to cover most, if not all, of each Scholar’s required tuition costs.

However, please be aware that some scholarship recipients, specifically those attending higher cost universities in the United States, may not have their full financial need met by this scholarship if the cost exceeds the U.S. $25,000.00 per academic year.

Application

Completed online application form

  • A personal written or video statement of approximately 500 words or up to three minutes in length
  • An estimate of your expected tuition and fee expenses
  • Two reference letters. The letters must come from non-family members who knows you well – for example, a teacher, instructor, professor, employer/work supervisor, advisor to an extracurricular club, etc.
  • High school transcript issued by the school (for applicants from the United Kingdom or
  • Commonwealth countries, A level, O level, GCSE, or BTEC results are also acceptable)
    College/university transcript issued by the school, if applicable
  • Portfolio of up to three examples of your design work. Your portfolio can consist of links to websites you have built and/or links to third-party sites where you have uploaded your work (examples of third-party sites include Behance, YouTube, DailyMotion, Imgur, Dropbox, etc.).

Only applications completed by the deadline will be reviewed. Falsifying or plagiarizing any portion of your application is grounds for automatic disqualification.

Applicants will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Achievement and potential in the design field, with an emphasis on product, experience and digital design
  • Demonstrated leadership potential and ability
  • Personal character, commitment and potential to use design for positive social change
  • Clearly expressed the financial need to support educational goals
  • Career and academic goals in line with stated scholarship objectives
  • Compelling references

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