Scholarships are awarded to Creative Circus students based on demonstrated financial need as well as outstanding promise in their chosen career track. A number of advertising agencies, design firms and private individuals contribute to Creative Circus scholarships. Scholarship amounts may vary and are available to qualified applicants. Students who are interested in consideration for these awards must apply no later than four weeks before the start of the quarter. Availability of awards will vary from quarter to quarter. All applicants must complete the FAFSA for full consideration of their application. Those receiving a scholarship award will be notified by the Financial Services Director no later than two weeks before the start of the quarter. For more information about the range and type of scholarships as well as the application process, contact our Financial Services Director.

  • Creative Circus Scholarship 2014* (currently not accepting applications) A number of advertising agencies, design firms and private individuals contribute to Creative Circus scholarships. Scholarship amounts may vary and are available to qualified applicants. Students who are interested in consideration for these awards must apply no later than four weeks before the start of the quarter. Availability of awards will vary from quarter to quarter. All applicants must complete the FAFSA for full consideration of their application. Those receiving a scholarship award will be notified by the Financial Services Director no later than two weeks before the start of the quarter. For more information about the range and type of scholarships as well as the application process, contact the Financial Services Director.
  • Wells Fargo – An opportunity to win $1000.
  • Varsity Tutors Monthly Scholarship – Available to current high school students planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution or current post-secondary student in the U.S. Varsity Tutors offers a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest to students who write the best essay in response to a monthly prompt.
  • SK Tees – A monthly t-shirt design contest offers the winner an option for a $400 scholarship.
  • Bernbach Diversity Scholarship- Available to continuing enrolled minority students each fall quarter.  Eligible students must be enrolled in Art Director, Copywriting, or Design. *Not accepting applications again until Fall 2014.
  • 4A’s Foundation Operation Jumpstart Scholarship * Not accepting applications again until Fall 2014.

Sites to Search

Use keywords like “advertising,” “photography,” or “design” to search for applicable scholarships on the following sites: