Undergraduate Scholarships

The DigiPen Presidential Merit Scholarship

In support of DigiPen’s goal of attracting the best and brightest students, DigiPen Institute of Technology awards a number of merit scholarships each year to students who exhibit exceptionally strong academic performance and/or artistic talent. All applicants to the school are automatically considered for a Presidential Merit Scholarship; no application is necessary. We do encourage students to apply for our additional incoming student scholarships as well.

Available for Fall 2014-15 applicants.


Academic Achievement Scholarship

DigiPen will offer a limited number of scholarships to incoming students who have demonstrated academic achievements and are likely to make a positive impact in both the DigiPen community and their chosen field. Scholarships will be awarded in amounts of up to $10,000.

Application for Academic Achievement Scholarship and GAP scholarship (PDF)


Gap Scholarship

DigiPen will offer a limited number of scholarships in amounts of up to $10,000 to incoming students who demonstrate considerable financial need. Students must complete a FAFSA application (www.fafsa.ed.gov) in addition to the scholarship application to be considered.

Application for Academic Achievement Scholarship and GAP scholarship (PDF)


Art Scholarship

DigiPen will offer a scholarship up to the amount of $10,000 to an incoming student who demonstrates considerable artistic talent. To apply for this scholarship, students must complete the scholarship application and submit the required materials outlined on the scholarship application.

Art Scholarship Application Form (PDF)

Computer Engineering Scholarships

DigiPen will award up to 20 scholarships based on merit and need to highly-qualified  applicants who commit to pursuing the BS in Computer Engineering. These scholarships cover up to 75 percent of tuition renewable for up to five-years. Recipients of Computer Engineering scholarships are also eligible to earn an additional $1,500 stipend for summer research projects at DigiPen following their sophomore and junior year. All applicants to the BS in Computer Engineering program are automatically considered for this scholarship; there is no separate application.

To retain the Computer Engineering scholarship, recipients must continue to pursue the BS in Computer Engineering and maintain a grade point average of 2.5 or greater. For students who receive additional grants or scholarships, the sum of the Computer Engineering scholarship and these other awards will not exceed full tuition.


Continued Student Academic Success (CSAS)

DigiPen will offer scholarships in amounts of up to $5,000 to students who have continued to demonstrate academic success. Students are encouraged to submit their applications for this scholarship before the April 1, 2014, deadline.

Application for the Continued Student Academic Success and Financial Stimulus Scholarship (PDF)


DigiPen Financial Stimulus Scholarship

DigiPen offers scholarships in amounts of up to $5,000 to students who demonstrate financial need. To apply, students must submit their application and other required materials by April 1, 2014.

Application for the Continued Student Academic Success and Financial Stimulus Scholarship (PDF)


Campus Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have demonstrated leadership skills through active participation in campus activities and have proven to be valuable members of the DigiPen community. To be considered for this scholarship, students must be making satisfactory academic process (SAP) and submit their application by April 1, 2014.

Campus Leadership Scholarship Application Form (PDF)


Imagine America Scholarship Program

Each year, every high school in the United States and Puerto Rico can select up to five graduating seniors to receive a $1,000 Imagine America scholarship. Students must meet the standard admissions requirements at DigiPen Institute of Technology and the following recommended guidelines:

  • Likelihood of successful completion of post-secondary education
  • High-school grade point average of 2.5 or greater
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Demonstrated voluntary community service during their senior year

Interested students should visit http://www.imagine-america.org

The Imagine America Foundation begins accepting applications from 2014 high-school graduates on January 1, 2014.


FIRST Scholarship

DigiPen Institute of Technology will offer two merit–based scholarships of $5,000 each to high-school seniors who have participated on a For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) team during their junior or senior year. A scholarship committee will evaluate applications based on an essay about the applicant’s involvement in FIRST and the student’s academic record. The application deadline is April 1, 2014.

FIRST Scholarship Application From (PDF)