• TDC Superscript Scholarship

    The TDC Superscript Scholarship sponsored by Monotype recognizes students of color studying in the type design discipline at a college or university in the United States. The new scholarship will be awarded to one person of color, currently in their junior year of college or first year of graduate school, who demonstrates exceptional talent and skill in the use of typography (excellence and promise in type design) across current media – print, digital, and beyond.

    To submit your application send a completed application form and pdf portfolio to director@tdc. org with the subject “Superscript Scholarship Application”. Include a download link (Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.) or use a file transfer service (wetransfer.com, etc.).

    Application Requirements

    1. A written statement
    2. Three samples of work completed in school
    3. GPA: 3.0 or higher
    4. Signed statement
    5. Letters of recommendation for those candidates who advance to the second round
    6. Statement showing financial need

    Citizenship Requirements

    1. Applicants must be citizens of the United States or
      be in possession of a Green Card (formally known
      as a Permanent Resident Card or Form I-551).
    2. Applicants must be matriculated (or planning to
      matriculate) at accredited colleges and universities
      in the United States for the Fall 2020/Spring 2021
      academic year and must maintain full-time status
      for the entire year.

    Award

    1. $5,000 toward tuition expenses
    2. One-year student membership for the TDC, including a copy of the TDC annual, keepsakes, and invitations to all TDC programming.

    Application

  • Beatrice Warde Scholarship

    The TDC’s first female member, Beatrice Warde, was a journalist, scholar, and passionate advocate of education. Named in her honor and sponsored by Monotype, the scholarship recognizes one female-identifying college junior, whose work demonstrates exceptional talent, sophistication, and skill in the use of typography across current media, not just print.

    To submit your application send a completed application form and pdf portfolio to director@tdc.org with the subject “Beatrice Warde Scholarship Application”. Include a download link (Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.) or use a file transfer service (wetransfer.com, etc.).

    Application Requirements

    • A written statement
    • Three samples of work completed in school
    • GPA: 3.0 or higher
    • Signed statement
    • Letters of recommendation for those candidates who advance to the second round

    Award

    • $5,000 toward tuition expenses
    • One-year student membership for the TDC, which includes a copy of the TDC annual, keepsakes, and invitations to all TDC programming

    Application

  • The TDC Scholarship

    Every year, we honor up to seven students with the TDC Scholarship, a $1,000 award recognizing their achievements in and appreciation for typography in design. Winners are selected by the TDC Scholarship Committee, which receives nominations from design schools in the US and abroad.

    Award

    • $1,000, sent directly to the recipient’s school to be allocated toward tuition expenses
    • One-year student membership for the TDC