SCAD Bee Needs Wings to Fly!!

I have been blessed enough to be accepted to the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), home of the "Bees" and the school of my dreams. But the cost of tuition is outside of me and my mother’s financial means. The overall yearly tuition is $33,795, plus room, board, books and the expense of getting there adds another $13,710. Even after all of the generosity SCAD has shown me with Academic Honor and Achievement scholarship money, as well as need based funding ($19,580 per year), I will owe just shy of $9,000 dollars, for only the fall term.

Although it seems insane to pay such a price for an annual tuition at a four year college, I really believe it is the college that best fits my professional creative career goal. When my mom took me to Savannah to visit the SCAD campus in April (that's our picture above), I was so excited meeting the instructors and talking about my future. I was awestruck seeing the 70+ historic SCAD buildings throughout the city, and how amazing and full of artistic inspiration they were.

I explored endless options for my creative future and SCAD rose above all others, with more degree programs and specializations than many other art and design schools. SCAD gives artistically gifted students great opportunities, and boast of an 88% promised career placement at graduation. I value this greatly because I hope to achieve a double major in Graphic Design and Advertising.

Time is running out for me in terms of making my final payment for this term, I begin classes in Savannah, GA on September 15th and have a deadline for my first payment of $9,478 by September 15th, two weeks from today!

It seems like I am so close to achieving my dream of attending a college I have worked so hard to get into, yet feeling so far from my goal only due to a lack of finances. It will cost me $18,264 out of pocket after financial aid, for all three terms for the 2[phone redacted] school year. Please help me reach my goal. To learn more about why this is the college of my dreams visit www.scad.edu and see why it means the world to me. This Bee needs wings!

Thank you to all my friends and family who have supported me in every way!

Donations

  • Hayley 
    • $40 
    • 80 mos
  • Annonymous 
    • $500 (Offline)
    • 80 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 80 mos
  • Grandma Rae 
    • $1,000 
    • 80 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $1,000 
    • 80 mos
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Organizer

Maddi Steffen 
Organizer
Fort Collins, CO
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