Crafts Scholarships

The School for American Crafts is excited to announce brand-new competitive, full-tuition graduate scholarships!

Students applying to the MFA programs in ceramics, glass, furniture design, and metals and jewelry design are automatically considered for the Crafts Scholarships. In addition to these and other significant scholarships, there are also graduate teaching assistantship opportunities for MFA students to engage with a larger community of artists and innovators. Come study with amazing world-renowned faculty and create a future of possibilities.

A student dons wearable sculpture on the runway.

MFA Programs

Our School for American Crafts has a legacy of fostering an environment where graduate students develop one-of-a-kind art that blurs the line between traditional skills and modern technology. Under the tutelage of award-winning faculty and active artists, students immerse themselves in studio-intensive courses that inspire both process and conceptualization.

The priority application deadline is Feb. 1.

College of Art and Design Grad Programs Overview


Those interested in our MFA and MST programs are required to submit a portfolio for admission. 

Portfolio requirements

RIT’s online application is quick and easy.

Learn more about admission requirements, costs and financial aid