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Otis College of Art and Design

120403
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Los Angeles, CA

University Website:  www.otis.edu
Apply Online:  www.otis.edu/admissions

Established in 1918, Otis College of Art and Design is L.A.'s first independent professional school of art. The main campus is located in the former IBM Aerospace Headquarters at 9045 Lincoln Boulevard in Los Angeles, California. Designed by architect Eliot Noyes, the building was built in 1963 and extensively remodeled in 2011 by the college to suit its purposes. The Galef Center, made for the Fine Arts department, was designed by Fredrick Fisher.

The school's programs, accredited by WASC and National Association of Schools of Art and Design, include four-year BFA degrees in illustration, fine arts, graphic design, architecture, landscape design, interior design, fashion design, digital media, toy design, and product design. It also offers MFA degrees in fine arts, graphic design, public practice, and writing. Undergraduate students choose a major in their second year, after completing a battery of traditional drawing, painting, composition, and construction classes in their first or "Foundation" year. In addition to studio work, standard liberal arts courses are required, although traditional history courses are replaced by art history.

The movie Art School Confidential was partially filmed at Otis. Otis Foundation Professor Gary Geraths worked as a consultant on the film.

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Otis College of Art and Design College Scholarships

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Vivienne Camp Scholarship

Jewish Family and Children's Services

Up to $4,350 Varies See Details
 

Vivienne Camp Scholarship

Jewish Family and Children's Services

award

Up to $4,350

deadline

Varies
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William J. and Marijane E. Adams, Jr. Scholarship

American Society of Mechanical Engineers Auxiliary, Inc.

$3,000 February 18, 2021 See Details
 

William J. and Marijane E. Adams, Jr. Scholarship

American Society of Mechanical Engineers Auxiliary, Inc.

award

$3,000

deadline

February 18, 2021
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Robert E. Thunen Memorial Scholarship

Illuminating Engineering Society of North America

$2,500 April 01, 2021 See Details
 

Robert E. Thunen Memorial Scholarship

Illuminating Engineering Society of North America

award

$2,500

deadline

April 01, 2021
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Matt Fong Asian Americans in Public Finance Scholarship

Asian Pacific Fund

Up to $5,000 April 09, 2021 See Details
 

Matt Fong Asian Americans in Public Finance Scholarship

Asian Pacific Fund

award

Up to $5,000

deadline

April 09, 2021
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Iris and Roger (Spike) Wilkins Scholarship

Ventura County Community Foundation

$2,000 January 26, 2026 See Details
 

Iris and Roger (Spike) Wilkins Scholarship

Ventura County Community Foundation

award

$2,000

deadline

January 26, 2026
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Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Program

Chicana/Latina Foundation

$1,500 March 31, 2021 See Details
 

Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Program

Chicana/Latina Foundation

award

$1,500

deadline

March 31, 2021
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Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship

Calaveras Big Trees Association

$1,500 May 15, 2021 See Details
 

Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship

Calaveras Big Trees Association

award

$1,500

deadline

May 15, 2021
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Directing Change Student Film Contest

Each Mind Matters

Up to $1,000 March 01, 2021 See Details
 

Directing Change Student Film Contest

Each Mind Matters

award

Up to $1,000

deadline

March 01, 2021
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Western Undergraduate Exchange Program

Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

Varies Varies See Details
 

Western Undergraduate Exchange Program

Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

award

Varies

deadline

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Intel PhD Fellowship Program

Intel Foundation

Varies Varies See Details
 

Intel PhD Fellowship Program

Intel Foundation

award

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deadline

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