Mackenzie Childs

MacKenzie-Childs Black Lives Matter Scholarship for Design



About MacKenzie-Childs

MacKenzie-Childs is known for creating happy, colorful, distinctive home furnishing designs.  As a company, we are motivated to bring an appreciation of artful qualities and functional beauty into everyday life.  Creativity, imagination, a love of Home, making life fun, and a unique design aesthetic are at the center of this brand.

For the second year in a row, MacKenzie-Childs supports this scholarship to encourage individuals to pursue their dreams and develop their abilities in the fields of design and the applied arts.

Scholarship Amount: $5,000 scholarship to be awarded (4 awards)

Eligible Recipients: Black high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students who are pursuing higher education in any U.S. college or university.

Scholarship Prompt: At MacKenzie-Childs, we find inspiration for the things we design by observing nature, in the history of the decorative arts, and how people from every culture style their home environments. We know inspiration can come from anywhere, and we’d like to know what inspires you. To enter, students should write an essay of 750 words or more on where you find inspiration for your art and creativity, and how you see that shaping your future.

Scholarship Deadline: June 30, 2021

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Past Scholarship Winners

These exceptional students won the 2020 scholarship.

Temesgen Besha

“Art has always been a big part of who I am, and it is something I deeply value.
Tai Campbell

“Design is one of the only things that allows me to freely express myself. It inspires me to use creativity not only as an outlet but as a vessel for change. I can say confidently that design, and art in general, have changed my life for the better.”
Javier Evans

“Until you act upon your thoughts and let your mind go nothing will ever come from those thoughts.”
Guidance Gunundu

“Design empowers me to tell my story in a uniquely visual way. It inspires me to empower generations and effectively depict my history, culture, surroundings, and my creativity.”
Amuri Morris

“Design inspires me to build the bridge between reality and the imaginary.” 

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