The Malee Scholarship

The Malee Scholarship grants $6,000 USD annually to one woman of color over 16 years of age. The annual recipient will also take part in a mentorship program with the Sharp Type team, who will provide professional & creative guidance with the production of their typeface. If the recipient requires a RoboFont license, one will be generously donated by the RoboFont team.


Application deadline: 2021-03-14


Application Requirements

  • Ages 16+
  • US Domestic or International
  • Ethnic Minority
  • Woman of Color
  • Design Portfolio
  • Resumé
  • 1 autobiographical statement
  • 1 statement about your interest and any experience in type design
  • 1 statement about why you are an ideal candidate
  • 1 statement of financial need and how you plan to use the funds towards type career
  • 1 recommendation letter
  • Have a work-in-progress typeface project