The Malee Scholarship

The Malee Scholarship grants $6,000 USD annually to one young woman-of-color over 16 years of age. It also includes a 4-week in-studio mentorship program, where Sharp Type will provide professional & creative guidance with the production of their typeface, as an elective.  UPDATE: The application for 2020 is officially closed. Thank you to all who have submitted an application. Please sign up for our mailing list to learn about the next application period.


Application deadline: 2021-05-14


Application Requirements

  • Age 16+
  • US Domestic & International
  • Ethnic Minority/Person of Color
  • Female
  • Design portfolio & resum√©
  • Essay about applicant including origin, background, etc.
  • Essay about why the applicant is an ideal candidate
  • Explanation about what the applicant will do with the funds
  • Recommendation letter
  • Financial Need/Use of Funds