The Malee Scholarship

The Malee Scholarship welcomes donations of funds, time, and resources. Your contribution supports our future scholars and community of women of color in type as they pursue their careers.

Supporting The Malee Scholarship

Individuals and organizations can now take part in supporting The Malee Scholarship. We welcome donations of funds, time, books and resources that will directly contribute to nurturing our future scholars and community of WOC pursuing careers in type design.

Your financial generosity enables us to carry out our mission by funding operations, outreach efforts, resources and tailored mentorship programs for our recipients. If you are interested in sponsoring a future scholar, please reach out to us at

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The Malee Scholarship is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which means your gifts are 100% tax deductible.

  • Generosity exists in many forms, and there are other ways to make an impact! You can donate your time as a mentor and work with our recognized applicants. As a thank you for your support, you will be featured on The Malee website and across our media platforms.

    If you are interested or have other ideas on how you would like to get involved, we encourage you to reach out to us at to discuss a partnership you are excited about.

    Special thanks to

    We are grateful for the following sponsors who believe in the Malee mission and contribute to our community.

    Since the inaugural year of The Malee Scholarship, the RoboFont team donates one RoboFont license to our annual recipient.

    David Jonathan Ross

    In 2021, David Jonathan Ross sponsored three grants of $2,000 for our Finalists that will go towards their type design education.

    Karen Cheng

    In 2021, graphic designer, researcher, professor, and author Karen Cheng generously gifted copies of her book, Designing Type, to each Finalist.