DECASO Future Quest Scholarship

DECASO is a decorative arts society offering a scholarship award designed to support students from diverse backgrounds and students who are determined to further their education. DECASO is committed to helping college students achieve their dreams. If you are overcoming obstacles to earn a college degree, we want to hear from you!


  • Minimum 2.0/4.0 cumulative GPA
  • Must be at least 18 years old as of the date of application
  • Must be a permanent legal U.S. resident physically residing in the fifty United States of America or the District of Columbia
  • Open to graduating high school seniors, college undergraduates, and graduate students
  • Must be enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited two-year, four-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States
  • This scholarship is open to students from all underrepresented or disadvantaged backgrounds. Examples of ideal applicants include, but are not limited to, students from racial minorities typically underrepresented in higher education, first-generation college students, women pursuing a degree in a STEM or typically male-dominated industries, students with disabilities, and or similar situations.
  • Essay Requirement: Applicants must submit a 500-word essay designing their ideal future and what the student plans to do in order to achieve that dream