• Art and Art History

Student Types

  • Current
  • Transfer

Class Levels

  • Junior
  • Senior

Resident Statuses

  • Colorado Resident
  • Non-Resident

Scholarship Type

  • Merit

Required GPA

Established in 1997, this scholarship honors the memory of Melanie Richards Metz.


1) Junior or Senior majoring in the Department of Art and Art History with a graphic design concentration 2) Demonstrate creativity and originality, as well as possess energy and a love of graphic design with the motivation and desire to excel and learn in their chosen field


Melanie Richards Metz, a talented designer and teacher, taught graphic design courses at Colorado State University for many years. She also operated a successful graphic design business in the Fort Collins community for 17 years. Generous gifts such as this one allow us to provide financial support for students who have demonstrated superior achievements or skills, thereby encouraging their continued efforts and the overall atmosphere of vigorous research and creativity.