Interior Design Scholarships
Here are some of the Interior Design scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.
Legacy Scholarship for Graduate Students
The ASID Foundation Legacy Scholarship is open to students who are enrolled in or have been accepted for admission to a graduate-level interior design program at a degree-granting institution. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic/creative accomplishment, as demonstrated by school transcripts, a letter of recommendation and an essay explaining one’s inspiration to pursue a professional career in interior design, professional goals, or special areas of interest. Application Requirements: Personal Statement (max. 1000 words) Official School Transcript(s) Letter of Recommendation Biographical Statement (max. 250 words) and Headshot Up to three examples of design work (PDF)
Joel Polsky Prize
The ASID Joel Polsky Prize is given by the ASID Educational Foundation to recognize outstanding academic contributions to the discipline of interior design through literature or visual communication. Entries should address the needs of the public, designers, and students on such topics as Educational Research, Behavioral Science, Business Practice, Design Process, Theory, or other technical subjects. Material will be judged on innovative subject matter, comprehensive coverage of topic, organization, graphic presentation, bibliography, and references.
Yale R. Burge Competition
Open to all students in their final year of undergraduate study enrolled in at least a three year program of interior design. The competition is designed to encourage students to seriously plan their portfolios. Portfolio components, submitted on slides, may be as few as eight but are not to exceed twelve. These Best of Work components may include work as diverse a lighting plan, graphic, sketch, furniture, or cabinetry detail, paper flow chart, or life-cycle clost analysis presentation, as well as the more usual furniture layout, color board, and perspective rendering. Any one of these items equals one component. Any combination of these components may be used but under no circumstance may the total exceed twelve components. Judges will evaluate presentation skills, design and planning competency, and conceptual creativity.
Joel Polsky Academic Achievement Award
The ASID Joel Polsky Academic Achievement Award is given annually by the ASID Educational Foundation to recognize an outstanding undergradaute or graduate student's interior design research or thesis project. Research papers or doctoral and master's theses should address such interior design topics as Educational Research, Behavioral Science, Business Practice, Design Process, Theory, or other Technical Subjects. Entries will be judgedd on actual content, breadth of material, comprehensive coverage of topic, innovative subject matter and bibliography and references.
Rome Prize Fellowships
In general, all applicants for the Rome Prize fellowships must be citizens of the United States at the time of application. (Permanent Residents or individuals who have been residents in the U.S. for at least three years at time of application may apply for the post-doctoral fellowships in the School of Classical Studies. Please read carefully the specific eligibility requirements provided below.) Undergraduate students are not eligible to apply. Graduate students may apply for predoctoral awards in the School of Classical Studies if they meet the other criteria provided below. Winners of the Rome Prize may hold other fellowships concurrently, as long as the requirements of such fellowships do not conflict with the Academy's fellowship rules. Applicants are required to disclose all fellowships and awards they may hold during their proposed residency in Rome. The Academy may make adjustments to the stipend awarded if substantial additional resources are made available. Rome Prize winners may not hold full-time jobs while at the Academy.
Six-month Amer Acad in Rome Flwps in Design Art
Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree or its equivalent in the field of application. Applicants must also have been working in the field for at least seven years and currently be practicing in the field. Applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application.
Student Member Scholarship
Scholarship recipient must be a current IFDA student member with dues paid in full prior to submission of the scholarship application. Scholarship recipient must be a full-time student. Scholarship recipient will be selected by the IFDA Educational Foundation Board based on the student's academic achievement, future plans and goals. Data will be supplied in this application, the student's essay and the letter of recommendation from the professor or instructor. A $2,000 Student Scholarship is available through the IFDA Educational Foundation to a full-time, current student member of IFDA who has completed a minimum of four design courses in a post-secondary interior design or related program. Open To Currently Enrolled, Full-Time Undergraduate, IFDA Student Members
Grants for $2,500 are available for highly qualified sophomores, juniors and seniors and $5,000 for graduate-level architectural students who are planning to pursue careers aimed at improving the built environment in northern New England. Undergraduate candidates must be New Hampshire residents currently enrolled in an accredited program at a New England university or college that leads to a degree in architecture, mechanical engineering, interior design, or studio art. Graduate candidates must be New Hampshire residents enrolled in any NAAB accredited program leading to a masters degree in architecture. The award may be renewed if the candidate demonstrates high academic achievement and commitment to their discipline. Funds may be used for any educational expense, including room and board. Candidates should have achieved a superior grade point average and demonstrated general excellence in their field of study. In addition to academic achievement, selection criteria stress the following: a. An activist orientation showing excellent potential for having a positive effect on the built environment of northern New England. b. A demonstrated dedication to a life's work in the chosen field. c. Leadership experience and the ability to communicate and promote solutions. d. Breadth of skills including the flexibility and creativity required to work with diverse interest groups. e. Work experience in a related or relevant field. f. A New England focus that will most likely lead to application of the candidate's skills and training to solving problems of the built environment in New Hampshire or northern New England.
To qualify, you must be a woman and have COMPLETED at least your first year in architecture; landscape architecture; civil, structural, mechanical or electrical engineering as related to architecture; urban and land planning; interior design; environmental design or architectural rendering and illustration. You must be attending a California school or be a California resident attending an out-of-state school. You must be enrolled for the ensuing year. A maximum of ten students will be chosen as finalists. They MUST APPEAR, at their own expense, for a mandatory interview in Los Angeles.
Vercille Voss Student Scholarship
Scholarship recipient must be a current IFDA student member with dues paid in full prior to submission of the scholarship application. Scholarship recipient must be a full-time student. Scholarship recipient will be selected by the IFDA Educational Foundation Board based on the student's academic achievement, future plans and goals. Data will be supplied in this application, the student's essay and the letter of recommendation from the professor or instructor.
The Exhibitus Scholarship for Students of Design
Exhibitus is an award-winning exhibit company specializing in experiential marketing, 3-dimensional design, and interactive engagements for global programs. Driven by the philosophy “Design Matters”, the company creates experiences that capture brand, inspire action, and ensure measurable business success. We're proud to offer a $1,000 scholarship for students pursuing a degree in design! Please see the details below: Donor: Exhibitus Scholarship Name: The Exhibitus Scholarship For Students Of Design Award Amount: $1000.00 Deadline for application: May 1 Link to more information and application form: https://exhibitus.com/scholarship/
Elk Grove Quilt Guild/Fashion Fabric Design Scholarship
School/Area Eligibility For Scholarship: * Elk Grove High * Laguna Creek High * Sheldon High * Florin High * Monterey Trail High * Valley High * Franklin High * Pleasant Grove High * Calvine High * William Daylor High * Las Flores * Rio CazaderoMinimum Required Grade Point Average: 3.0Financial Need: NoPost Secondary Type of School: 4 Year College or UniversityVocational College, Community CollegeSpecific Requirements for Applying: Interest in Fabric DesignAttendance Requirement: * Full-Time Student * Part-Time StudentRequired Participation In School Activities: YesRequired Participation In Community Activities: YesAdditional Qualifications:Interest in interior design, fabric fashion design, 3-D art, collage, fine arts design with fabric element, with final goal to work in field of fabric design by designing or teaching.Required Letters of Recommendation: Required 2 - School officials
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