IFDA Awards Numerous Annual Art and Design Scholarships

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IFDA Awards Numerous Annual Art and Design Scholarships

The International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA) Educational Foundation funds a number of art and design scholarships each year, ranging in value from $1,000 - $2,000.

Available IFDA art and design scholarships include:

  • Charles D. Mayo Student Scholarship
  • IFDA Part time Student Scholarship
  • IFDA Student Member Scholarship
  • Ruth Clark Furniture Design Scholarship
  • Vercille Voss IFDA Graduate Student Member Scholarship
Applicants for all IFDA scholarship programs must be have successfully completed four design courses prior to application, and must be majoring in Interior Design or another field that is very closely related.

Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis. Applicants must submit the following for review:

  • Official transcript
  • Recommendation letter from a design instructor
  • Essay regarding goals, awards, and achievements
  • Photographs of student's original design work
  • Additional requirements specific to particular scholarship program



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