Barbara Beckmann Textile Design Scholarship

🏆 Available:
💰 $3,000
⏳ 03/31

Scholarship Description

The Barbara Beckmann Textile Design Scholarship was established by the Northern Californian Chapter in memory of Barbara Beckmann, a longtime California Chapter member and mentor to new members and students. She was the recipient of 2008 IFDA Trailblazer Award for outstanding achievement in the design industry. The scholarship is open to currently enrolled post-secondary students whose emphasis is on textile design.

Application Requirements for Barbara Beckmann Textile Design Scholarship:
  • A transcript from your college registrar. Transcript should be sent with your PDF files by March 31st deadline.
  • The completed Application Form.
  • 200-400 word essay explaining your long- and short-term goals, special interests, volunteer/community service, and what inspired you to pursue a professional career in this field.
  • Three Textile design examples, including inspiration, process and material details, descriptions, dimensions and both in-process and final drawings. Computer-generated and/or handwork may be included. The final drawings are to be in color.
  • Two additional design examples that show the use/application of the original textile designs; these design examples should also include inspiration, process, descriptions and final drawings.
  • Final textile images are encouraged for all examples, and we ask, again, that you provide color images for all final design drawings.
  • Letter of Recommendation from an instructor/professor on official school stationery.
  • Application, essay, work, and any other requirements are to be emailed as PDF files.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Essay required
  • Recommendations or references required
  • Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)
  • Three Textile design examples, Two additional design examples

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Donor: IFDA Educational Foundation

The IFDA Educational Foundation mission is to foster educational and philanthropic activities to enhance the furnishings and design industries.