IFDA Philadelphia Scholarship

🏆 Available:
💰 $2,500
⏳ 03/31

Scholarship Description

The IFDA Philadelphia Scholarship is available through the IFDA Educational Foundation to a full-time, current undergraduate student, enrolled in either a two, three or four year institution. The recipient of this scholarship will have their monetary award paid directly to their educational institution; the recipient must be enrolled for the fall semester following the March 31st application deadline, in order to receive this scholarship. In addition, the Philadelphia Chapter will provide an IFDA Student Membership for the scholarship recipient.

Requirements for Application:

  • The completed Application Form.
  • A 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.
  • One Design Project Example, to include process details, descriptions, and both in-process and final drawings (to include plan, elevation, and/or 3-D drawings and renderings). Computer-generated and/or hand work may be included. (group projects will not be accepted)
  • Four additional individual images, with descriptions, detailed computer-generated final design images and/or final design hand drawings and/or final design renderings and/or final built examples.
  • Final built furniture images are encouraged for all examples, and we ask that you provide color images.
  • 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.)
  • One Design Project Example, Four additional individual images

How To Apply

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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.