The Vercille Voss Graduate Student Scholarship is in memory of Vercille Voss, longtime Illinois Chapter member and mentor to new members and students. The applicant must be enrolled as a part-time or full-time graduate student at an accredited university.
A) All applicants must be graduate students and have completed four design courses in post-secondary education at the time of application and be majoring in Interior Design or a related field. The recipient of this scholarship must be enrolled for the fall semester following the March 31st application deadline, in order to receive this scholarship.
Application accepted each year between March 1 and no later than March 31. Winner will be notified by July 1. See application form for further requirements.
Application Requirements for Vercille Voss Graduate Student Scholarship
One copy of:
A) A transcript from your college Registrar. May be from the institution granting your undergraduate degree. Transcript should be sent with your PDF files by March 31st deadline.
B) Copy of your letter of acceptance to Graduate School (for the applicant entering graduate school in the fall) as proof of enrollment.
And one copy of each of the following:
A) The completed Application Form.
B) 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.
C) Two-three different examples of your original design work. Emailed digital color PDF files.
D) Letter of Recommendation from an instructor/professor on official school stationery.