The IFDA Educational Foundation established this scholarship, supported by the Georgia Chapter, to honor a past or present leader for commitment and service to the Georgia Chapter. Each year the scholarship honors a different individual whose name and contributions will be posted on the IFDA/EF website. This scholarship is available to any undergraduate student enrolled in an interior design or related program. The student must be involved with volunteer or community service and have held leadership positions during the past five years.
A) All applicants must have completed four design courses in post-secondary education at the time of application and be majoring in Interior Design or a related field.
B) The completed application packet must include a sealed transcript of course work that verifies full-time status and shows your GPA. Transcript may be sent separately.
Applications will be accepted each year between March 1 and postmarked no later than March 31. Winner will be notified by July 31. See application form for further requirements.
Application Requirements for Leaders Commemorative Scholarship
One (1) copy of:
1) An official transcript from your college Registrar. Transcript may be sent separately by March 31 deadline.
2) And one copy of each of the following:
a) The completed Application Form.
b) 300-400 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 different examples of your original design work. Emailed digital color PDF files.
d) Letter of recommendation from an instructor/professor on official school stationery.
e) Response to the leadership activities question noted at bottom of application.