The Tricia LeVangie Green/Sustainable Design Scholarship was established by the New England Chapter to honor Tricia LeVangie. The scholarship is for a student focusing on the evolving green/sustainable field of study. Sustainable design is the development of innovative ways to create living spaces that are energy efficient and feature green/sustainable materials, fabrications and products. The student applying for this scholarship is planning to become an educated participant in the green movement. Paying equal attention to both sustainability factors and design aesthetics, the student should be demonstrating creative use of green products and eco-friendly furnishings in class projects. The student is familiar with current information in the green/sustainable field, is applying this knowledge in class work and has a goal of seeking a future LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accreditation. The recipient of this scholarship must be enrolled for the fall semester following the March 31st application deadline, in order to receive this scholarship.
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. The recipient of this scholarship must be enrolled for the fall semester following the March 31st application deadline, in order to receive this scholarship.
B) The completed application packet must include a transcript of course work that verifies full-time status and shows your GPA.
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 Tricia LeVangie Green/Sustainable Design Scholarship
One copy of:
A) A transcript from your college Registrar. Transcript should be sent with your PDF files by March 31 deadline.
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 the your original design work with detailed explanations of the one or more green/sustainable aspects featured. Emailed digital color PDF files.
D) Letter of Recommendation from an instructor/professor on official school stationery.