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Chairish Design Your Future Scholarship
Sponsor: Chairish
465 California Street
Suite 1250
San Francisco, CA 94104
Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled or enrolling at an accredited two-year, four-year or technical institution in the United States and pursuing a degree in the design and engineering-related fields. Students must be from an underrepresented or disadvantaged background such as a racial minority or have a disability, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and must submit an essay along with the application.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: January 1 and June 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.chairish.com/pages/scholarship

Cyrus Artisan Rugs Scholarship Grant
Sponsor: Cyrus Artisan Rugs
5115 American Boulevard West
Bloomington, MN 55437
Eligibility: Applicants must be about to enroll or currently enrolled in an interior design or related course or a high school graduate planning to study interior design or a related course in a college or university. Students must be in good academic standing with their current educational institution and submit an essay on a provided topic.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 8
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cyrusrugs.com/the-cyrus-artisan-rugs-scholarship-grant/

IFDA Leaders Commemorative Scholarship
Sponsor: International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA)
36 Bay View Road
Wellesley, MA 02482
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students at an accredited U.S. postsecondary institution. They must be majoring in interior design or a closely-related design subject and have completed four design courses at the time of application. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate leadership and volunteer experience. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 30
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, one recommendation letter and design work examples are required.
Website: https://ifda.com/educational-foundation/

IFDA Student Member Scholarship
Sponsor: International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA)
36 Bay View Road
Wellesley, MA 02482
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students who are attending an accredited U.S. postsecondary institution. They must be majoring in interior design or a closely-related design subject and have completed a minimum of four design courses. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 30
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, two recommendation letters and design work examples are required.
Website: https://ifda.com/educational-foundation/

Joel Polsky Academic Achievement Award
Sponsor: American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Educational Foundation Inc.
608 Massachusetts Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002-6006
Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students in interior design and should submit entry forms and projects such as research papers or doctoral and master’s theses that focus on interior design topics. The projects are judged on content, breadth of material, coverage of the topic, innovative subject matter, bibliography and references. The society may exhibit any entry for two years.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: April
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.asid.org/resources/awards/scholarships-and-grants

Legacy Scholarship for Graduate Students
Sponsor: American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Educational Foundation Inc.
608 Massachusetts Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002-6006
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for admission to an accredited educational institution. Selection is primarily based on demonstration of academic performance and creative achievement. Students must submit examples of design work, official transcripts, a letter of recommendation and a personal statement.

Amount: $4,000
Deadline: April
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.asid.org/resources/awards/scholarships-and-grants

Legacy Scholarship for Undergraduates
Sponsor: American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Educational Foundation Inc.
608 Massachusetts Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002-6006
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in their junior or senior year of undergraduate study. Selection is primarily based on demonstration of academic performance and creative achievement. Students must submit a design portfolio, official transcripts, a letter of recommendation and a personal statement.

Amount: $4,000
Deadline: April 21
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.asid.org/resources/awards/scholarships-and-grants

Natalie A. W. Leaf Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: Chester County Community Foundation
28 West Market Street
West Chester, PA 19382
Eligibility: Applicants must be Chester County residents who are at least 18 years old with demonstrated financial need. Students must intend on pursuing home improvement arts, crafts or trades through college, trade school, workshops or apprenticeship. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: May 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.chescocf.org

Part-Time Student Scholarship
Sponsor: International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA)
36 Bay View Road
Wellesley, MA 02482
Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate students at an accredited U.S. postsecondary institution. They must be majoring in interior design or a related design subject, have completed four design courses at the time of application and be attending school on a part-time basis. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 30
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, one letter of recommendation, personal essay and design work examples are required.
Website: https://ifda.com/educational-foundation/

PAVE Student Design Competition
Sponsor: Planning and Visual Education Partnership (PAVE)
8570 Stirling Road
Suite 102-227
Hollywood, FL 33024
Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students studying in the areas of retail design and planning, visual merchandising, interior design or branding. Students will create a design project based on the given information.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: November 5
How to apply: Application and project details are available online.
Website: http://paveglobal.org

Predoctoral Fellowship Program
Sponsor: National Gallery of Art
2000B South Club Drive
Landover, MD 20785
Eligibility: Applicants for predoctoral fellowships must be nominated by the chair of the graduate department of art history or other appropriate departments. Applicants must have completed all departmental requirements, including course work, residency and general and preliminary examinations. Certification in two languages other than English is required. Applicants should submit nomination forms, supporting letters from two individuals and writing samples. There are various fellowships. The David E. Finley Fellowship requires applicants have a significant interest in curatorial work. The Paul Mellon Fellowship is for the completion of a doctoral dissertation in Western art. The Samuel H. Kress Fellowship is for the completion of a doctoral dissertation in European art on a topic before the early nineteenth century. The Wyeth Fellowship is for the completion of a doctoral dissertation that concerns aspects of art of the United States, including native and pre-Revolutionary America. The Ittleson Fellowship is for the completion of a doctoral dissertation in the visual arts in a field other than Western art. The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship is for the completion of a doctoral dissertation in cross-cultural studies or in a field other than Western art through the twentieth century. The Robert H. and Clarice Smith Fellowship is for research on Northern European art between 1400 and 1700, intended for the advancement or completion of either a doctoral dissertation or a resulting publication. The Chester Dale Fellowships are for the advancement or completion of a doctoral dissertation in any area of Western art, with a preference for modern and contemporary topics. The Center offers a Paul Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship for recipients of the David E. Finley, Paul Mellon, Samuel H. Kress, Wyeth, Ittleson, Andrew W. Mellon and two-year Chester Dale fellowships if the dissertation has been accepted by June 1 of the residence year. Several candidates for each fellowship will be invited to Washington for interviews.

Amount: $30,000 plus allowances
Deadline: November 15
How to apply: Application materials are described online. Contact your dissertation advisor and departmental chair to obtain nomination forms.
Website: https://www.nga.gov/research/casva/fellowships.html

Rome Prize Fellowship
Sponsor: American Academy in Rome
7 East 60 Street
New York, NY 10022
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens at time of application. Previous recipients of Rome Prize are not eligible to reapply.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: November 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.aarome.org

Ruth Clark Furniture Design Scholarship
Sponsor: International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA)
36 Bay View Road
Wellesley, MA 02482
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students who are majoring in interior design or a closely related subject. They must have a concentration in residential upholstered and/or wood furniture design. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, personal essay, five original furniture designs and one recommendation letter are required.
Website: https://ifda.com/educational-foundation/

Tombow's Create Your Best Work Art Scholarship
Sponsor: Tombow
355 Satellite Boulevard NE
Suite 300
Suwanee, GA 30024
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomore students in the U.S. Students must be enrolled or accepted into a U.S. university, college or art school and pursuing a visual arts degree. Applicants must submit a portfolio along with their application materials.

Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.tombowusa.com/art-scholarship

Tricia LeVangie Green/Sustainable Design Scholarship
Sponsor: International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA)
36 Bay View Road
Wellesley, MA 02482
Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate students who are enrolled in an interior design or related furnishings design degree program at a U.S. postsecondary institution and have completed four design courses at the time of application. They must have a demonstrated interest in the green movement as it pertains to eco-friendly design and sustainability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 30
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, personal essay, two design work examples and one recommendation letter are required.
Website: https://ifda.com/educational-foundation/

Vectorworks Design Scholarship
Sponsor: Nemetschek Vectorworks
7150 Riverwood Drive
Columbia, MD 21046
Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a design-related field at an accredited educational institution. Students must submit a design project. Submissions may be made by individual students or by groups of up to six students. Selection is primarily based on design quality, technology, originality and explanation of the design.

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.vectorworks.net

Vercille Voss IFDA Graduate Student Scholarship
Sponsor: International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA)
36 Bay View Road
Wellesley, MA 02482
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate students who are majoring in interior design or a closely related subject at a U.S. postsecondary institution. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 30
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, personal essay, two original design work examples, one recommendation letter and proof of graduate school acceptance (for entering students only) are required.
Website: https://ifda.com/educational-foundation/

VMSD Scholarship
Sponsor: Planning and Visual Education Partnership (PAVE)
8570 Stirling Road
Suite 102-227
Hollywood, FL 33024
Eligibility: Applicants must be a third or fourth year student or equivalent or enrolled in a program working toward a degree in interior design, retail design, hospitality design, visual merchandising, UX design, architecture, engineering or product design. Students must be located and studying in the United States with a minimum 3.0 GPA. An essay on a provided prompt and a project folio are required to be submitted.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: July 18
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://paveglobal.org