IFDA Student Scholarships



The International Furnishings and Design Association offers scholarships annually to students planning to pursue professional careers in the design industry.

Applications will be accepted each year between March 1 and no later than March 31. Winners will be notified by July 31.

Scholarships Available:

IFDA Leaders Commemorative Scholarship - $1,500
Open To Currently Enrolled, Full-Time Undergraduate Students, Extra Credit For Volunteer Work/Leadership

Part-Time Student Scholarship - $1,500
Open To Currently Enrolled, Part-Time Undergraduate Students

IFDA Student Member Scholarship - $2,000
Open To Currently Enrolled, Full-Time Undergraduate, IFDA Student Members

Vercille Voss IFDA Graduate Student Scholarship - $2,000
Open To Currently Enrolled, Full- or Part-Time Graduate Students

Ruth Clark Furniture Design Scholarship - $3,000
Open To Currently Enrolled, Full- or Part-Time Undergraduate or Graduate Students

Green/Sustainable Design Scholarship - $1,500
Open To Currently Enrolled, Full- or Part-Time Undergraduate Students

Scholarship recipients will be selected by the Educational Foundation Board of Trustees based on the applicants':
-Essay describing short and long term goals, interests, volunteer and extra curricular activities;
-Achievements and awards;
-Sealed transcript showing classes, GPA and current enrollment;
-Letter of recommendation from teacher, professor or practitioner in the field;
-Color photos or CD of design work for some scholarships.

For more information on these scholarships, or an application, click here.