New Design Scholarship For Students Announced

September 30, 2011

The ASID Foundation has introduced a new $12,000 student scholarship. To be awarded biannually, the David Barrett Memorial Scholarship will recognize an outstanding undergraduate or graduate student’s work that demonstrates an interest and ability in utilizing classical designs and traditional materials, inclusive of furniture and fabrics.

The scholarship is open to all full-time students in their junior or senior year of undergraduate or graduate study majoring in interior design at an accredited college or university. Both ASID members and nonmembers can apply.

To enter, all applicants must submit a personal statement, letter of recommendation, prepared design portfolio featuring eight to 12 design components with a written description detailing how classical designs and traditional materials are used in each design component.

The application deadline is December 1, 2011 and online applications can be found at The ASID Foundation will review all submissions and select a winner based on the stated criteria. All entrants will be notified of their status by mail in January 2012, and the award payment will be made directly to the student.

For more information about ASID Foundation scholarships and awards, contact the ASID Foundation at (202) 546-3480 or via email at
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