Interior Design Scholarships

Interior Design Scholarships

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Interior Design at Louisiana State University who meet the individual scholarship criteria provided below are encouraged to apply. Interior design scholarship recipients are announced during the IDSO Design Event each spring.

The criteria, application requirements, and amounts provided below represent the scholarships and amounts awarded in the previous academic year and serve as a general reference—scholarship opportunities and amounts vary from year to year. Scholarships applications are reviewed and chosen applicants awarded each spring. Scholarship amounts vary each year but range between $500 and $2,000.

To apply, deliver the required forms and supplemental materials to 402 Design Building by the announced deadline.

Interior Design Scholarship Application
Interior Design Travel Scholarship Application

Student Financial Aid Status form


Andrea M. Daugherty Memorial Travel Award in Interior Design

  • Full-time BID students in need of travel support 

Carroll King Mathews Sustainable Design Scholarship

  • Full-time BID student during the next fall semester
  • Past recipients may apply
  • Must submit scholarship application form and a letter addressing how the funds will be used to support an interest in sustainable design, such as the focus of a senior project or another effort that contributes to the applicant’s education in sustainable design 

Dixon Smith Educational Scholarship in Interior Design

  • Full-time BID third- or fourth-year student during the next fall semester
  • Must have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Past recipients may apply
  • Must submit scholarship application form 

I. Vincent Guaccero Memorial Scholarship

  • Full-time third-year BID student during the next fall semester
  • Must have a well-rounded academic record
  • Demonstrate excellence in the major
  • Participate in professional activities
  • Must submit scholarship application form and a resume showing professional activities

M. Dorothy Fletcher Field Research Fund

  • Full-time BID student
  • Preference given to second-, third-, or fourth-year students who exhibit financial need 

Scott Gerard Verret Scholarship

  • Full-time BID student during the next fall semester
  • Must have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Past recipients may not apply
  • Must submit scholarship application form and student Financial Aid Status form 

The Hearst Foundations Scholarship in Interior Design 

  • Incoming minority freshmen student to the School of Interior Design
  • Must have 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Additional award at the beginning of sophomore year

Tipton Associates Travel Award

Torre Scholarship in Interior Design

  • Full-time BID student during the next fall semester
  • Must be an exceptional design student
  • Must have an overall GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Past recipients may apply
  • Must submit scholarship application form and student Financial Aid Status form

Undergraduate Student Interior Design Scholarship

  • Full-time BID student during the next fall semester
  • Must have an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Past recipients may apply
  • Must submit scholarship application form and student Financial Aid Status form