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 $300 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


School of Interior Design Scholarships

Carroll King Mathews Sustainable Design Scholarship | $500*

  • Full-time BID student during the next fall semester
  • Must submit scholarship application, resume, and a letter addressing how the funds will be used to support an interest in sustainable design, such as the focus of a senior capstone project or other activities that contribute to the applicant’s education in sustainable design.
  • Past recipients may reapply

Dixon Smith Educational Scholarship in Interior Design | $400*

  • Full-time 3rd or 4th year BID student during the next fall semester
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must submit Scholarship Application
  • Past recipients may reapply

 Vincent Guaccero Memorial Scholarship | $800*

  • Full-time 4th year student during the next fall semester
  • Must demonstrate outstanding design abilities, well-rounded academic record, and participation in professional activities and leadership development. In addition, students receiving this award are encouraged to make a gift equal to their award to the School of Interior Design Foundation once they have graduated and are financially stable.
  • Must submit scholarship application and resume
  • Past recipients may not reapply

School of Interior Design General Scholarship Fund | varies

  • Full-time BID student
  • Good academic standing
  • Past recipients may reapply
  • Must submit scholarship application and student financial status form.

Scott Gerard Verret Scholarship | $400*

  • Full-time 3rd year student during the next fall semester
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must submit scholarship application and student financial status form
  • Past recipients may not reapply

The Hearst Foundations Scholarship in Interior Design | $2000

  • Incoming minority freshmen student to the School of Interior Design
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Additional award at the beginning of sophomore year
  • Recipient is selected by the Interior Design Scholarship Committee (no application)

Torre Scholarship in Interior Design | $300*

  • Full-time BID student during the next fall semester
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA
  • Must be an exceptional design student and demonstrate financial need
  • Must submit scholarship application, design portfolio (hard copy or link to digital portfolio), and student financial status form.
  • Past recipients may reapply

Undergraduate Student Interior Design Scholarship | $400*

  • Full-time BID student during the next fall semester
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Must submit scholarship application and student financial status form.
  • Past recipients may reapply

 

Interior Design Travel Scholarships

Andrea M. Daugherty Memorial Travel Award in Interior Design | $400*

  • Full-time BID students in need of travel support
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must submit travel scholarship application, resume, student financial status form, and a letter describing how the funds will be used to support travel that supports and enhances educational and professional goals.
  • Past recipients may reapply

Dorothy Fletcher Field Research Fund | $1000*

  • Full-time BID student
  • Preference given to 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year students who demonstrate financial need
  • Must submit travel scholarship application, resume, student financial status form, and a letter describing how the funds will be used to support travel and/or field research that supports and enhances educational and professional goals.
  • Past recipients may reapply

 

College Scholarships

Tipton Associates Travel Award | $1750

 

*Note: Scholarship amounts vary from year to year depending on available funds.