The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Foundation has revealed the recipients of 2013 ASID Foundation Scholarship and Awards.
Open to both ASID members and nonmembers, the awards and scholarships range from monetary awards for contributions to the profession, to scholarships for all levels of students.
2013 Awards and Recipients
The Irene Winifred Eno Grant provides financial assistance to individuals or groups engaged in the creation of an educational program or an interior design research project dedicated to health, safety and welfare.
Winner: Carol Way Cisco, Allied ASID
Project: Research into the Impact of Interior Design on Disabled Veterans: Case Study Marine Sgt. Daniel
This study, by the not-for-profit interior design firm Designing for Veterans, documents the impact of evidenced-based design and universal design on the recovery rates of disabled veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.
The Joel Polsky Academic Achievement Award honors an outstanding undergraduate or graduate student's interior design research or thesis project.
Winner: Anthony (Tony) Purvis, Allied ASID, Florida State University
Project: Conflict Resolution and the Interior Built Environment: Design Considerations for Consensus Building
Second Place Winner: Hollie Sutherland, Endicott College
Project: The Lived-in Interior, Discovering the Authentic Self
The ASID Foundation also awards several Legacy Scholarship awards each year to undergraduate and graduate students of interior design.
Legacy Scholarship for Undergraduate Students
John Botello, Student ASID, Texas Tech University
Legacy Scholarship for Graduate Students
Christina Donaldson, University of North Texas, MFA Interior Design Candidate