DIRECTOR'S GRANT

Scholarship Provided by : Design Institute of San Diego

Scholarship Amount

$1,500 USD

Application Deadline

August 15, 2017

Description

Each semester Design Institute of San Diego will award up to two Director's Grants of $1,500 for a full-time student or $1,000 for a part-time or evening student. Once awarded, grants will be automatically renewed so long as recipients remain enrolled in 12 units or more per semester if a full-time student, or 9 units or more per semester if a part-time or evening student. A cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher must also be maintained in order for the grant to be renewed.Grant guidelines: Grant application materials must be submitted electronically to scholarships@disd.edu and received no later than July 15th (for fall semester start), November 15th (for spring semester start), or April 15th (for summer semester start). Up to two DISD sponsored grants per semester may be awarded, one grant for each category. Grant recipients must be studying on a full-time basis: 12 units or more per semester if a fulltime student, or 9 units or more per semester if a part-time or evening student. Each grant recipient will receive the same grant amount. Once awarded, grant recipients must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher during their studies at Design Institute. If an awarded student withdraws during the semester, the grant will be included in "other sources of aid" in the refund calculation. Should an awarded student drop below the eligibility guidelines regarding cumulative GPA or course load requirements, grant eligibility will discontinue for future semesters. All grant applicants and their materials will be reviewed by a committee using a numeric scoring evaluation form. Completeness of the grant requirements, GPA, scholarship essay, and application materials will be considered.

Requirements
To be eligible for the grant, applicants must:Be a current student with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher for courses taken at Design Institute. Have financial need and be eligible for financial aid. Prepare a 500- to 1000-word essay in which they describe an "Aha!" moment at Design Institute of San Diego, a class project, or another DISD experience, and explain how this has had an influence on them as an interior designer. Submit an informal portfolio of creative work made up of six pages (must be submitted in a digital format) that best represent the design skills they have developed at Design Institute of San Diego.
Overview
Ethnicity
N/A
Country
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Grade
Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, Senior

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