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NCIDQ Tuition Reimbursement Fund

With an inaugural gift from Mannington Commercial, this Fund offers IIDA Associate Members an opportunity to apply for financial assistance upon passing all three parts of the NCIDQ exam. The following IIDA Members are the most recent recipients:

Winter 2019 Recipients

  • Jimena Ayala, IIDA – Texas/Oklahoma Chapter
  • Lauren Bencivengo, Associate IIDA – Southern California Chapter
  • Kim Farrah, Associate IIDA – New York Chapter
  • Aida Lora, IIDA – South Florida Chapter
  • Madison Montgomery, Associate IIDA – Georgia Chapter
  • Anne-Marie Onichuk, IIDA – International Chapter
  • Elizabeth Wetherall, IIDA – Tennessee Chapter


Only IIDA Associate Members in good standing are eligible to participate.

Members who have taken and passed all required parts of the exam – administered in April 2019  resulting in NCIDQ Certification may request consideration for reimbursement.

Members are requested to complete their application digitally through the application website between Monday, May 6, 2019 and Friday, August 16, 2019, 5 p.m. Central time.

The Foundation will award financial assistance to seven IIDA Members. The process for determining the recipients will be a lottery system. Members who have been selected will be notified in September 2019.

Apply to be Considered for Reimbursement


For questions, contact Aisha Williams, senior director of industry relations and special events, at

IIDA Foundation

To contact the Foundation, email

Summer 2018 Recipients

  • Alexandra Y. Bonner, IIDA – Pennsylvania/New Jersey/Delaware Chapter
  • Katrina Dunbar, IIDA – Northern Pacific Chapter
  • Ben Gilles, IIDA – Ohio Kentucky Chapter
  • Beth Ma, IIDA – Hawaii Chapter
  • Michelle Mawby, IIDA – New York Chapter
  • Tammy Romer, IIDA –  Central Florida Chapter
  • Madison Sabatelli, IIDA –  Ohio Kentucky Chapter 

View the complete list of previous recipients.

Sustainable Design Education Fund

Find out how IIDA Student, Professional, and Associate Members who pass the LEED Accreditation Exam can apply for tuition reimbursement.