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Student of the Year Application Requirements

 

Who Should Enter

IIDA Student Members in good standing who have been a member for a minimum of two years with a join date of 2016 or earlier. The candidate must have a minimum GPA of 3.5.

Materials Required

Resume: PDF format only

Portfolio: PDF format only

Four letters of recommendation

  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from individuals who know the candidate well and can support the candidate's qualifications and achievements (letters from family members and relatives are not allowed) AND
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from two (2) educators.

Recommendation letters that do not include the contact information of the recommender will not be considered for review and may disqualify the student's application.

Questions: The candidate will answer the following questions and complete the statements:

  • Why did you join IIDA?
  • Where do you think the profession of interior design will be in five years?
  • What would you like your legacy to be as an interior designer?
  • Design is…
  • IIDA is…

Video: The candidate will submit one 2-3 minute video describing your involvement and support of interior design initiatives at your school (YouTube or URL link).

One headshot (4”X6” or 5”X7”). Only JPG files are accepted. Image file must not exceed 1MB in size.

Completed Application: Submit all application materials by completing the online application no later than Friday, March 30, 2018

Contact Information

For more information, contact Ryan Ben, student engagement and advancement manager, at rben@iida.org or 312.379.5175.