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Sustainable Design Education Fund

About the Fund 

The establishment of the Sustainable Design Education Fund is an important Foundation initiative. This fund serves as a vehicle to advance the awareness and knowledge on the topic of sustainable design.

IIDA Professional and Associate Members who take and pass the LEED Accreditation Exam may apply for consideration for tuition reimbursement. The following IIDA Members are the most recent recipients:

Winter 2017 Recipient

  • Lauren Fabin, Associate IIDA - Carolinas Chapter




Only Student, Professional, and Associate Members in good standing are eligible to participate. Members who have taken and passed the exam from Jan. 1, 2017, through June 30, 2017, may request consideration for reimbursement.

Members must forward written confirmation from USGBC of passing the exam and proof of payment to IIDA Headquarters by Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, 5 p.m. Central time.

Maximum reimbursement will be $350. In the event that a member’s firm pays a portion of the cost of the exam, the member can still apply for reimbursement for the portion the member paid.

The Foundation will award financial assistance to five IIDA Members. The process for determining the five recipients will be a lottery system. Recipients will be notified in September 2017.

Download Application

Please email or fax the above application along with required documentation to Aisha Williams, Senior Director of Industry Relations & Special Events, by email at, or by fax at 312.379.5161.

Summer 2016 Recipient

  • Tiffany Lang, Assoc. IIDA – North Florida Chapter

View a complete list of previous recipients.

NCIDQ Tuition Reimbursement Fund

Learn more about how IIDA Associate Members can apply for financial assistance upon passing all three parts of the NCIDQ Exam!