The American Society of Interior Designers
(ASID) Foundation has named the recipients of its annual ASID Foundation Scholarships and Awards. The organization awarded $21,000 for design research and education to the five individuals in four categories:
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.
: Carol Way Cisco, Allied ASID
: Research into the Impact of Interior Design on Disabled Veterans: Case Study Marine Sgt. Daniel
This study by nonprofit interior design firm Designing for Veterans documents the impact of evidenced-based design and universal design on the recovery rates of disabled soldiers 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.
: Anthony (Tony) Purvis, Allied ASID, Florida State University
: Conflict Resolution and the Interior Built Environment: Design Considerations for Consensus Building
: Hollie Sutherland, Endicott College
: 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. This year’s scholarship winners include:
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