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International Furnishings and Design Association Educational Foundation (IDFA/EF) Scholarships and Grants

The Educational Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the International Furnishings and Design Association. Its mission is to foster educational activities benefiting individuals and institutions engaged in the education of and for the furnishings and design industry, as well as, those engaged in activities promoting, developing, or enhancing the furnishing and design industries and the practice of these professions.

IFDA/EF Scholarships require a major in Interior Design or a related design/furnishings program, unless otherwise noted. Scholarships are for undergraduate students attending U.S. institutions (see individual scholarship criteria for exceptions). Scholarship funds are paid directly to the recipient's school earmarked for tuition and not paid directly to the student.

Fields of Study:

  • Interior Design


  • United States

Program Type:

  • Study


  • US Citizen
  • US National or Permanent Resident
  • Citizen of another country

Program Length:

  • Short term (less than one year)
  • One year
  • Multi-year


  • March 31 

Degree Level:

  • Undergrad
  • Post UG
  • Graduate


  • $1500-$3000 (varies by scholarship)