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The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America is pleased to announce the establishment of the Young Professionals Scholarship Fund, the purpose of which is to support the attendance of students and emerging professionals at IES Annual Conferences.
A minimum of four awards (one from each of the Society’s Regions) of $1,000.00 each will be granted each year to emerging professionals (individuals working in the lighting profession for five or fewer years) and students in their junior or senior year of undergraduate studies or enrolled in a graduate program. All awardees must be a member of the IES.
The grant will offset some of the costs of travel and lodging; the conference fee will be waived.
Scholarships will be awarded to applicants who show evidence of a commitment to the lighting profession, leadership abilities, and potential for future involvement in the IES.
Qualified individuals must submit the following materials to the Scholarship Committee to be considered:
Written acknowledgement and agreement that if selected for the scholarship, the applicant shall write a summary of no less than 500 words of his or her experiences at the conference, and submit it to LD+A for publication no later than 60 days after the end of the conference.
For the 2014 Annual Conference (November 2-4, 2014, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) applications must be received by no later than September 9, 2014.
Applications should be sent to:
120 Wall Street - Floor-17
New York, NY 10005