Cyrus Artisan Rugs, established in 1885, has become one of the largest online retailers of handmade designer rugs and carpets. In order to give back and invest in the future talent of the industry, they offer a scholarship to an incoming or current student of interior design (or related courses). Are you an aspiring interior designer? Then keep reading to learn about the Cyrus Artisan Rugs Scholarship!
Who is eligible to apply for this scholarship?
To be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Must be currently enrolled, or about to enroll, in an interior design or similar course, OR
- A high school graduate planning to study interior design or a related course in a college or university during the Spring of 2021
- Must be in good academic standing with his/her current educational institution
- Applicants under 18 must have permission from a parent or legal guardian
How do I apply for this scholarship?
All applicants must submit the following:
- An original 500 word essay
- Name, contact details, and address
- Name and address of institution currently enrolled in or plan to attend
- School I.D. and a government issued I.D. (i.e. driver’s license)
- Curriculum vitae
There are options in regard to the essay topic, which can be about the rug industry or discuss why the applicant should receive the award. The essay must be original and not previously published. Please send the essay in PDF form.
Please send all of the above information/essay to Allison Rupp at Allison@cyrusrugs.com.
How much is this scholarship worth?
Cyrus Artisan Rugs awards a $500 scholarship to one lucky winner to help further their interior design education. The award check will be made out directly to the winner’s college/university.
When is the scholarship application due?
The deadline for all submissions is February 8, 2021. The lucky winner will be notified on February 28, 2021.
Best of luck to all who apply!