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Offered by Illuminating Engineering Society of North America-San Francisco Section
The Robert W. Thunen Memorial Scholarship annually awards between $1,000 and $5,000 to college upperclassmen and graduate students who are attending a university in Northern California, Nevada, Oregon, or Washington, and desire to pursue illumination as a career. Graduate applicants must be undertaking a lighting-centered project as part of work towards a graduate degree. To apply, interested students must submit a Statement of Purpose with respect to their lighting education and arrange for at least three letters of recommendation, at least one of which shall be from someone involved with lighting professionally or academically.
If you’re a college upperclassman or graduate student in Northern California, Nevada, Oregon, or Washington, and desire to pursue illumination as a career, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.
The San Francisco Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) is the primary Bay Area organization providing educational programs and events for professional development and networking focused on lighting for the built environment. We seek to bring a broader understanding of best practices, technology, and design in lighting to designers, specifiers, architects, engineers, owners and builders.
This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.
College Upperclassmen & Graduate Students
Architecture, Electrical Engineering, Interior Design
California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington
To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.
Letter of Recommendation
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