2017 Gensler Scholarship Application

Important Deadline: September 29, 2017

Completed applications must be received at the PAVE office.

The mission of the Planning and Visual Education Partnership (PAVE) is to support students studying in the field of retail design and planning and visual merchandising; therefore, PAVE has created the Student Scholarship Program to assist students with funds in covering basic needs. In just seven years, PAVE’s Scholarship Program has proudly granted over $150,000 to students.

The Gensler Scholarship recognizes and supports leadership potential in the field of Design and Architecture through a $2,500 award.

Guidelines

  1. Student must be enrolled in a program working toward a degree in Design or Architecture in the retail environments industry.
  2. Student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
  3. Student must be a full-time student enrolled in at least 12 credit hours.
  4. Open to students studying domestically within the U.S. and international students.

Application Requirements

The following items must be included along with your application form for your request to be considered:

 

All requests must be received by September 29, 2017.

  1. Letter of Explanation (Max of 600 words):
    • Describe your vision of future retail environments. Reference any current and future trends that will influence how customers interact with the retail environment, and how designers will drive this change through retail design.
    • How your career will positively impact the industry’s future. Incorporate in your essay those character traits you possess that will propel your academic and future career success.
    • Detail any changes that you encountered in your educational career.
  2. Project Folio of 6 pages maximum: (8.5" x 11")
    • Describe a retail related project (student based or professional) that you have worked on and that you are proud of (including supporting visuals).
  3. One Reference:
    • Can be a professor or faculty member or an employer (including internship supervisors). Reference may not be friends or family members. Letter of recommendation is not needed, just the contact information for your reference.
  4. Must include a copy of your transcript (official or unofficial)
  5. Submit your application online or by email:

Have questions? Email us at info@paveglobal.org

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Uploading materials

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ALL THE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS AS STATED AT THE TOP OF THIS FORM. UPLOAD ALL YOUR SCHOLARSHIP MATERIALS AS PDFS IN A SINGLE ZIPPED FOLDER. THE UPLOAD FILE SIZE LIMIT IS 50MB.

All entries must be received by Friday September 29, 2017 at 5:00p.m., Eastern Time.