New York, NY, September 30, 2015 (Newswire.com) - The Angelo Donghia Foundation, a privately held not-for-profit organization, has announced fourteen winners of its 2015 Student Scholarship Program in Interior Design. Launched in 2002, the Foundation awards scholarships to deserving students who are entering their senior year in a Baccalaureate Degree Program in Interior Design. This years winners were selected from fifty-four student projects submitted by accredited institutions. Each student winner will receive up to a $30,000.00 scholarship to be applied to his senior year tuition, board, maintenance and books.
2015 Senior Scholarship Program winners are: Elysia Belilove of Parsons The New School, Alina Chmut of Fashion Institute of Technology, Hyun (Hayley) Chung of Art Center College of Design, Cydney Ann Clinton of Savannah College of Art and Design, Lauren Fabin of Virginia Tec, Nesma Galal of New York Institute of Technology, Steven Hopkins of O’More College, Nan (Jennifer) Qiu of California College of The Arts, Kaley M. Sobanski of Miami University, Raymond Tran of Otis College, Raquel Torres of University of Texas at Austin, Kelly Walsh of Fay Jones School of Architecture (University of Arkansas), Alexa Diane Williams of Cornish College, Yumin Zeng of Woodbury University.
This years judges were comprised of the following designers, architects and press: Anthony Baratta, Matthew Berman, Christopher Coleman, Catherine Davis, Joan Dineen, Brad Ford, Judy Girod, Thad Hayes, Elizabeth Howard, Thomas Kligerman, Brian McCarthy, Pol Theis and Timothy Whealon."It was an honour and a pleasure to be one of the judges for this year's competition - there was some tough competition but I believe we chose the right projects, best of luck to all the winners" - Pol Theis of P&T Interiors
The Angelo Donghia Foundation provides support for two distinct fields, the advancement of education in the field of interior design; and secondly, initiatives pertaining to the discovery of causes of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and its related diseases and treatments. Since its launch, the Foundation has awarded in excess of $11,350,000 to the above causes