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The SIDA Foundation Interior Design Fund Scholarship

This scholarship is funded by The SIDA Foundation, which was established with a charter to further the aims of the interior design and decoration professions.



Available to a student who is enrolled in the second or third year of the Bachelor of Architecture and Built Environments in Semester 1, 2022 and is able to demonstrate an interest and commitment to interior design and sustainable design principals. Selection will be based on:

a) the applicant’s commitment to sustainable design principles demonstrating how design (this does not have to be focused on interior design) can play an important role in providing a sustainable society and how this may have been addressed in the applicant’s own design work (through 250-500 word statement and the portfolio if appropriate); and

b) a portfolio of work that demonstrates a strong interest in interior design through the applicant’s own design work and or ideas (using visual mediums which can be complemented with written text of no more than 500 words) to be submitted to the Scholarships Office.

On-going Eligibility

To retain this award, recipients are required to achieve a Credit (5.0/7.0) cumulative grade point average (CGPA) at the end of each semester.


$5,000 per year


Up to two years

Closing Date

9 January 2022


Apply online prior to closing date. Applications cannot be submitted after closing date. As applicants will be assessed on the quality of application, all questions should be answered in full. Please ensure care is taken with spelling and grammar. Applicants must submit a portfolio of work which demonstrates a strong interest in interior design through visual work and ideas. The portfolio can be accompanied with written text of no more than 500 words. Please submit the portfolio on USB directly to the Scholarships Office, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 48, Hobart, Tas 7001 OR email to by the closing date.

Application status

Closed. Applications are being assessed.