Scholarships will be granted to applicants who propose to study or pursue lighting design, technology, or research as part of their degree, certification, undergraduate or graduate studies. Applications for scholarships must contain a description of the applicant's reason and interest in studying lighting, or work to date and a specific proposal for the pursuit of educational studies that will contribute to the furtherance of that work.
Applicants must submit a statement of purpose or interest in describing their educational plan in lighting and describe what aspect or work a Tolen Scholarship would support. Undergraduate students shall describe in detail the course work proposed, their reason for attending the course or its relationship to potential employment in the lighting field. Graduate students shall describe specific project work they believe will further the lighting field or industry.
-Must be enrolled in an accredited class or program in an accredited educational institution
Must be in an approved curricula including architecture, architectural engineering, electrical engineering, interior design, landscape design, theater, or broadcasting
-Must be studying in the Northern California counties of: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano or Sonoma
-Must be a full-time junior or senior pursuing lighting studies or a graduate student who has a specific lighting project as part of a degree program
-Must be a full or part-time freshman, sophomore or returning student pursuing lighting studies with lighting as part of a degree or certificate program
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.