Award and Scholarship Opportunities

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Vox Juventa 2012


Vox Juventa is an annual event for young designers and professionals under 35 years of age, to present a paper to an audience of professionals during a conference. In their quest to become good creative Lighting Designers, students and young professionals observe, research and study many aspects of light and lighting. Vox Juventa provides the opportunity for a select group of speakers to present their findings to a specialist audience, share and exchange ideas with peers and industry professionals, and promote closer collaboration between universities and schools of higher education offering Lighting Design. A jury of experts will decide on an overall winner during the conference who will receive a grand prize in the amount of EUR 1,000.

PLDA Vox Juventa 2012 - University of Wismar,
Germany 06 October 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS!! - deadline for entries is 01 May 2012!!
PLDA Vox Juventa 2012 will be held during the Light Symposium conference in Wismar, Germany on 06 October 2012.
Papers may be submitted on the following themes or topics:

Theme I: Light and art
Examples:Light in museums/galleries, light art, temporary structures and lighting installations
Theme II: Light and Culture
Examples:Lighting cultures around the world and how they affect and impact the lighting designer's work (use of light + shadow, color, daylight, brightness, etc.)
Theme III: Light and Health
Examples:New findings and observations regarding the effect of daylight and/or electric light on human beings, flora and fauna
Theme IV: Technology
Examples:The application of new technologies; the role of technology in the design process; the scope and restrictions of new technologies and the lighting designer's responsibility in using them
Theme V: Daylight
Examples:Designing with daylight, daylight + health; analysis of projects that have a good use of daylight and what makes them unique or successful

Condition for entries:
• Entrants should be no older than 35 years of age and the paper submitted must be their original work.
• Entrants can be students of Lighting Design, Architecture,or related disciplines, Master students, PhD students, practicing independent Lighting Designers or young educators in the field of Lighting Design.
• The papers should take approximately 30 minutes each to present including time for questions.

The deadline for entries is 01 May 2012. A jury of experts will select the speakers from the papers submitted.
Please give the exact title of the paper and include a summary of the contents in no more than 200 words (English).
The conference language will be English.


IALD Education Trust Student Stipends for LIGHTFAIR 2012

The IALD Education Trust is pleased to announce the return of the LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) Student Stipend Program. The Trust will offer stipends to ten students to allow them to attend LIGHTFAIR International 2012 in Las Vegas, NV USA from 7-11 May 2012. This year, the program includes volunteering at LFI with opportunities to interact with other students and professionals. The stipend includes tradeshow and conference passes, as well as funds to offset travel, hotel and meal expenses. The application is easy to fill out and requires only a short recommendation.
For more information about the stipend, please download the APPLICATION. Feel free to pass the application along to any students you know who might be interested. If you have any questions about the IALD Education Trust LFI Student Stipend Program, please contact Jill Mulholland, Project Coordinator for the IALD Education Trust, at jill@iald.org or by calling +1 979 204 3868.


PLDA Vox Juventa
http://pldaeducation.wikispaces.com/11.+Vox+Juventa+events

Deadline for entries is 12 August, 2011.

Eligibility:
Entrants should be no older than 35 years of age and the paper submitted must be their original work. Entrants can be students of Lighting Design, Architecture, or related disciplines, Master students, PhD students, practicing independent Lighting Designers or young educators in the field of Lighting Design.


Professional Lighting Designers' Convention (PLDC), Madrid
19-22 October 2011

Eligibility:
PLDA student and design members in good standing, interested in attending the PLDC in Madrid may contact PLDA Head Office to inquire about availability of entrance tickets.

Send inquiries to Elvira at esmyrek@pld-a.org


The Richard Kelly Grant
http://www.iesnyc.org/RichardKelly.aspx

Eligibility:
Anyone 35 years or under, studying or working in the art and/or
science of illumination, in the United States, Canada or Mexico.


Koizumi International Lighting Design Award
http://www.koizumi-designcompe.com/

Eligibility: Students


IALD Education Trust
Scholarship and Stipend Programs
http://www.iald.org/trust/programs.asp

  • IALD Education Trust Scholarship Program
  • Stipend To IALD Enlighten Americas
  • Stipend To Landscape Lighting Institute
  • Stipend To LIGHTFAIR International
  • Stipend: Propose Your Own Activity
  • Thomas M. Lemons Scholarship

Eligibility: Students


The Nuckolls Fund for Lighting Education
http://www.nuckollsfund.org/

  • The Nuckolls Fund Grant
  • The Lesley Wheel Introductory Lighting Program Grant
  • The Edison Price Fellowship Grant
  • The Jonas Bellovin Student Achievement Award
  • The Jules Horton International Student Achievement Award

Eligibility:
Grant Proposals are accepted only from educators as academic institutions in North America.

The Jonas Bellovin Student Achievement Award is open to students studying at the following institutions: Parsons School of Design, Penn State University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Lighting Research Center, Texas Christian University, the University of Colorado at Boulder, the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, and the University of New Hampshire in Manchester.

The Jules Horton International Student Achievement Award is open to international students studying lighting in the United States.


IES NYC Student Lighting Competition
http://www.iesnyc.org/StudentDesign.aspx

Eligibility:
All New York City design students.


This listing of awards and scholarship opportunities is provided as a service to the lighting design community and is based on information available at the time of the creation of this page. The Professional Lighting Designers' Association (PLDA) and its affiliates do not accept liability for any errors or omissions in the contents of this database. If you find any errors or omission, please kindly report them to PLDA_Educationand the database will be updated as soon as possible.

IALD EDUCATION TRUST STUDENT STIPENDS FOR LIGHTFAIR 2012
IALD EDUCATION TRUST
IALD EDUCATION TRUST
The IALD Education Trust is pleased to announce the return of the LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) Student Stipend Program. The Trust will offer stipends to ten students to allow them to attend LIGHTFAIR International 2012 in Las Vegas, NV USA from 7-11 May 2012.

This year, the program includes volunteering at LFI with opportunities to interact with other students and professionals. The stipend includes tradeshow and conference passes, as well as funds to offset travel, hotel and meal expenses. The application is easy to fill out and requires only a short recommendation.
For more information about the stipend, please download the **APPLICATION**. Feel free to pass the application along to any students you know who might be interested. If you have any questions about the IALD Education Trust LFI Student Stipend Program, please contact Jill Mulholland, Project Coordinator for the IALD Education Trust, at **jill@iald.org** or by calling +1 979 204 3868.