The scholarship is open to citizens of the United States, permanent U.S. residents, as well as holders of U.S. student visas (F-1). Applicants must be students currently enrolled as a junior or senior in a full-time or part-time undergraduate, or graduate program. Applicants must be a degree candidate in the field of Architectural Lighting, Interior Design, or Theatrical Lighting, at an accredited College or University within Eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, or Southern New Jersey. Refer to Appendix A for eligible Counties. All of the aforementioned will be verified prior to the scholarship being awarded.
The monetary value of the scholarship shall be $5000. In addition, the scholarship award includes one annual IES Membership, and two tickets to the Philaments awards and officer installation dinner free of charge. The IES-PHL panel reviewing the applications reserves the option to award a maximum of two scholarships, should they conclude there are two candidates whom are equally deserving.