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2022 IIDA Educator Diversity Award

The IIDA Foundation, in partnership with Interior Design Educators Council Foundation (IDECF), is pleased to welcome entries for the 2022 IIDA Educator Diversity Award. This award recognizes and celebrates an educator who is contributing to the advancement of racial/ethnic diversity in the interior design industry. Applicants can be of any race, ethnicity, or nationality. The award is sponsored by KI.

Educators, who may self-nominate to apply for this award, can click to submit all required information and supporting documents. Applicants will directly upload the required letters of recommendation. Note that 4 total letters are required: 2 letters from former students of the applicant, and 2 letters from interior design professionals who were not students of the applicant. 

If you would like to nominate an educator, simply email foundation@iida.org with the name and a brief description of the educator that you are nominating. IIDA Foundation staff will contact the nominated educator to invite them to apply. Please nominate by November 1, 2021, to allow the educator ample time to apply by December 10, 2021.

For questions on this award, email foundation@iida.org.

For help with login to submit an entry, email csocker@iida.org.

Important Dates

Application Opens September 24, 2021
Application Deadline - Extended December 10, 2021