Target Scholarship & Mentorship Experience

The Target Scholarship is aimed at people who are showing their leadership potential in Interior Design and Architecture.

The winners will get the opportunity to learn from some of the industry’s top retail designers and visual merchandisers at the Target Corporate Offices.

The Target Scholarship and Mentorship Experience has been supporting students studying in the field of retail design and planning and visual merchandising for so many years and has proudly granted over $225,000.

Full Description

Award will be sent directly to the recipient’s institution, as it can be applied towards tuition or other costs of schooling.

There are two lucky and the most deserving recipients each year.

Who's eligible?

The eligibility criteria that have to be met if you are applying for the Target Scholarship & Mentorship Experience is the following:

The eligible student must be enrolled in a program working toward a degree in Interior Design or Architecture, with a focus in the retail environments industry.

He/she must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better and be a full-time student enrolled in at least 12 credit hours.

Last, but not least, the eligible student must be the United States or Canadian Citizen and studying in the United States or Canada.

How to Apply

Once the applications for the Target Scholarship are opened you should visit the scholarship provider’s website and submit it.

The application requirements include the completed application form and the following documents that must be attached to your application.

A letter of explanation which should not be longer than 600 words in which you will speak about yourself and why are you interested in a potential career in retail design.

Essays must be submitted as a PDF format.

Next, you need to submit your Project Folio of 6 pages maximum in which you need to describe a retail-related project that you have worked on.

These projects may be hand-drawn and/or computer-generated.

Then, you have to provide one reference, either a professor, faculty member or an employer.

A copy of your transcript is obligatory, as well.

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