AIFD FOUNDATION 2019 S.H.I.N.E Scholarship Application
Scholarships Help Inspire Nuturing Education
These Funds support S.H.I.N.E 2020 Programs of Study awarded by the AIFD Foundation
Michi Burrell AIFD Endowed Fund
Bobbi Ecker Blatchford AIFD Endowed Fund
The applicant must be a Floral Designer interested in experiencing continued education through a mentorship in a specialized floral industry concentration. This expertise in a specific field of interest offers a rare opportunity to learn from the absolute best in the floral industry.
2020 Specialized Floral Industry Fields of Study and Date Availability
Park Hill Collection with Charlie Groppetti AIFD and Todd Smith
March 2-6 | 9-13 | 16-20 | 23-27
September 7-11 | 14-18 | 21-25
High-end Retail and Event Planning
Tipton & Hurst with Chris Norwood AIFD
May 4-8, 2020
June 2-6, 2020
October 29-November 2, 2020
or a stay of five business days mutually agreed upon during the 2020 calendar year
Showroom Design and Display
Winward with the Winward Visual Merchandising Team
A stay of five business days mutually agreed upon during showroom set up in the 2020 calendar year at one of three Winward showrooms in Fremont, California, Atlanta, Georgia or Dallas, Texas.
The applicant must complete and submit this online application.
The applicant is required to provide the supporting documents.
The applicant must email the required financial document to include the information noted below to:
Required Financial Document
The applicant must email the required financial documents to include:
Most recent W-2 and/or 1099 Spouse | Partner's most recent W-2 and/or 1099
The applicant must provide the supporting documents as part of the online application.
Three Letters of Professional Recommendation
All applications must be received on or before September 30th at 8:00 p.m. Eastern.
The application information remains confidential between staff and evaluators.
This scholarship is non-transferable.