Michael B. Klein Memorial Student Scholarship
Seeking local higher education students looking for more knowledge in lighting.
APPLICATIONS ARE NO LONGER BEING ACCEPTED
Are you a student studying Architecture, Interior Design, Industrial Design, Lighting Design or Electrical Engineering who is attending a higher education Institution in the Metropolitan Washington Area? Do you have an appreciation for Lighting?
The Illuminating Engineering Society, District of Columbia Section, is now accepting applications for the annual Michael B. Klein Scholarship.
The $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a student who demonstrates continued interest in the art and science of lighting.
To apply, please submit the following:
- 1 page essay describing why applicant deserves this scholarship
- 1 letter of recommendation from professor or professional IES member
- Formal letter of request / cover letter with anything applicant wishes to highlight (please include your school and program of study)
- Signed letter of intent to attend the 2018 Candela Awards
Deadline for submissions is Friday, May 11, 2018 by 5:30pm. Recipient must be available to attend the Candela Awards event on Thursday, June 7th, 2018.
Michael B. Klein epitomized membership in the Illuminating Engineering Society. He passed away October 21, 2007.
The District of Columbia Section of the IES established the scholarship in his memory to continue his legacy of education for the lighting professional.
2008 | Alex Klein, son of Michael B. Klein
2009 | Marissa Julien, Marymount University
2010 | Stephen D. Ramos, The George Washington University
2011 | Victoria Owings, Marymount University
2012 | Rosemarie Kasperson, The George Washington University
2013 | Redeit Admassie, The George Washington University
2014 | Sharece Hall, The George Washington University
2015 | Karen Purifoy, The George Washington University
2016 | Brianne Beal, The George Washington University
2017 | Jojo Rapipong, Marymount University
2018 | Lily Hoffman (1st place,) George Washington University
- The Corcoran School of Art & Design
2018 | Tuyen Dyer (Honorable Mention,) Virginia Commonwealth University