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IIDA Student of the Year Award 

This award recognizes an IIDA Student Member who has significantly impacted their school’s interior design program through outstanding leadership, insight, and involvement.


Applications Open: October 16, 2023
Applications Close: December 31, 2023


  • $5,000 cash award sponsored by OFS Brands
  • Complementary IIDA membership
  • Round-trip airfare and a one-night hotel stay in Chicago to attend NeoCon and participate in the IIDA Annual Meeting, Student Charette, the Student Charette Winners Reception, and a ticket to Revel in Design
  • An immersive experience at the OFS headquarters in Huntingburg, IN inclusive of travel and accommodation for two (2) days and one (1) night
  • A feature on IIDA.org, in Design Matters, and QUAD, the quarterly IIDA Student member e-newsletter
  • Official digital assets, including competition winner logos for self-promotion
  • Coverage and mention on IIDA’s social media accounts, and in an official press release distributed to leading industry outlets and media partners

Only IIDA Student Members in good standing who have been members for a minimum of one year can apply. Students applying for 2024 must have a join date of January 1, 2023, or earlier.

Applicants must be available to:

  • Attend the IIDA Annual Meeting in Chicago (June)
  • Participate in the IIDA Student Charette during NeoCon (June)
  • Attend the Student Charette Winners Reception (June)

For more information, contact Cody Czmyr, Director of Member Services, at cczmyr@iida.org.