Eric Feigenbaum Scholarship

The Eric Feigenbaum Scholarship recognizes and supports leadership potential in the retail design and visual merchandising field through a $5,000 award funded by B+N.

  1. Student must be enrolled in a program working toward a degree in the retail environments industry (e.g. visual merchandising, store design, interior design, industrial design, and other programs for careers in the retail environments industry).
  2. Student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better.
  3. Student must be a full-time student enrolled in at least 12 credit hours.
  4. EFC (Expected Family Contribution) of $8,000 or less per year as shown on your 2015-2016 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Printed copy of your FAFSA results can be downloaded from:

All applications must be received by Monday, February 29, 2016.

The following items must be attached to your application form for your request to be considered:
  1. Letter of Explanation: (Max. 650 words)
  2. • Identify what you feel are the most important issues facing the visual merchandising and store design industry today and discuss. • How your career will positively impact the industry's future. Incorporate in your essay those character traits you possess that will propel your academic and future career success. • Detail any challenges that you encountered in your educational career. (Essays should address all of the above topics for consideration by the PAVE Scholarship Committee.)
  3. Project Folio of 6 pages maximum: (8.5 x 11 inch)
  4. • Describe a retail related project (student based or professional) that you've worked on and that you are proud of (include supporting visuals).
  5. Two letters of recommendation: One letter must come from a professor or faculty member; the other letter can come from an employer, including internship supervisors. Letters may not be from friends or family members, and must be on school/company letterhead.
  6. Must include a copy of your transcript (official or unofficial).
  7. How to Submit Application Use the on-line form opposite to submit your application.
  8. Questions
Contact PAVE at or 954-893-7225.