The PAVE Ingenious Scholarship

The 2020 PAVE
Ingenious Scholarship


SPONSORED BY:

 
 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2021.

The mission of the Planning and Visual Education Partnership (PAVE) is to support students studying in the field of retail design and planning and visual merchandising; therefore, PAVE has created the Student Scholarship Program to assist students with funds to cover basic needs. In nine years, PAVE’s Scholarship Program has proudly granted over $200,000 to students. 
 
The Ingenious Scholarship recognizes and supports leadership potential in Visual Merchandising, Fashion Merchandising, Retail Merchandising, Interior Design and Hospitality Management through a $2,500 scholarship*.

ZenGenius is a creative agency rooted in the principles and practice of visual merchandising that provides solutions for brand activation through visual strategy and development, planning, sourcing, implementation and hands-on execution, bringing life to consumer experiences across all platforms. www.zengenius.com

 
 

Guidelines:

1.) Student must be enrolled in a program working toward a degree in Visual Merchandising, Fashion Merchandising, Retail Merchandising, Interior Design or Hospitality Management.
 

2.) Student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
 

3.) Student must be considered full-time, enrolled in at least 12 credit hours.
 

4.) Student must be a United States or Canadian Citizen.

 

Application Requirements:

The following items must be included in your application for your request to be considered:

1.) Letter of Consideration (Max 500 Words): How would this scholarship make a difference in your life? How would you make a difference in the retail industry?


2.) Project Folio: Submit 3 of your most ingenious pieces of work. It can be a photo of a visual display, a sketch or rendering of an idea or concept that you've created.


3.) One reference: We will need a phone number and an email address of your reference. Can be a professor, faculty member or an employer (including internship supervisors). References CANNOT be friends or family members.


4.) Must include a copy of your current transcript (official or unofficial).


5.) Applications and supporting documents must be submitted through Submittable.


6.) All applications must be received by January 31, 2021 to be considered.

 
 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2021.

* Award sent directly to recipient's institution, to be applied directly towards tuition or other applicable costs of schooling.

Have questions? Email us at info@paveglobal.org
 

About ZenGenius: www.zengenius.com

As a creative agency rooted in the principles and practice of visual merchandising, we provide solutions for brand activation through visual strategy and development, planning, sourcing, implementation and hands-on execution, bringing life to consumer experiences across all platforms. Employing the best visual merchandisers and designers, we’re your resource to create visual experiences that elevate your space to the next level, drive consumer traffic and increase sales.

Founded in 1999 in Columbus, Ohio by creative directors and visual merchandising experts, Joe Baer and Paul Cook, ZenGenius was built on the belief that our unique talents are an opportunity and a gift to help the world through visual merchandising. More than 20 years later, ZenGenius has built an extensive network of visual merchandisers, creative directors, stylists and designers, who constantly question, tinker and challenge the status quo to bring life to your brand through visual experiences.