PAVE Now Accepting 2019 Financial Aid Applications

Hollywood, Fla. (August 29, 2019)— The Planning and Visual Education Partnership (PAVE) is now accepting applications for its 2019 Student Financial Aid Program. PAVE is a vital and effective organization that enables young talent to build successful careers in all aspects of the retail environment industry. Our vision is to cultivate students and educators through financial assistance, top industry thinking, inspiration and mentorship. PAVE's Scholarship, Financial Aid and Student Experience Programs have proudly granted over $225,000 to students.

The PAVE Student Aid Program, now in its tenth year, provides financial assistance to students in educational programs preparing them for careers in the retail environments industry, including, but not limited to careers in retail design and planning, and visual merchandising industries. The program was developed to help ensure a future talent pool for the industry by eliminating barriers to studying in these fields. The funds assist students who are experiencing financial difficulties that may prevent them from continuing school.

PAVE Financial Aid Grants were made possible due to the generous donations from:
Dillmeier Glass Co.
Crown Metal Manufacturing
EMI Industries
Rapid Display
Reeve Store Equipment
TJ Hale

Guidelines, requirements, and the application can be found at The deadline for applications is Oct. 11, 2019.

About PAVE,
Founded in 1992, the Planning and Visual Education Partnership's (PAVE) objective is to encourage students to study in the field of retail design and planning and visual merchandising. Additionally, PAVE seeks to encourage retail management, store planners, visual merchandisers, architects and manufacturers to interact with and support design students. These objectives are accomplished through competitions, projects, seminars, workshops and grants and scholarships funded by the annual Bash, Gala and other fundraising initiatives. PAVE is a 501(c)(3) educational foundation.