WithIt connect to WithIt LinkedIn Facebook twitter Mighty Network instagram contact WithIt
WithIt careers news knowledge center donations login join WithIt
WithIt learn about WithIt WithIt Events Members Students Annual WithIt Conference join WithIt

WithIt Scholarship Program

upcoming events join WithIt now

 

 

WithIt's foundation gives scholarships annually to students in majors related to the home and furnishings industry as well as to professional women in the industry pursuing continuing education.

The HHG Charitable Trust has given the WithIt Scholarship Foundation $30,000 for student scholarships during 2021.

The Jena and Stephen Hall Scholarship is also given annually to a student showing promise for innovation in business.

 

Please submit the appropriate application for each scholarship:

 

Professional Conference Scholarship available:

          Member nomination form

You can direct any questions to director@withit.org.

 

Student Scholarship Eligibility:

The applicant must be a a full-time college sophomore or junior in good standing at the time of application. Scholarship funds must be used for tuition at an accredited institution of higher learning by the date given with the scholarship.

Application Process:

Only one application per student. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All submissions should include the following:

 

  1. A complete application form signed by the student.
  2. An official university transcript indicating the student's grade point average and the student's class rank. This must be sent by the school or student's faculty advisor.
  3. Three letters of recommendation - two from instructors and one from a personal connection.
  4. A 300 word essay on why you are a candidate for a career in home furnishings.
  5. A high resolution (300 dpi) photo of the candidate.

 

Application Deadline: March 1, 2022

Download a PDF version of the 2022 scholarship application.

These materials should be sent to:  

WithIt Scholarship Foundation
PO Box 16264
High Point, NC 27261

 

Selection Process:

Evaluation will be based on the student's academic performance, as reflected in the grade point average, SAT/ACT scores, and curriculum selected. Subjective judging criteria will include essays, references and a statement of personal goals. Special emphasis will be placed on involvement in extracurricular activities and the community. Financial need will be considered.

The Selection Committee will consist of a panel of three individuals chosen by the Scholarship Committee and approved by WithIt's Executive Committee. Preference will not be given to children of industry members.


 

 

Professional Woman's Continuing Education Scholarship

Eligibility:

The applicant must be 25 years of age and have worked in the home and furnishings industry for at least two years. Must be enrolled in accredited program during 2022.

Application Process:

Only one application per student. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

All submissions should include the following:

  1. A complete application form signed by the professional.
  2. A 300-500 word essay from the applicant on your career aspirations in the home and furnishings industry and why this course will benefit you or your business.
  3. Course description from institution or organization.
  4. Bill or estimate from the institution or organization showing the costs and fees.
  5. High resolution photo of the candidate. (plain background)
  6. The address of the Bursar or organization for release of the check should the professional receive the scholarship.

Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis as they are submitted to WithIt for courses during the year 2022.

To download a PDF version: Professional Woman's Continuing Education Scholarship Form

These materials should be sent to:  

WithIt Continuing Education Scholarship
PO Box 16264
High Point, NC 27261

Selection Process:

Judging will be based on the essay, qualifications and course description. The selection committee will consist of the scholarship committee. 

 

 

 

 

members students learn about WithIt events contact WithIt
member benefits student benefits WithIt mission
member faqs scholarship recipients Board of Directors
member regions request scholarship Board of Governors LinkedIn Facebook Twitter contact WithIt
career development Ambassadors Club
recognitions awards
scholarship foundation
WithIt Sponsors Web Development By Goosedown Web Development