Scholarships & Bursaries

Scholarships & Bursaries

Chione offers multiple scholarships and bursaries to our interior design professionals. 

Robert Ledingham Scholarship

Awarded annually to one or more candidates to assist Canadian interior designers and educators in their pursuit of higher education.


2019 | Congratulations to Karine Godin of New Brunswick.

2016 | Congratulations to Paola Gavilanez of British Columbia.

2015 | Congratulations to Anna Stranks of Ontario.

BYU Design Bursary

Awarded annually to one or more emerging professionals who, for reasons of financial hardship, are unable to join their provincial interior design association as an Intern/Provisional member. The recipient(s) of the bursary remain anonymous. 


2018 | Congratulations to the recipient who will be joining ARIDO.

2017 | Congratulations to the recipients who will be joining IDAS and PIDIM as well as the two recipients joining ARIDO.

2016 | Congratulations to the recipients who joined IDIBC and ARIDO.

2015 | Congratulations to the recipients who joined IDIBC, ARIDO, and APDIQ.

Design Research Award

Awarded annually to individuals who demonstrate excellence and innovation through interior design research, including projects conducted at the masters or doctorate level and through major research projects by final-year students.


2018 | Educator/Practitioner category: Congratulations to Heather Robertson Corrigan from Nova Scotia.
2018 | Student/Intern Category: Juwana Abu-Zeinah from Ontario.

2017 | Educator/Practitioner category: Congratulations to Natalie Rowe from Ontario.
2017 | Student/Intern Category: Congratulations to Carla Pienaar from Manitoba.

2016 | Educator/Practitioner category: Congratulations to Lynn Chalmers from Manitoba.
2016 | Student/Intern Category: Congratulations to Umid Abdullaev from Alberta.

2015 | Educator/Practitioner category: Congratulations to Angela Bourne from Ontario.
2015 | Student/Intern Category: Congratulations to Doaa Khattab from Ontario.

Wayne Thomson Bursary

Awarded annually to one or more candidates to assist with the cost of the NCIDQ exam. 


2018 | Congratulations to the receipent from Quebec.

2017 | Congratulations to the recipient from Ontario.

2016 | Congratulations to the recipients from IDIBC and ARIDO.

National Industry Partners
Mohawk Group Levey Industries Architex Milliken Cosentino Caesarstone Canada
keilhauer Samsung Midgley Hunter Doulgas Lutron Knoll
Shaw Contract Upper Canada Forest Products Benjamin Moore

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