ARIDO Scholarships

ARIDO Scholarships


The Norma Ruth Ridley Scholarship

The Norma Ruth Ridley Scholarship, previously the ARIDO Provincial Scholarship, honors interior design students who display impeccable professionalism and ethics and who understand the importance of good business practices and professional standards. Applicants are judged in five areas: academic achievement, professionalism, community involvement, character and communication. Program Chairs from each ARIDO-recognized school may submit the name of one student to be considered for the $2,000 scholarship, presented each year at the ARIDO's Annual General Meeting.
2017 Norma Ruth Ridley recipientCaitlin Cohen - RCC Institute
2016 Norma Ruth Ridley recipientEmily Cey - Sheridan College
2014 Norma Ruth Ridley recipientSamantha Lostracco - Fanshawe College
2013 Norma Ruth Ridley recipientVictor Chan - Ryerson University
2012 Norma Ruth Ridley recipientJustine Baltessen - Algonquin College
2011 Norma Ruth Ridley recipientMelanie Alexander - Sheridan College
2009 Norma Ruth Ridley recipientKelly Hatfield - Ryerson University
2008 Norma Ruth Ridley recipientJenny Neilson - Algonquin College
2007 Norma Ruth Ridley recipientShannon Moschenross - International Academy of Design
Jessica Graveline - Algonquin College
2006 Norma Ruth Ridley recipientKatherine Treash - International Academy of Design
2005 Norma Ruth Ridley recipientKaren Herlt - International Academy of Design

CTI Working Environments Student Scholarship

The CTI Working Environments Student Scholarship awards students who go beyond the written curriculum. The students best exemplify dedication and enthusiasm in giving back to their community and volunteering for ARIDO. The monies raised at from CTI's annual Signatures event is graciously donated to the scholarship. Three scholarships of $500 each are rewarded to the students.
2017 CTI Scholarship recipientsJessica Drolet - Algonquin College
Joel Hunking - Ryerson University
2016 CTI Scholarship recipientsJennifer Ball - Georgian College
Brooke Anderson - Algonquin College
Amy Meyers - Conestoga College
2015 CTI Scholarship recipientsMila Berti - Sheridan College
Francesca Lango - International Academy of Design
Marwa Talal - Algonquin College
2014 CTI Scholarship recipientsAlyssa Aiello - Algonquin College
Murray G. Allen-Brousseau - Ryerson University
Caroline Cheam - Fanshawe College
2013 CTI Scholarship recipientsEllise Crouter - International Academy of Design
Rebecca Courtice - Algonquin College
2012 CTI Scholarship recipientsErin Cunningham - Ryerson University
Catherine Langlois - La Cité collégiale
Amelia Mathieson - Algonquin College
2011 CTI Scholarship recipientsMarti Hawkins - Ryerson University
Melissa Pfluegl - Georgian College
Lindsay Wiebe - Sheridan College
2010 CTI Scholarship recipientsJosiane Burelle - La Cité collégiale
Elizabeth Seidl - Sheridan College
Jane Tranter - Fanshawe College
2009 CTI Scholarship recipientsAndrew Donald - Sheridan College
Mélissa Lehoux - La Cité collégiale

The Harvest House Craftsmen Award

The Harvest House Craftsmen Award recognizes five interior designers who have recently completed their NCIDQ exam and achieved the highest combined examination score for that examination year. Each recipient is given a $1,000 cash award in recognition of their outstanding professional accomplishment.
2009 Harvest House Craftsmen Award recipientsJennifer Hann
Finny Halim
Julie Hawkins
Meghan McBride
Barbara Steele
2008 Harvest House Craftsmen Award recipientsHelena Da Costa
Karen Hohenadel
Lisa Johnson-Poirier
Terry Ann Ledger
Wayne Swadron