The Joe Withers Endowed Scholarship

This award was established by the FKI Hardware Group Companies, now Belwith Hardware, to support junior and senior level students majoring in Furniture, Industrial, Interior or Product Design programs at Kendall College of Art Design (KCAD).

• Applicants will be an undergraduate student enrolled in the Furniture Design, Industrial Design, Product or Interior Design programs at KCAD.

• Applicants will be enrolled full-time during the semester or aid year in which they receive the award. Students in their final semester of study may are eligible to receive the award with an enrollment status of half-time or greater.

• First preference will be given to applicants demonstrating high academic merit.

Secondary preference will be given to applicants demonstrating financial need as determined by the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid. Consideration for need-based awards requires the completion of a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Recipients are eligible to receive this scholarship for a total of four years as long as the minimum 3.50 GPA is maintained, the student continues to meet the criteria of the scholarship and is making satisfactory progress towards a degree.