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Robert W. Thunen Memorial Scholarship


About the Robert W. Thunen Memorial Scholarship

Offered by the San Francisco chapter of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), the Robert W. Thunen Memorial Scholarship is annually awarded to students pursuing careers in illumination. Applicants must be full-time rising juniors, seniors, or graduate students at an accredited college or university in Northern California, Nevada, Oregon, or Washington. All applicants must be studying illumination, and graduate applicants must be “undertaking a lighting-centered project as part of work towards a graduate degree.”

Scholarship Amount: $1,000-$5,000

Eligible Grade Levels: College Junior, College Senior, Graduate Student

Eligible Majors: Architecture, Electrical Engineering, Interior Design, Lighting, Lighting Application, Lighting Design, Theatre

Residency Requirement: California, Nevada, Oregon. Washington

Minimum GPA: There is no minimum GPA requirement for this scholarship.

Deadline: April 1, 2022
Please note that scholarship deadlines often change, so make sure to check the scholarship sponsor’s website for up-to-date deadlines.

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