Franklin Co. interior design student at MSU named Celia Moh Scholar

May 1st, 2017 Comments Off on Franklin Co. interior design student at MSU named Celia Moh Scholar

Hannah Monroe (photo by Russ Houston | Mississippi State University)

By Sasha Steinberg | Mississippi State University

A Mississippi State interior design major from Franklin County is one of only five U.S. undergraduates selected to receive the highly coveted Celia Moh Scholarship for the upcoming academic year.

Given by the Lexington, North Carolina-based Celia Moh Scholarship Foundation, the prestigious award will cover full tuition, room, board, books and fees for senior Hannah E. Monroe of Meadville during the fall 2017 and spring 2018 semesters.

Established in 2001 by furniture industry entrepreneur Laurence Moh in his wife’s honor, the scholarship is considered among the most prestigious honors for U.S. undergraduates planning careers in the industry. For more, see www.mohscholarship.org.

Candidates for the honor must be enrolled full time in interior design, furniture products or other approved academic programs, and have completed an extensive questionnaire and personal essay. Faculty recommendations and demonstrated superior academic achievements also are criteria for evaluation.

Monroe is a member of MSU’s Montgomery Leadership Program and the Judy and Bobby Shackouls Honors College, as well as Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

MSU’s Franklin Furniture Institute manages the university’s Celia Moh Scholarship awards program, including the application process. For complete information, contact institute director Bill Martin at 662-325-3348 or wmartin@cfr.msstate.edu.

Accredited by The Council for Interior Design Accreditation and National Association of Schools of Art and Design, MSU’s interior design program provides students with a broad background in interior elements, materials, sources and practical experience in the business of interior design.

MSU interior design major receiving major scholarship

October 16th, 2015 Comments Off on MSU interior design major receiving major scholarship

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Anna Strohm

By Sasha Steinberg | Mississippi State University

A Mississippi State interior design major from Tennessee is receiving another highly coveted national scholarship.

Senior Anna L. Strohm of Gallatin is a new Celia Moh Scholar. Given by the Lexington, North Carolina-based Celia Moh Scholarship Foundation, her 2015 award covers most costs in her final year at the university, including tuition, room, board, books and fees.

The scholarship was established in 2001 by furniture industry entrepreneur Laurence Moh in his wife’s honor. Recognizing and supporting outstanding students in home-furnishing academic programs, it is considered among the most prestigious honor for U.S. undergraduates planning careers in the industry. For more, see www.mohscholarship.org.

Candidates for the honor must be enrolled fulltime in interior design, furniture products or other approved academic programs, and have completed an extensive questionnaire and personal essay. Faculty recommendations and demonstrated superior academic achievements also are criteria for evaluation.

An MSU President’s List Scholar, Strohm was one of two students in the College of Architecture, Art and Design who received a major scholarship in 2013 from the American Home Furnishings Alliance, also based in North Carolina.

AHFA is the world’s largest and most influential trade organization serving the home furnishings industry.

MSU’s Franklin Furniture Institute manages the MSU scholastic awards program, as well as the application process. For complete information, contact institute director Bill Martin at 662-325-3348 or wmartin@cfr.msstate.edu.

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