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    William J. McKinley AIFD, CFD, ICPF 2017 Educational Grant

     

    The ISFA/ICPF will be awarding a $300 grant at the ISFA Annual Floral Design Show. This is an annual grant we have been able to award and hope to continue to be able to award this educational grant in the future.

     This grant is only available to ICPF members in good standing (ISFA membership and ICPF dues current). It is application/financial need based. Funds may be used at educational opportunities such as: AIFD Symposium, ISFA hands-on classes, ISFA Annual Floral Design Show, ICPF Advanced classes, College courses and other recognized educational opportunities. The grant recipient will be announced at the ISFA Annual Floral Design Show. The grant must be used between March 23, 2017 and March 25, 2018. The grant recipient will be reimbursed after completion of class (must provide proof of completion).Failure to use the grant monies will disqualify the named recipient from consideration for other ICPF grants. You are not eligible to apply if you have been awarded this grant in the past five years. The committee’s decision will be final. All applications must be postmarked by March 9, 2017.

    Any questions please contact Ronda Hess at icpf_isfa@hotmail.com

    Please mail application to:

    Ronda Hess AIFD CFD ICPF

    ISFA ICPF Coordinator

    PO Box 475

    Hudson, IL

    61748

  • 2017 ICPF Grant Application

     

    Name ________________________________________________________________

     

    Mailing Address ________________________________________________________

     

    ______________________________________________________________________

     

    E-Mail ________________________________________________________________

     

    Day Phone Number ______________________________________________________

     

    Evening Phone Number ___________________________________________________

     

    Year Graduated ICPF _____________________________________________________

     

    Current Employer, City and State, Phone Number _______________________________

     

    ________________________________________________________________________

     

    Employed Full Time _________Part-Time __________ other _____________________

     

    What educational opportunity would you use the grant monies for?__________________

    ________________________________________________________________________

     

    Approximate cost _________________________________________________________

     

    Would there be additional expenses? i.e. Travel, Lodging, Meals; Approximate cost ________________________________________________________________________

     

    Please provide the following information on an attached separate sheet(s) of paper.

     

    I. Educational Experience (after High School) Please include any post secondary education, AIFD Symposiums, ISFA Conferences, or other events pertinent to the Floriculture industry, and dates attended.

     

    II.Work Experience (last 10 years) Please include name of business, city and state where located, phone number and dates of employment.

     

    III.Personal Statement for Financial Need  Please provide a personal statement (300 words or less) commenting on your professional and educational experiences in the floral industry. Also, explain your financial need and your future goals in the floral industry.

     

    Please include a current photograph of your self (will not be returned).

    Please attach all pages together and return by mail, post marked by March 1, 2016 to

     

    Ronda Hess AIFD, ICPF

    PO Box 475, Hudson, IL  61748

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