ASID Student Portfolio Competition

The ASID Student Portfolio Competition (SPC) generates the best collection of student design projects in the nation. Submissions are evaluated on conceptual thought, content of work submitted, and the student’s record of achievement. Make your mark on the interior design industry by submitting to SPC today!

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2020-2021 Timeline

November 4, 2020 – Submissions Open 

DEADLINE EXTENDED! March 3, 2021 – All Submissions Due 
Submissions will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. EST on March 3, 2021

March 12, 2021 – Semi-Finalists Informed 

April 1, 2021 – Finalists Informed 

April 12-16, 2021 – Mandatory Virtual Interviews  

April 26-30, 2021 – Winners notified. Winners will be given a travel stipend (sponsored by Benjamin Moore) to attend SCALE. 

September 10-12, 2021 – SCALE: The ASID National Student Summit. Winners present their portfolio to the national audience. 

Meet the 2021 Student Portfolio Competition Winners

Phuong Mai

Academy of Art University

Rebeca Zhu Cao

Pratt Institute

Tingxin Zheng


Violette Chartock


The SPC Finalists

Ankita Gogne | UCLA Extension

Antonio Rodriguez | Miami International University of Art and Design

Audrey Widjaja | SCAD

Aylin Erdogan | Fashion Institute of Technology

Chohyun Kim | SCAD

Ielyzaveta Ignatyeva | Fashion Institute of Technology

Jingyu Xu | University of Texas, Austin

Tiancheng Hou | NYSID

Peer Recognition

Finalists and winners are distinguished at SCALE: The ASID National Student Summit with access to exclusive events and networking opportunities. Beyond SCALE, the Student Portfolio Competition is a great way to boost your resume for future design programs or employers and show your passion for the profession.  

National Media Exposure

Enjoy the spotlight! As a competition winner, your talent will generate buzz. Through PR outreach and social media engagement, we’ll be proud to share the news of your accomplishments with the ASID community and beyond. Finalists and winners will also be given social media graphics to promote to their own networks. Finalists and winners will be featured on the ASID website for a full year until the next competition’s honorees are named, further exposing you to our broad membership of interiors industry leaders. 

Scholarship Funds

Competition winners receive a combined $17,000+ in scholarship funds to help you continue your journey in the interior design field and empower you to grow in your chosen profession. 

Free/Reduced Cost Access to SCALE

Finalists and winners receive complimentary access to SCALE. Although this does not include travel and accommodations, Benjamin Moore has increased their sponsorship to include travel stipends or reimbursements for competition winners.

Access to Industry Giants

SPC judges are selected from top firms across the nation, offering finalists an unparalleled level of exposure to leading organizations (and your future colleagues!) Previous judges have hailed from Benjamin Moore, HDR, Gensler, Rockwell Group, Studio O+A, ICRAVE, HOK, HKS, Perkins+Will, and more! Be on the lookout for more information about the 2021 jury.  


  • Must be enrolled as a student in the U.S. or Canada as of September 1, 2020.

Cost to Enter

  • $0 for ASID and IDC student members. One submission per student.
  • $85 per non-member submission (includes an ASID student membership valid until you graduate).