About Scott Morgan...

Scott began a life long career in the furniture business with Ello Furniture in 1974. He was deeply involved in product development and marketing strategy and was well respected for his creative talents that focused in the area of contemporary furniture design. In nearly 40 years in the furniture business he developed strong bonds with designers and manufacturers throughout the world and counseled many as he helped to match the creative ideas of designers with the realities of the manufacturing sector of the industry.

The Design Scholarship...

The Scott Morgan Design Scholarship honors Scott's role as mentor to the many furniture designers and manufacturers who have focused their talents and businesses on developing contemporary design in the U.S.. It is a contest-based scholarship open to junior, senior and graduate level industrial design, interior design and furniture design students attending Pratt Institute or SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design). Students wishing to apply for the scholarship are asked by their Department Heads to submit work focused specifically on contemporary design within the home furnishings market. Submissions are reviewed by the design professionals on the SMDS board who select the award recipients. Thus far scholarships have been awarded to Bronson Ablon 2015, Loreta Haaker 2016, Audrey Krume 2017, Aaron Tyler Atwood (2018), and Ava Chun 2018).

For additional info regarding the scholarship, contact SMDS board members Louis A. Lara or Bruce Hirschhaut.

What your contribution means...

The Scholarship is possible only with the generous support of friends and industry professionals like yourself. Help us continue Scott’s legacy with your tax-deductible contribution via our PayPal Donate button (below), or, mailing a check payable to Scott Morgan Design Scholarship at:
High Point Bank
300 N. Main Street
High Point, NC 27260

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Scott Morgan Scholarship Fund, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation. 
100% of your donation is tax-deductible. Federal Tax ID number 46-3113810