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Interior Design Student from Bellevue College Awarded 2023 Sargenti Scholarship + Experience

Hollywood, Fla. (November 10, 2023)It is with great pleasure that PAVE Global in partnership with Sargenti Architects congratulates Claudia Tsang, a Third Year Interior Design Student at Bellevue College, as the recipient of the inaugural Sargenti Scholarship + Experience! This scholarship recognizes and supports leadership potential in architecture and interior design students who are interested in pursuing careers designing retail, restaurant, or hospitality environments by rewarding a deserving student with a $2,500 Scholarship, a 2-day hands-on learning experience in one of the following (3) Sargenti Offices located in the United States- Paramus, NJ, Los Angeles, CA, or Phoenix, AZ, and an invitation to attend the 2023 PAVE Gala in New York City as a guest of Sargenti Architects.

Excerpt from the Portfolio of Claudia Tsang

"We are honored to partner with PAVE Global on the inaugural Sargenti Scholarship + Experience. The growth and development of future design & architectural professionals is pivotal to the success of our business," said Robert J. Sargenti, RA

Excerpt from the Portfolio of Claudia Tsang

A Special Thank You to Our 2023 Sargenti Scholarship Judges:

  • Robert J. Sargenti, Principal, Sargenti Architects

  • Melanie Gifford, Senior Director of Business Development, Sargenti Architects

Excerpt from the Portfolio of Claudia Tsang

The PAVE Scholarship Program, now in its fourteenth year, provides financial assistance to students in educational programs preparing them for careers related to the creation and design of consumer environments, including but not limited to retail design, visual merchandising, interior design, architecture, graphic design, product design, UX design, graphic design, and industrial design. PAVE was developed to help ensure a future talent pool for the industry by eliminating barriers to studying in these fields. The funds assist students experiencing financial difficulties that may prevent them from continuing school. PAVE has awarded students over $250,400 in cash awards, financial grants, scholarships, and educational experiences in the past three years.​


About Sargenti

Sargenti represents a collection of highly qualified designers, architects, and engineers. We are specialists in retail, restaurant, and corporate development and work internationally.

Sargenti’s business has grown since 1997. We have offices in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Texas, Arizona, California, and London, allowing us to respond quickly to our client’s regional needs. Our teams can develop projects from concept through construction management and replicate them anywhere.

Sargenti’s culture is to provide personalized services. Our goal is to ensure our clients succeed and that we become an extension of their business.

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About PAVE Global

Founded in 1992 as The Planning and Visual Education Partnership, PAVE Global is a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation, with all proceeds benefitting PAVE’s educational programs. The organization enables young talent to build successful careers designing and creating consumer environments. Our vision is to cultivate relationships with students, educators, and the design industry through financial assistance, top-industry thinking, inspiration, and mentorship.

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