As a Student member, you can take advantage of many members-only benefits.
Note that an individual applying for student membership in the NKBA must be enrolled at a college, university, or technical institute that has been accredited by an institutional accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or a provincial ministry of education in Canada. The student must be taking courses for credit toward a certificate or degree program related to the design and build or allied industries. NKBA student membership is limited to a period of eight (8) years.
For more information and for the membership application, go to http://www.nkba.org/Students/Join/Memberships.aspx
Act now! Free Student Memberships and Renewals!
Thanks to a very generous national sponsorship of NKBA from Ferguson Enterprises, students studying in the design and building fields are eligible for free memberships and renewals through 2017. The student does not have to be attending an NKBA supported or accredited school to participate in this amazing opportunity.
NKBA Northern California Chapter Scholarship
Congratulations to the winner of the 2017 scholarship:
- Nadia Kravchuk, Cañada College
Clarellen Adams Scholarship
Clarellen Adams and her husband Henry founded the San Francisco Design Center. Clarellen was a champion of the interior design community. She was dedicated to helping student designers and instrumental in the annual Student Career Forum. After this event ended, the NKBA Northern California Chapter picked up the torch with the annual Student Design Symposium (SDS). This scholarship will be awarded in honor of Clarellen Adams and her legacy to the profession and the students. Past winners:
- 2016: Toune Saengsoury, Ohlone College
- 2014: Patali Dandu, West Valley College
2016 NKBA Northern California Student Design Competition
Congratulations to the winner of our first student design competition:
- Lisa Mellberg, Cañada College
Ron Hernlund Scholarship
View Past Winners
NKBA Accredited/Supported Colleges
Over 39 colleges/universities participate in NKBA’s Accredited/Supported College Program. The Program was established to offer quality training at accredited institutions to prospective kitchen/bath design professionals.
There are two colleges in the Northern California region that offer the accredited program, Cañada College in Redwood City and West Valley College in Saratoga. Chabot College offers a supported program, which means it is working towards obtaining full accreditation. For information about these programs, go to:
- Cañada College Interior Design Department
- West Valley College Interior Design Program
- Chabot College Interior Design Program
Other Kitchen & Bath Education
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