Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS

Below are a list of both national and regional scholarships including those from AIA Components.  Check the website for the details, application, and deadlines.  Please note that the list does NOT include scholarships from individual architecture programs.

Architects Foundation: Each year, the Foundation awards thousands of dollars in architecture scholarships to high school students; to architecture students in NAAB-accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs; to Architect Registration Exam (ARE) candidates who are working toward becoming licensed architects; and to licensed architects pursuing educational enrichment opportunities.

https://architectsfoundation.org/what-we-do/architecture-scholarships/

Jason Pettigrew Memorial ARE Scholarship

Diversity Advancement Scholarship

Payette Sho-Ping Chin Memorial Academic Scholarship

Yann Weymouth Graduate Scholarship

a/e ProNet David W. Lakamp Scholarship

Association for Women in Architecture Foundation: We offer cash awards to women students who are California residents or attending school in California, and who have completed at least 18 units in their major, in an accredited program granting a degree or certificate in one of the following majors: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Planning, Interior Design, and Environmental Design.  Deadline: To be announced

https://www.awaplusd.org/foundation

Enterprise Rose Fellowship Partners: The innovative model of the Enterprise Rose Fellowship partners architects, landscape architects, and community-engaged artists with local community development organizations to facilitate an inclusive approach that results in sustainable, healthy, and affordable communities.

https://www.enterprisecommunity.org/solutions-and-innovation/rose-fellowship

Gensler Scholarships: Gensler is committed to the education of emerging design talent. The firm has awarded nearly $300,000 in academic scholarships to students and graduates over the last 20 years. Deadline: Early December

https://www.gensler.com/scholarships

HKS Health Fellowship: The HKS Health Fellowship is a one-year program developed to propel talented recent graduates who are committed to improving health care environments through design. The fellow pursues research while working on design projects in our award-winning health studio. Deadline: January 15, 2021

https://www.hksinc.com/our-news/articles/hks-health-fellowship/

Houzz Scholarship Program: launched in 2016, supports the next generation of students studying architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, construction management, or skilled trades. Deadline: March 31, 2021

https://www.houzz.com/scholarships

John J. Nelson Legacy Scholarship: The John J. Nelson Sr. Legacy Scholarship Fund was created to benefit and further the study of interior design and architecture by students of African American descent. Opens January 2021.

https://www.iida.org/content.cfm/john-j-nelson-sr-legacy-scholarship

Lyceum Travelling Fellowship: Promotes collaboration, connectivity, and a design dialogue among schools, their students of architecture and the prominent architects who serve as program authors and jurors.  Deadline: May 21, 2021

https://lyceum-fellowship.org/

Moore Opportunity Scholarship: Benjamin Moore and the American Institute of Architecture Students partner together to create the Moore Opportunity Scholarship. This year, we aim to support students that have been impacted by COVID-19 and are now facing financial needs. Deadline: February 12, 2021

http://www.aias.org/moore-opportunity-scholarship/

NAWIC National Assn. of Women in Construction Scholarship Foundation: The NAWIC Founders' Scholarship Foundation (NFSF) assists in providing the construction industry with trained employees through higher education. Deadline: February 28, 2021

https://www.nawic.org/nawic/NFSFScholarships.asp

NOMA Foundation Fellowship: In partnership with the AIA Large Firm Roundtable (LFRT), NOMA created a fellowship program to help increase the number of minority architects throughout the U.S. Deadline: March 28, 2021

https://www.noma.net/noma-foundation-fellowship/

Robert P. Madison Scholarship in Architecture: An annual scholarship that would encourage African American youth to aspire to a career in architecture.  Deadline: March 15, 2021

https://www.clevelandfoundation.org/scholarship/robert-p-madison-scholarship-in-architecture/

Roula Alakiotou Schoilarship - Chicago Women in Architecture: Established in 2019 through the generous $100,000 endowment by Roula Alakiotou—pronounced “Roola Alah-kyo-too”—an original member of Chicago Women in Architecture (CWA), and recipient of the Chicago Women in Architecture Foundation (CWAF) Lifetime Achievement Award, this annual scholarship begins in 2021 and recognizes strong women architecture students in their final year of study for academic and leadership achievements. Deadline: November 2021

https://cwarch.org/roula-alakiotou-scholarship/

Simpson Strong-Tie Student Scholarship: Established a scholarship program to assist architecture, structural and civil engineering and construction management students.  Deadline: March 2021

https://www.strongtie.com/about/company/scholarships

SmithGroup Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Scholarship Program: Supports and mentors students from historically underrepresented demographics in architecture, interior design, planning, landscape architecture and engineering. Deadline: October 30, 2020.

https://www.smithgroup.com/smithgroup-equity-diversity-and-inclusion-scholarship-program

Society of Architectural Historians: As part of its mission to promote the study and interpretation of the built environment, the Society of Architectural Historians offers Annual Conference fellowships and grants, fellowships for research and travel, and membership grants. Deadline: Varies

https://www.sah.org/jobs-and-careers/sah-fellowships-and-grants

Stantec Equity & Diversity Scholarship: We are committed to providing a platform to support the next generation of leaders and champions in our industry, and we are focused on growing diversity within the science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) fields. Deadline: March 15, 2021

https://www.stantec.com/en/about/community-engagement/scholarships/equity-diversity-scholarship

Tile Contractors’ Association of America Architectural Scholarship: will award a $5,000 scholarship to a qualifying student who at the time of application is working toward an undergraduate or graduate level professional degree in Architecture or Interior Design.  Deadline: Posted January 2021

https://tcaainc.org/scholarships

Vectorworks Design Scholarship: The Vectorworks Design Scholarship invites undergraduate and graduate students in major disciplines related to the architecture, landscape architecture, entertainment, and interior design fields to submit their recent, finished work. Deadline: March 31, 2021

https://www.vectorworks.net/scholarship

ZGF Scholarship Fund: The mission of the scholarship—to recognize and support students who demonstrate a talent and passion for architecture, interior design and urban planning —echoes ZGF’s commitment to mentor and foster the next generation of exceptional design talent. Deadline: February 1.

https://www.zgf.com/scholarship/

 

AIA Components: Be sure to check with your local AIA Component for scholarships; many of them provide scholarships to architecture students – some are directly connected with a particular architecture program.

https://www.aia.org/find-chapter

Make sure to check with your local AIA Component for additional scholarships.

 

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