Scholarships in Architectural Design

Architecture Master Degree Traveling Fellowship

Award: $15,000, Deadline: December 9

Applicant must submit a portfolio and travel plan and be recommended by school. Applicant must be graduating with a master's degree; award is for post-graduate travel and study.

Stewardson Keefe LeBrun Travel Grant

Award: $15,000, Deadline: May 21

Selection is based upon resume, travel plans, and reason for travel.

Arnold W. Brunner Grant

Award: $30,000, Deadline: October 24

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen engaged in the profession of architecture or a related field and have a professional background more advanced than five years of architectural training or its equivalent.

Eleanor Allwork Scholarship Grant Programs

Award: $7,000, Deadline: March 23

Applicants must be enrolled in architectural programs at schools in New York City and New York State. Applicants are nominated by Deans of architecture schools based on high levels of academic achievement and evidence of financial need.

Structural Engineering Traveling Fellowship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: December 9

Applicant must be nominated by his or her school, be graduating with a master's or doctoral degree, and submit a paper and travel plan. Applicant must specialize in structural engineering. Award is for post-graduation travel and study.

Architecture Traveling Fellowship - Second-Professional Degree

Award: $10,000, Deadline: December 9

Applicant must submit a portfolio and travel plan and be recommended by school. Applicant must be graduating with a M.Arch. second-professional degree. Award is for post-graduate travel and study.

Interior Architecture Traveling Fellowship

Award: $7,500, Deadline: December 9

Applicant must submit portfolio and travel plan and be recommended by an accredited U.S. school. Applicant must hold a bachelor's or master's degree. Award is for post-graduation travel and study.

Urban Design Fellowship

Award: $7,500, Deadline: December 9

Applicant must be nominated by his or her school and be graduating from a master's degree program in urban design. Applicant must submit portfolio and travel plan. Award is for post-graduation travel and study.

AIA New Jersey Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: June 12

Applicant must be a resident of New Jersey who is enrolled in an accredited architecture school.

SAME Engineer/Architect Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 11

Applicant must be a Ventura County resident who is either a high school senior or college freshman, sophomore, or junior with a minimum 3.0 GPA and majoring in engineering or architecture. Two letters of recommendation attesting to scientific capabilities are required to be submitted.

Deborah Snyder Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 25

Applicant must be a high school senior in Palm Beach County, FL who wishes to pursue a collegiate course of study in architectural design, interior design, or landscape design.

AWA Scholarship Awards

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 16

Applicant must be a California resident attending an accredited school in California who has completed at least 18 units in their major in a program granting a degree or certificate. Selection is based solely upon merit.

HABS-Sally Kress Tompkins Fellowship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: December 31

Applicant must be an architectural historian. Fellowship will permit this individual to work on a 12-week HABS project during the summer. The Fellow will prepare a written history to become part of the permanent HABS collection focusing on either a specific nationally-significant building/site, or a broader architectural history topic that will inform future HABS documentation

SOM Travel Fellowship for Architecture, Design and Urban Design

Award: $50,000, Deadline: July 17

Applicant must submit a portfolio and travel plan and be recommended by school. Applicant must be graduating with a bachelor degree; award is for post-graduation travel and study.

Allan Lucas Memorial Educational Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a full-time student who plans to pursue lighting education or research as apart of their undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral studies. Applicant must be a junior, senior, or graduate student in an accredited four-year college or university located in Northern California.

Winterthur Research Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an academic, museum, or independent scholar or be working on doctoral dissertation. Award is a residential research fellowship in Winterthur's library and museum collections.

NEH Fellowship

Award: $30,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an academic, museum, or independent scholar, and be a U.S. citizen or have been a U.S. resident for at least three years. Award is not for dissertation research. Award is a residential research fellowship in Winterthur's library and museum collections.

Spiro Kostof Fellowship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: Varies

Applicant must be an advanced graduate student member of SAH whose paper has been accepted for delivery at the SAH annual conference.

AIA West Virginia Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: May 30

Applicant must be a student enrolled at Fairmont State University in a four-year non-professional B.S.Arch. program.

Charles E. Peterson Fellowship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must hold a terminal degree and possess a distinguished record of accomplishment. Research is not subject to geographical restrictions, although preference is given to Delaware Valley topics. Award applications should be submitted in the form of a single-page leter setting forth a brief statement of the project, with attached budget, schedule for completion, and professional resume. Two letters of reference should be requested by the applicant and submitted directly to the committee.

Charles E. Peterson Internship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant should outline his or her project and explain why access to the research facilities of the Philadelphia region is required. Applicant should also submit a resume of academic and related work experience. A letter of reference is required from the student's principal professor.

Ronald and Karel Bennett Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate of a Jackson County high school who will be enrolling at a public or nonprofit college or university as a sophomore or above with a major in accounting, architecture, business or engineering. FAFSA and minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Southern Oregon Chapter of the American Institute of Architects Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate of a Curry, Harney, Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake, or Malheur County high school who will major in architecture at a four-year public or nonprofit college or university. FAFSA required.

Richard H. Crosser Memorial Scholarship

Award: $600, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from Lebanon High School who will pursue a post secondary education in a building trade (structural engineering, drafting, real estate). Preference given to Beazer residents.

Jonathan Family Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: April 13

Applicant must be a Laytonville High School senior who plans to attend a vocational school, community college, or four-year college/university. Selection based upon financial need; their qualities of diligence, perseverance, and selflessness; and desire to pursue studies in music, art, architecture, building construction and/or design.

Tim Sardelich Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: April 23

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a high school in Sacaremento, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sutter, Yolo, or Yuba counties who is pursuing an architecture or civil engineering degree at an accredited college or university. Minimum 3.0 GPA required. Financial need must be demonstrated; extracurricular and community activities will also be considered.

Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development

Award: $65,000, Deadline: May 31

Applicant must be an undergraduate student in an engineering, architecture, building/construction management, or chemistry field. Applicant must submit a paper that outlines contributions to sustainability.

John M. and Mary A. Shanley Memorial Scholarship

Award: $20,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Charlotte, Hendry or Lee County, FL high school who will pursue a degree in accounting, agriculture, architecture, computer science, dentistry, education, engineering, law, medicine, or ministry. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Eastern Shore Building Industry Association Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Maryland who will pursue post-secondary education in architecture, engineering or a construction-related study.

The Legacy Scholarship Fund of Ernst Gottlieb Braun

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a resident of Fayette County, PA who will attend a post-secondary institution in the European Union majoring in architecture, art, foreign language or history. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.