Architecture school tuition is among the most expensive for a higher education degree. This is before the cost of materials, food, housing, and expensive software. If you are looking for a little bit of financial help for school, or you are interested in winning an award to travel around the world, we have put together a list of architecture-specific scholarships and fellowships! Check back here for up-to-date information on scholarships, grants, and awards available to architecture students!

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National ScholarshipsInternational ScholarshipsRegional Scholarships/CompetitionsInternshipsARE (Architectural Registration Exams) ScholarshipsFellowships & Other Opportunities
Name URL Provider Requirements Deadline
AIA National Scholarships https://architectsfoundation.org/our-impact/architecture-scholarships/ AIA / Varies Varies Varies
WRNS Studio Foundation Scholarships 2024 https://www.wrnsstudiofoundation.org/ WRNS Studio Foundation Full-time students pursuing degrees in architecture or design at NAAB-accredited 5-year or 4+1 programs in the continental United States and Hawaii are eligible to apply. For example: a high school student planning to enroll in a NAAB-accredited architecture degree program; a second-year college student in a NAAB-accredited architecture degree program; or, a technical school or community college student with 12+ studio credits who has completed high school or its equivalent and intends to transfer to a NAAB-accredited architecture program NAAB-accredited degree programs may be a 5-year Bachelor of Architecture degree, or a 4-year pre-professional bachelor’s degree followed by a Master of Architecture degree. The Foundation intends to renew scholarships annually, until graduation, for students who maintain a GPA required for program completion. Students who identify as Black or African-American are eligible to apply. Eligibility must be confirmed by both self-certification and within letters of reference. February 29, 2024
Rising Black Designers Scholarship https://www.gensler.com/rising-black-designers-scholarship Gensler Black students enrolled at a U.S. not-for-profit educational institution who will begin their final year of a NAAB-accredited architecture program in the Fall of 2024 are eligible to apply.* March 1, 2024
The Exhibitus Scholarship https://exhibitus.com/scholarship/ Exhibitus
  • Scholarship Applicants must be current or prospective students enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S. university.
  • Applicants must be 18 years or older.
  • Applicants must turn in all specified documents (essay, creative examples, etc.).
  • Applicant must be pursuing a degree in the field of design including but not limited to: architectural design, graphic design, interior design, motion media design, industrial design.
May 1, 2024

Name URL Provider Requirements Deadline
Vectorworks Design Scholarship https://www.vectorworks.net/scholarship Vectorworks Current undergraduate and graduate students in major disciplines related to architecture, landscape architecture, landscape design, entertainment and interior design Varies by country
Sustainable Urbanism Scholarship https://events.eca.art/competition2024 Kellogg College, University of Oxford, European Cultural Academy and The King’s Foundation Students, researchers, architects, urban studies professionals, artists and creatives from all fields and backgrounds are welcome. March 22, 2024
GlobalScholarships.com $1,000 Scholarship for International Students https://globalscholarships.com/globalscholarships-com-1000-scholarship-for-international-students/ GlobalScholarships.com
  • You must be an international student, that is, you cannot be a citizen or a permanent resident of a country that you will be studying in Fall 2024
  • You must be a current or a prospective student who will be enrolled in a postsecondary degree program (Diploma, Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s, Ph.D., as well as professional programs like law and medicine) in Fall 2024
May 31, 2024

Name URL Provider Requirements Deadline
2023-2024 U.S. Green Building Council Midwest Student Design Competition https://www.usgbc.org/event/usgbc-midwest-student-design-competition U.S. Green Building Council, sponsored by the Detroit Region Students must be enrolled in a Midwest higher education institution during the time frame of the competition, which includes community colleges through graduate-level institutions. Projects may or may not be entered under course credit but must have a faculty sponsor named. Individual or team entries are allowed as either single discipline or multi-discipline teams. Architecture, Urban Planning and Urban Design programs are encouraged to participate. Registration Deadline: May 10, 2024

Submission Deadline: June 30, 2024

Name URL Provider Requirements Deadline
ACSA Summer Communications Intern https://www.acsa-arch.org/job/acsa-seeks-summer-communications-intern/ Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture
  • Individuals enrolled in a higher education degree program who will have completed at least one semester by the end of June 2024.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a remote professional office setting.
  • Detail-oriented with strong prioritization skills for managing multiple assignments.
  • Flexible, responsive, and willing to learn in a virtual environment.
  • Experience with word processing and PDF software required; experience with spreadsheets and/or Adobe Creative Suite is a plus.
  • Familiarity or experience with architecture, design, and related fields is a plus.
February 19, 2024
Heritage Documentation Programs Summer Internships (Architecture & Landscape Architecture Interns + Architectural Historian Interns) https://www.nps.gov/subjects/heritagedocumentation/summer-internships.htm Heritage Documentation Programs, in collaboration with the National Council for Preservation Education (NCPE) To be eligible, applicants must be currently enrolled in a degree-seeking academic program or recently graduated (within the past 12 months) and be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident. Interns are not eligible to work more than 1200 hours total in the program; previous interns must stay within this overall limit. The length of an internship can vary from 10 to 30 weeks if full time (40 hours per week) or longer if on a part-time schedule. If selected, the exact starting date will be determined by you and the NPS supervisor. The stipend rate is $17.00 per hour unless otherwise listed.

The successful candidate is responsible for finding and paying for travel to and housing at the internship location; some exceptions apply. The supervising office may be able to assist in locating housing but it is ultimately up to the individual accepting the internship to find accommodation.

March 4, 2024

Name URL Provider Requirements Deadline

Name URL Provider Requirements Deadline
NOMA Foundation Fellowship https://www.noma.net/noma-foundation-fellowship/ NOMA & AIA LFRT Applicants must be members of NOMA before April 1, 2022; must be (a) currently enrolled in their final 2 years of a 4-year undergraduate program, (b) currently enrolled in their final 3 years of 5-year undergraduate program, or (c) currently enrolled as a graduate student in an M.Arch program. N/A
Hart Howerton Fellowship https://www.harthowerton.com/fellowship/ Hart Howerton The program is open to students who will be entering their final year of study in September 2023 and provides an opportunity for Fellows to pursue a research topic of their choice along with an internship in Hart Howerton’s New York or San Francisco office. N/A
2024 HBCU Summer Design Fellowship https://aecom.com/americas-graduate-careers/hbcu-fellowship/ AECOM Must be enrolled in an accredited HBCU. Majors: Architecture, Urban Planning, Interior Design. Junior level to recent graduate. Recommendation from a Professor. Resume and portfolio of recent work. Written statement (150-300 words): Why I would like to be an AECOM HBCU Fellow. For more details, visit the site. February 10, 2024
2024 Historically Black Colleges and Universities Internship (HBCUI) Summer Architect through Historic Buildings Survey https://hbcui.org/historic-american-buildings-survey-habs-heritage-documentation-programs/ Historic Buildings Survey Current student or recent graduate (no more than two years) from a Historically Black College and University
US citizen or permanent resident
Participation in workshop in Washington, D.C from August 4th – August 10th, 2024
For more details, visit the site.
February 11, 2024
2024 Habitat-USAID/BHA Humanitarian Shelter and Settlements (HS&S) Fellowship https://www.habitat.org/our-work/disaster-response/habitat-usaid-bha-humanitarian-shelter-settlements-fellowship Habitat for Humanity and USAID/BHA Fellowship opportunities are open to U.S. citizens or permanent residents enrolled full-time in accredited graduate school programs in the U.S. or U.S. citizens studying abroad in a discipline such as city, urban, environmental or regional planning; architecture or architectural engineering; civil or environmental engineering; international or development studies; humanities or social studies; or similar disciplines. February 29, 2024