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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|AIA National Scholarships
|AIA / Varies
|WRNS Studio Foundation Scholarships 2024
|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
|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
|May 1, 2024
|Vectorworks Design Scholarship
|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
|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
|May 31, 2024
|2023-2024 U.S. Green Building Council 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
|ACSA Summer Communications Intern
|Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture
|February 19, 2024
|Heritage Documentation Programs Summer Internships (Architecture & Landscape Architecture Interns + Architectural Historian Interns)
|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
|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.
|Hart Howerton Fellowship
|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.
|2024 HBCU Summer Design Fellowship
|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
|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
|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