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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Name URL Provider Requirements Deadline
AIA National Scholarships https://architectsfoundation.org/our-impact/architecture-scholarships/ AIA / Varies Varies Varies
Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship Program https://www.smithgroup.com/jedi-scholarship SmithGroup Current undergraduate (at least a junior level standing) or graduate students in an accredited architecture, interior design, planning, landscape architecture or engineering program in the United States.
Candidates should have a current GPA of 3.0 or better.
Candidates who are Black/African American, Hispanic, Alaskan Native or American Indian, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander are eligible to apply.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.
Applications open in September 2023
PAVE VMSD Scholarship https://www.paveglobal.org/vmsd PAVE “”Student must be a 3rd or 4th-year student or equivalent as of October 21, 2022.” September 6, 2022
Scholarship for Gender Equity in Design https://www.bwbr.com/scholarships/ Gensler Design Statement and Design Project Submission September 30, 2022
Galvanize the Future: A Richard L. Brooks Memorial Scholarship https://galvanizeit.org/education-and-resources/education/university-program/scholarship American Galvanizers Association College or University Students, North America,Qualifying majors include architecture, civil engineering, structural engineering, construction management, material science, or other related field. March 31, 2023

Name URL Provider Requirements Deadline
Houzz Women in Architecture Scholarship https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/4479808/Houzz-Scholarship-Q1-Women-in-Architecture-2018 Houzz Graduate and undergraduate women students studying architecture or landscape architecture in the U.S. and Canada to apply. March 31, 2023
Shade Sail Design Challenge Scholarship https://www.tenshon.com/pages/scholarship TENSHON® You must be a currently enrolled college student! December 15th, 2022
ACI Foundation Fellowships and Scholarships https://www.acifoundation.org/scholarships.aspx ACI Foundation “To be eligible for an award, you must be a full-time student for the entire award/school term (spring semester 2023 through fall semester 2024).
You must attend a U.S. or Canadian institution during the award cycle.”
November 1, 2022
Houzz Residential Design Scholarship https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/4479808/Houzz-Scholarship-Q1-Women-in-Architecture-2018 Houzz Graduate and undergraduate students studying architecture or landscape architecture in the U.S. and Canada to apply. March 31, 2023
Houzz Sustainable Residential Design Scholarship https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/4479808/Houzz-Scholarship-Q1-Women-in-Architecture-2018 Houzz Graduate and undergraduate students studying architecture or landscape architecture in the U.S. and Canada to apply. March 31, 2023
Houzz Construction Management Scholarship https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/4479808/Houzz-Scholarship-Q1-Women-in-Architecture-2018 Houzz Graduate and undergraduate students studying architecture or landscape architecture in the U.S. and Canada to apply. March 31, 2023
Vicky Khati https://www.shieldyourbody.com/scholarship/ Shield Your Body GApplicants must be: From a community that is underserved by, and lacks equitable and sufficient access to, resources in line with the information taught in the BBA program; Demonstrate an ability to communicate to a wider audience in their community (such as a podcast, YouTube channel, church or community group leader); Under the age of 50; Able to devote the time sufficient to complete the rigorous program within 12 months; Able to have regular and reliable internet access. December 1, 2022

Name URL Provider Requirements Deadline
UHSAAA Scholarship Endowment https://www.uhsaaa.org/scholarship The University of Hawai’i School of Architecture Alumni Association “Students currently enrolled in the architecture program at University of Hawaii. Undergraduate applicants shall be State of Hawaii high school graduates who have completed two (2) semesters of undergraduate studio and are entering their second year of undergraduate studio. For Graduate applicants, students do not need to be residents of the State of Hawaii.” March 1st, 2023

Name URL Provider Requirements Deadline
Paula Maynes ARE Grant https://aiapa.org/paula-maynes-are-grant/ AIA Pennsylvania In order to be eligible for the Paula Maynes ARE Scholarship, interested applicants must be (1) an AIA Pennsylvania Associate Member (2) a NCARB record holder in good standing. Applicants should demonstrate the following: Significant contributions to the profession and/or community or intent/ideas to contribute to the profession, A passion for Architecture and the pursuit of registration, A financial need. October 1st, 2022

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
Charles E. Peterson Fellowship of SAH Archipedia and the Athenaeum of Philadelphia https://www.sah.org/jobs-and-careers/sah-fellowships-and-grants/research-fellowships Society of Architectural Historians The fellowship is intended for students currently enrolled in graduate programs in art or architectural history, architectural design, urban planning, historic preservation, landscape architecture, American studies, or related disciplines. December 31, 2022
HABS + SAH Sally Kress Tompkins Fellowship https://www.sah.org/jobs-and-careers/sah-fellowships-and-grants/research-fellowships Society of Architectural Historians Applicants should be pursuing graduate studies in architectural history or other related fields. December 31, 2022
Edilia and François-Auguste de Montêquin Fellowship https://www.sah.org/jobs-and-careers/sah-fellowships-and-grants/research-fellowships Society of Architectural Historians These annual fellowships are intended to support the research of graduate students who have completed their coursework and are engaged in doctoral dissertation research, and senior or emerging scholars who have completed their PhD or equivalent terminal degree. The research to be supported must focus on Spanish, Portuguese, or Ibero-American architecture, including colonial architecture produced by the Spaniards in the Philippines and what is today the United States. The applicant must be a current member of SAH. September 30, 2022