Scholarship & Fellowship Opportunities

2014 Summer Design Fellowship
Shepley Bulfinch (1/31/14)

Looking for a way to make this summer count?

You could be Shepley Bulfinch’s next Summer Design Fellow. We’re now accepting applications for the 2014 Fellowship. The submission deadline is Friday, February 28, 2014, at 5:00 pm EST.

This highly competitive Fellowship offers a unique opportunity for a promising architecture student to spend the summer immersed in real design problems in our Boston design studio. We’re looking for applications from a diverse range of students and institutions. Past Fellows have come from architecture schools throughout the country, and several are now members of our architectural staff.

The ten-week Fellowship offers a $7500 stipend, with a $3000 honorarium on its successful completion. It is open to all students who are, at date of submission, enrolled in an NAAB-accredited B.Arch. or M.Arch. degree program. Non-US citizens will need proof of a valid work permit from US Citizenship & Immigration Services.

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More information – 2014 Shepley Bulfinch Summer Design Fellowship

PAVE Announces New 2014 Eric Feigenbaum Academic Scholarship Funded by B + N Industries (1/31/14)

Hollywood, Fla. (January 8, 2014) — The Planning and Visual Education Partnership (PAVE) is now accepting applications for the 2014 Eric Feigenbaum Academic Scholarship. This award recognizes and supports leadership potential in the field through a $5,000 award. The scholarship is solely academic based and applications must be received by February 14, 2014.

The PAVE Scholarship Program, now in its fifth year, provides financial assistance to students in educational programs preparing them for careers in the retail environments industry, including, but not limited to careers in retail design and planning, and visual merchandising industries. PAVE was developed to help ensure a future talent pool for the industry by eliminating barriers to studying in these fields. The funds assist students who are experiencing financial difficulties that may prevent them from continuing school. PAVE has awarded over $75,000 in financial grants over the past five years to students, and over $20,000 was awarded in 2013 alone.

Guidelines, requirements, and the application can be found at The deadline for applications is February 14, 2014. To apply for the Eric Feigenbaum Academic Scholarship, students can access the application form at

Dash Nagel Phone: 954-241-4834 • Fax: 954-893-8375 E-mail:

About PAVE,
Founded in 1992, the Planning and Visual Education Partnership’s (PAVE) objective is to encourage students to study in the field of retail design and planning and visual merchandising. Additionally, PAVE seeks to encourage retail management, store planners, visual merchandisers, architects and manufacturers to interact with and support design students. These objectives are accomplished through competitions, projects, seminars, workshops and grants and scholarships funded by the annual Gala and other fundraising activities. PAVE is a 501(c)(3) educational foundation administered by A.R.E.

American Institute of Architects Chapters (AIA) (9/13)

Look for your local permanent address (by state) for scholarship opportunities.  View scholarships, or you can contact them directly for more information.  Most Scholarships are available for both accepted High School students and current college students in an accredited Architecture program.


New Hampshire residents for AIA Scholarship Deadline April 15
Central MA AIA chapter Deadline May 4

AIA The Architects League of Northern New Jersey (third, fouth, M.Arch students)

2014 ALNNJ Scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students.  Scholarship amounts vary at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee.   This year’s total amount of $6,000 which can be directed  towards the following scholarships at the discretion of the Board of Trustees:

Clarence Tabor Memorial Scholarship Award (undergraduate students)
Albert O Halse Memorial Award (undergraduate students)
Architects League Scholastic Achievement Award (graduate/undergraduate award)

Scholarships are avilable to New Jersey residents who are attending an accredited school of architecture in the US and whose permanent residence is in one of the following county/municipalities: Bergen All, Hudson All, Passaic All, Sussex All, Essex Nutley, Belleville, Morris Lincoln Park, Hibernia, Butler, River Dale, Fayson Lakes, Milton Pequannock, Pompton Plains, Towaco, Holland, Brook Valley, Jacksonville, Powerville, Meriden, Lake Telemarch, Taylor Town, Beach Glen, Middletown, Rockaway Valley, Green Pond, New Russia, Marcella, Mount Hope, Pequannock Township, Smoke Rise, White Meadow Lake, and Woodstock.  All applications and submittal requirements must be postmarked no later than noon on April

AIA West Virginia Scholarship Program

In 2014, our Chapter will distribute approximately $15,000 in scholarships.   This is possible in part form a $1000.00 grant from AIA National and generous contributions from AIAWV members and other donors.   The single or multiple award(s) are presented to college students who are WV residents and enrolled in an accredited school of architecture.   The student must have completed six or more semesters by May 30th in a program leading to a Bachelors degree in Architecture or enrolled in a program leading to a Master’s degree in Architecture.

Included will be a separate scholarship, the “AIA West Virginia Sustainable Design Scholarship”, in the amount of $1500 will be awarded to the applicant who demonstrates his or her ability to develop project concepts utilizing sustainable principles, alternative energy systems or new technologies for environmental systems in an integrated manor.

The scholarship will be awarded based on overall ability, desire, determination and potential for successfully completing their architectural education and entering into Architecture as a profession.   Applicants will be required to submit a resume, transcript, and letter of recommendation from a faculty member.

Interested person should request an application by contacting AIA West Virginia, PO Box 813, Charleston, WV 25323 or Roberta Guffey, Hon. AIA, at (304) 344-9872 or any time after February 1st.   Application forms and more detailed information will be provided.  Completed applications and all requested information must be received at the AIA West Virginia Chapter Office not later than May 30th.


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