SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS

Mary Kolb Berglund Traveling Fellowship

$2,000

Purpose:

Awarded for traveling studies in architecture: to research, develop, and disseminate knowledge of the built environment. A recent recipient journeyed to El Kef, Tunisia to participate in the design and construction of an education center.

Eligibility:

4th, 5th, 6th year student, or recent graduate (within three years) of an accredited architecture program. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and should be a resident of Texas.

Sponsor:

Mary Kolb Berglund Fund at The Dallas Foundation

 

 

McDermott Traveling Fellowship

$2,000

Purpose:

Awarded for traveling studies in architecture; to research, develop, and disseminate knowledge of the built environment. Past projects have included trips to Spain to study Moorish architecture and to Switzerland to study the works of Peter Zumthor.

Eligibility:

4th, 5th, 6th year student, or recent graduate of an accredited architecture program. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and should be a resident of Texas.

Sponsor:

Architecture and Design Foundation-McDermott Fund

The Bill Millsap Fellowship: The Art of Landscape Architecture

$2,500

Purpose: 

A stipend to inspire students and young professionals in their study of the intersection of art, landscape architecture, and the cultural and personal relationships inspired by these pursuits.  This stipend is envisioned to help facilitate a supplemental experience, research project or experiment in art or creative landscape expression.  Proposals may include, but are not limited to travel, art creation, digital conceptualization, temporary installation, interviews, research, or other collaborative experiences. It may not be used simply for tuition expenses.

Eligibility:

  • Undergraduate students in their 4th or 5th year of study from an accredited school of landscape architecture in the United States.
  • Graduate students in their 1st through 3rd year of study from an accredited school of landscape architecture in the United States.
  • Recent graduates in landscape architecture not having worked more than 3 years in the United States.
  • Preference may be given to dual-degree students (landscape architecture and art) or landscape architecture students with an art minor.

Sponsor:

The friends, family and colleagues of Bill Millsap. To support the fellowship with a contribution, click here. Make sure and designate your gift to the Millsap Fellowship

 

 

Swank Traveling Fellowship

$2,000

Purpose:

Awarded for the study of craft in architecture; to research, develop and disseminate knowledge relating to the integration of craft and craftsmanship into the built environment. Recent awardees have studied the use of local construction techniques in primary school design in India and adobe construction in Urubamba Valley in Peru.

Eligibility:

4th, 5th, 6th year student, or recent graduate of an accredited architecture program. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and should be a resident of Texas.

Sponsor:

Architecture and Design Foundation-Patsy and Arch Swank, Jr. Fund

CityLab High School Scholarship - NEW IN 2021!

$5,000

Purpose:

Recognize and encourage the talented new graduates of CityLab High School and support their advancement and continued studies in an accredited university program.

Eligibility:

Senior student enrolled in the Dallas ISD CityLab High School.

Sponsor:

CityLab High School Foundation.

 

Diversity in Architecture Scholarship

$3,000 - INCREASED IN 2021!

Purpose:

Support and encourage economically-disadvantaged minority students who are pursuing a career in architecture.

Eligibility:

Graduate of high school in North Texas, enrolled or accepted to an accredited architecture program. Applicants should be a member of a minority status and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must have maintained a 3.0 GPA in all architecture classes.

Sponsor:

Architecture and Design Foundation and MSC Design. Funding also provided by the AIA Component Scholarship Award.

 

 

DSGN Scholarship Towards an Equitable Architecture - NEW IN 2021!

$3,000

Purpose: 

DSGN values diversity within the field of Architecture and beyond and is committed to recognizing and supporting minority students interested in pursuing their professional degree in Architecture.

Eligibility Requirements:

    • Texas resident accepted to a NAAB accredited architecture program (B. Arch or M. Arch) in the state of Texas
    • Of a minority population

Sponsor:

DSGN Associates

 

HKS Equitable Design Scholarship

$6,000 - Increased in 2021!

Purpose:

The HKS Equitable Design Scholarship is awarded to senior students from public or private schools in the north and northeast Texas region. The award is to be used for tuition in pursuit of a degree in architecture.

Eligibility:

Applicant must be enrolled in a public or private high school in north or northeast Texas as a senior—areas encompassing the AIA Dallas, AIA NETX, and AIA Fort Worth territories. Additionally, applicant must demonstrate financial hardship. To be eligible, families must have a combined annual income of less than $30,000. Underrepresented or ethnicity-based – for students who historically haven’t had the chance or the funds to attend college. HKS believes that supporting efforts to increase diversity within the architecture profession is one important step to the reduction of disparities and the creation of a more just, equitable, diverse and inclusive world; and our diversity scholarships are intended to work toward this effort.

Sponsor:

HKS, Inc.

 

 

Latinos in Architecture Scholarship

$2,000 - INCREASED IN 2021!

Purpose:

Support and encourage economically-disadvantaged Latino students who are pursuing a career in architecture.

Eligibility:

Pending graduate of Dallas ISD, enrolled or accepted to an accredited architecture program. Latino student with demonstrated financial need. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Sponsor:

AIA Dallas Latinos in Architecture Network.

 

 

Pat Yates Spillman Scholarship

$1,000

Purpose:

The Spillman Scholarship is to commemorate the contributions of Pat Yates Spillman, FAIA to the City of Dallas, the Texas architectural community and the many non‐profit organizations that he supported through his time and leadership. Pat was a graduate of Texas A&M University and Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. He also attended Yale University and was a Fulbright Scholarship recipient. His passion for education resonated throughout his career in the many commissions that he received at universities throughout the State of Texas. Pat mentored many architects through his private practice and his leadership in the American Institute of Architects locally, and nationally.

Eligibility:

Awarded to a currently enrolled graduate or undergraduate student of the Texas A&M College of Architecture. Student must have been a resident of the state of Texas for at least five years and demonstrate financial need.

Sponsor:

The scholarship is funded by the family, friends and colleagues of Pat Y. Spillman, FAIA.

 

 

Women in Architecture Professional Development Fund - NEW IN 2021!

Two awards of $1,000

Purpose:

The Women in Architecture Professional Development Fund will award women in the architecture field who have shown exceptional leadership and drive in empowering those around them. The fund will assist in sending women to local, regional, and national design and leadership conferences (e.g. AIA Women’s Leadership Summit, AIA National Convention, NOMA Conference, Leadership Dallas, etc.) to further their education as a working professional.

Eligibility:

Awarded to a professional woman with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the field of architecture or design. Applicant must be a current member or associate member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).  Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and resident of the state of Texas. Additionally, applicant should demonstrate a desire to advance personal career in the field of architecture or design.

Sponsor:

AIA Dallas Women in Architecture Network.

 

 

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