2021 Women in Architecture Professional Development Fund Application

  • Amount

    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
  • Terms

    Fund must be used in the year it is awarded, or can be a reimbursement for a conference or program attended in the previous calendar year. During the conference/ program, awardee will post a minimum of one social media post per day documenting their findings. After the conference/ program, awardee will write a blog post and prepare a presentation for the WiA network members, at a network event to showcase their experience from their conference within 60 days of the event (or the award, for a past event). After the conference/program, awardee will submit a reimbursement form to the Foundation for portions of travel and program fees.
  • Conference / Program Information

  • Additional Information

    Please upload the following information in order to qualify for the scholarship. We will only accept PDF files.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.
    Budget Estimate, including program fees, other travel expenses, and additional funding sources.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.
    Please write a short essay (limit 350 words) on the proposed conference you wish to attend, how it is relevant to advancing your professional career, and why it is important to you as a female in the industry.