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Scholarships for Architecture Students

D. Colman Witte Scholarship for Architecture Students in the Philadelphia Region

Download the application here. Deadline 6/2/2014

Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia Scholarship

The Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia, founded by Master Builders in 1724, continuing to this day, as Caretaker of Historic Carpenters' Hall, in Independence National Historical Park, is pleased to offer a scholarship to young adults pursuing a career in Architecture, Structural Engineering, or Construction Management/Engineering. The top award is $5,000.

The Scholarships will be awarded to full-time students in their third or fourth year of an accredited degree program in Architecture, Structural Engineering or Construction Management/Engineering, as selected by the Company Scholarship Committee's discretion. To be eligible, students must be certified as having financial need by the Financial Aid Advisor at the school they are attending. The Scholarships may be renewed for up to a maximum of four academic years, or until the recipient's graduation from current degree program.

Application and supplemental information must be received by April 20th, 2015. Download the application here.


The Udall Scholarship is a prestigious national scholarship open to college sophomores and pre-/juniors who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment (or to tribal health policy). The award offers up to $5,000 plus extensive networking opportunities. The Udall Foundation seeks future leaders across a wide spectrum of environmental fields, including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, and economics. For more information, visit the Udall w​e​b​s​i​t​e​.


Every year, SARA offers at least one $2,000 grant to a third or fourth year undergraduate architecture student enrolled in an NAAB accredited program in the state of Pennsylvania. Applications are due May 31, 2015.

For more information about the 2015 SARA Scholarship, click here.

The Carl Feltz, Jr. Memorial Scholarship for students from Ocean or Monmouth County, New Jersey

The Carl Feltz, Jr. Memorial Scholarship will provide one (1) award, minimum of which will be $2,000 to a full time matriculated student enrolled in an accredited architectural program at a School of Architecture within the United States and has successfully completed a minimum of one full year of study towards his or her professional degree (may be either a Bachelor of Architecture or Master of Architecture).

Student shall have a permanent legal family address in either Ocean or Monmouth County, New Jersey.

Information on how to apply and what is needed for the application to be complete can be found here.


The NEPA Chapter of the AIA Scholarship Fund of The Luzerne Foundation, established and funded by members of the NEPA Chapter of American Institute of Architects ("AIA" is encouraging qualified candidates to apply for scholarship assistance.

Attached is the eligibility criteria and an application for the NEPA Chapter of the AIA Scholarship Fund of the Luzerne Foundation. The Scholarship does include geographic, academic, and related criteria. Please notify your student body of the scholarship’s availability so they may submit their application to the following address by July 7, 2014.

Scholarship Processing
The Luzerne Foundation
140 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Luzerne, PA 18709

The Luzerne Foundation, a community foundation, administers a number of endowed scholarship funds that are established by people wanting to assist applicants serious about their long-term educational pursuit. We are privileged to serve the NEPA Chapter of American Institute of Architects.

If you have any questions regarding the criteria and procedures for the NEPA Chapter of the AIA Scholarship, please contact The Luzerne Foundation at 570.714.1570.


Scholarships are available to New Jersey residents who are attending an accredited school of architecture in the United States of America and whose permanent address is one of the following territories: Bergen, Husdon, Passaic, Sussex, Morris, Essex. For more information, click here. Download the application here.

Deadline: April 20th, 2014

The Joseph L. and Vivian E. Steele Architecture Scholarship

The Joseph L. and Vivian E. Steele Architecture Scholarship has a prequalification deadline of February 15. This scholarship is used annually to grant scholarships to students in need of financial assistance who are in the final three years of a Bachelor of Architecture program or in a graduate program leading to a Master of Architecture degree. It is for students who are present/former residents of the following counties: Adams, Bedford, Blair, Centre, Clinton, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lycoming, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder, Tioga, Union, or York. Information on how to apply and what is needed for the application to be complete can be found here.

The Central PA Architects Foundation Fund Architecture Scholarship

The Central PA Architects Foundation Fund Architecture Scholarship has a June 30th deadline. It is for present or former residents with a Pennsylvania address from one of the following Pennsylvania counties: Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder, or York. The student must be currently enrolled in an architecture program, and exhibit financial need. Information on how to apply and what is needed for the application to be complete can be found here.

2014 Kiyoshi Murata Scholarship Award + Summer Internship

MOA Architecture offers an annual architectural scholarship + paid summer internship award to students in accredited architectural programs. These awards are designed to support and provide opportunity to learn and gain practical experience in concert with the individual’s educational process to better prepare them for their chosen career in architecture. It is our intent that the internship opportunity challenges and rewards students, and further stimulates their interest in architecture.

2014 Kiyoshi Murata Scholarship Award + Summer Internship

Named in honor of founding principal Kiyoshi Murata, this $3,000 merit based private scholarship and paid summer internship (plus travel and living expense reimbursement) was established to recognize and reward entering fifth year and graduate level students in an accredited architecture program. Click here for more information.

Deadline: 1/2/2014


Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Philadelphia's annual scholarship program is underway! If you know a female student at your college or university who is a junior, senior or graduate student in a real estate-related major or discipline, please encourage her to consider applying for one of our scholarships. Four scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded at this year's holiday luncheon on Wednesday, November 13, 2013! The application and scholarship qualifications are attached. Applications must be submitted by 5 pm on October 11, 2013 to my email address at Winners will be decided and notified by October 30, 2013.

Our four winners will each receive:

  • a check for $2,500 payable to their college or university to be used for books and/or tuition;
  • an invitation to our holiday luncheon for the student and their family to receive the check;
  • invitations to two additional regular monthly CREW Philadelphia events for the next calendar year;
  • password access to CREW Philadelphia website as member for the next calendar year (includes viewing job postings);
  • CREW Philadelphia weekly email blasts; and
  • and a mentor from our local CREW chapter.


The a/e ProNet scholarship was initiated in 1990 by a/e ProNet, a group of insurance professionals providing risk management services to architects and engineers. Two students, who best demonstrate strong interest in practice management, will each receive a $2500 award.

The scholarship is open to fourth year undergraduates and graduate students of architecture enrolled in a NAAB- accredited professional degree program. Submissions are reviewed by jury panel that consists members of the AIA Practice Management Knowledge Community (PMKC) and the a/e ProNet organization. Candidates must submit a copy of their transcripts, two letters of recommendation, and an essay on how they would resolve a project management dilemma.


Eligible Applicants are:

  • Fourth year students in an NAAB accredited degree program, or
  • Fourth year students of a four-year pre-professional degree program in architecture accepted for direct entry to a two-year NAAB MArch/DArch program, or
  • First year students in an NAAB MArch/DArch degree program for students with undergraduate degrees in another discipline


The 2013 a/e ProNet David W. Lakamp Scholarship application is now available here.

Steven and Judith Bottiger Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available to second, third and fourth year undergraduate students attending an accredited Bachelor of Architecture Degree program with first preference to students studying at a College or University within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Preference is given for graduates of the Selinsgrove Area School District, Snyder County or the Lewisburg Area School District, Union County, Pennsylvania.

Students may apply by visiting If you have any questions please feel free to contact Kara Seesholtz at 570-752-3930 or


AIAS/AIA Committee on the Environment is looking for a motivated student intern to assist in developing the "Cost of Next-Gen Green" report.

More Information.

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Enroll in and complete the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards’ Intern Development Program (IDP):

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Career Development

Understand the larger context for architecture education and the career pathways available to graduates:

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Architectural Registration Examination (ARE)

Complete and pass all 7 divisions of the Architect Registration Examination (ARE):

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Become licensed (registered) per the requirements of a local jurisdiction. For more information visit:

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