AIAIC MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS
The American Institute of Architects, Inland California (AIAIC) is pleased to provide architecture student scholarships to support the education of future architects from the San Bernardino and Riverside area! Students attending architecture school at California Baptist University, Cal Poly Pomona, and San Bernardino Community College are eligible to apply for these scholarships that support both the students and the schools in our region. Scholarship amounts are $1000 each, unless otherwise noted, and students may apply each cycle, summer and winter, but not for multiple scholarships within the same cycle. Women and students from underrepresented backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The AIAIC scholarships are competitive and reserves the right to not award scholarships at its sole discretion.
1. G. Stanley Wilson Memorial Scholarship in Architecture Excellence, Application Deadline: June 1.
2. Julia Morgan, FAIA Memorial Scholarship for Women in Architecture, Application Deadline: June 1
3. Herman Ruhnau, FAIA Memorial Scholarship in Design Leadership, Application Deadline: December 1
4. Clinton Marr Memorial, FAIA Scholarship in Design Practice, Application Deadline: December 1
5. Henry L.A. Jekel Architecture Memorial Scholarship in Architecture Excellence, Application Deadline: December 1
6. Community College Special Access Scholarship, Application Deadline: December 1 ($500 National AIA award)
ROBERT KAIN MEMORIAL AIAIC SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship provides an annually recurring $1,000 award to a graduating high school student in the chapter region, up to $5000 total over 5 years. The scholarship is renewable for up to four additional years, or a total of $5000, with details for maintaining eligibility below. Applicants must apply for the initial scholarship, and once approved, must provide an update through essay and portfolio each year afterwards to maintain this scholarship support from the chapter. The AIAIC provides up to 5 scholarships per year. The application deadline is June 1 for the following academic year.
AIAIC INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL GRANT PROGRAM
This grant provides architecture programs in the region travel programming support to reinforce the value of global travel and studies for architecture students. The application deadline is June 1 for the following academic year. The AIAIC plans an annual distribution of $5000, pending funding availability.
AIAIC SCHOLARSHIP AND GRANT APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Eligibility: Current students from the three approved regional schools may apply for the Memorial Scholarships. Students residing inside the chapter region at the time of application may apply for the Robert Kain Memorial AIAIC Scholarship. Program directors/chairs from the three approved regional architecture schools may apply for the Travel Grant.
Process: Applicants must submit their respective applications no later than 11:59 pm on or before the date noted above via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that there are two different dates depending on the scholarship/grant applied for. The Education Committee and Executive Committee make final determinations of scholarships and grants as soon as possible following the submission dates.
Scholarship Submission Materials: Applicants should submit a resume, transcript, one page essay explaining professional goals, and portfolio of creative and technical work via one single pdf file, under 10Mb. (for the Robert Kain Memorial Scholarship, the submission must include a proof of acceptance to an architecture program in the fall, and a letter of recommendation from an instructor or non-academic source, excluding family members.
Travel Grant Submission Materials: International travel programs for architecture students conducted by California Baptist University and Cal Poly Pomona may apply by submitting the following information: Program administrator(s), Travel program location and duration, Travel budget and role the grant will play in meeting the budget, Complete a followup report on the travel program with examples of how the grant program assisted the program in meeting its goals.
Questions pertaining to the application may be addressed to AIAIC Executive Director Ileen Rathnam, at email@example.com or by calling 909-792-8464.
THE KAIN SCHOLARSHIP, CALIFORNIA ARCHITECTURE FOUNDATION
Founded by AIA California’s Healthcare Facilities Forum Committee in memory of their colleague, the Robert J. Kain Healthcare Design Education Scholarship, known as The Kain Scholarship, strives to encourage and support architecture students interested in pursuing a career in the design and delivery of hospitals and healing environments. With forces that continually shift and improve healthcare delivery, this scholarship opportunity supports the importance of developing the next generation of architects to create the innovative design and delivery needs of tomorrow’s healthcare facilities. The application deadline is normally in September, please click the link below for more information on the California Foundation website: https://calarchfoundation.org/the-kain-scholarship/