2020 New Scholarship Programming for AIAIC
The American Institute of Architects, Inland California (AIAIC) is pleased to provide annual architecture student scholarships and grants to support the education of future architects from the San Bernardino and Riverside area!
1. AIAIC Architecture Scholarship
The AIAIC Architecture Scholarship provides annual $1000 scholarships for students studying at architecture programs within the chapter boundaries including Cal Poly Pomona, CalBaptist, and San Bernardino Valley CC. Students from AIAIC region programs may apply for up to one AIAIC Architecture Scholarship per academic year. Up to two awards are issued in July, and up to two in December. The AIAIC provides up to 4 scholarships per year totaling up to $4000 annually through this program. The application deadlines are June 30 and December 1, for the subsequent academic year. Complete application information is found below. (The AIAIC board receives an additional $1000 annually from the National AIA for distribution in this program, bringing the total annual scholarships distributed by AIAIC to $5000)
2. Bob Kain Memorial AIAIC Scholarship
This new scholarship initiative provides an annually recurring $1,000 Bob Kain Memorial AIAIC Scholarship is available each year for the successful graduating high school senior applicant who resides in the chapter boundaries and will be attending a professional architecture program accredited by the NAAB. 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 re-apply each year afterwards to maintain support from the chapter. The AIAIC provides up to 5 scholarships per year totaling up to $5000 annually through this program. The application deadline is June 30 for the following academic year. Complete application information is found below.
3. AIAIC International Travel Grant Program
This new grant initiative 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 30 for the following academic year. Complete application information is found below.
AIAIC Scholarships and Grants Application Requirements:
Process: Applicants must submit their respective applications no later than June 30 11:59 pm via email to email@example.com. Applicants must create an account but there is no fee associated with doing so. Please contact the AIAIC office for assistance. Please note that the second date of application for the AIAIC Architecture Scholarship is December 1, 11:59pm. The AIAIC Education Committee and Board of Directors make determinations of scholarships and grants during the respective July (for June applications) and January (for December applications) Board meetings.
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Requirements for the AIAIC Architecture Scholarship:
A current student in an architecture program at Cal Poly Pomona, CalBaptist, or San Bernardino Valley CC.
A single PDF organized as follows:
Resume with school name, year, and current cumulative GPA
Portfolio of examples of creative and professional work in landscape view 250 word essay stating career goals and planned pathway to license
Requirements for the Bob Kain Memorial AIAIC Scholarship:
Applicant must be graduating from a high school within the AIAIC chapter area
Proof of an offer and acceptance to an architecture program for the fall term.
A single PDF organized as follows:
Portfolio of examples of any form of creative/technical work in landscape view
250 word essay stating career goals and why you want to become an architect
A one-page typed outline that lists your accomplishments and experiences. Suggested items to include are contact information, awards received, courses completed, work experience, travel, extracurricular activities, interests and/or volunteer experience.
A letter of Recommendation from an instructor or non-academic source, excluding family members.
Requirements for the AIAIC International Travel Grant Program:
Programs within the chapter area conducting international travel programs for architecture students may apply by submitting the following:
Travel program location and duration
Travel budget and role the grant will play in meeting the budget
Complete a 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 909-792-8464.
Thank you for your interest and good luck!
CAF Launches New Scholarship For Architecture Students
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.
$2,000 to help offset costs of higher education in architecture. Award can be used for qualified tuition and related expenses and/or to otherwise improve or enhance capacity, skill or talent in the field of healthcare architecture.
Award recipient also receives complimentary registration to attend the AIA California’s 2020 Healthcare Facilities Forum event on October 15 in Los Angeles, CA.
Scholarship Application Deadline: June 30, 2020