School of Architecture

scholarships

Texas Architectural Foundation Scholarships — Various

Purpose: Texas Architectural Foundation scholarships are awarded to undergraduate, graduate, or post-graduate students in the accredited departments or schools of architecture in Texas according to the criteria established by each donor and in accordance with the policies adopted by the TAF Board of Trustees. All applications for TAF scholarships are made through the office of the dean.

Eligibility: The scholarships all have different criteria, some based on where you grew up or went to high school, some based on your interests, and some are open to all students.  Read the descriptions carefully and decide which ones you qualify for. 

To verify your eligibility for the geographic scholarships sponsored by the regional chapters, check here.

Sponsor: Varies

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Dallas Architecture Foundation Scholarships

The Dallas Architecture Foundation offers three scholarships to fund travel and one scholarship to defray tuition for a minority student.  Apply directly to the DAF by March 31 for these awards. 

The 2015 application forms and instructions are online here: dallascfa.com/scholarships/

McDermott Traveling Fellowship — $2000

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.

Swank Traveling Fellowship — $2000

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.

Mary Kolb Berglund Traveling Fellowship — $2000

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 of an accredited architecture program.

Minority Architect Scholarship - $2,000 ($1,000 for 2 semesters)

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

Eligibility: Graduate of Dallas or Irving ISD, enrolled or accepted to an accredited architecture program.

United Masonry Contractors Association Scholarship - $2,500

Purpose: To recognize the most talented and dedicated students interested in preserving and expanding the use of masonry in the state of Texas.

Eligibility: Graduate of a North Texas high school and enrolled in or accepted to an accredited architecture program.

Sponsor: United Masonry Contractors Association

Description - Application


Omniplan/Harrell+Hamilton Scholarship - $2,000

Purpose:  Recognize and encourage the talented and dedicated graduate students at the School of Architecture at the University of Texas at Arlington. Administered by the Dallas Architecture Foundation; applications taken through the School of Architecture’s Honors and Awards Committee.

Eligibility: Graduate student enrolled at UT Arlington School of Architecture.

To apply:  Submit a digital portfolio and a cover letter outlining your career goals and how you expect to achieve them to the School of Architecture Honors and Awards Committee by Wednesday, March 6.  Name both files with your last name and submit both files on CD to the School of Architecture office, along with the completed and signed application form (for example: ralphsullivan-coverletter.pdf and ralphsullivan-portfolio.pdf).