School of Architecture

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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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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.

Sponsor: Dallas Center for Architecture Foundation - McDermott Fund

Description - Application

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.

Sponsor: Dallas Center for Architecture Foundation - Patsy and Arch Swank, Jr. Fund

Description - Application

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.

Sponsor: Dallas Center for Architecture Foundation - Mary Kolb Berglund Fund

Description - Application

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.

Sponsor: Dallas Center for Architecture Foundation

Description - Application

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

UT Arlington Scholarships — 2 at $1000

Purpose: Recognize and encourage the talented and dedicated students at the School of Architecture at The University of Texas at Arlington

Eligibility: 1st or 2nd year student in the School of Architecture; 3.0 GPA cumulative and in all architecture classes

Sponsor: The Dallas Architectural Foundation