Scholarship Opportunities for All Stages of Your Career Path!

As the philanthropic partner of The American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Architects Foundation’s programs harness the irrepressible spirit of architects to support and empower a next-generation design community.

You’ve got big goals for your future. A scholarship from the Architects Foundation can help you reach them. Every year, the foundation awards thousands of dollars in architecture scholarships and professional development grants to high school and undergraduate students, Architect Registration Exam (ARE) candidates, and licensed architects pursuing enrichment opportunities.

Diversity Advancement Scholarship

Up to $20,000 Apply by Jan. 20, 2023

This multiyear scholarship supports ethnically diverse high school and undergraduate students in architecture. Learn more >


Jason Pettigrew Memorial ARE Scholarship

$1,910 Apply by Jan. 20, 2023

This scholarship covers the full cost of the Architect Registration Exam and provides study materials for emerging professionals working toward their architecture license. Learn more >


Payette Sho-Ping Chin Memorial Academic Scholarship

$10,000 | Apply by Jan. 20, 2023

This scholarship honors Sho-Ping Chin, FAIA’s leadership and supports women in architecture and design. Open to women and female-identifying students in architecture. Learn more >


Student Loan Relief Grant

$5,000 | Apply by Jan. 20, 2023

This grant covers loan payments for emerging architects with student debt. Learn more >


Yann Weymouth Graduate Scholarship

$5,000 | Apply by Jan. 20, 2023

This scholarship includes a mentorship with Yann Weymouth, FAIA, and supports a student focusing on the design intersection of sustainability, resilience, wellness, and beauty. Learn more >

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