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The Future Architects Opportunity Grant is a pilot program designed to test providing minimal financial support to under-represented students in need. This support is intended to give these students the opportunity to attend architectural conferences, research and competition support, study abroad or internship programs, and so much more. This academic year will test this project at four Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) with accredited architecture degrees:
Students receiving the award must:
Awardees will receive the full award as a check or automatic deposit prior to or following the event or activity. If provided in advance, the student must reimburse AIA should they ultimately not attend the event, activity, etc.
Students may apply for funds to partially defray the costs of registration, travel, or miscellaneous supplies. The maximum amounts awarded are typically within the following ranges:
When to apply:
Online applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. The period allowing students to complete their application, including receipt of faculty support letter, is February 1 – May 31, 2020.
Decisions will be made by a jury and are final. Funds are limited and this pilot program will end as funds are exhausted.
Requirements and Restrictions
When will I know if I received the award?
It generally takes about 4 weeks for the entire review process following submission. You will receive an email of the decision.
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