The members of the American Institute of Architects, Long Beach/South Bay (AIA LBSB), are pleased to provide this scholarship program to help support the education of future architects from the Long Beach and South Bay area!
Two one-time $1,000 scholarships are available for two graduating high school seniors who will be attending a National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) accredited architecture school in the fall of 2019. (Please check with NAAB to confirm that your architecture school is eligible.)
All applicants should submit the application and requirements no later than Friday, June 7, 2019, 11:59 pm. All scholarships will be awarded at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee of the AIA LBSB. The winners will be announced before June 1st.
(Once you create an account you may start the application. You may save it in draft form until you are ready to submit.)
- Applicant must be graduating from a high school that is located within the AIA LBSB chapter area (view map).
- Proof of an offer and acceptance to a NAAB accredited architecture school for the fall 2019 term.
- One PDF upload not to exceed 8 MB in size that includes all of the following:
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 "Why" Paragraph
In 100 words or less, explain why you want to become an architect.
Letter of Recommendation
One letter of recommendation from an instructor or non-academic source, excluding family members.
Examples of Work (Portfolio)
Include four (4) examples of personal artwork, drawings, graphics, photographs and/or architectural design projects. Applicants are encouraged to include diverse examples of their work; creativity in content and presentation is strongly encouraged. These examples should be in Landscape format (11" x 8.5") so that the committee members may view them in full on a computer or TV monitor.
If you have any questions pertaining to this scholarship program, please do not hesitate to ask.
Questions pertaining to the content of your upload may be emailed to Scholarship Committee co-chair, Bob Murrin, FAIA, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Technical and formatting questions may be addressed to Kristine Hammond, AIA LBSB Executive Director, at email@example.com or by calling 562-989-1399.
NOTE: You must click 'submit' to finalize your application.
Thank you for your interest and good luck!