AIA/ RHODE ISLAND ARCHITECTURAL FORUM
A Charitable Organization Supporting Educational Programs within the Architectural Community
SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS PROGRAM 2017
AIA/ Rhode Island Architectural Forum is pleased to announce its Eleventh Annual
Scholarship Awards Program. Scholarship funds will be credited to the winning student’s
college account for the payment of tuition costs. The Scholarship Award committee of
the AIA/ Rhode Island Architectural Forum will review the applications and determine
how many scholarships to award and in what amount the awards will be made.
To be eligible applicants must either be enrolled in an accredited school in Rhode Island
pursuing studies in architecture, or be a Rhode Island resident studying at an accredited
school outside of Rhode Island. Applicants must also be returning to continue their
professional studies in the academic year 2017-2018.
Applicants can apply for one or more of the following scholarships:
The Norton Salk Scholarship for Design Excellence
DF Pray Foundation Scholarship
AIA Architecture Scholarship
Travel Scholarship (must be a school sponsored study abroad program)
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Applications shall consist of a letter of intent including a biographical narrative
describing the applicant’s current academic status, and a statement describing how the
award, if granted, would further the applicant’s academic ambitions.
A PDF portfolio of no less than three and no more than six pages to include any illustrative material that is representative of the applicant’s design experience and interests. In addition, applicants are to provide, under separate cover, a letter of recommendation written by a faculty member of the school at which they are studying or a professional reference (via separate email) and a letter of eligibility for financial aid including extent of need. (via email from the university financial aid office)
Applicants must include all of the required materials to be considered.
Submissions should be sent as a PDF via email only
Please include your name and contact information (email and address) on each page.
APPLICATION DEADLINE AND AWARD
Applications must be emailed by June 21, 2017.
Awards will be made by August 21, 2017.
This information is also available on the
AIA/ Rhode Island website at www.aia-ri.org or
contact the AIAri office at 401-272-6418.