Scholarships and Awards

We invite you to submit your project to the 2015 Future Architects Resources (FAR) Scholarship Awards.
Entry is free and entry requirements are aligned with the AIA Maryland Student Awards, making it easy for you to submit your project.

The purpose of the program is to recognize excellence in architectural design, promote architecture in the State of Maryland and to build a relationship between AIA Maryland and the academic community.



The architecture program has certain endowed scholarships that support architecture students in ARCH Education Abroad venues. These scholarship funds are available on a competitive basis. Follow the steps below to apply for this category of scholarship funding.

Annually graduate students in the architecture program benefit from the generous support of local firms committed to developing the next generation of leaders in architecture.  These opportunites provide students with paid internships as well as significant scholarship support.  The 2015 internship-scholarship opportunities are:


The architecture program has certain endowed and annual scholarships that recognize extraordinary academic achievements of students. These merit scholarship funds are available on a competitive basis and are available to continuing students in the Architecture Program.


Question and Answer Period:

SAME is a professional Society, one of the oldest and most respected in the United States. It maintains the highest standards of professionalism, fosters exchange of ideas, and encourages team work between military and civilian engineers and architects.

The following funds provide scholarships for students majoring in architecture. Each scholarship may have stipulations.  The scholarships are awarded for student participation in University of Maryland Education Abroad programs offered by Architecture Program faculty members.

Construction Owners Association of America's (COAA) Albert E. Phillips Scholarship awards up to two (2) $1500 scholarships each year to college students interested in pursuing a career in the design and construction industry.

The Cosmos Club Foundation is pleased to announce its 2014-15 Cosmos Scholars Program.  The program provides grants to graduate students to fill unmet needs in their research programs.  Maximum grants are anticipated to be $4,000.00.

Gensler believes diversity ignites innovation in design.  Through shared and divergent perspectives, we enrich our work for clients and our teams' careers.  We believe in bringing people of diverse backgrounds, experiences and points of view to work at our firm and are committed to helping young design professionals find their career path with Gensler.

Each year, Gensler's summer intern class represents the best emerging talent from schools around the world.


Internships in each of our offices provide unique hands-on experience in real projects, working side by side with our design teams and clients. 


In fact, Gensler has hosted over 2,000 internships, developing a growing network of future designers.

HKS Mid-Atlantic will be hosting their 5th annual Design Fellowship in the Washington, DC office February 20th-23rd, 2015.


The Intent:

The Maryland Chapter of the American Concrete Institute (MD Chapter ACI) has approved a scholarship in the amount of $2,000 to be granted to a Maryland college or university student in 2015.


Applicants must submit a scholarship application package (attached) no later than April 15, 2015.

Scholarships are available to New Jersey residents who are attending an accredited school of Architecture in the United States of America and whose permanent residende is in one of the following counties:







See PDF for more information.

The Northeastern Pennsylvania (NEPA) Chapter of the American Institute of Architects Scholarship Fund of The Luzerne Foundation, established and funded by members of the NEPA Chapter of AIA is encouraging qualified candidates to apply for assistance. 


MOA ARCHITECTURE (MOA) would like to make you aware of a scholarship and learning experience opportunity we hope you can share with your students. We offer an annual merit based private scholarship award + paid summer internship (plus paid travel and living expense reimbursement) to students in accredited architectural programs. Total value to the students is typically in excess of $11,000.

The SOM Prize and Travel Fellowship are two annual awards that are administered as a single competition. The awards are given to students and recent graduates of Architecture, Design (including interior design, landscape architecture, environmental graphics or industrial design ) and Urban Design.


The awards
Winner: $1,500  
First runner-up: $1,000  
Second runner-up: $750
The competition

United States Capitol Historical Society Fellowship for Research on the Art and Architecture of the United States Capitol