Fellowships in Architecture Bank (FAB)
Fellowship / ScholarshipAboutBy Nomination OnlyCurrent Students Only?Doctoral Students Only?for Recent Graduates/ Professionals Only?U.S. Citizens Only?International OpportunityMaximum Stipend (USD)Maximum Duration (mos.)App. Available (Months as #s)App. Deadline (Months as #s)Notification (Months as #s)Proposal req'd?Letter of Rec. or References req'dPortfolio req'd?Contact InformationWebsite
AAUW Selected Professions Fellowships"Selected Professions Fellowships are awarded to women who intend to pursue a full-time course of study at accredited U.S. institutions during the fellowship year in one of the designated degree programs where women’s participation traditionally has been low."YY$18,00012814YYYaauw@applyists.com
AIA Arthur N. Tuttle Jr. Graduate Fellowship in Health Facility Planning and Design"Goals: To increase architecture and healthcare students’ awareness of the special needs and nature of healthcare facilities To attract talented young architects and students to this field To advance the knowledge of planning and design for healthcare environments To establish relevant research material for the profession of healthcare architecture."YYY$10,00015YYaah@aia.org
Alpha Rho Chi John R. Ross Scholarship"The John R. Ross Scholarship is the Alpha Rho Chi Foundation’s scholarship program recognizing academic success, leadership, and service in the fraternity’s active chapters."YY$5,000scholarships@alpharhochi.org
Architects Foundation Diversity Advancement Scholarship"This architecture scholarship can change your life! Maybe you chose architecture because you want to design a better world. Or you can’t imagine doing anything else. One thing’s for certain: You love this work. And we’d love to help fund your college experience with a multiyear scholarship, up to $20,000. We created the Diversity Advancement Scholarship to help more minority students pursue a successful career in architecture. The Diversity Advancement Scholarship was created in 1970 with an initial grant from the Ford Foundation, after civil rights leader Whitney Young Jr. challenged architects in 1968 to create a more responsible and equitable field."YY$20,000111YYY
Bass Fellows in Architecture Program"Each year there will be funds to enable one graduate from the University of Cambridge and two recent graduates from Yale (graduated or anticipated May 2019) to take advantage of this fully funded exchange program administered by our School in cooperation with the Department of Architecture of Cambridge University.",,
Boston Society of Architects Grant"Our annual grants support projects and programs that support the BSA Foundation’s vision that by 2030 Boston is a model of a resilient, equitable and architecturally vibrant city and region. We do not fund design fees, capital expenditures, endowment-building programs, the purchase of public art, archival projects, research projects, website development, software purchases, fellowships for professional travel, or an organization’s operating costs."YYY$5,000912YYfoundation@architects.org
Caroc Multi-Country Fellowship Program"The Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) Multi-Country Fellowship Program is open to US doctoral candidates and scholars who have already earned a PhD in the fields of humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciences, and wish to conduct research of regional or transregional significance"YYY10,500varies91YYinfo@caorc.org
Charles Kao Fund Research Grants"The Charles Kao Fund Research Grants at The MacMillan Center provide support for summer research in East and Southeast Asia. These grants are administered by the Councils on East Asian and Southeast Asian Studies and are available to students of Yale College (including graduating seniors), graduate students in M.A. and Ph.D. programs in the Yale Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, and graduate students in the Yale professional schools. Research should focus on the impact of technology transfer processes between Asia and the West and/or among East Asia and Southeast Asia, and the social, cultural, and political transformations in these regions."YYY$5,0001024//eastasian.studies@yale.edu
Enterprise Rose Architectural Fellowship"The Enterprise Rose Architectural Fellowship partners emerging architectural designers with local community development organizations to facilitate an inclusive approach to development that results in green, sustainable, and affordable communities."YY$52,00024711YYY
Fitch Samuel H. Kress Fellowship"Research grants of up to $15,000 will be awarded to one mid-career professional whose research project relates to the appreciation, interpretation, preservation, study and teaching of European art, architecture and related disciplines from antiquity to the early 19th century, in the context of historic preservation in the United States."
Fulbright Scholar Program"The Fulbright Scholar Program offers U.S. faculty, administrators and professionals grants to lecture, conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields, or to participate in seminars. The Fulbright Program, the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government, is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries."YY
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program"Each year some 800 faculty and professionals from around the world receive Fulbright Visiting Scholar grants for advanced research and university lecturing in the United States."YY
Graft UNBUILDING WALLS Travel Grants"Carried by the idea of sensitizing the next generation to current walls, boundaries and their implications, the curators would like to deepen the topic as a field of research. Students with architectural and artistic projects about built, physical or strategic interventions aimed at overcoming barriers, can apply for the fellowship."YYYY$3,4501012Ymailto:media@graftlab.com
H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship"The Society of Architectural Historians’ prestigious H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship will be offered for 2018 and will allow a recent graduate or emerging scholar to study by travel for one year.... Professor Brooks intended the recipient to study by travel and contemplation while observing, reading, writing, or sketching." Membership in SAH req'd.YY$50,000128912YYfellowships@sah.org
Handel Architects' Sustainability Fellowship"The Handel Architects Sustainability Fellowship seeks to promote sustainable design by sponsoring a full-time summer intern who will further the integration of sustainable design standards into our practice. The individual will work with the firm’s Sustainability Group, collaborating on innovative architectural projects and conducting research on specific topics related to sustainability strategies for hi-rise buildings. At the end of the program the Fellow will compile a report/presentation describing the accomplishments of the Fellowship and present them to the firm."Y$1000 and paid summer internship41234YYY
Ike Kligerman Barkley Traveling Fellowship"The intent of the IKB Traveling Fellowship is to consider the intersection between traditional and contemporary design"YY$12,
Knight Foundation Funding"Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts. We believe that democracy thrives when people and communities are informed and engaged."variesvariesYgrants@knightfoundation.org
Luce Scholars Program"The Luce Scholars Program, established in 1974, is built around individual internships and work/study arrangements developed by representatives of the Asia Foundation and based on the participants' career interests, qualifications, and experience."YYYYYvaries12792Y212.489.7700
M+ / Design Trust Fellowship #1"[The] fellowship will support a research project focused on Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta region in an Asian or global context..."Y$6,
M+ / Design Trust Fellowship #2"[The] fellowship will support a research project related to Asia more broadly, closely in line with the curatorial position of the Hong Kong–based institution M+."Y$6,
New York State Council on the Arts Grant: Architecture & Design
Open Society Institute (OSI) Baltimore Community Fellowship"The OSI-Baltimore Community Fellowships Program was established in 1998 to assist individuals wishing to apply their education, life experiences, and professional experiences to serve marginalized communities."YYY$60,0001813YKaty Caldwell, (443) 909-7381
Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art in London Travel Grant"...for Yale graduate students engaged in research on topics concerning British art and architectural history (including the decorative arts and design history, graphic art, and film). The grants...may be used to visit specific sites, monuments, museums, collections, libraries or archives; to visit leading scholars in the student’s field for consultations and advice; or to attend conferences."YYY$2,000491YYycba.research@yale.edu
Perkins Eastman Architectural Fellowship Program"We welcome candidates from a wide range of disciplines ranging from archtiecture, engineering, psychology, anthropology, public policy and beyond. Each fellow's project will contribute to an evolving and dynamic dialogue that examines how design can enhance people's lives. This paid fellowship is approximately nine weeks long (June-August) and takes place at the firm's headquarters in NYC. The final project will be delivered in the form of a formal design proposal. Perkins Eastman will make available opportunities for publishing each project in a variety of media."Ypaid internship424YYm.fahie@perkinseastman.com
Richard Morris Hunt Fellowship in Architecture"Since 1990, the Richard Morris Hunt Prize, co-sponsored by the American Architectural Foundation and the French Heritage Society, offers mid-career American and French design professionals an intensive six-month exchange experience that showcases the latest scholarship and practice around historic preservation and architectural heritage."YY$5,00062712Ytminner@archfoundation.org
Richard Rogers Fellowship"The Richard Rogers Fellowship is available to professionals and scholars working in fields related to the built environment."YYY$10,00039101YYY
Robert A.M. Stern Architects' Travel Fellowship"The RAMSA Travel Fellowship is a $10,000 prize awarded annually by Robert A.M. Stern Architects for the purpose of travel and research. More specifically, the RAMSA Travel Fellowship seeks to promote investigations into the perpetuation of tradition through invention – key to the firm’s own work."YY$10,000444YYfellowship@ramsa.com
Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation Switzer Environmental Fellowship Program"The Switzer Fellowship Program offers one-year Fellowships to highly talented graduate students in New England and California whose studies and career goals are directed toward environmental improvement and who clearly demonstrate leadership in their field."YY$15,000121015YYinfo@switzernetwork.org
Rotch Traveling Scholarship (Competition)"The Rotch Travelling Scholarship is an annual two-stage design competition that results in one person, deemed the Rotch Scholar, traveling the world for at least six months studying architecture — and we pick up the tab. Applicants must have a connection to Massachusetts (see application details).YYYYY$38,500612YYchart@architects.org
Sean F. Mellon Memorial Architectural Scholarship, Society of American Registered Architects (SARA NY)" The Scholarship is available for the students who are enrolled as a full-time student in an architectural program at a college or university in the United States."Y$10,
Sir John Soane's Museum Foundation Traveling Fellowship"The purpose of the Sir John Soane's Museum Foundation Traveling Fellowship is to enable students in graduate degree programs in the history of art, architecture, interior design, and the decorative arts to travel to London to pursue research projects related to any aspect of the work of Sir John Soane or Sir John Soane's Museum and its collections."YY$5,000varies3YYInfo@SoaneFoundation.com
SmithGroup Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship Program"We have created the SmithGroup Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Scholarship Program to support and mentor students from historically underrepresented demographics in architecture, interior design, planning, landscape architecture and engineering.  The program’s mission is to provide these students with the opportunity to attain their professional goals while advancing the architecture/engineering/construction (AEC) industry and improving the built environment. This scholarship includes a one-time award of $6,000 to offset the student's tuition at their current academic institution (5 scholarships will be awarded). Additionally, the scholarship recipient will serve as a paid summer intern at any SmithGroup office in the United States where their discipline is located."YY$6,0001YYcontact@smithgroup.com
Terra Foundation for American Art Affiliated Fellowship"This Terra Foundation for American Art fellowship offers support for a postdoctoral and senior scholar to conduct research on American art and visual culture prior to 1980 while in residence at the American Academy in Rome for four to six months."YYY$15,000611YYgrants@terraamericanart.org
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Curatorial Fellowships"...This program aims to encourage curatorial research leading to new scholarship in the field of contemporary art."variesvaries34YYinfo@warholfoundation.org
The Architectural League NY Folly/Function Prize"The Folly/Function competition is organized with Socrates Sculpture Park. It challenges architects and designers to design and build a large-scale project for public exhibition at Socrates."Yinfo@archleague.org
The Architectural League NY The Deborah J. Norden Fund"The competition awards up to $5,000 annually in travel grants to students and recent graduates in the fields of architecture, architectural history, and urban studies."Y$5,00046YY
The Beyer Blinder Belle Foundation's John Belle Travel Fellowship"The purpose of the Fellowship is to expand students’ understanding of the public realm in existing cities through travel and research, and how the knowledge gained might be applied to contemporary urban needs and design challenges."YYvaries413Yinfo@beyerblinderbellefoundation.org
The Build Abroad Travel Scholarship for Architecture Students"Our mission is to build and repair communities across the world through socially responsible construction volunteering. We organize volunteer trips on construction projects such as homes, schools, and disaster relief, while also helping our volunteers experience the unique culture of a different country."YYYYin kind0.2512Yinfo@buildabroad.org
The Goizueta Foundation Graduate Fellowship Program in the University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection"Research Fellowships will support doctoral students who wish to use the Cuban Heritage Collection as a primary resource for a dissertation. Doctoral students applying for these fellowships will have completed their course work and passed their qualifying examinations. They will be prepared to pursue research based on an approved prospectus."YYY$9,00033YYchc@miami.edu
The Hart Howerton Travel Fellowship"Each summer, Fellowships allow the firm to employ students in planning, architecture and/or landscape architecture internships in our New York or San Francisco offices. The Fellowship also provides funded travel for research on a topic the Fellow selects."YY$17,50031113YYYfellowship@harthowerton.com
The SOM Foundation Structural Engineering Fellowship"The Structural Engineering Travel Fellowship is a $20,000 award that aims to foster an appreciation of the aesthetic potential in the structural design of buildings and bridges by enabling a gifted graduate to experience works of architecture and engineering first hand."YYYY$20,0001213YYsomfoundation@som.com
The Vroman Foundation/Jan van Eyck Akademie Vroman Fellowship"The Van Eyck and the Vroman Foundation jointly offer a Fellowship in the form of a 6-month residency at the Van Eyck. The Vroman Fellowship is open to an artist, designer, writer or other maker whose area of creative activity straddles the border between art and science ‒ in the spirit of the polymath Leo Vroman (1915-2014)."Y$20,0006911Yapplication@janvaneyck.nl
Yale CES grant"Funding from the Ford Foundation allows us to provide limited support for the research-related purposes of students with a demonstrated commitment to the field of Southeast Asian Studies (i.e., Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam). Appropriate purposes for support include (but are not limited to) language training, masters thesis summer research, pre-dissertation research field work, and funding supplements required to bring a research project to fruition. We do not fund long-term, basic dissertation research, nor do we consider applications for funding of activities connected with dissertation writeup. "YYY$3,0001.51225YYkristine.mooseker@yale.edu
Yale CES Summer Travel and Research Grant"The Council on East Asian Studies Summer Travel and Research Grants at The MacMillan Center support graduate student summer field research or other forms of pre-dissertation preparation in East Asia (primarily China, Japan and Korea). Priority will be given to students with demonstrated long-term academic commitment to East Asia, or who need first-hand exposure to Asia to complete a course of academic study."YYY$8,00041024YYeastasian.studies@yale.edu
Yale CMES' Çağatay Summer Travel Fellowship"The Council on Middle East Studies of the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies invites applications for the Çağatay Summer Travel Fellowship for research in Turkey. This Fellowship is made possible through a 2007 gift from Selma Çağatay-Searfoss. The general purpose of the fellowship is to increase understanding of Turkey among Yale students, with a focus on culture and language. Open also to projects on society, economics, politics and other areas of interest."YYY$3,00041244YYcristin.siebert@yale.edu
Yale CMES' Ganzfried Family Travel Fellowship"The Ganzfried Family Travel Fellowship at the MacMillan Center provides support for undergraduate and graduate students on all subjects related to communal and religious tolerance and understanding, security and cooperation, natural and economic resources, environmental, scientific and technological collaboration and development, communication, culture, gender, and family in Israel or for academic work elsewhere in the field of Jewish Studies."YY$2,5001244YYcristin.siebert@yale.edu
Yale European Union Studies Grants"The European Union Studies Program of the MacMillan Center invites applications for the European Union Studies Summer Grants from graduate and undergraduate students whose work or research involves the European Union or some aspect of European integration. Grants are available for Ph.D. candidates who wish either to determine the feasibility of a dissertation topic or conduct research on that topic."YYY$3,00041124YYmarianne.lyden@yale.edu
Yale Frubner Fellowship in Global Justice and Women's Rights"Yale Law School is pleased to invite applications for the Gruber Fellowships in Global Justice and Women’s Rights. Each year, the Gruber Program in Global Justice and Women’s Rights awards a number of post-graduate fellowships to Yale graduates. Fellows spend one year working on projects that promote global justice or women’s rights. Applicants design and propose their own projects in collaboration with a host organization anywhere in the world. These fellowships are open to all Yale professional and graduate schools."YYYY$50,000122YY
Yale Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition"The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale invites applications for the Summer 2018 Graduate Research Fellowships competition. The general purpose of the fellowships is to support research projects on slavery, resistance, abolition, or their legacies. Projects may focus on historical or contemporary issues involving the United States or international regions."YY$3,0001134YYmichelle.zacks@yale.edu
Yale Henry Hart Rice Foreign Residence Fellowship"The Henry Hart Rice Foreign Residence Fellowships, made possible by a generous gift from Mr. Rice, are designed to support students planning projects that would involve them deeply immersing in a foreign culture. Students in the humanities and social sciences planning work, research, or independent study in a country that has strained relations with the United States. Projects should involve a stay of 9-12 months and must be for purposes other than Yale academic credit. This fellowship is administered by the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies. "YYYY$25,000121024YYjulia.muravnik@yale.edu
Yale Josef Albers Traveling Fellowship Fund"The Josef Albers Foundation has established a fellowship at Yale University to be used for awards to Yale students (currently enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program), post-doctoral appointees, and faculty for travel expenses in connection with scholarly research involving pre-Columbian or Colonial art and artifacts of Mesoamerica, Central America and South America."YYYcynthia.dreier@yale.edu
Yale Latin American and Iberian Studies Travel Awards"The Latin American and Iberian Studies Travel Awards at the MacMillan Center provide support for junior undergraduates and graduate students who plan to conduct research in Latin America, the Caribbean, Portugal or Spain."YYY$750102Ydaniel.juarez@yale.edu
Yale Lindsay Fellowship for Research in Africa"The general purpose of the fellowship is to increase understanding of Africa among Yale students. Highest priority will be given to: (1) M.A. students in the African Studies program; (2) graduate and professional school students"YYY$3,00041034YYnorah.langat@yale.edu
Yale RITM Reserach and Conference Travel Award"The RITM Research and Conference Travel Award, administered by The Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration (RITM),supports research and conference and meeting travel by Yale graduate and professional school students on topics related to race, indigeneity, or transnational migration."YYY$2,000quarterlyquarterlyvariesYYritm@yale.edu
Yale Salo W. and Jeanette M. Baron Student Research Grant"The purpose of the grants is to support current Yale University undergraduate or graduate students who wish to pursue focused research on some aspect of antisemitism."YYY$3,000122YYinessa.laskova@yale.edu
Yale South Asian Studies Program Travel Grant for Graduate Students"The South Asian Studies Program Travel Grant provides travel support for Yale University Graduate Students to attend and/or participate in South Asian Studies workshops, conferences and meetings on topics in South Asian history, politics, economics, languages and culture in the United States and internationally throughout the academic year as well as during the summer. "YYY$1,0009Ykasturi.gupta@yale.edu
Yale-China Fellowship"Since 1909, Yale-China has been awarding fellowships to recent Yale graduates to teach English at Chinese secondary schools and universities. Yale-China Fellows immerse themselves in a Chinese community for two years, joining Chinese colleagues in the endeavor of educating members of the country's next generation and forming lifetime bonds of friendship. Yale-China Fellows spend their time in China at one of the host institutions. They receive a salary from their host schools, free housing, basic medical insurance, and Chinese instruction."YYYsalary2412yeducation@yalechina.org