In recognition of Paul Welch Jr.’s distinguished and lengthy career of service to architects and the architectural profession, this scholarship program was created to celebrate Paul’s experiences with the California Architects Board (CAB), as well as, with AIA California and his unwavering belief in the power of the architectural license. The scholarship recognizes the significant contributions of California interns at early stages in their careers and encourages them to complete the licensure process by covering all associated costs.  

 DEADLINES
  Applications are due by February 1, 2024 by 11:59pm Pacific Time EXTENDED until March 1, 2024
 

ELIGIBILITY 

  • California resident
  • AIAS or Associate AIA Member in good standing
  • NCARB and CAB record holder in good standing or IPAL student
  • AEP Council of Advisors are eligible 
  • Applicants may have passed one or more divisions of the ARE, but cannot have passed all divisions

*Applicants will be asked to include a copy of their NCARB Authorization to Test or a letter verifying their IPAL status to show proof of scholarship eligibility.

 Please review the full submission guidelines to assist you with putting together the application package. Have questions? Visit our website to learn more. 


 


Established in 2017 by Chet Widom, FAIA and wife Diana Widom, the Chester and Diana Widom Architectural Education Scholarship, in honor of Paul W. Welch, provides scholarship opportunities to community college students from California to pursue their architectural education.

  DEADLINE

  Applications are due by February 1, 2024, 11:59pm Pacific Time EXTENDED until March 1, 2024

  ELIGIBILITY 

  • California Resident
  • Community student accepted to an accredited school of architecture - confirmation of acceptance does not need to be included at the time of submission, but will need to be submitted before the scholarship funds are sent.



  Please review the full submission guidelines to assist you with putting together the application package. Have questions? Visit our website to learn more. 

The Robert J. Kain Healthcare Design Education Scholarship, known as The Kain Scholarship, strives to encourage and support architecture students interested in pursuing a career in the design and delivery of hospitals and healing environments. With forces that continually shift and improve healthcare delivery, this scholarship opportunity supports the importance of developing the next generation of architects to create the innovative design and delivery needs of tomorrow’s healthcare facilities.

DEADLINES
Applications are due by August 2, 2024 by 11:59pm Pacific Time
ELIGIBILITY
 

  • California resident
  • Enrollment as a full time student in an architecture program - Undergraduate or Master programs. 



Please review the full submission guidelines to assist you with putting together the application package. Have questions? Visit our website to learn more. 

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