WASHINGTON — ­The Architects Foundation, the philanthropic partner of The American Institute of Architects (AIA), is accepting applications through January 19, 2024, for three scholarships awards for architecture students and emerging professionals.

Diversity Advancement Scholarship

This multiyear scholarship supports high school and undergraduate minority students who are entering, enrolled in, or transferring into an undergraduate architecture program recognized by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). Scholarships may be renewed every year for up to five years or until the degree is completed ($20,000 total award toward tuition and fees).

Scholarship sponsors include The American Institute of Architects, The Curry Stone Foundation, Fireclay Tile, Material Bank, and The Sherwin-Williams Company.

Payette Sho-Ping Chin Memorial Academic Scholarship
The Payette Sho-Ping Chin Memorial Academic Scholarship is a $10,000 award toward tuition and fees supporting a woman studying architecture within a NAAB-accredited bachelor’s or master’s degree program. The awardee will also receive a senior mentor from Payette for the scholarship year.

Yann Weymouth Graduate Scholarship
The Yann Weymouth Graduate Scholarship supports a graduate student whose work demonstrates an exemplary focus at the design intersection of sustainability, resilience, wellness and beauty. The scholarship recipient receives $5,000 toward tuition and fees and mentorship from Yann Weymouth, AIA, for the scholarship year.

The application period for these scholarships is open through Jan. 19, 2024. More information on the Foundation’s scholarship programs can be found online. Interested applicants should read the scholarship FAQ.