The 2021-2022 Payette Sho-Ping Chin Memorial Academic Scholarship

December 03, 2020

Source: Payette In partnership with the Architects Foundation, we are pleased to announce the 2021-2022 Payette Sho-Ping Chin Memorial Academic Scholarship. This $10,000 grant is intended to support women pursuing a professional degree in architecture recognized by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). In addition, to help the scholarship recipient establish contacts within the profession, she … Continue reading The 2021-2022 Payette Sho-Ping Chin Memorial Academic Scholarship

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Architect’s anonymous donation inspires

November 30, 2020

Despite some gains, ethnically diverse individuals are still significantly underrepresented in architecture. Expanding the profession’s outreach and support to the next generation is one of the most urgent and important steps we can take to provide underrepresented students and communities the opportunities they deserve to develop their talents. Architects are stepping up to make a … Continue reading Architect’s anonymous donation inspires

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Architects Declare “Black Lives Matter”

October 28, 2020

Over 400 architects and design professionals ran a stark full-page advertisement in the October 25 edition of the New York Times in “complete commitment to and support for the protection of Black lives and the advancement of Black livelihood.” Read the full story at Architectural Record >

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Architects Foundation Now Accepting Applications for Scholarship Programs

November 18, 2019

WASHINGTON –The Architects Foundation, the philanthropic partner of The American Institute of Architects (AIA), is now accepting applications for five scholarships supporting students pursuing architecture degrees. 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 … Continue reading Architects Foundation Now Accepting Applications for Scholarship Programs

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AIA Custom Residential Architects Network endows Architects Foundation Diversity Advancement Scholarship

June 03, 2019

AIA Knowledge Community becomes Foundation’s first donor providing support in perpetuity for the Foundation’s diversity initiative. WASHINGTON – The Architects Foundation is receiving a permanent endowment from The American Institute of Architects’ Custom Residential Architects Network (CRAN) to fund additional Diversity Advancement Scholarship recipients. Through its $150,000 gift, CRAN will support a minority architecture student … Continue reading AIA Custom Residential Architects Network endows Architects Foundation Diversity Advancement Scholarship

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