The Architects Foundation has announced the recipients of its Diversity Advancement Scholarship, including the scholarship sponsored by Fireclay Tile. Oni Thornell of Brooklyn, NY will receive $4,000 per year towards tuition for up to five years to attend Syracuse University. “Fireclay Tile is thrilled to partner with the Architects Foundation to support talented, inquisitive, and … Continue reading 2022 Architects Foundation Fireclay Tile Scholar Selected
The Architects Foundation today announced the recipients for four of its tuition scholarship programs that support future leaders of the profession in equity, diversity, and sustainability. The Architects Foundation is continuing to support the future of the architecture profession by recognizing and supporting scholars through an ever-expanding scholarship and grant program offering. Programs listed below … Continue reading 2022 Architects Foundation Scholars Selected
Architects Foundation and Fireclay Tile’s 2021 partnership honored for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion In the Inaugural Anthem Awards
WASHINGTON – The Architects Foundation and Fireclay Tile announced today that their 2021 partnership for the Diversity Advancement Scholarship for Black Women has been named Best in Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion – Partnership or Collaboration, Silver Medal Class in the Inaugural Anthem Awards. Anthem Winners are selected by the International Academy of Digital Arts and … Continue reading Architects Foundation and Fireclay Tile’s 2021 partnership honored for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion In the Inaugural Anthem Awards
As part of their Made for Good commitment, Fireclay first partnered with The Architects Foundation in 2021 to create a Diversity Advancement Scholarship aimed to support the progress of aspiring Black women architects and help narrow the racial disparities in the design industry. With the help of the community and industry partners, Fireclay was able to raise over $50,700 to support the education of two prospective students.
This year, Fireclay Tile is excited to announce that they’re doubling down by committing $25,000 as part of their Fireclay Gives program and setting an even higher fundraising goal of $100,000, which can support four students.
The LFRT ARE Scholarship will cover the cost of the ARE, provide $500 in study materials, a one-year subscription to AIA’s exam prep resource, ArchiPrep, one year of dues to AIA or the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA), and one year of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards’ (NCARB) record fees. In order to be eligibile, applicants must be Associate AIA or a member of NOMA, hold an NCARB Record, and must be eligibile for the ARE. A brief essay is required to apply and letters of recommendation are optional. More than 30 awards are available.