New ARE scholarship for aspiring Black architects

November 12, 2021

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.

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Architects Foundation Announces 2021 Board of Directors

January 21, 2021

Two former NOMA presidents and two-time scholar among new board and leadership. Washington, D.C. – The Architects Foundation, the philanthropic partner of The American Institute of Architects, today announced two new members of its Board of Directors. Kimberly Dowdell, AIA, and Vaughn Lewis, Assoc. AIA, will serve on the board from 2021 to 2023. Kimberly … Continue reading Architects Foundation Announces 2021 Board of Directors

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Architects Foundation Board statement on The Octagon

June 12, 2020

The staff and board of the Architects Foundation, owner of The Octagon, want to share the AIA Board statement on systemic racial injustice. As the philanthropic partner of AIA, we agree that systemic racial injustice in any form, whether it be police brutality, employment discrimination, or any other efforts to marginalize people of color, is … Continue reading Architects Foundation Board statement on The Octagon

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