The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Architects Foundation are thrilled to offer a grant opportunity for recipients to attend the 2024 AIA Conference on Architecture and Design. This grant provides emerging professionals an opportunity to attend the annual conference and gain access to career resources, the latest trends in the building industry, networking opportunities, and potential employment opportunities.   

AIA and the Architects Foundation seek applicants who are early-career professionals passionate about change in the architecture profession and bring critical perspectives to business, workplace health, technology, and climate action. The 2024 AIA Conference on Architecture and Design is set to take place in Washington, D.C., June 5-8, 2024, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.   

Grant benefits

  • Free AIA24 registration (a $799 value) with access to valuable leadership resources, unparalleled networking, and CE credits that count toward AXP hours
  • Access to select conference events
  • 1:1 career coaching
  • ARE support materials from Amber Book
  • Meet and greet with other grant winners and influential AIA leaders
  • Appointment as an ambassador for the AIA24 emerging professional audience and the NextGen Lounge
  • Social media posts highlighting ambassador role on personal and/or official AIA channels
  • Dedicated support to navigate the conference

Don’t miss out on this chance to transform your career! The application portal is open on our scholarship page.  Applications are due by Sunday, March 24, 11:59pm ET.