Architects Foundation announces recipients of Jason Pettigrew Memorial ARE Scholarship Scholarships cover costs of the Architectural Registration Examination (ARE), study materials, and a subscription to ArchiPrep®. WASHINGTON – The Architects Foundation today announced recipients for the Jason Pettigrew Memorial ARE Scholarship. The Jason Pettigrew Memorial ARE Scholarship recognizes the significant contributions of emerging professionals at … Continue reading Meet the new Jason Pettigrew Memorial ARE Scholarship recipients
In the ongoing work to create a more diverse next generation of the profession, the Architects Foundation is expanding their mentor program for students that have been awarded their Diversity Advancement Scholarships. After receiving a request from Danielle Mitchell, a student at Cornell University and one of the 2021 scholars, to be paired with an architect mentor from the Architects League of Northern New Jersey area, Stacey Ruhle Kliesch, AIA, volunteered to serve.
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.
Following COVID-related delays, the recipients of the 2021 Architects Foundation 2021 AF/McAslan Fellowship have finally launched critical research projects in partnership with Turquoise Mountain related to the organization’s Ottoman-era Umm Qais site in Jordan. Melissa traveled to Jordan in January of 2022 to research the past, present and future of water management at the Umm Qais archaeological site.