Two types of scholarships are offered: A five-year scholarship leading to a Bachelor or Master of Architecture and a Community College Scholarship for students who plan to transfer to a Bachelor or Master of Architecture Program. A maximum of five scholarships (new or continuing) are awarded each year to students accepted by a college with a Bachelor of Architecture or Master of Architecture program accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board.
Each of the five scholarships has an annual award per recipient to help defray tuition and expenses. Scholarship recipients who are progressing successfully toward their degree will continue to receive the $4,000 award annually, up to a maximum of five years. A maximum of three scholarships (new or continuing) are awarded each year to students who will be attending a community college full-time within the state of California. Preference will be given to students attending a community college with an articulated architectural program.
To be eligible, applicants: Must have a permanent California address; Must demonstrate minority status; Must be enrolled as a first-year new or community college transfer student, pursuing a Bachelor of Architecture Degree or a five-year Master of Architecture program from an NAAB-accredited school or college OR be enrolled as a first-year new community college student, pursuing a degree within the state of California with the intention of transferring to a Bachelor or Master of Architecture Program from an NAAB-accredited school or college.