The AIA Chicago Foundation Diversity Scholarships support students who will become talented young professionals in a more diverse Chicago community. To be eligible for the AIA Chicago Foundation Graduate Diversity Scholarship, applicants must: be enrolling at a NAAB accredited architecture master's degree program at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois Institute of Technology, and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago; and be going into their 1st year of a 2 or 3 year program or the 2nd year of a 3 year program.
The AIA Chicago Foundation Diversity Scholarship is an opportunity to attract and retain diverse, talented young professionals in Chicago. It recognizes the value of new and unique voices in the profession.?Up to two $10,000 will be awarded each year. Each awardee is paired with a mentor from the AIA Chicago membership to receive ongoing guidance throughout their educational tenure.