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Offered by Construction Industry Education Foundation
Are you a minority student from California majoring in architecture? If so, consider applying for the CIEF Scholarships in Architecture! The scholarships are open to minority students with a permanent California address pursuing a postsecondary degree in architecture. The program includes two types of scholarships: a five-year scholarship leading to a Bachelor’s or Master’s in Architecture and a Community College Scholarship for students who plan to transfer to a Bachelor’s or Master’s of Architecture Program from a community college.
The scholarships are funded by the Construction Industry Education Foundation (CIEF) to help increase the representation of minorities in the Architecture profession. The foundation works to “introduce and engage high school students and young adults to the rewarding careers available in the built environment.” Every year, recipients of the “bachelor’s or master’s in architecture” scholarship earn $4,000 per year while “Community College scholarship” recipients receive $2,000 per year. If you are a minority student passionate about obtaining a degree in architecture, we encourage you to apply!
The scholarship is open to minority students pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in architecture, or students at community colleges who plan on transferring to a Bachelor's or Master's of Architecture program. Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.
College & Graduate Students
US Citizens, Permanent Residents
Black/African, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, Asian/Pacific Islander
To apply for this scholarship, email your online application, proof of minority status (e.g. copy of birth certificate), a recent headshot, a completed media release form, and the below application materials as a single PDF to [email protected].
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