Awards and Scholarships

The Department of Architecture is proud to announce many architecture scholarship opportunities for our students. Please see each category below for specific instructions on how to apply for the 2022 - 2023 academic year.

Foundation Scholarships

All Foundation scholarships are internal to KSU students only.

  • College of Architecture and Construction Management General Scholarship  

    This award is renewable until graduation for full-time students.

    Apply to the Scholarship Universe and follow instructions.

    Contact: Prof. Karimi, Prof. Uddin, and Prof. Setiawan


    GLA Scholarship for Innovation and Excellence in Architecture

    • Applicants in their 2nd or 3rd or 4th Year -- 3rd or 4th or 5th year at the time of AWARD
    • Full-time student (unless awarded in 5th yr student) majoring in architecture
    • Preference given to transfer students
    • Minimum GPA: 3.25
    • Rankings based on cumulative GPA at the time of application

    Preferences:

    • Students who use ArchiCAD by Graphisoft
    • Active in students organizations (AIAS, APX, NOMAS, MAC)

    Application Requirements:

    • Portfolio of creative work

    The Davidson Family

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Enrolled full-time
    • Applicants in 3rd and 4th year. Awarded to 4th year or 5th year (Architecture)
    • 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA
    • Scholarship is renewable through with application (re-apply the next year)
    • Students should actively participate in campus organizations and/or competition teams

    Contact: Prof. Karimi, Prof. Uddin, and Prof. Setiawan


    Jimmy Goldgeier Scholarship

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Applicants currently in their 3rd or 4th year (4th or 5th year at the time of award)
    • Full-time student
    • Preference given to transfer students
    • 70th - 90th percentile in the Architecture Program- the 90th percentile maximum will not apply to applicants seeking to renew the scholarship

    Application Requirements:

    • List of achievements
    • Answer application questions
    • An essay of 500 word count max

    This award is renewable until graduation for full-time students. 

    Contact: Prof. Karimi, Prof. Uddin, and Prof. Setiawan


    James G. Fausett Scholarship

    Eligibility Criteria: 

    • Applicants currently in their 4th year (5th year student at the time of award)
    • Demonstration of leadership and commendable academic performance
    • Being in the 85th or higher percentile in the architecture program

    This award cannot be received more than once.

    Contact: Prof. Karimi, Prof. Uddin, and Prof. Setiawan


    Jeremy Smith Scholarship

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Applicants currently in their 3rd or 4th year (5th year student at the time of award)

    Application Requirements:

    • Portfolio/Creative work: Exemplary design work and demonstration of skills in multiple medias (models, drawings and digital)
    • List of Activities: leadership, engagement and volunteering
    • Reference: Two in support of "Activities" category
    • Presentation: who you are, one exemplary design project and examples of engagement

    Evaluation:

    • 70% Studio Work
    • 30% Engagement Activities

    Contact: Prof. Karimi, Prof. Uddin, and Prof. Setiawan

  • Applications for any of the above Foundation scholarships must be submitted through the KSU Scholarship system. Failing to do both (submitting to only one location) will disqualify applications. 

Architecture Foundation of Georgia - AIA Georgia Scholarships

  • The John D. Mulford Memorial Scholarship

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Open to KSU Architecture students only
    • Applicants in their 2nd, 3rd or 4th year
    • Professional degree candidates at KSU who will be continuing their studies in the following year

    Application Requirements:

    • Fill in the cover page form (available through D2L – Scholarship Committee)
    • A one-or-two-page curriculum vitae for each nominee stating, among other things, name, contact information, progress in studies, and anticipated degree and date of graduation;
    • A maximum 400-word essay written by the nominee describing their goals and aspirations, both educationally and professionally, and financial need;
    • A curated graphic portfolio of the nominee’s work (five to ten 8.5 x 11-inch pages representing the student’s work)
    • Provide a list of past scholarships and awards received by the nominee as well as those the nominee is currently applying for

    Contact: Prof. Karimi, Prof. Uddin, and Prof. Setiawan


    The Architecture Foundation Scholarship

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Open to all students in Georgia
    • Applicants in their 3rd or 4th year (4th or 5th year at the time of award)
    • Financial need
    • Academic performance and portfolio review

    Application Requirements

    • Fill in the cover page form (available through D2L – Scholarship Committee)
    • A one-or-two-page curriculum vitae for each nominee stating, among other things, name, contact information, progress in studies, and anticipated degree and date of graduation;
    • A maximum 400-word essay written by the nominee describing their goals and aspirations, both educationally and professionally, and financial need;
    • A curated graphic portfolio of the nominee’s work (five to ten 8.5 x 11-inch pages representing the student’s work)
    • Provide a list of past scholarships and awards received by the nominee as well as those the nominee is currently applying for

    Contact: Prof. Karimi, Prof. Uddin, and Prof. Setiawan


     AIA Henry Adams Medal and Certificate Program

    • Submitted by the scholarship committee
    • An engraved medal and certificate of merit will be presented to the top-ranking graduating student in each architecture program
    • A certificate of merit will be presented to the second-ranking graduating student
    • Awarded for general excellence in architecture throughout the four-year course to graduating students of architecture schools 

    Contact: Dr. Setiawan /Prof. Karimi

     

  • All applications for The John D. Mulford Memorial Scholarship and The Architecture Foundation Scholarship must be submitted to the KSU Department of Architecture Scholarship committee by February 27, 2023. Please contact Pdf. Karimi, or Prof. Uddin, or Prof. Setiawan for the access to submit the application. The committee must submit the shortlist to the Architecture Foundation of Georgia by March 8, 2023.

External Scholarship Opportunities

  • 2023 HOK Diversity X Design Scholarship

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, or a Person of Color)
    • A U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident
    • Enrolled in a NAAB-Accredited architecture program
    • Entering at least the third year of their current undergraduate academic program or any year of a graduate program in Fall of 2022

    Submissions:

    1. Personal Statement: Tell us about yourself
    2. Resume
    3. Design Work / Portfolio: 11”x17” format
    Scholarship value: $10,000
    Applications open: Dec 5, 2002
    Applications due: March 3, 2023

    Apply Here: http://hokscholarship2022.hok.com
    Questions: diversity.scholarship@hok.com

 Other Scholarship Opportunities

 *Amounts subject to change each year based on available funds

 

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    Scholarships and Awards

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