Awards and Scholarships

The Department of Architecture is proud to announce many 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


    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 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:

    • Essay of 1,000 word count max. of goals, academic performance, leadership and community involvement
    • Design portfolio
    • List of awards and scholarships earned and applied for
    • Demonstrated financial need

    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

    • Essay of 1,000 word count max. of goals, academic performance, leadership and community involvement
    • Design portfolio
    • List of awards and scholarships earned and applied
    • Demonstrated financial need

    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 any of the above AIA scholarships must be submitted to the KSU Department of Architecture Scholarship committee by March 01, 2021. The committee must submit the shortlist to AIA by March 15, 2021.

External Scholarship Opportunities

  • 2022 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: January 19, 2022
    Applications due: March 1, 2022

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


    Ryan Companies Intro and Architectural Minority Scholarship/Internship

    Eligibility

    • A US citizen
    • Minority student
    • 4th year students in Architecture for summer internship prior to their last year before graduation

    Submissions:

    • Applying online at Ryan’s Career website
    • Resume
    • Responding to a 200-word essay question. 

    Timelines

    REVISED APPLICATION SCHEDULE:
    Notification Posting Date
    : 3/7/2022
    Application Deadline: 3/23/2022 by 5pm CST (6PM EST)
    Finalists Notification Date: 3/25/2022
    Finalists Interviews: 3/28/2022 through 4/7/2022

    Awards: $5,000 scholarship upon successful completion of the internship.

    https://www.ryancompanies.com/careers

 Other Scholarship Opportunities

 *Amounts subject to change each year based on available funds

 

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    Scholarships and Awards

    KSU Department of Architecture | February 2021

 

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