Stone and sand-like structures with round archways with a bright blue sky in the background. Fellowships and
Funding Opportunities

The Department of Architecture is pleased to promote selected externally and internally sponsored fellowships available to undergraduate and graduate students in architecture. Note that this is not a comprehensive list. There are many grants and fellowships available worldwide, and students are encouraged to research further opportunities. Please refer to the fellowship websites and submission information packets for application requirements. If submission requirements are not available on fellowship websites, the department will send information to students directly.

Above image: From Neha Garg's (M.Arch. '23) winning proposal for the 2023 RAMSA Travel Fellowship, Egypt's Earth Architecture.


  • Hart Howerton Travel Fellowship

    Award: $17,000

    Due: January 15, 2024

    Eligibility: Graduate and undergraduate architecture students in their penultimate year of study.

    The Hart Howerton Travel Fellowship Program is an educational initiative to fund a select number of fellowship positions for students at design schools. Each summer, the fellowship allows the firm to offer internships in their New York or San Francisco offices to students in planning, architecture, landscape architecture, or interior design. The fellowship also provides funded travel for research on a topic the Fellow selects.

    Submission Process: Submit all required materials directly through the website application. 

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  • John Belle Travel Fellowship

    Award: $10,000

    Due (Internal): January 31, 2024

    Due (External): February 5, 2024

    Eligibility: Graduate students in architecture who have completed at least one semester of study.

    The purpose of the John Belle Travel Fellowship is to expand students' understanding of the public realm in existing cities through travel and research, and how the knowledge gained might be applied to contemporary urban needs and design challenges.

    Submission Process: Submission requirements packet will be emailed directly to graduate architecture students. The AAP Competitions Committee will select a maximum of four (4) submissions to nominate for external review. Note the following deadline schedule:

    January 31, 2024, 12 p.m.: Submit all required materials as outlined in the fellowship info packet via Airtable. Note: incomplete or incorrectly formatted materials will not be considered.

    February 2, 2024: Applicants will be notified if their submission will be nominated, or if it should be revised and resubmitted with recommended changes. Nominations will be reviewed by the Department Chair.

     February 4, 2024, 12 p.m.: Submit revised materials (if applicable) via Airtable with the suffix "V2" on all files.

    February 5, 2024: External deadline. Competitions Committee to submit nominated proposals.

    Spring 2024: Announcement of award.

    Summer 2024: Travel and research period.

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  • 'T' Space Summer Architecture Residency

    Award: Virtual summer studio with $1,000 travel stipend

    Due: March 24, 2024

    Eligibility: Graduate and undergraduate architecture and art students or alumni.

    The 25-day intensive studio challenges participants to think and design critically. Residents enjoy theoretical and experimental freedom as they design a site-specific project unique to their program. The program includes design critiques, pin-ups, lectures, and conversations with invited professionals.

    This year, the program will take place virtually July 5–26, 2024. Participants will be offered a $1,000 travel stipend to visit the grounds in Rhinebeck, NY, from July 29 to August 2, 2024, including field trips throughout the Hudson Valley to destinations of acclaimed architectural and artistic interest.

    Submission Process: Submit all required materials directly through the website application.

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  • RAMSA Travel Fellowship

    Award: $15,000 and optional residency program

    Due: March 27, 2024

    Eligibility: Graduate students in architecture or a related discipline in their penultimate year of study.

    The RAMSA Fellowship is a prize awarded annually by Robert A.M. Stern Architects for travel and research. The fellowship seeks to promote investigations into the perpetuation of tradition through invention — key to the firm's work — and is given to an individual who has proven insight and interest in the profession and its future, as well as the ability to carry forth in-depth research.

    Submission Process: Submit all required materials directly through the website application.

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  • KPF Travel Fellowship

    Award: $10,000

    Due (Internal): April 2024

    Due (External): April 2024

    *Note: Fellowship deadlines from KPF will be released in February 2024. Check back for updates.

    Eligibility: Undergraduate or graduate students in architecture in their penultimate year of study.

    The goal of the award is to allow students to broaden their education through a summer of travel and exploration before their final year at school. Recipients are awarded cash prizes to fund summer research on far-reaching topics that push the boundaries of critical thinking and architectural design, with winners determined by a jury of KPF Principals and industry leaders.

    Submission Process: The AAP Competitions Committee will select a maximum of two (2) submissions to nominate for external review. Note the following deadline schedule:

    March 22, 2024: Submit all required materials as outlined in the fellowship info packet via Airtable. Note: incomplete or incorrectly formatted materials will not be considered.

    March 29, 2024: Applicants will be notified if their submission will be nominated, or if it should be revised and resubmitted with recommended changes. Nominations will be reviewed by the Department Chair.

    April 3, 2024: Submit revised materials (if applicable) via Airtable with the suffix "V2" on all files.

    April 8, 2024: External deadline. Competitions Committee to submit nominated proposals.

    April 2024: Announcement of award.

    Summer 2024: Travel and research period.

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  • RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship

    Award: £7,000

    Due (Internal): Spring 2024

    Due (External): Summer 2024

    *Note: Fellowship deadlines from RIBA will be released in Spring 2024. Check back for updates.

    Eligibility: Undergraduate or graduate students in architecture who have completed at least one year of study.

    The RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship offers one scholarship to a student of architecture to support international research on a topic and at locations of their choice. The topic of the research should relate to the sustainable survival of cities and fall under one of the following themes:  learning from the past to inform the future;  the future of society; density of settlements; use of resources; quality of urban life; transport.

    Submission Process: The AAP Competitions Committee will select a maximum of one (1) submission to nominate for external review. Note the following deadline schedule:

    April 2024 (TBD): Submit all required materials as outlined in the fellowship info packet via Airtable. Note: incomplete or incorrectly formatted materials will not be considered.

    April 2024 (TBD): Applicants will be notified if their submission will be nominated, or if it should be revised and resubmitted with recommended changes. Nominations will be reviewed by the Department Chair.

     April 2024 (TBD): Submit revised materials (if applicable) via Airtable with the suffix "V2" on all files.

    Summer 2024 (TBD): External deadline. Competitions Committee to submit nominated proposals.

    Date TBD: Announcement of award.

    Date TBD: Travel and research period.

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  • Robert James Eidlitz Travel Fellowship

    Award: Varies, typically up to $5,000

    Due: April 12, 2024

    Eligibility: Graduating B.Arch. students; currently enrolled graduate students in architecture, landscape architecture, and history of architecture and urban development; alumni of these programs who have graduated in one of the previous five academic years.

    The fellowship's purpose is to supplement the professional training — by foreign travel or in other ways — of those who could not otherwise afford it. The income of the fund may be awarded to one or more candidates. Award amounts will vary widely depending on the scope of the project proposed and the amount of support requested. Complete or partial funding may be awarded at the discretion of the committee.

    Submission Process: Submit all materials via the portal on the department website. Note the following deadlines:

    April 12, 2024, 12 p.m.: Deadline for receipt of completed applications.

    May 2024: Applicants to be notified if awarded.

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  • Thesis Research And Travel Funds

    Award: Varies

    Due: May 13, 2024

    Eligibility: M.Arch. students in their penultimate year of study.

    The department offers a limited number of thesis research and travel funds to be used the summer before the thesis. These funds are typically limited in amount. Should these funds be available, the application will be sent to M.Arch. students in April 2024.

    Submission Process: Pending availability, the M.Arch. Committee will award funding. Please note the following deadline schedule:

    May 13, 2024: Submit all required materials as outlined in the fellowship info packet via Airtable. Note: incomplete or incorrectly formatted materials will not be considered.

    May 2024: M.Arch. Committee to notify applicants if their submission will be awarded funding.

    Summer 2024: Travel and research period.

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