Scholarships

ELA Scholarship

AIA Hampton Roads offers a scholarship to the selected (ELA) nominee supporting one half of the tuition for the program upon completion.

AIA Scholarship

The AIA Hampton Roads Chapter established a scholarship in 2018 in the amount of $1,500 for a high school senior who has been accepted into an institute of higher learning pursuing a degree in architecture, planning, or historic preservation. The check will be presented to the scholarship winner at the annual Speaker Forum Event held in November.

Candidates must have a cumulative 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) or higher and possess one of the following:

  1. A letter of enrollment from their high school guidance counselor verifying that he/she has been accepted in an institution of higher learning and will enroll in the upcoming fall classes

  2. An official “Letter of Acceptance” from the institute’s Registrar

  3. A copy of a college admission letter for upcoming Fall enrollment

Applicants are to submit a 400-500 word essay detailing how a building or place in Hampton Roads has helped to inspire their choice to pursue a career in architecture, planning, or historic preservation. All essays shall be typed and submitted in PDF format as an email attachment. Please email submission to [email protected] with “AIA Hampton Roads (___Current Year____) Scholarship” in the subject line of the email and include pertinent contact information in the body of the email message.

2020 Scholarship Winner

Congrats William Griffiths, Winner of the ’20 AIA Hampton Roads Scholarship!
AIA Hampton Roads Chapter established a scholarship of $1,500 in 2017 for high school seniors who have been accepted into an institute of higher learning pursuing a degree in architecture, planning, or historic preservation. This year, the winner is William Griffiths, who will be attending Appalachian State University in the upcoming school year.