The Wisconsin Architects Foundation offers scholarships to outstanding Wisconsin students.
The number of scholarships and amounts vary, but usually, the awarded scholarships have been in the range of $1,000 to $1,500 each.
The Wisconsin Architects Foundation determines the criteria for eligibility, so only those who meet them should apply.
The student must have received his/her high school diploma from a Wisconsin high school.
The student must be currently attending or planning to attend a NAAB-accredited school of architecture within a First Professional Degree or Post-graduate degree program.
You should know that the preference will be given to those candidates who have not previously been awarded a Wisconsin Architects Foundation scholarship.
How to Apply
As a part of the application process, you will need to submit the required documents.
The first document is the completed application form, as well as a demonstration of graduation from a Wisconsin high school which can be a copy of diploma or equivalent
Furthermore, you are supposed to provide a copy of the most current transcript (GPA) and board scores (SAT, GRE or similar) and one Letter of Recommendation from a teacher.
You are also required to write a brief essay about 500 words long in which you will be describing your interests in the scholarship.
This is not all, as you need to submit a copy of the acceptance letter to the NAAB-accredited program.
Last, but not least, you have to provide a portfolio representing exemplary work, including internship work that you have undertaken which should be submitted in an electronic format.
The portfolio must be no more than 10 MB, a pdf file and you should use the horizontal format in your design.
Also, it has to include a cover page with your first and last name.
All of the above-mentioned materials can be either sent in a single envelope to:
Wisconsin Architects Foundation Scholarship Committee,
321 S. Hamilton Street Madison, WI 53703-4000 or, send via Hightail.com.
Deadline for receipt of materials is May 15.
The Scholarship Committee of the Wisconsin Architects Foundation will notify students by June 30.