Our program awards deserving students with the following scholarships, but we also encourage you to explore university-wide financial aid options. Campus employment is also a great way to finance your education through a meaningful, career-focused work.
Undergraduate Scholarships

College-wide Scholarships

This award is available to incoming freshmen or transfer students pursuing a major within the College of Architecture and Planning. Recipients should have a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale and a minimum SAT score of 1090 on a scale of 1600 or the equivalent on a similar exam, such as the ACT. Students are eligible for the renewable scholarship for all four years if the student continues to meet the stated criteria. Learn more.
The program supports incoming freshmen with demonstrated academic excellence. Learn more.
Students entering their first year of the undergraduate architecture program are eligible for this award. Faculty nominate students.
The Schmidt Associates Scholarship is awarded to juniors majoring in landscape architecture, urban planning, or architecture with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. You must demonstrate a commitment to professional growth and development through leadership and participation in student and/or professional organizations and activities, as well as provide evidence of community involvement and service. Be on the lookout for an application form sent via email in March.
The LicketySplit Scholarship is awarded to a CAP student who has consistently displayed concern for fellow students and the community, a strong work ethic, and a personal philosophy of striving for excellence. We give preference to students with financial need. No application required. Faculty nominate students.

Departmental Scholarships

The scholarship is open to incoming freshmen or transfer students in the Department of Architecture, based on merit. The scholarship is renewable for three years provided the student continues to meet specified criteria.
The Brad Ehrlichman Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students—undergraduate or graduate—majoring in architecture and accepted to participate in the foreign study World Tour program. We give preference to students who demonstrate financial need. No application required. Faculty nominate students.
The Kevin Theobald Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing a major in architecture who has completed his or her first three years of the program. We give preference to students with financial need and those nominated by peers, based on their drive for excellence. No application required. Faculty nominate students. Download the form (PDF).
The Glen Sabados Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a CAP student who has consistently displayed concern for fellow students and the community, a strong work ethic, and a personal philosophy of striving for excellence. We give preference to students with financial need and out-of-state students (if a deciding factor is necessary). Faculty nominate students—you do not need to apply. Download the nomination form (PDF).
Graduate Scholarships
The Brad Ehrlichman Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students—undergraduate or graduate—majoring in architecture and accepted to participate in the foreign study World Tour program. We give preference to students who demonstrate financial need. No application required. Faculty nominate students.
The LicketySplit Scholarship is awarded to a CAP student who has consistently displayed concern for fellow students and the community, a strong work ethic, and a personal philosophy of striving for excellence. We give preference to students with financial need. No application required. Faculty nominate students.

Graduate Assistantships

Finance your education through meaningful, relevant work and research. Find an assistantship.

Nonmonetary Awards

Alpha Rho Chi Medal

The national professional fraternity Alphi Rho Chi awards a graduating senior who demonstrates leadership and service, as well as the promise of professional merit through his or her attitude and personality. Faculty nominate students—you do not need to apply. Learn more.

ARCC King Student Medal (Architecture)

The Architectural Research Centers Consortium awards the King Student Medal to an undergraduate or graduate student who acknowledges innovation, integrity, and scholarship in architectural and/or environmental design research. Faculty nominate students—you do not need to apply. Learn more.

Henry Adams Medal (AIA)

The American Institute of Architects awards the Henry Adams Medal to a graduating undergraduate and a graduating graduate student with the highest cumulative GPA in the architecture programs. Faculty nominate students—you do not need to apply. Learn more.

Outstanding Historic Preservation Master’s Thesis and/or Creative Project

We give the Outstanding Historic Preservation Master’s Thesis and/or Creative Project award to a graduating historic preservation graduate student after completing ARCH 605. Faculty nominate students—you do not need to apply.

Preservation Merit Award

We give the Preservation Merit Award to a master of science in historic preservation student based on standing. Faculty nominate students—you do not need to apply.

Sigma Pi Kappa National Honor Society

Sigma Pi Kappa National Honor Society recognizes master of science in historic preservation students with standings of a 3.7 or higher GPA. Faculty nominate students—you do not need to apply.

Premiere Organization Scholarships

Several key organizations support student scholarships, including:

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