University of Oregon

School of Architecture and Allied Arts

External Opportunities

Below are potential scholarship and student funding opportunities that we provide links to as a courtesy; these are not funds that are in any way managed or administered by the School of Architecture and Allied Arts.  If you have questions about any of these opportunities, please contact the organization that is offering it.

Architecture:

Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects, LLP

The Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architectural Scholarship Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation is opened for applications in the spring of each year, typically in early March (but this may vary year-to-year).  The scholarship includes a $10,000 stipend and an offer for an internship in one of ZGF's offices in Portland, Seattle, Los Angeles, or Washington DC.  Eligible applicants will be 5th year undergraduate or any year in a master's program of an accredited architecture school.  In summary, application materials typically include the ZGF application form; resume; portfolio of at least 5 examples of design work; one-page essay; and one letter of recommendation from the department head or a faculty member.  Students are responsible to visit the above link and carefully read all fully explained application details.

Architectural Foundation of Oregon

The Hatfield Architectural Award is scheduled to open for application in the fall (but this may vary year-to-year).  The $2,000 scholarship recognizes design excellence and community service and is open for application by students in the University of Oregon School of Architecture and Allied Arts' Department of Architecture and Portland State University's Department of Architecture.  In summary, application materials typically include portfolio with at least 3 samples of design work; two letters of recommendation; one-page essay; and current GPA transcript.  Students are responsible to visit the above link and carefully read all fully explained application details.

AIA Santa Clara Valley Chapter, David W. Lakamp Fund

The Santa Clara Valley Chapter of the American Institute of Architects offers several scholarships to Santa Clara Valley residents, and one to architecture students of any residency:

David W. Lakamp Fund

The applicant shall be any architecture student attending any school of architecture, and be a legal resident of the USA. International students are also eligible but require a valid USA Student Visa. Interests and studies should be focused on the cutting edge of architectural design, and in combination with an allied or other field of study.

See the website for details.