The AlA New Jersey Scholarship Foundation is seeking qualified applicants who are currently attending Schools of Architecture in order to award scholarship monies. The application form is available for view and download below. You can make as many copies as you need, please feel free to distribute.
Deadline for receipt of completed applications
(including transcripts and all materials) is FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013
Eligibility Requirements for 2013/2014 Scholarship Grant
AIA New Jersey Scholarship Foundation Inc. maintains a program of scholarship grants to qualified architectural students from New Jersey or attending architecture school in New Jersey for the purpose of recognizing scholastic achievement, demonstrated talent, and potential for success in the profession of Architecture. Financial need is also a consideration for the award of scholarship funds. It is noted that funds for the program come from contributions and fundraising efforts of AIA New Jersey members, interested sources in the construction industry, and private individuals located in New Jersey.
The information provided on the application, together with the supplementary documents, transcripts and data, will be treated confidentially. It will be used to evaluate the degree of need, scholastic promise, level of achievement, and other aspects of eligibility and potential, including personal goals and future plans for practicing architecture.
The application should be carefully and completely filled out, then returned to the foundation with the registration fee of $5.00, the personal statement essay, and along with examples of work in an 8-1/2" x 11" or 11" x 17" format collected together in a portfolio of current student projects and related mixed media design work. Supplemental documents including Transcript, Federal Student Aid form, and optional letters of reference can follow separately or can be sent as part of the package.
To be considered for a scholarship, a student must meet the following qualifications:
GENERAL INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS:
Failure to retain satisfactory grades towards obtaining a degree in Architecture will be considered cause for ineligibility on any subsequent application for assistance. There is no limitation on the awarding of grants, save that of the available funds, to the number of recipients attending from any single School of Architecture.
The actual amount of money to be made available to any one recipient is determined by the Board of Trustees on an annual basis. Scholarships are not intended to cover a student's total costs for any one semester or year, except in most unusual situations.
Any student eligible for consideration shall apply in full on or before the date of Friday, JUNE 14, 2013. All information received is maintained in complete confidence. Names of the scholarship grant recipients are publicized via the AIA New Jersey organization when awards are distributed.
All applications are due on or before FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013
Mail Completed Application Package to:
NJ Scholarship Foundation
Miseo Associates, PA Architects
ATTN: Christine Miseo, AIA
205 Mt. Pleasant Avenue
East Hanover, New Jersey 07936