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Architecture scholarships around the world

By Sabrina Collier

Updated August 11, 2022 Updated August 11, 2022

Planning to study architecture and need some extra funding? Check out these architecture scholarships on offer around the world, broken down by region…

Please note, partly because architecture is most commonly taught at postgraduate level, the majority of the scholarships below are for master’s or PhD courses. However, there are also some undergraduate awards on offer.

Architecture scholarships to study in the US and Canada

United States

  • Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship – Scholarships include an award of up to US$20,000 in architectural design, and one of up to $9,000 in art, architecture, dance, landscape architecture, theatre, or urban and regional planning for US students. Open to graduates of the College of Fine and Applied Arts of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and graduates of similar institutions of equal educational standing. Due to the worldwide restrictions and ongoing uncertainty following the COVID19 pandemic, this fellowship will not be awarded for the 2022-23 cycle, but will return. 
  • The American Institute of Architects – Various architecture scholarships available for both current undergraduates and current postgraduate students, based on academic performance.
  • Yale School of Architecture – Open to both US and non-US citizens who wish to study at the Yale School of Architecture, who demonstrate financial need.
  • Texas A&M University College of Architecture – Various scholarships available for current undergraduate and graduate students in the department of architecture.
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois School of Architecture – A range of international/domestic scholarships to study architecture at the university.
  • University of Nebraska – Lincoln College of Architecture – A range of architecture scholarships are available for both soon-to-be freshmen of the university and current students.
  • University of Southern California School of Architecture – Various scholarships available for students of different backgrounds, at undergraduate and graduate level including a merit-based scholarship ranging from 10 to 75 percent of tuition fees. 


Architecture scholarships to study in Europe

United Kingdom



Architecture scholarships to study in Asia


  • Nirankari Rajmata Scholarships – The Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation (SNCF) offers scholarships for technical courses at postgraduate level for commendable students who have an offer of a place to study at any Indian university.

Architecture scholarships to study in Australia and New Zealand


New Zealand

Architecture scholarships to study anywhere in the world

  • ACI Foundation Graduate Scholarships for International Students – Scholarships of US$3000-$5000 are available for graduates who wish to study an engineering, architecture or material science postgraduate program. Applications are accepted from anywhere in the world, but the graduate program must be recognized/accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). 

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