Scholarships for Architectural History Majors

Architectural history is an engaging area of study that includes both art history and architecture. And many architectural history majors go on to have careers in the area of historic preservation. If that's the academic path that you're on, there's good news: There are a variety of scholarship opportunities out there for architectural history majors. Nonprofit foundations, professional organizations and individual schools, among other groups, often fund these scholarships. In some instances, scholarships are available to students pursuing a degree in any architectural discipline, while others are reserved for students focusing on architectural history. To qualify, you may need to maintain a minimum GPA. Submission of a resume or CV, letters of recommendation and a personal statement also may be required. If your future includes a degree in architectural history, check out the list of scholarship opportunities below.

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  • 2,500 - 30,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Museum Studies|American Studies|Decorative Arts|Architectural History|American History|Art|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Master's-level study|
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United States Capitol Historical Society Fellowship was established to support graduate students who are pursuing a degree program in art or architectural history, American history, American studies, museum studies, or decorative arts, and scholars with a proven record of research and publication. The program provides a $2,500 monthly sipend.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 52,425
  • 1 award
  • October 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Art History|Archaeology|Urban History|American Studies|Decorative Arts|Architectural History|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Doctoral-level study|Post-doctoral level study|
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Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellowship is a two-year fellowship at the Museum of the City of New York. This fellowship is for recent PhD's in the urban history, American studies, decorative arts, architectural history, or related fields who wish to gain hands-on experience in curatorial work and pursue an independent research project related to MCNY’s collections or programs.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 10,000
  • 1 award
  • December 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |U.S. Architectural History|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
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The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) and the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) created the Sally Kress Tompkins Fellowship. This fellowship allows the recipient to work on a 12-week HABS history project during the summer. Applicants must be a graduate student in architectural history or a related field. A stipend of $10000 will also be awarded.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Latrobe Chapter Annual Conference Fellowship Society of Architectural Historians
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  • 750
  • 1 award
  • December 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Architectural History|Urban Studies|Historic Preservation|Landscape History|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Washington|
  • School (College): |University|College|Affiliated with a research institution|
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The Latrobe Chapter Annual Conference Fellowship is awarded to graduate student enrolled at a college or university in Washington, DC.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Scott Opler Graduate Student Fellowships Society of Architectural Historians
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • September 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Architectural History|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|
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This fellowship was established in 2002 by funds from the Scott Opler Foundation and to honor the memory of the late historian of Renaissance art and architecture. The fellowship's purpose is to support the travel of advanced graduate students whose papers have been accepted for delivery at the SAH Annual International Conference. Applicants must be advanced graduate students in the field of architectural history or a related discipline to be eligible.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,200
  • 1 award
  • December 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Architectural History|
  • School (College): |Colleges and Universities in the Greater Philadelphia region|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|Advanced Undergraduate Students|
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The scholarship is for graduate students and advanced undergraduates enrolled in architectural history and theory programs whose not presenting papers at the conference, although the committee reserves the right to make the award to a candidate who is presenting.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Scott Opler Emerging Scholar Fellowships Society of Architectural Historians
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Architectural History|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Doctoral-level study|
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The Scott Opler Emerging Scholar Fellowships was established in 2002 to honors the memory of the late historian of Renaissance art and architecture Scott Opler. Applicants must be a member of Society of Architectural Historians and majoring in architectural history.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 400
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Architectural History|
  • School (College): |New England college or university|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Recent Graduate Students|
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The fellowship was established to help graduate students or emerging professionals attend the annual meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians in Pasadena.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.0
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