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AIA Careers in Architecture Toolkit for Students

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Want to be an architect but don’t know where to start? You’ve come to the right place! Find out about schools, scholarships, summer immersion programs, and more with the AIA Careers in Architecture Toolkit for Students.



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The Architect's Journey: Exploring a Future in Architecture

Learning by Design Massachusetts

National Organization of Minority Architects Project Pipeline

Are You In High School?

Architecture, Construction, Engineering (ACE) Mentor Program

ASCA Guide to Architectural Education

ACSA Online Guide to Architecture Schools

Learning by Design Massachusetts

National Organization of Minority Architects Project Pipeline

Why I Decided to Become an Architect

Architecture Scholarships

Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara Lutah Maria Riggs Scholarship

Cal Poly Architecture Department Scholarships

DLA Architects THINK [about architecture] Scholarship

Gensler Scholarships

Syracuse University Architecture Scholarships

Texas Architectural Foundation Scholarships

Texas A&M University Architecture Scholarships

University of Oregon School of Architecture and Allied Arts Scholarships

AIA Chapter Scholarships

AIA Birmingham/ Birmingham Architectural Foundation Academic Scholarship Award

AIA Central Massachusetts Scholarship

AIA Dayton Architecture Scholarship

AIA DC/Washington Architectural Foundation Scholarship for Architecture Students

AIA Inland California Scholarship Program

AIA Kansas City Scholarship

AIA Kentucky/ Kentucky Society of Architects Scholarship

AIA Maui Scholarship Program

AIA Nebraska

AIA New Hampshire Architecture Foundation Scholarship

AIA New York Chapter and Center for Architecture Foundation

AIA North Dakota

AIA/ Northeast Illinois Scholarship

AIA Rochester Scholarship Program

AIA Southwest Washington

AIA Texas/ Texas Architectural Foundation Scholarships

Architectural Education Foundation of AIA Wyoming Scholarship Program

AIA Wisconsin/ Wisconsin Architectural Foundation Scholarship Program

Diversity Scholarships

AIA Dallas/Dallas Center for Architecture Minority Architect Scholarship

AIA Iowa/AIA National Scholarship

AIA Minnesota Clarence Wigington Minority Architectural Scholarship

National Indian Education Association Scholarships for Native Students

Summer Architecture Programs

Click here for a listing of Summer Architecture Programs broken down by region.

Selecting an Architecture Program

ASCA Online Guide to Architecture Schools

Before You Choose an Architecture School

NAAB Accredited Architecture Programs

Career Planning (The 3 Es of Architecture: Education, Experience, Examination

Careers in Architecture

Building a Career in Architecture

What Can I Do With a Major in Architecture?

After College, How Do I Start a Career in Architecture?

Landscape Architect: Career Information

Occupational Outlook Handbook - Architects

Architect Salaries

Other Organizations

American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS)

Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA)

National Organization of Minority Architects Students (NOMAS)


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