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Herman Miller Healthcare sponsored eight intern architects to attend HealthcareDesign12, the fall conference of the Center for Health Design/AIA Academy of Architecture for Health. The conference was held at the Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ on November 3-6, 2012. Each selected intern architect received up to a $1,500 reimbursement to cover registration fees, air travel, and hotel room costs.
This scholarship program is part of Herman Miller's continuing commitment to excellence in healthcare architecture and support of young architects. View their design submissions.
The acceptance criteria posted here is for reference purposes only. Visit this page in Spring 2013 for next year’s criteria and submission deadlines.
• Candidates must have a minimum of one year, maximum six years' work experience as intern architects as of October 1, 2012. One year of experience must be under the supervision of an architect working on healthcare projects or one year of work experience in a healthcare facility.
• Candidates must have the education or experience that will ensure eligibility for licensing in the U.S. within three years. Newly licensed architects who meet the one to six years’ work experience above may also apply.
• Past Herman Miller Healthcare Scholars, AIA Academy Scholarship or Fellowship recipients are not eligible.
Scholarship candidates should electronically submit the following materials to email@example.com to be received by the AIA by Monday, August 20, 2012:
1. Cover Page with contact information: provide your name, work address, telephone, fax, and work e-mail address. As a back-up, please also provide your home address, phone number, and personal e-mail address.
2. Essay - 300 to 400 word description of your interest and experience in healthcare architecture: Include any previous experience in related student or professional organizations, and your professional and educational background, e.g., university degree in architecture, past awards, etc. The essay should also state why attending the conference is important to you, your career and how you plan on using what is learned at the conference in the future.
3. One-page resume: your resume should verify that you have one to six years of work experience as an intern architect, with one year of experience under the supervision of an architect working on healthcare projects or one year of work experience in a healthcare facility. It should also verify your eligibility for licensing in the U.S. within three years.
4. One letter from a principal in your firm, recommending you, the candidate, for the scholarship and indicating the firm’s support of your participation in the conference.