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Competitions/Grants, RFPs/RFQs, Insurance Programs
Competitions, Scholarships & Grants
Stewardson Keefe LeBrun Travel Grant
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2018
The Center for Architecture and AIA New York are currently accepting applications for the Stewardson Keefe LeBrun Travel Grant. This grant is designed for early to mid-level architects to further their personal and professional development through travel. The grant was originally based on the idea of the Grand Tour, in which recent architectural graduates would travel through Europe experiencing art, architecture and culture first-hand. It focuses less on academic projects and more on self-directed education and self-fulfillment. Applications are due November 1st and recipient(s) will be awarded $20,000. Learn More
NAACP Design Competition
Submission Deadline: November 30, 2018
The NAACP has announced an architectural design competition for its headquarters, currently located in Baltimore, MD. The organization will establish the facility as an exemplar for an Equitable Living Building Project. Standards to be followed include The Living Building Challenge, LEED Platinum Certification, the WELL Building Standard, and more. Read More
2019 Wood Design Awards
Submission Deadline: September 28, 2018
Help us celebrate excellence in wood design, engineering and construction across the US. We’re looking for innovative building systems and techniques, as well as projects that showcase attributes of wood such as strength, beauty, versatility, cost-effectiveness and sustainability. Nominations are now open—and there’s no cost to submit!
Nominations will be judged by an independent jury of building design professionals, who will also select up to 10 projects to receive regional excellence awards. For program rules, category descriptions, and nomination information, please visit the competition website.
HOUZZ Scholarship Programs
Submisison deadline: December 15, 2018
The online design community offers twice-yearly student awards, including the Women in Architecture Scholarship. The $2,500 prize is open to female students studying architecture or architectural engineering with the goal of working in the residential sphere. Learn More
Sub-Zero + Wolf Kitchen Design Contest
Submission Deadline: January 31, 2019
For over 20 years, Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove have celebrated inspiring, innovative kitchen designs and their talented creators, through the Kitchen Design Contest. Participating in the Kitchen Design Contest is one of the best ways to build your business. Your entries will be judged by a distinguished panel of designers and architects. Finalists will attend the Best of the Best Summit and Gala - a rare opportunity to network and share ideas with your talented peers and the esteemed judges. And the recognition you'll receive may create exciting new business opportunities, elevating your career. It's time to claim your place as one of the industry's best. The entry process takes less than 30 minutes. Submit your work today! Read More
AIA Kentucky Professional Liability Insurance Program
AIA Kentucky has a long-standing relationship with Michael Busick and Gwathmey Tyler of The Underwriter's Group in Louisville to assist our members with their professional liability insurance needs and provide ongoing education and advice in the areas of risk management, contract review and dispute resolution.
C. Michael Busick, S. Gwathmey Tyler III, and Patrick O'Daniel
The AIA Trust
The AIA Trust was established in 1952 by The American Institute of Architects as a separate entity. The AIA Trust is governed by a group of six AIA members and one AIA component executive who serve as Trustees, appointed by the AIA President. As fiduciaries, the Trustees are stewards of each program offered.
The Trust selects member programs in conjunction with independent consultants to meet the Institute's high standards of quality, value, financial stability, service, and coverage. The Trustees are dedicated to providing AIA members with solid, current information to help with good decisions about complex and expensive matters. The AIA Trust serves as your advocate in getting information and claims handled properly and promptly. It receives no dues dollars and is not a source of revenue for the AIA.
Visit the AIA Trust web page for additional information on programs available.
KCIT Employee Benefits Program
Kentucky Construction Industry Trust (KCIT)
AIA Kentucky is an endorsing association of the Kentucky Construction Industry Trust (KCIT). The KCIT is an association-managed employee benefit program which pools nine construction industry associations from across Kentucky for the purpose of providing employee benefits to the members of endorsing associations.
Membership in AIA Kentucky provides architects and their employees access to very competitive rates and uncompromising service for group health, life, disability and IRC Sec. 125 plans.
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