The Walter A. Hunt, Jr. Scholarship

🏆 Available:
💰 $10,000
⏳ 06/17

Scholarship Description

This scholarship honors the passing of Walter A. Hunt, Jr., it’s namesake and benefactor. It’s purpose is to promote and encourage the study of architecture by New York City public high school students through a two-year scholarship to supplement tuition and related costs during their freshman and sophomore years at a NAAB-accredited school of architecture in the U.S.

Scholarship is a single award in the amount of $10,000 per year for two years. After recipients complete their first year, they will submit a transcript, a recommendation from a professor, and a reflection of the year to the committee for the second year disbursement.
Applicants must be current New York City public high school seniors who have been accepted to a 5-year Bachelor of Architecture program at a NAAB-accredited School of Architecture in the U.S. Students at NYC Charter High Schools are eligible.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must currently be in high school
  • For residents of the following states: New York

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Essay required
  • Recommendations or references required
  • Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)
  • Portfolio required
  • College Acceptance Letter

How To Apply

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Donor: Center for Architecture

Founded in 1857, AIA New York is the oldest and largest chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The Chapter’s members include over 5,000 practicing architects, allied professionals, students, and public members interested in architecture and design. AIA New York is dedicated to three goals: design excellence, public outreach, and professional development.