Nemetschek Vectorworks has created a new scholarship program for architecture students in the United States. The recipient will be awarded 2,500.USD and the winner will be announced on 14 December 2012.
The Vectorworks Young Architects Student Scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding student who is pursuing either an undergraduate or graduate degree in architecture in the US. This new scholarship will be paid directly to the recipient’s educational institution, and can be used to pay for tuition and fees.
“Through The Vectorworks Young Architects Student Scholarship, we will honor the talents of today’s young, creative minds by recognizing one deserving student’s achievements and potential as a career architect,” says Steve Alden, U.S. Sales and Marketing Director at Nemetschek Vectorworks. “In addition, we hope our scholarship engages and encourages more students to pursue architecture and apply their skills to push this field into new and exciting directions.”
Applications must be submitted online at www.vectorworks.net/scholarship/ by November 30, 2012. Students must complete all three applications requirements, listed below, to be eligible for the award:
- Enter the Nemetschek Vectorworks Creative Minds Monthly Design Competition in October or November. Go to www.vectorworks.net/creativeminds for details about the competition, which challenges entrants to explore multiple options for documenting and presenting responses to a design concept.
- Present an architectural portfolio that showcases their individual creativity. Students may upload their portfolio to: www.vectorworks.net/scholarship/, or they can provide a link to their online portfolio within their electronic application.
- Submit a one-page explanation about why they deserve the scholarship. Students can upload responses as part of their online application.
In addition to the above requirements, applicants must be US citizens or US lawful permanent residents. They must also be full-time college students at the time of their application, pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies, and majoring in architecture or intending to major in the field.