AIA Central Valley/John Ellis Architectural Scholarship

The AIA Central Valley/John Ellis Architectural Scholarship was established in 2018 by the American Institute of Architects, Central Valley Chapter, in recognition of Mr. Ellis’s significant service to the profession of architecture, through his support and involvement with the Chapter and as a professor of architecture at Cosumnes River College spanning 34 years. This scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to students pursuing a major in architecture.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a high school senior, undergraduate college student, graduate student or an adult re-entry student
  • Must be majoring in architecture at a Community College or Four-Year College/University in the fall
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Have attended or currently attending a school in the following counties: Alpine, Amador, Butte, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Lassen, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, Shasta, Sierra, Sutter, Tehama, Yolo and Yuba
  • Full time enrollment in 12 units or more is required during the academic year
  • Preference will go to students attending a Community College

Scholarship may be used for the cost of attendance at your school and educational expenses.

Renewal awards are available for a maximum of two years. Applicants must reapply for a renewal award.

Award
$500
Deadline
03/08/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you majoring in architecture?
  2. Have you attended or currently attending a school in the following counties: Alpine, Amador, Butte, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Lassen, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, Shasta, Sierra, Sutter, Tehama, Yolo and Yuba?
  3. Do you have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale?
  4. Will you be attending a Community College in the fall?
  5. Essay: What in your family or life story, up to this point, has influenced or inspired you to want to study architecture?
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