Whenever your eyes fall upon the majestic pagodas, domed-roofs, high arches and gigantic structures, don’t they make you wonder whose idea was it to bring such magnificent buildings to life? The exquisite craftsmanship shown through the architectural designs compels people to acknowledge the importance of architects in building up of a civilisation. Lotus Temple of Delhi, Khajuraho temples of Madhya Pradesh, St. Paul’s Cathedral of Kolkata and the Taj Mahal of Agra force viewers to acknowledge the architects behind these splendours.
These structures of concrete and cement hold a fascination for students and create an urge in them to explore the field of architecture. But financial constraints force many of those students to let go of their dream of becoming an architect and look for other avenues.
To solve this problem and draw more students towards this field of study, the government as well as corporates and NGOs have launched several scholarships. Some of those scholarships has been listed below for your perusal.
Have a look at some of the best scholarships for students who wish to study architecture as their career choice:
Architecture, Construction Surveying Merit Scholarships 2017 – Instituted by Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, this scholarship is for graduate students from all over the world who wish to study MSc Commercial Practice for the Energy Sectors or MSc Construction Project Management here.
To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must have acquired first class degree and have relevant experience. The scholarship awards GBP 2,500 to the selected candidates.
TU Delft Architecture & the Built Environment Scholarship 2018 – The Delft University of Technology has designed this scholarship with the objective to give opportunity to talented students from across the world to pursue MSc programmes.
An applicant with 80% or higher cumulative GPA score in bachelor’s degree from a recognised university outside of Netherlands is eligible to apply for the scholarship. The scholarship includes contribution towards tuition fee for two years.
Nurture Merit cum Means Scholarship 2018 – With the aim to support meritorious students belonging to underprivileged section of the society, this scholarship has been initiated for undergraduates.
The applicants who are pursuing graduation and have scored 75% or above in their last exam, are eligible for this scholarship. Their annual family income from all sources must be lass than INR 2 Lac. The scholarship amounts to INR 20,000 per scholar.
All India Meritorious Scholarship Test (AIMST) 2017 – AIMST has been launched by Smiling Star Advisory Pvt. Ltd. with the aim to help meritorious students coming from weak financial background to pursue higher education.
Students of Class XI, XII and XII pass outs are eligible to apply. The selected students will get a scholarship amount of up to INR 25,000.
Monash International Leadership Scholarship 2018 – Monash University has started Monash International Leadership Scholarship for meritorious international students who wish to enrol for full-time undergraduate course at Monash campus in Australia.
To be eligible, the applicants must have received offer for a full-time Monash course. The scholarship includes full tuition fee waiver for the selected candidates.
The statement ‘Architecture is a dangerous mix of power and importance’ said by Rern Koolhaas leave us in awe of architects and their importance in the society.