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. 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 Architecture scholarships. Some of those scholarships has been listed below for your perusal.
Have a look at some of the best Architecture scholarships for students who wish to study architecture as their career choice.
Top Architecture Scholarships for Indian Students
Instituted by Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, these architecture scholarships are for graduate students from all over the world. Students who wish to study MSc Commercial Practice for the Energy Sectors or MSc Construction Project Management are eligible for this programme.
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.
The Delft University of Technology has designed this scholarship for talented students from across the world to pursue MSc programmes.
Applicants with 80% or higher cumulative GPA score in bachelor’s degree from a recognised university outside Netherlands are eligible for this scholarship. The scholarship includes contribution towards tuition fee for two years. Some of the architecture scholarships are automated to assist application process. There is no hassle of application process for such scholarships. All applicants taking admission to requisite courses are automatically eligible for such Architecture scholarships.
This scholarship for undergraduates, aims to support meritorious students belonging to underprivileged section of the society
Architecture Scholarships contributing to even partial tuition fee of the students are a great aid to their education.
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.
AIMST is a National test organised 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 University has started Monash International Leadership Scholarship for meritorious international students. Students who wish to enroll for full-time undergraduate course at Monash Campus, Australia are eligible for this scholarship.
To be eligible for these architecture scholarships, 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.