20 December 2012

AIA Grassroots Scholarships

DEADLINE IS 04 JANUARY 2013!!


2013 Grassroots Leadership Conference Scholarships Applications Due 04 January 2013!

AIA|NWPR will award 3 to 5 scholarships for the annual AIA Grassroots Leadership and Legislative Conference.  Scholarships will cover airfare and registration expenses to attend the conference.  Preference will be given to young architect AIA members (licensed less than 10 years) and Associate AIA members.  Applicants should highlight their leadership roles in their local AIA chapters and discuss what they wish to gain from the AIA Grassroots Conference.

Scholarship recipients will be required to attend all of the conference events including the lobbying meetings on Capitol Hill, and the AIA|NWPR Board of Representatives meeting on 20 March 2013 and dinner on 22 March 2013.  Dinner fees will be covered by AIA|NWPR.  Recipients will also be asked to provide a written report of their findings and lessons learned from the conference (no later than 30 days after the conference).

Application Requirements:
Interested candidates must submit the following as a PDF:
  • A one page letter of nomination from an AIA state or local chapter located in the AIA NWPR.  Candidates may be self-nominated, if they provide two letters of reference from AIA members in good standing, affirming the nominee's ambition and potential for leadership in the AIA.
  • One page resume listing as a minimum, education, professional experience, awards and acknowledgements, and related volunteer positions held.
  • One page essay from the nominee, focusing on what he or she hopes to gain from the experience both personally and professionally.
Submissions due no later than 5:00 PM on 04 January 2013 (Friday).

Submit PDF Applications to:  kinney@aiawa.org
Please submit applications as a single PDF.

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