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You are not required to fill out an application for the following freshman scholarships because all first-year students are considered. Award amounts vary each year, depending on available funds.

Freshmen
This award is available to incoming freshmen or transfer students pursuing a major within the Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning. Recipients should have a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale and a minimum SAT score of 1090 on a scale of 1600 or the equivalent on a similar exam, such as the ACT. Students are eligible for the renewable scholarship for all four years if the student continues to meet the stated criteria. Learn more.
The program supports incoming freshmen with demonstrated academic excellence. Learn more.
The scholarship is open to incoming freshmen or transfer students in the Department of Architecture, based on merit. The scholarship is renewable for three years provided the student continues to meet specified criteria.
We offer scholarships to upperclass students, defined as anyone above a freshmen status (with 30 credit hours or more). Explore the awards below, and we encourage you to review university-wide scholarships and financial aid opportunities. Campus employment is also a great way to finance your education through a meaningful, career-focused job.
The Brad Ehrlichman Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students—undergraduate or graduate—majoring in architecture and accepted to participate in the foreign study World Tour program. We give preference to students who demonstrate financial need. No application required. Faculty nominate students.

The Schmidt Associates Scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students working on a Bachelor of Architecture within the Department of Architecture. The scholarship is awarded in the spring semester of a student's third (3rd) year of study to be applied during the fourth (4th) year of study; 1) Preference is given to under-represented groups; 2) Minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; 3) Must demonstrate a commitment to professional growth and development through leadership and participation in student and/or professional organizations and activities; 4) Must show evidence of community involvement and service; and 5) Some consideration will be given to students with financial need, although it is not a major determining factor.

The Kevin Theobald Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an architecture student at the end of their third year in the undergraduate program. This award honors students who have a drive for excellence and a commitment to their field of study. Students in the third year undergraduate architecture program nominate their fellow classmates for this award – the nomination form is attached (please send to the architecture program by the due date indicated). In identifying the Theobald Scholarship recipients through a review by a faculty committee preference will be given to students who have demonstrated financial need. Nomination form (PDF).
The David R. Hermansen Memorial Scholarship for Historic Preservation and Restoration is awarded to a candidate for admission to the first-year of the master’s in historic preservation program. Candidates must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.7, show academic achievement, and demonstrate a high degree of interest in the professional field. No application required. Faculty nominate students.
The LicketySplit Scholarship is awarded to a CAP student who has consistently displayed concern for fellow students and the community, a strong work ethic, and a personal philosophy of striving for excellence. We give preference to students with financial need. No application required. Faculty nominate students.
The Glen Sabados Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an architecture student at the end of their second year in the undergraduate program. This award honors students who have consistently displayed sincere concern for their fellow students and the community, demonstrates a strong work ethic, and manifests a philosophy of striving for excellence. Students in the second-year undergraduate architecture program nominate their classmates for this award – the nomination form is attached (please submit to the department by the due date indicated). In identifying the Sabados Scholarship recipient through a review by a faculty committee, preference is given to students who may have a financial need and who are an out-of-state student. Nomination form (PDF).

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