The American Institute of Architects Richmond was founded in 1976.

2022 Scholarship Applications

AIA Richmond is committed to supporting the next generation of architects.

The chapter is now accepting applications for its 2022 scholarship program through March 31, 2022.


Graduating seniors from the Greater Richmond Metropolitan area that have been accepted into architecture degree program accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) are eligible to apply.


Applications for the 2022 award are being accepted through March 31, 2022.

Application materials include:

  • A personal essay (see details below)
  • School transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation (provided non-family members)
  • Letter of acceptance into an architecture degree program

If selected, the applicant will be required to supply a W9, a photograph, and a completed student demographic form.


The personal essay should be no more than 500 words. In the essay, please address the following:

Identify three elements of architecture in your community that influenced you. Why is this architecture important to you? Why is this architecture important to your community?

Applications can be submitted below.

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Looking for other regional or national scholarship opportunities? Check out the AIAS Scholarships & Fellowships page.

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