Architecture Scholarships

Through the generous support of our donors and diligent work of our board of directors, the Architecture Foundation of Georgia grants a number of scholarships to architecture students of all levels of study and post study. In addition, the Innovation Grant supports organizations and personal projects in pursuing the goals of architecture awareness. Please review our scholarship and grant opportunities for one that may suit and support your architecture focused efforts.

Questions? Contact Tangela Monroe at [email protected]


Applications for this year’s scholarship programs are currently closed. The 2022 scholarship round will open in Spring 2022. Please add yourself to the listserv to be informed of upcoming grants and opportunities.


Architecture Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship program was previously named the Dorothy Spence Memorial Scholarship in recognition of the longtime Executive Director of AIA Georgia and eloquent advocate of architecture in Georgia. The program assists students during one of their final two years of professional architecture studies in the state of Georgia.

Award Range: $750 – $2,500

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John D. Mulford Scholarship

This scholarship program honors the late John D. Mulford III. John D. Mulford, III was a graduate of Southern Polytechnic State University with a Bachelors degree in Architectural Engineering Technology. The program assists students during one of their final three years of professional architecture studies at his alma mater, Southern Polytechnic State University.

Award Range: $1,000 – $2,000

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EarthShare Fellowship Fund

Marci B. Reed, former Executive Director of the Architecture Foundation of GA and Robert E. Reed, III, her husband an a graduate of the Georgia Tech Architecture Program endowed the Foundation to support graduate students in architecture at Georgia Tech focusing their studies on sustainable design and construction practices.

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Sarah Cowart Leadership Fund

This scholarship program endowed by Savannah architect, Gerry Cowart, honors the late Sarah Hall Cowart and helps to remove the financial burden of students attending Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) who want to attend the national AIA Student leadership conferences but do not have the means to do so on their own.

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College of Fellows Scholarship

This new scholarship program is initiated and in partnership with the Georgia College of Fellows.

Award Range: N/A

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