The Architecture and Design Scholarship

The Home Builder Digest Design and Architecture Scholarship supports an undergraduate or graduate student whose passion lies in exploring the connection of design, beauty, and utility. The scholarship recipient receives a one-time $1,000 scholarship for the 2022-2023 academic year.


To be eligible for the Home Builder Digest Design and Architecture Scholarship, students must meet the following criteria:

  1. GPA of 3.0 or higher
  2. Undergraduate student majoring in Architecture, Design, Construction, or related field OR a Graduate student attending a NAAB-accredited architecture program.

Application Process

Applications for the 2022-2023 academic year are now open. The application timeline is from August 1 2021 to June 31, 2022, with the winner announced on August 1, 2022. The scholarship check will be sent directly to the winning student's school's Financial Aid office.

Applicants must submit:

  1. A comprehensive essay that discusses your studies of architecture and design and a particular project, building, or home which inspires you (1,000-2,000 words)
  2. A professional resume
  3. Transcript
  4. Optional: A portfolio of work (design, drawings, models, etc.)


Please email our editor-in-chief Jack at [email protected] with the subject “Home Builder Digest Design and Architecture Scholarship" and we will get back to you within 48 hours.

Home Builder Digest is a national online magazine dedicated to the residential housing industry. The magazine celebrates the best home builders, remodelers, and architects throughout the country and is a trusted source for recommendations about construction professionals. We also offer consultation services and building expertise for current and future homeowners.

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