The Association for Women in Architecture Foundation is pleased to announce its 2018 Scholarships and 2018 Professional Development Fellowship Award!The Association for Women in Architecture Foundation (AWAF) is a tax-exempt charitable 501(c)(3) organization based in Los Angeles, California, dedicated to fostering educational and professional leadership opportunities for women in architecture and related fields including landscape architecture, interior design, urban planning and environmental design. Each year the AWAF celebrates some of the brightest emerging design talents by awarding scholarships to support these exceptional women in their continuing education. We offer cash awards to women students who are California residents or attending school in California, and who have completed at least 18 units in their major, by March 23rd , in a program granting a degree or certificate in one of the following majors: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban and Land Planning, Interior Design, and Environmental Design. Scholarships are awarded based on merit. Each prize is $2500. In 2014 and 2016, the AWAF was honored to win the prestigious Southern California Development Forum Philanthropy Award. With this generous funding, the AWAF is delighted to present the 2018 Professional Development Fellowship which celebrates professional women in architecture and allied fields by awarding its annual fellowship to mid-career women with a minimum of 10 years in their profession. The fellowship provides the opportunity to facilitate research, travel, study, writing and other forms of continued contribution to the profession. The Professional Development Fellowship is awarded based on merit. The award amount is $2500.Scholarships and the Professional Development Fellowship will be awarded at a reception during AWA+D's Symposium on April 28, 2018 in DTLA Arts District. Event details will be announced at a later date - check the website periodically for updates. The Professional Development Fellowship Award winner will present the results of their research at the 2019 AWAF awards event. Fellowship applications are due March 16th, by 3 pm. Scholarship applications are due on March 23rd, by 3 pm.For more information and a copy of the applications: http://awaplusd.org/fellowships/ http://awaplusd.org/scholarships/For more information about the AWA+D Symposium: www.awaplusd.orgContact Lise Bornstein at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.