The Association for Women in Architecture Foundation offers annual cash awards to women students studying Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and/or Land Planning, Interior Design or Environmental Design leading to a college degree.


Applicants must meet the following qualifications to be eligible 
(see application form for more specific information):

  • Applicants must be residents of California or attending a California school, and must be enrolled in one of the qualifying majors for the current school term.

  • Applicants must have completed a minimum of 18 units in their major by the application due date.


Applications are available annually at the beginning of the year and must be received, complete with official transcripts, by mid April (see application form for exact date). Current forms will be posted to this site.

Awards Application

Lise Bornstein
Contact us at Scholarship Committee or (310) 534-8466.

Sponsor a Scholarship

Sponsors of AWAF scholarship awards are committed to supporting and encouraging women students as they strive to achieve their educational goals and enter the design professions. For information on becoming a sponsor and gaining a unique opportunity to be involved, please contact our Foundation President or our Scholarship Committee.

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