Scholarship Opportunity for Emerging Professionals

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The AIA Academy of Architecture for Health Nashville Announces Scholarship Program for Emerging Professionals

The AIA Middle Tennessee AAH Nashville Chapter will sponsor two emerging architects to attend the 11th Annual Healthcare Design & Construction Symposium.  The conference will be held at Vanderbilt University on August 9-10, 2017. Each selected emerging architect will receive registration fees for the 2-day symposium.

Eligibility
* Candidates must have a minimum of one year, maximum six years’ work experience as an emerging architect as of August 1, 2017. One year of experience must be under the supervision of an architect working on healthcare projects or one year of work experience in a healthcare facility.
* Candidates must have the education or experience that will ensure eligibility for architecture licensing in the U.S. within three years. Newly licensed architects who meet the one to six years’ work experience above may also apply.

Application Requirements
Scholarship candidates should electronically submit the following materials to cheryln@esarch.com to be received by the AIA Middle Tennessee / AAH Nashville by Wednesday, July 19, 2017.  Scholarship recipients will be notified by August 2nd.

1. Cover Page with contact information: provide your name, work address, telephone and work e-mail address.
2. Essay – 300 to 400-word description of your interest and experience in healthcare architecture: Include any previous experience in related student or professional organizations, and your professional and educational background, e.g., university degree in architecture, past awards, etc. The essay should also state why attending the symposium is important to you, your career and how you plan to use what is learned at the conference in the future.
3. One-page resume: your resume should verify that you have one to six years of work experience as an emerging architect, with one year of experience under the supervision of an architect working on healthcare projects or one year of work experience in a healthcare facility. It should also verify your eligibility for licensing in the U.S. within three years.
4. One letter from a principal in your firm, recommending you, the candidate, for the scholarship and indicating the firm’s support of your participation in the symposium.

Learn More about the 11th Annual Healthcare Design & Construction Symposium on August 9-10 at Vanderbilt University HERE!