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Scholarships Honors and Awards

Many scholarships, honors, and awards are available to students at the BAC. For information regarding current scholarship opportunities, please contact please contact the Honors & Awards Department at 617-585-0125.


Boston Architectural College Honors & Awards Scholarships

Students Entering the BAC

The Edward J. Aisner & Eleanor H. Aisner Emerging Design Leaders Scholarship
Award Amount:
$3,000 per semester for duration of program
The Emerging Design Leaders Scholarship is a competitive award granted to incoming students who have demonstrated a history of strong leadership and academic excellence.

Scholarship Criteria
The following requirements must be met in order to qualify for the Emerging Design Leaders Scholarship:

  • Students must demonstrate a history of leadership and academic excellence through the application for admission
Application Requirements

Students must submit all required paperwork necessary for a complete application file, which includes:

  •  The application for admission (there is a $50 non-refundable application fee)
  •  Official transcript (high school for undergraduate applicants and college for graduate applicants).
  •  Resume
  •  Creative Exercise Scholarship

The Houseman Professional Program Scholarship

Amount: Full tuition for first two years, with student contribution increasing annually in increments
Established in 2006 through The Robert Houseman and Richard Kirkham Fund for Diverse High School Students Entering the Design Professions*, this scholarship is a full-tuition scholarship for the first two years of study and covers a substantial amount for the remaining time of study. The scholarship is awarded to a past Houseman Summer Academy Scholarship recipient and is applied to the Academic Only Program in the professional bachelor's program of the recipient's choice.

Scholarship Criteria
The following requirements must be met in order to qualify for the Houseman Professional Program Scholarship:

  •  Students must have previously attended BAC Summer Academy as a Houseman Scholarship recipient
  •  Students must currently be high school seniors at the time of their application
Application Requirements:

To be considered for the scholarship, students must submit the following materials:

  •  A completed Houseman Professional Program Scholarship Application
  •  A 500 to 1,000 word essay highlighting their experience at the BAC Summer Academy and describing their interest in and commitment to attending the BAC in one of the bachelor degree professional programs - Architecture, Interior Design, or Landscape Architecture
  •  A completed BAC Application for Admission, including the Creative Exercise
  •  A copy of their high school transcript.
  •  A copy of their resume

The PILOT Scholarship

Amount: Full tuition scholarship
The PILOT Scholarship, a full tuition and fees scholarship for the length of the program, is awarded to a graduate of the Boston Public Schools and Boston city resident who has been accepted and will be attending the B.Arch, BID, BDS, or BLA program.

Scholarship Criteria
The following requirements must be met in order to qualify for the PILOT Scholarship:

  • Students must be a graduate of the Boston Public Schools and a Boston city resident
Application Requirements:

To be considered for the scholarship, students must submit the following materials:

  • A completed BAC Application for Admission, including the Creative Exercise


Students in their First Year

The Royal Barry Wills AOP Portfolio Award
Amount
: $1,000
This prize is awarded to the student enrolled in the Academic Only Program who presents the strongest portfolio during or at the end of the 2-semester program. Students are assessed for strength of academic projects; range and strength of skills relevant to obtaining a position in practice; presentation of work both graphically and verbally; clarity of resume content and presentation.

Scholarship Criteria
The following requirements must be met in order to qualify for the Wills Scholarship:

  •  Students must be enrolled in or have just completed the Academic Only Program
  •  Students must be in good academic standing
Application Requirements
  •  To be considered for the scholarship, students must submit a copy of their current BAC portfolio


Students in their Second Year

The Heenan Scholarship
Amount:
$1,000
Established in 2002, this need and merit-based scholarship is awarded each fall to a student selected by the Director of Financial Aid, in acknowledgement of Edward Heenan and his son, Edward Brett Heenan in recognition of their love for the profession of architecture.

Scholarship Criteria
The following requirements must be met in order to qualify for the Heenan Scholarship:
• Students must be enrolled in their second year at the BAC
• Students must have high financial need
• Students must be in good academic standing

Students that meet these criteria are notified directly by the Honors & Awards Department once their status is confirmed with the Registrar's Office.


The Richard Painter Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
The Richard Painter Scholarship was established in 2001 in honor of Richard Painter, a principal at Beacon Architectural Associates. Beacon principals recognize the demands of working and studying full-time, and hope the scholarship will inspire students to continue progression towards the completion of their program of study.

Scholarship Criteria
The following requirements must be met in order to qualify for the Painter Scholarship

  •  Students must be enrolled in the BID, B.Arch, BDS or BLA program
  •  Students must have completed at least two semesters in the Concurrent Program at the time of application
  •  Students must have applied for and received Financial Aid (can include Stafford Loans)
  •  Students must be in good academic standing
Application Requirements
  • Students who are eligible must submit a 250-500 word essay about their experiences balancing academics and practice at the BAC


Students In/Entering Segment I

The Alumni/ae Association Scholarship
Amount:
$1,500
The Alumni/ae Scholarship was established in 1972, through action taken by the Board of the Alumni/ae Association, to help an outstanding and deserving student with a partial tuition scholarship for a semester of study at the Boston Architectural College.

Scholarship Criteria
The following requirements must be met in order to qualify for the Alumni/ae Association Scholarship:

  •  Students must be currently enrolled full time at the BAC, and their course load must include B2 Studio
  •  Students must have been enrolled at the BAC for at least 2 semesters
  •  Students meeting the above criteria must rank in the top 12 students based on their Adjusted GPA (AGPA)*

Students that meet these criteria are notified directly by the Honors & Awards Department once their status is confirmed with the Registrar's Office.

Application Requirements

  • Students who are eligible to participate must submit their current BAC portfolio.

The Segment I Portfolio Award

Amount: $500
This prize is awarded twice a year to assist an outstanding student with the most impressive portfolio from the Segment I Portfolio Review. Students are nominated during Portfolio Review then chosen by the H&A Committee.

Scholarship Criteria
The following requirements must be met in order to qualify for the Segment I Portfolio Award:

  •  Student's portfolio must pass Segment I Portfolio Review with at least one recommendation to be considered for nomination for the award
  •  Once recommended, student's portfolio must be reviewed and selected by a committee to determine who will be officially nominated for the award

Students that meet these criteria are notified directly by the Honors & Awards Department once their status is confirmed with the Education Department.

Application Requirements
Students who are eligible to participate must submit their BAC Segment I Portfolio.


The Richard Painter Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
The Richard Painter Scholarship was established in 2001 in honor of Richard Painter, a principal at Beacon Architectural Associates. Beacon principals recognize the demands of working and studying full-time, and hope the scholarship will inspire students to continue progression towards the completion of their program of study.

Scholarship Criteria
The following requirements must be met in order to qualify for the Painter Scholarship

  •  Students must be enrolled in the BID, B.Arch, BDS or BLA program
  •  Students must have completed at least two semesters in the Concurrent Program at the time of application
  •  Students must have applied for and received Financial Aid (can include Stafford Loans)
  •  Students must be in good academic standing
Application Requirements

Students who are eligible must submit a 250-500 word essay about their experiences balancing academics and practice at the BAC


Students In/Entering Segment II

The William E. Nast Scholarship
Amount:
$500
Established in 1987, through the generosity of William E. Nast, this scholarship is awarded twice a year to assist two outstanding students with the most impressive portfolios from the Segment II Portfolio Review. Students are nominated during Portfolio Review then chosen by the H&A Committee.

Scholarship Criteria
The following requirements must be met in order to qualify for the Nast Scholarship:

  •  Student's portfolio must pass Segment II Portfolio Review with at least one recommendation to be considered for nomination for the award
  •  Once recommended, student's portfolio must be reviewed and selected by a committee to determine who will be officially nominated for the award

Students that meet these criteria are notified directly by the Honors & Awards Department once their status is confirmed with the Education Department.

Application Requirements
Students who are eligible to participate must submit their BAC Segment II Portfolio.


The Steffian Bradley Architects Scholarship

Amount: $1,500
Established in 1980 in memory of Joseph M. Bradley through the generosity of Steffian Bradley Architects, this scholarship is awarded twice a year to assist an outstanding student enrolled in their first C-level studio.

Scholarship Criteria
The following requirements must be met in order to qualify for the Steffian Bradley Architects Scholarship:

  •  Students must be currently enrolled in their first C-Level Studio
  •  Students must have been enrolled at the BAC for at least 2 semesters
  •  Students meeting the above criteria must rank in the top 6 students based on their Adjusted GPA (AGPA)*

Students that meet these criteria are notified directly by the Honors & Awards Department once their status is confirmed with the Registrar's Office.

Application Requirements
Students who are eligible to participate must submit their current BAC portfolio.


The Dean Arcangelo Cascieri Scholarship

Amount: $1,500
Established in 1969 in honor of former BAC Dean, Arcangelo Cascieri, this scholarship is awarded twice a year to assist an outstanding full-time student in Segment II.

Scholarship Criteria

  • The following requirements must be met in order to qualify for the Cascieri Scholarship:
  •  Student must be currently enrolled at the BAC, in Segment II and have already completed at least two Segment II studios
  •  Student must have passed Practice Progress Review
  •  Student must have been at the BAC for at least 2 semesters
  •  Students meeting the above criteria must rank in the top 12 students based on their Adjusted GPA (AGPA)*

Students that meet these criteria are notified directly by the Honors & Awards Department once their status is confirmed with the Registrar's Office.

Application Requirements
Students who are eligible to participate must submit their current BAC portfolio.


The Richard Painter Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
The Richard Painter Scholarship was established in 2001 in honor of Richard Painter, a principal at Beacon Architectural Associates. Beacon principals recognize the demands of working and studying full-time, and hope the scholarship will inspire students to continue progression towards the completion of their program of study.

Scholarship Criteria
The following requirements must be met in order to qualify for the Painter Scholarship

  •  Students must be enrolled in the BID, B.Arch, BDS or BLA program
  •  Students must have completed at least two semesters in the Concurrent Program at the time of application
  •  Students must have applied for and received Financial Aid (can include Stafford Loans)
  •  Students must be in good academic standing
Application Requirements
Students who are eligible must submit a 250-500 word essay about their experiences balancing academics and practice at the BAC


The Roy Viklund Scholarship

Amount: $5,000
The Roy Viklund Scholarship was established in June of 2005 with a gift from Sasaki Associates to honor the memory of Roy Viklund. Roy was a BAC graduate who worked at Sasaki for over thirty years, twenty of those as a principal. Roy served in Vietnam and returned to the States to pursue a career in architecture. It was through the support of the BAC that he was able to achieve that dream.

Scholarship Criteria

  • The following requirements must be met in order to qualify for the Viklund Scholarship:
  •  Students must be in Segment II or beyond
  •  Students must be currently enrolled in coursework and in good academic standing
  •  Have unmet financial need
Application Requirements

To be considered for the scholarship, eligible students must submit the following:

  •  A 1000-5000 word essay that addresses their philosophy of design, the benefits and challenges inherent in a concurrent curriculum and articulate the values and character traits that have guided them through their program at the BAC.


Students In/Entering Segment III

The William P. Francisco, IV Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
This scholarship was established in 2008 by friends and family of Bill Francisco, a former BAC student and faculty member. The scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving Bachelor of Architecture student who is currently enrolled in their first semester of Degree Project Studio.

Scholarship Criteria
The following requirements must be met in order to qualify for the Francisco Scholarship:

  •  Student must be currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Architecture program at the BAC
  •  Student must be enrolled in their first semester of Degree Project Studio in the semester for which this scholarship is awarded
  •  Student must have a GPA of 2.8 or higher
  •  Student must demonstrate financial need

Students that meet these criteria are notified directly by the Honors & Awards Department once their status is confirmed with the Registrar's Office.

Application Requirements
To be considered for the scholarship, students must submit the following materials:

  •  A copy of their current BAC portfolio
  •  A 1,000-2,000 word essay expressing their desire to have a career in Architecture and the values and character traits they feel have guided them in their program at the BAC.

The Richard Painter Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
The Richard Painter Scholarship was established in 2001 in honor of Richard Painter, a principal at Beacon Architectural Associates. Beacon principals recognize the demands of working and studying full-time, and hope the scholarship will inspire students to continue progression towards the completion of their program of study.

Scholarship Criteria

  • The following requirements must be met in order to qualify for the Painter Scholarship
  •  Students must be enrolled in the BID, B.Arch, BDS or BLA program
  •  Students must have completed at least two semesters in the Concurrent Program at the time of application
  •  Students must have applied for and received Financial Aid (can include Stafford Loans)
  •  Students must be in good academic standing
Application Requirements

Students who are eligible must submit a 250-500 word essay about their experiences balancing academics and practice at the BAC


The Roy Viklund Scholarship

Amount: $5,000
The Roy Viklund Scholarship was established in June of 2005 with a gift from Sasaki Associates to honor the memory of Roy Viklund. Roy was a BAC graduate who worked at Sasaki for over thirty years, twenty of those as a principal. Roy served in Vietnam and returned to the States to pursue a career in architecture. It was through the support of the BAC that he was able to achieve that dream.

Scholarship Criteria
The following requirements must be met in order to qualify for the Viklund Scholarship:

  •  Students must be in Segment II or beyond
  •  Students must be currently enrolled in coursework and in good academic standing
  •  Have unmet financial need
Application Requirements

To be considered for the scholarship, eligible students must submit the following:

  •  A 1000-5000 word essay that addresses their philosophy of design, the benefits and challenges inherent in a concurrent curriculum and articulate the values and character traits that have guided them through their program at the BAC.

The Peter Woytuk Scholarship

Amount: $500
Established in 1974 in memory of Peter Woytuk, Chair of the BAC Thesis Committee from 1970 to 1974, this scholarship is awarded twice a year to a student who will be entering Thesis I the following semester and who exemplifies the values and philosophy of Peter Woytuk. Students enrolled in Thesis Seminar are nominated based on GPA and then chosen by the Thesis & Honors & Awards Committee.

Scholarship Criteria
The following criteria must be met in order to qualify for the Woytuk Scholarship:

  •  Student must be currently enrolled in at the BAC in Thesis Seminar
  •  Student must rank in the top 10 students based on AGPA*

Students that meet these criteria are notified directly by the Honors & Awards Department once their status is confirmed with the Registrar's Office.

Application Requirements
Students who are eligible to participate must submit their current BAC portfolio.


Graduation Awards

The Kevin O'Marah Award
Amount:
$1,000
This award, endowed by the O'Marah Family, honors a member of the graduating class who best embodies excellence in all the areas of a BAC education: the academic experience, the conceptual experience, and the practice experience. A trophy and cash award is to be given annually to that member of the graduating class who best embodies the professional belief that Kevin O'Marah held in the value of practice-based design education as conducted by the BAC through its concurrent mix of lab and lecture-based study. The award is open to all members of the graduating class who meet selection criteria.

Students that meet the criteria for the O'Marah Scholarship are notified directly by the Honors & Awards Department with information on how to apply once their status is confirmed with the Registrar's Office and the Practice Department.


Alpha Rho Chi Medal

Amount: N/A
The Alpha Rho Chi Medal is awarded annually by the National Professional Architectural Fraternity to graduates of each school of architecture in the United States, based on leadership and achievement.

Scholarship Criteria
The following criteria must be met in order to qualify for the Alpha Rho Chi Medal

  •   Student must be cleared to graduate from the Architecture Degree Program
  •   Student must, according to the Alpha Rho Chi Fraternity, "... have shown an affinity for leadership, performed  willing service for the school or department, and give promise of real  professional merit through his or her attitude and personality."

Eligible students are internally nominated by staff and faculty and reviewed by committee. The winner is presented with a medal at Commencement. No applications from students are accepted.


The AIA Henry Adams Medal and Certificate

Amount: N/A
A certificate and engraved medal awarded each year by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) to the top-ranking student in each Architecture program accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board. A Certificate of Merit is also offered to the second-ranking student.

Scholarship Criteria
The following criteria must be met in order to qualify for the AIA Henry Adams Medal and Certificate:

  •  Student must be a graduate in the Architecture program and the highest or second highest-ranking student, as determined by the Registrar's office, in their respective program (Masters or Bachelors).


The following scholarships are awarded to graduating students for work related to their Thesis or Degree Project. To qualify, students must first be nominated by their respective program (Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture or Design Studies). Nominated students display their work in the McCormick Gallery and winners are selected by a committee.

The Edwin T. Steffian Centennial Thesis Award
Amount:
$1,000
This award consists of a monetary stipend and certificate and is awarded to the most successful thesis presentation of the year's graduating class. This award is considered to symbolize "the best of the Architecture Thesis class". All graduating Architectural Thesis students who receive Commendation Awards are eligible.


The Greene Architecture Degree Project Studio Award

Amount: $1,000
The purpose of the award is to honor the graduating Architecture Degree Project Studio student with the best end of term studio project. All graduating Architecture Degree Project Studio students who have received a Commendation are eligible to participate. The award will be given to the student who presents the most outstanding end of term studio project.


The Greene Interior Design Degree Project Studio Award

Amount: $1,000
The purpose of the award is to honor the graduating Interior Design Degree Project Studio student with the best end of term studio project. All graduating Interior Design Degree Project Studio students who have received a Commendation are eligible to participate. The award will be given to the student who presents the most outstanding end of term studio project.


The Greene Bachelor of Design Studies Award

Amount: $1,000
The purpose of the award is to honor the graduating Bachelor of Design Studies student with the best end of term studio project. All graduating Bachelor of Design Studies students who have received a Commendation are eligible to participate. The award will be given to the student who presents the most outstanding end of term studio project.


The Greene Award for Architecture Thesis Excellence

Amount: $1,000
The purpose of the award is to honor the graduating Distance Masters of Architecture student with the best end of term studio project. All graduating Distance Masters of Architecture students who have received a Commendation are eligible to participate. The award will be given to the student who presents the most outstanding end of term studio project.


The Greene Award for Interior Design Thesis Excellence

Amount: $1,000
The purpose of the award is to honor the graduating Interior Design student with the best end of term studio project. All graduating Interior Design students who have received a Commendation are eligible to participate. The award will be given to the student who presents the most outstanding end of term studio project.


The Greene Landscape Architecture Degree Project Studio Award

Amount: $1,000
The purpose of the award is to honor the graduating Landscape Architecture student with the best end of term studio project. All graduating Landscape Architecture students who have received a Commendation are eligible to participate. The award will be given to the student who presents the most outstanding end of term studio project.


Practice Scholarships

The Herbert Glassman Practice Award
Amount: $100
This award is given to students for their outstanding participation in Practice Progress Review, the personal interview between students and Practice faculty members about students' professional progress. Students are nominated and chosen for the award by Practice Faculty following each Practice Progress Review.


Practice Achievement Award

Amount: $100
Awarded to students with an outstanding score on their Practice Report. Practice Report Reviewers and Practice Credit Certifiers, as well as Practice Faculty members nominate students for the award during each reporting period.


Travel/Educational Opportunity Scholarships

The John Worthington Ames Scholarship
Amount
: Varies
Established in 1955 by Mrs. John Worthington Ames in memory of her husband, this scholarship is awarded each year for outstanding scholastic achievement to a student in Segment III (including January grads) for further personal development through an educational experience related to architecture in accordance with a stated and accepted program. Eligible students are notified to apply and the recipient is selected based on academic records, review of portfolios, and personal interviews with the John Worthington Ames Scholarship Committee. Students are invited to submit twice for this scholarship.

Scholarship Criteria
The following requirements must be met in order to qualify for the Ames Scholarship:

  •  Students must have entered Thesis or Degree Project prior to the semester in which they apply
  •  Students must have attended the BAC for at least six semesters.
  •  Students must not have applied for this scholarship twice before.
  •  Students who graduated in the past year may apply provided they have not done so twice before
Application Requirements:

To be considered for the scholarship, students must submit the following materials:

  •  An essay of 500 words maximum (double spaced) outlining their proposed use of the funds, travel itinerary and how they feel this use will further your professional, academic and personal goals.
  •  A hard copy of their portfolio (electronic copies will not be accepted). Portfolios are limited to the standard presentation size of either 8 ½ x 11" or 11 x 17". No oversized portfolios will be reviewed.

Designers Lighting Forum Scholarship

Amount: $2,500/$1,500 (varies depending on location of conference)
Sponsored by the Designers Lighting Forum of New England (DLF-NE), this scholarship provides funding for one student to attend a lighting design show each year with the destination alternating between the Light + Building: International Trade Fair for Architecture and Technology in Frankfurt, Germany and LDS in New York City. Recipients are mentored throughout the trip by a DLF-NE representative and are expected to present a summary of their trip at an event determined by the DLF-NE upon their return.

Scholarship Criteria
The following requirements must be met in order to qualify for the DLFNE Scholarship:

  •  Students must be enrolled full-time and in Segment II or III
  •  Students must be in good academic standing
  •  Students must have successfully completed a Lighting Design course at the BAC [TM7365/365, TM7369/369, CD105E/TM470 Lighting Design Workshop], TM471 Lighting the Environment or its equivalent at another institution
  •  Students must be eligible to travel internationally (required for Frankfurt travel only)

Application Requirements:
To be considered for the scholarship, students must submit the following materials:

  •  A short (no longer than 100 words) statement of why they are passionate about learning more about lighting and attending the conference
  •  A rendering, a sample portfolio of lighting design work OR drawings to show their enthusiasm for lighting design

The John Heman Pilling Architecture Design Scholarship

Amount: $3,600
Established in 2005 from a gift from Ruth H. Pilling, the Pilling Scholarship is used to assist students with BAC related travel expenses. Ruth Pilling had several passions, including education, excelling in language, and studying through travel. All degree students registered for the chosen travel program will receive an equal distribution of the scholarship.

Scholarship Criteria
The following requirements must be met in order to qualify for the Pilling Scholarship:

  •  Students must be enrolled in the studio/travel opportunity for which the scholarship has been allocated in the given semester
Application Process
  •  None - students are automatically awarded if they meet the criteria above.

A. Anthony Tappé Fontainebleau Prize

Amount: $3,000
Each year, the BAC and Anthony Tappé provide one scholarship for an exciting study abroad program outside Paris, France. Selection is based on academic and practice standing, with preference given to advanced students of Architecture with excellent academic records and portfolio.

During the past 80 years, the Fontainebleau Schools have brought together different artistic disciplines in order to explore new ways of seeing, thinking and making architecture. The presence of a Music School gives a unique opportunity for the Fine Arts students to explore relationships between architecture and music, develop collaborations with musicians, and to attend rehearsals and concerts. Studio spaces in Fontainebleau and on the Chateau grounds offer inspiring places to develop design proposals and installations.

At the Fontainebleau Schools of Music and Fine Arts, students have the opportunity to come in direct contact with the work and the theories of European architects, artists and theoreticians (primarily French). The core curriculum includes architecture, landscape, painting and sculpture with possible courses in photography, fresco painting, stained glass and mosaic. Students are required to accomplish projects in at least three disciplines. Numerous field trips are organized to acquaint students with the finest masterpieces of French art and architecture, both historic and contemporary. Classes and workshops take place in and around the magnificent Chateau of Fontainebleau. The various buildings and gardens of the Chateau provide an outstanding and inspirational setting.

For additional information, please visit http://www.fontainebleauschools.org.

Scholarship Criteria
The following requirements must be met in order to qualify for the Fontainebleau Scholarship:

  •  Students must be enrolled in coursework in the Architecture Degree Program (preference given to advanced students; Segment II or higher).
  •  Students must be maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress for their Degree Program, as well as for Financial Aid
  •  Students must have demonstrated leadership skills and good citizenship as a BAC student
Application Requirements:

To be considered for the scholarship, students must submit the following materials:

  •  A current portfolio
  •  A sketchbook
  •  An essay of no more than 500 words discussing the importance of their participation in the Fontainebleau Architecture program to their educational goals.


Bachelor of Architecture Students

The Bob Scagliotti Scholarship
Amount:
Two scholarships of $2,250 awarded annually
The Scagliotti Scholarship is awarded each year to a student in the Bachelor of Architecture program who has improved their community through volunteer work or who wishes to change careers and enter the field of architecture.

Scholarship Criteria
The following requirements must be met in order to qualify for the Scagliotti Scholarship:

  •  Student must be currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Architecture program at the BAC
  •  Student must be currently maintaining a GPA of 2.8 or higher
  •  Student must demonstrate financial need as defined by the Financial Aid Office
Application Requirements

To be considered for the scholarships, students must submit the following materials:

  •  An essay expressing their desire to have a career in architecture that highlights their community service activities.


All Students

The Adeline Graves Fournier Prize
Amount:
$300 (1st Place) & $200 (2nd Place)
The Adeline Graves Fournier Prize was established in 1997 at the Boston Architectural College by her husband, Joseph Fournier, and her family. Adeline (Ada) Graves was a graduate and long-standing supporter of the BAC. She was a dedicated and caring friend of many generations of BAC students. This prize honors her great enthusiasm for life and art.

Scholarship Criteria
The following requirements must be met in order to qualify for the Graves Scholarship:

  •  Students must be enrolled in coursework in a BAC Degree Program.
  •  Students must be maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress for their Degree Program, as well as for Financial Aid.
  •  Students cannot have won this prize previously
Application Requirements:

To be considered for the scholarship, students must submit the following materials:

  •  One current sketchbook or illustrated journal with their freehand drawings, illustrating work and impressions gained while attending the BAC.
  •  Work from previous schools should not be included.
  •  Work cannot be done on a computer.