Marian Petison, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
2016 Diversity Scholarship — First Prize Winner
Marian Petison, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
2016 Diversity Scholarship — First Prize Winner
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Scholarships

2016 / 2017 APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!

Gensler is committed to the education of emerging design talent. The firm has awarded nearly $230,000 in academic scholarships to students and graduates over the last 17 years. Gensler offers two U.S. scholarship opportunities annually.


GENSLER DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP
Submission Deadline: December 4, 2016 (midnight EST)

Awards African-American students enrolled in U.S. not-for-profit NAAB-accredited architecture programs with academic scholarships and summer internship opportunities.

APPLY HERE

Scholarship Details | Sample Application | Email questions to: diversity@gensler.com


GENSLER BRINKMANN SCHOLARSHIP
Submission Deadline: December 4, 2016 (midnight EST)

Awards students enrolled in U.S. not-for-profit CIDA-accredited interior design programs with academic scholarships and summer internship opportunities.

APPLY HERE

Scholarship Details | Sample Application | Email questions to: brinkman@gensler.com


TIMELINE

2016
Fall: Academic institutions internally nominate eligible students for participation in the scholarship program
December 4- Deadline (12 midnight EST): Online application and materials uploaded from nominated candidates

2017
January 20: Finalists notified
February 19- Deadline Select finalists submit digital video
March 6: Winners notified
Fall: Scholarship distribution made to academic institution(s)


PAST FINALIST VIDEOS

Gensler will review submissions and invite a select group of finalists to submit a digital video creatively introducing themselves to the jury and presenting their work.


PAST WINNERS

MARIAN PETISON
2016 Winner | Massachusetts College of Art + Design
“This opportunity is a foundation that will set me up for a great career, for which I cannot express how grateful I am.”

CHLOE NEUVIRTH
2016 Winner | University of Nebraska, Lincoln
“The scholarship has provided me with opportunities in the world of design that I have longingly hoped for, and a foundation to grow as a designer.”

LARRY TRAVIS
2014 Winner | Mississippi State University
“Receiving the Gensler Diversity Award helps to validate my efforts in school as a student.”