Janet Chen, University of Texas at Austin
2017 Brinkmann Scholarship — First Prize Winner
1 of 8
Janet Chen, University of Texas at Austin
2017 Brinkmann Scholarship — First Prize Winner
1 of 8

Scholarships

2018 APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN

Gensler is committed to the education of emerging design talent. The firm has awarded nearly $260,000 in academic scholarships to students and graduates over the last 19 years. Gensler offers two U.S. scholarship opportunities annually.


GENSLER DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP
Submission Deadline:  December 10, 2017, 11 p.m. EST

Awards underrepresented and minority students enrolled in U.S. not-for-profit NAAB-accredited architecture programs with academic scholarships and summer internship opportunities. First prize winner will receive $20k and second prize will receive $10k in scholarships.

APPLY HERE

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GENSLER BRINKMANN SCHOLARSHIP
Submission Deadline: December 10, 2017, 11 p.m. EST

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

APPLY HERE

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TIMELINE

2017
Fall: Academic institutions internally nominate eligible students for participation in the scholarship program
December 10th: Online application and materials uploaded from nominated candidates

2018
January 19th: Finalists notified
February 15th: Select finalists submit digital video
Early March: Winners notified
Summer: Gensler Internship
Fall: Scholarship disbursement 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. Here is a selection of recent winners.


SELECT GENSLER SCHOLARSHIP ALUMNI

FARRE NIXON
2017 Winner | University of Pennsylvania
"Gensler has exceptional staff, engaging clientele, and stimulating projects that will challenge and amplify my abilities as an aspiring architect. There is no other place I’d want to be."

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.”