The WCAPT Student Scholarship Fund provides financial support to current graduate students or recent graduates in historic preservation or related fields in architecture, engineering, materials science, or allied trades to help defer expenses relating to training, continuing professional development, related to but not limited to attendance of annual APTI meeting, or other WCAPT or APTI sponsored events. Awards are given each year up to $1000 maximum per applicant, pending availability of funding.
Apply for this scholarship to attend conferences including the 2019 APTi Conference in Miami, Florida.
Applications must include the following:
Successful applicant shall submit a post-event report detailing the event, date, location, and summary of event.
Email application and letter of recommendation to both Payal Vora and Jennifer Correia at the email addresses listed below under Contact.
When to Apply
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Please submit applications at least two months in advance of actual need. Applicants will be notified of the WCAPT Student Scholarship Committee’s decision within one month of receipt of the application.
For more information about the WCAPT Student Scholarship Fund, please contact both Jennifer Correia and Payal Vora at the email addresses listed below. If contact by phone is preferable, please provide a phone number.
Student scholarship applications for the September 2019 APTI conference in Miami, Florida are now open.
Students from across the world have played an important role in APT conferences since the 1986 inception of the Student Scholarships Program. Their student presentations have become of great interest to Conference participants.
Through the Student Scholarships Program, students from all areas of study in the field of historic preservation/conservation submit abstracts that illustrate research or a project that they have developed to address an aspect of preservation/conservation technology. Scholarship recipient selection is based on: the quality of a submitted abstract; how well the concepts demonstrate excellence in the student’s area of study; a personal statement; and, the appropriateness of the subject to the conference theme.
Each scholarship recipient is required to create an electronic presentation (e.g. PowerPoint) to support his/her oral presentation during the APT fall Conference.
All jury-selected scholars will:
•Be granted a Conference registration, a stipend for hotel and travel expenses, and one-year student membership to APT.
•Have the opportunity to engage in one-on-one networking with industry professionals from around the world.
•Be paired with an APT College of Fellows mentor who will guide the student through the presentation process and provide introductions to industry colleagues.
•Be added to the growing network of past APT Student Scholars, who are catalogued in an alumni register.
The Western Chapter of APT (WCAPT) also provides individual scholarships for the amount up to $500 via the “WCAPT Student Scholarship Fund,” which is separate from the APTI Scholarships (Student Scholar Program). See a description below.
Learn more about the Student Scholarships Program for APT’s upcoming Conference by contacting Jennifer Correia, student scholarship chair.
ANNUAL GOAL $3000
Support Western Chapters students and Young Professionals with a tax-free contribution towards the Scholarship Fund. Donations to this fund are specifically earmarked for scholarships and are not applied for any other purpose. All donors are acknowledged in all published formats as a scholarship supporter for the current donor year unless directed otherwise. Each donation generates an email thanking you for your donation to the WCAPT Scholarship fund with your donation amount for your record.
WCAPT is happy to announce that the 2016 scholarship of $500.00 was awarded to international student Daniel Olvera, a PhD student at the Programa Interinstitucional de Doctorado en Arquitectura (Mexico) to attend the 2016 TICRAT Earthen Architecture event organized by the University of Arizona. Please visit our 2016 Scholarship page to learn more about Daniel and his research on adobe structures in the Mexicali region.