Graduate Scholarship

Funding available through IIT Architecture are merit-based scholarships and teaching assistantships only. Deposited students can apply for Teaching Assistantships during the summer before they begin. To be considered for merit-based scholarship please apply by the priority deadline, program specific priority deadlines can be found here. To be considered for a scholarship or fellowship, please check yes to the application question "Do you wish to be considered for financial assistance from IIT?"

INCOMING GRADUATE STUDENT FUNDING:
These scholarships were awarded for the 2018-19 academic year and are subject to change.

IIT Architecture Merit Scholarship:
These fellowships are given exclusively to incoming students of the highest academic standing for use in their first year of graduate study. For the 2018-19 academic year the tuition awards ranged from $9,000 to $31,375. Fellowship amounts are determined by award level as well as the number of credits in which the student is expected to enroll. Applicants will be notified of selection with their letter of admission.

Teaching Assistant Positions:
Students may receive an amount between $2,500 and $4,500 per semester, as determined by departmental needs and hours of service a student is willing to provide in return for this tuition and stipend fellowship. Approximately 70% of the funding will be applied toward tuition while 30% will be offer as a stipend. To qualify, a student must be a full-time (9 credit hours) graduate student and maintain grades of a B average or better. Details can be found here.

CURRENT GRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS: 

These scholarships were awarded for the 2018-19 academic year and are subject to change. Scholarship information and deadlines are typically posted in spring semester for the annual Spring Awards jury.

Jerrold & Ruth Weil Loebl Fellowship Prize:  Award to be used for tuition. Open to M. Arch students.


Nagle/Hartray Scholarship: Award to be used for tuition. Open to M.Arch students.

Brothers Finfer Scholarship:  Award to be used for tuition. Open to M. Arch students.

Richard H. Driehaus Scholarship: Award to be used for tuition. Open to MLA students.



George Danforth Traveling Fellowship and the Jerrold Loebl Traveling Prize: Awarded to graduating Cloud Studio students for travel to study and further enhance their architecture education.

Peterhans Visual Training Project Prize:
This prize is a direct, merit-based cash award which recognizes excellence in IIT Visual Training coursework demonstrating the principles of Walter Peterhans, the noted IIT Architecture professor and colleague of Mies. This prize shall be decided by the Peterhans Visual Training Project Prize Committee, composed of the Dean of the College and a minimum of three faculty members teaching the Visual Training principles, and Mr. Julian Kerbis, the son and representative of the donor, the Gertrude P. Kerbis Trust.