WAF Dream Spaces: Diversity + Architecture Scholarship

To provide UWM architecture student scholarship support with the goal of increasing the presence of individuals from under-represented population groups in the architect profession in Wisconsin. Additional information may be found on the Dream Spaces: Diversity + Architecture Scholarship webpage.

Eligibility Requirements – Students must:

  • Be a resident of Wisconsin for tuition purposes.
  • Be admitted to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) and declared a new bachelor’s or master’s degree architecture student.

Note: Financial need may be considered, but is not required.

This scholarship is renewable based on maintaining full-time status and academic performance. (A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher is required every semester.) 

Financial and academic support is offered for up to:

  • Eight semesters for an incoming freshman.
  • Six semesters for an incoming transfer student into the BSAS degree program.
  • Four (or six) semesters for an incoming graduate student (depending upon enrollment in the 2 or 3-year program).

The scholarship recipient will be assigned a dedicated mentor and be provided additional tutoring and mentoring to support successful academic outcomes. In addition, the scholar will have a professional mentor through the Wisconsin Architects Foundation (WAF).

Wisconsin Architects Foundation
100% of Tuition (renewable)
Schools, Colleges, Departments, and Areas
Architecture Department, Graduate Student Scholarships, New Freshman Scholarships, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, Transfer Student Scholarships
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please provide the name and email address of an individual who can provide a letter of recommendation on your behalf. This could be a teacher/professor, principal, coach, pastor, employer, etc.
  2. Please provide 3-5 samples of your creative work (e.g., art projects, drawings, writing samples, architecture coursework). These need not be architecture specific.
  3. How do you see your future role in the field of architecture?
  4. Discuss why you think diversity is important in the field of architecture.