We believe financial constraints should never hinder talent. Our scholarship section highlights various funding opportunities available to support aspiring architects. From tuition assistance to research grants, we are here to help you find the financial support you need to pursue your architectural dreams.

The AIANYS John A. Notaro Memorial Scholarship was established in 2007 to recognize design excellence in our next generation of architecture practitioners. This annual program serves as a way of engaging and recognizing students who will soon be emerging professionals in design, giving the opportunity to interact, share ideas and concepts with professionals, to advance our every evolving profession.

AIANYS, in partnership with AIA’s Component Matching Scholarship Grant Program, sponsors the annual award to recognize our future leaders in architecture.

Who can apply? Incoming 2nd – 5th year student enrolled in an NAAB Accredited program, returning the following fall

When do nominations open? Spring Semester

AIANYS, in partnership with AIA’s Component Matching Scholarship Grant Program, has sponsored this annual award for students enrolled in a NAAB accredited program. The program has been expanded to be more inclusive to include students enrolled in Architecture programs in New York State Community Colleges.

Who can apply? Students enrolled in an architecture program in a community college in New York State during the current academic year.

When do nominations open? Spring Semester

This scholarship is intended to recognize Associate AIA members in New York State who have made significant contributions at an early stage in their careers to the profession and to encourage their pursuit of licensure.   Scholarship recipients will receive a one-time reimbursement for the cost of passing each single division of the ARE.

The Scholarship is in recognition of Burton L. Roslyn, FAIA, who spent much of his career mentoring, and educating emerging architects. In his role as educator at New York Institute of Technology and as a Professional, he trained, mentored and educated his students, emerging professionals and peers all with the vision of elevating the Architect’s role in creating the built environment. As an active member of the American Institute of Architects, he served in many roles as an AIA New York State Director; Secretary; Vice President Government Affairs; and President of The American Institute of Architects New York State in 2009. He was a member of the AIA New York Chapter and served as a Director of the Chapter. He was elevated to the College of Fellows and elected to a three-year term as a member of the National Board of the Institute.

  • Actively participating Associate AIA Member, in good standing, of an AIA New York State Chapter
  • NCARB Record holder in good standing. Applicant’s NCARB Record Number must be provided for verification purposes.
  • Passed one or more of the divisions of the ARE within the past year. Candidate’s most recent Authorization to Test form must be submitted as verification.