Walter A. Hunt, Jr. Scholarship

To te and encourage the study of architecture by New York City public high school students through 
a two-year scholarship to supplement tuition and related costs during their freshman and sophomore 
years at architecture school.
Single award in the amount of up to $10,000 per year for two years.

Applicants must be current New York City public high school seniors who have been accepted to a 
NAAB-accredited school of architecture in the U.S.

NYC Charter Schools are eligible. Students at private, parochial or other schools where tuition is 
charged are not eligible. Applicants must provide a copy of their final graduation high school 
transcript in order to accept the award. The second year of the scholarship funding is dependent on 
demonstrated successful completion of the student’s first year.

Applications must be received by June 15th by 5:00 pm EST. Applications received after the deadline 
will not be considered. No exceptions. All applications must be submitted as a PDF. Hard copies of 
the application are no longer required.

Application Requirements
•      Cover Page: The cover page provides the student’s contact information and an application 
•      Two Essays: Not exceeding 500 words each.
o  Essay 1: Why are you interested in studying architecture?
o Essay 2: What building in New York City has inspired you? Describe what you find interesting 
about it and why it is meaningful to you.
•      Portfolio: The portfolio must consist of 3-4 pieces of the student’s own visual art, design, 
or architecture work. Projects may be
2-D or 3-D. If a group project is submitted, the student must indicate their role in the project.
•     High School Transcript: Students must submit their most recent high school transcript as part 
of the application. Submission of a final graduation transcript, when available, will be required 
in order to accept the award.
•      College Acceptance Letter: Students must submit proof of acceptance to a NAAB-accredited 
school of architecture in the U.S.
•     Two Letters of Recommendation: Students must submit two letters of recommendation: one from a 
teacher in their high school; the second may be from an employer, person in the field of 
architecture, or other adult. Recommendations cannot be from a relative of the student and should 
speak to the student’s character, promise, skills, and the likelihood of success in a college 
architecture program. All letters of recommendation must be submitted as a PDF signed and on 

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Monday, June 15, 2020

White Corners: Financial Aid: Scholarships
4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144

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