International competition for early-career architects to win $100,000 traveling fellowship now accepting applications; deadline February 8, 2016 Cambridge, MA — The Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) is pleased to announce the fourth round of the Wheelwright Prize, an open international competition that awards $100,000 to a talented early-career architect to support travel-based research. The 2016 Wheelwright Prize is now accepting applications; the deadline for submissions is February 8, 2016. This annual prize is dedicated to fostering new forms of architecture.
-Applicant must have graduated from a professionally accredited architecture degree program in the past 15 years. (Graduates prior to 2000 are ineligible.) Holders of multiple degrees may apply, provided they received their professional degrees between 2001 and January 2015.
-Applicants need not be registered or licensed.
-Applicants may not have received the Arthur Wheelwright Traveling Fellowship previously.
-Winners of the Wheelwright Prize may not hold other fellowships concurrently.The Wheelwright Prize is available to individual entrants only; teams or firms will not be considered.Current Harvard GSD faculty, instructors, and staff are not eligible.
-Winners are expected to spend a minimum of 6 months (cumulative) outside of their countries of residence in order to conduct their proposed research.Proposed research itineraries must not include sites in the United States.
-Research and travel must commence within 12 months of receiving the Wheelwright Prize and must be completed within two years of receiving the prize.
The Wheelwright Prize is intended for independent study and may not be applied to university tuition. However, the grant may be applied to fees for workshops and conferences.
The application process is entirely online. No submissions will be accepted by mail. The 2016 Wheelwright Prize will begin accepting applications in December 2015. Deadline for submissions is February 8, 2016. There is a $10 service fee to submit applications (charged by the online platform, not by Harvard GSD).
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