University of Berkeley Essay Competition for Undergraduate Architecture Students

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International University of Berkeley Essay Competition for Undergraduate Architecture Students 2018

International scholars are invited to hurry and apply for the International Berkeley Essay Competition for Undergraduate Architecture Students 2018, Only students whom have met the eligibility status will be considered for this program. Hurry now and apply!!!

The Berkeley Undergraduate Prize for Design Excellence endowment was established in the Department of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley College of Environmental Design to promote the investigation of architecture as a social art. Each year  the PRIZE Committee selects a topic important to the understanding of the interaction of people and the built world that becomes the focus of the Essay Competition. This year the topic is: Architecture Reveals Communities.

Type: Essay competition

Level: Undergraduate

Field: Architecture

Value of Award: There is a total prize of 25,000USD, minimum 5,750USD first prize.  The remaining purse is to be allocated at the discretion of the Jury.

Eligibility: 

  • The competition is open to all current full-time registered students in an undergraduate architecture degree program or undergraduates majoring in architecture in accredited schools of architecture worldwide. Diploma in Architecture students who have not yet completed their Diploma are also eligible.
  • Essays must be submitted in English.
  • Finalists will be required to provide proof of current registration in the form of copies of actual school transcripts. You are still eligible to compete if you were an undergraduate student on September 15, 2016, but graduate before the awards are scheduled to be given.
  • Team Up: Two students (maximum) who meet the eligibility requirements above may collaborate as authors. An architecture student may team up with another undergraduate in architecture, landscape architecture, urban studies, arts and humanities, the social sciences, or engineering. If two students collaborate, then both names must appear on their essay and if awarded a prize, the prize is to be equally shared.

Application Deadline: 1st November 2017

Visit Award Webpage for more details before you apply. Then Apply here

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