PALO ALTO, CA – Houzz Inc. has announced the call for entries for Houzz Scholarships, a program that supports the next generation of residential design and architecture pros: students studying architecture, interior design and landscape architecture.
Houzz will award four $2,500 scholarships in the categories of ‘Women in Architecture’, ‘Sustainable Design,’ ‘Residential Interior Design’ and ‘Residential Construction Management’. Houzz awards these scholarships biannually in the spring and fall, and is now accepting applications for fall 2018.
High school seniors, undergraduates and graduate students 18 years of age or older are invited to apply at houzz.com/scholarships. In addition to submitting a brief essay on their design and architecture influences, students are invited to create a Houzz professional student profile, where they can showcase their portfolio of work and network with more than a 1.5 million active home professionals around the world. The deadline for the fall 2018 scholarships is June 30, 2018.
“The value that architecture and design professionals bring to our homes, our communities and our lives cannot be overstated,” said Liza Hausman, v.p., industry marketing, Houzz. “We are excited by the creativity and dedication presented by the next generation of architects and designers and committed to supporting them as they pursue their degrees.”
Spring 2018 winners included:
- Women in Architecture: Kelsey Vitullo (studying architecture and landscape architecture at Washington University in St. Louis)
- Sustainable Residential Design: Cheyenne Murray (studying architecture at Georgia Tech)
- Residential Design: Celina Nelson (studying architecture at the Dunwoody College of Technology)
- Residential Construction Management: Erica Colunga (studying construction management at California State University – East Bay)