New Recipients Begin Scholarships in Practice

May 9, 2018

The 2018 recipients of the School of Architecture Scholarships in Practice will begin their summer internships later this month, ushering in the new academic year of internship and scholarship support provided by these partnerships with local architecture firms.

The 2018 Scholarship in Practice winners are:

C DESIGN Scholarship in Practice: David Harrill
BB&M Scholarship in Practice: Dante Balassone
CLARK NEXSEN Scholarship in Practice: Zane Gray
STANTEC Diversity Scholarship in Practice: Charles Trowell

The SoA Scholarship in Practice program was established in 2015. Rising fifth-year (Bachelor of Architecture) students and graduate students are eligible to apply. Each Scholarship in Practice provides the recipient with a full-time summer internship, followed by a part-time internship during the academic year, during which time each will receive a tuition scholarship in the amount of $5,000 ($2,500 fall / $2,500 spring). Supporting students in the SoA Master of Urban Design program, the STANTEC scholarship focuses on diversity, with the purpose of diversifying the urban design profession.

C DESIGN is a 17-person firm based in Charlotte, NC. Their practice focuses on education, recreation, transportation, workplace and operations facilities, and have received numerous design awards. Architect of the recent renovation of Belk Gym, they are currently working on the design expansion of Charlotte Douglas International Airport.  

BB+M is a 40-person firm based in Charlotte, NC. Their practice focuses on architecture - with regional specialization in mixed-use, high-density market-rate urban housing - planning, interior design and sustainability, and have received numerous local and regional design awards.  

CLARK NEXSEN is a 450-person firm based in 10 offices located in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, and Washington, D.C. Clark Nexsen is an architecture and engineering firm with complementary expertise in planning, interior design, and landscape architecture. 

STANTEC unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. Their work—engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics, from initial project concept and planning through design, construction, and commissioning—begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships.