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LPA Interdisciplinary Diversity Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: January 29, 2021 3:00 pm CT

LPA, Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist qualifying high school seniors who plan to continue their education at an accredited NAAB, LAAB, ABET, CIDA, or NASAD college or university.

This program is administered by Scholarship America┬«, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the LPA Interdisciplinary Diversity Scholarship Program must:

  • Be high school seniors in states California and Texas
  • Have been accepted in a full-time undergraduate study at an accredited NAAB, LAAB, ABET, CIDA, NASAD, four or five-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year
  • Pursuing a degree in one of the following majors associated with the building and design industry: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Interior Architecture/Design, Architectural Engineering, Structural Engineering, Building Science, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related degree
  • Be legally authorized to work in the United States

Awards

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award. Up to five (5) awards will be granted. Awards are renewable up to three or four years* or until a bachelor’s degree or Bachelor of Architecture (BARCH) degree is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of satisfactory academic performance maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and continued enrollment at a NAAB, LAAB, ABET, CIDA and NASAD institution and pursing an eligible major.

*Awards may be renewed for the fifth year for bonafide five-year undergraduate program.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Selection of Recipients

Finalists are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation.

Financial need will be considered. Recipients must demonstrate need.

 
Assuming there are qualified applicants, preference will be given to historically underrepresented** students in the eligible fields.

**Black/African American, Hispanic or Latino, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, and Native Hawaiian or other Pacific and Women of any race/ethnicity.

Scholarship America will select finalists and LPA, Inc. will determine the recipients. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in late March.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of LPA, Inc. Payment is made in early August.

As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than February 3, 2021 3:00 pm.

Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.

LPA, Inc. has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you the Scholarship America Student Hub!