Harvard University Graduate School of Design is inviting fellowship applications from early-career architects worldwide for Wheelwright Prize 2014. Major purpose of the prize is to spur innovative research during the early stage of an architect’s professional career.
Winners are expected to spend a minimum of 6 months (cumulative) outside of their countries of residence in order to conduct their proposed research. The winners of Wheelwright Prize will receive cash prize of $100,000 (to support travel and research related costs), invitation to lecture at Harvard GSD, and possibility to publish research in a Harvard GSD publication.
Eligibility Criteria –
Applicant must have graduated from a professionally accredited architecture degree program in the past 15 years.
Applicants may not have received the Arthur Wheelwright Traveling Fellowship previously and winners may not hold other fellowships concurrently.
The Prize is available to individual entrants only; teams or firms will not be considered.
Proposed research itineraries must not include sites in the United States.
Applicant must commit that the research and travel will commence within 12 months of receiving the Wheelwright Prize and complete within two years of receiving the prize.
The Prize is intended for independent study and may not be applied to university tuition.
Applicants are recommended to register by 15 February for application. Complete application includes curriculum vitae, portfolio, or published articles or research papers, written description of proposed research project, travel itinerary, along with three professional references.
For more information, please visit the Wheelwright Prize page.