The Kyle Danley Taylor Memorial Scholarship for Architectural Studies is a $5,000 travel and research stipend to be awarded annually. The travel and study are to be executed in any of the southeast states, defined as Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and the District of Columbia with a focus on classical and traditional design.
The recipient will be required to provide a sketchbook facsimile (two required) to include, sketches, photography, and a written narrative documenting the area of study and findings. As well, an in-person presentation of the recipient’s study is required, and the venue is to be determined.
Those that are eligible to apply for this scholarship include:
· Undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled in an accredited school of architecture
· Intern architect
· Registered architect
· Applicants may reside anywhere in the United States and US territories
· Applicant must be a member in good standing of ICAA or an employee of a member firm memberships begin at $45 https://www.classicist.org/membership/
· Applicant must be a US Citizen
Applications are open to proposals that include the study of traditional and classical architecture in the southeastern states of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. The application may be submitted as an individual or as a team.
The study may focus on, but is not limited to, a town, city, region, or neighborhood within the southeastern states, a specific architect or architectural designer whose work is substantially in the region, or on a specific style, period, or building type.
Call for Applications: August 30, 2022
Applications are to be submitted by 11:59 PM ET on December 5, 2022
Scholarship Award: no later than December 15, 2022
Presentation due: October 1, 2023
Facsimile sketchbooks due: October 1, 2023
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION REQUIREMENT CHECKLIST:
□ Complete Application Form
□ A brief letter/statement of interest describing why the applicant or group is interested in the scholarship and how the applicant or group will benefit from the experience, in 300 words or less.
□ Summary of proposed travel project, including itinerary, budget, etc.
□Examples of applicant’s work to include observational or polished sketches or renderings, and photography samples; minimum of 6 (six) sample images submitted as PDFs (if a group application 3-4 images per member are required).
□ Resume or Curriculum Vitae to include academic honors, internships, employment history, and professional honors (if a group application resume or curriculum vitae is required for each participant).
□ Letter of Recommendation, minimum of 2 (two) required. If a group application, 2 (two) Letters of Recommendation are required per applicant. If a group application, one of the required Letters of Recommendation may be written by the same person on behalf of one or more of the group members.
□ Member of ICAA, any chapter.
The applications will be judged on the quality of the proposed subject of study and the value it will bring to the community at large including the statement of interest, required sample portfolio, resume or curriculum vitae, and letters of recommendation.
The applications will be reviewed, and the award determined by a panel consisting of Kyle’s family members, professional peers, and ICAA Southeast Board of Trustees representatives.