Call for Applications for 2018 Delbert Highlands Travel Fellowship for SoA Alumni

The School of Architecture is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Delbert Highlands Travel Fellowship award for alumni of the school. The award amount will total $12,000. View the application form and instructions, and examples of the work of previous award winners here. 

2018 Award Announced:
May 2017
Applications Deadline:
5:00pm EST, 31 October 2017
Winner & Alternate Announced:
January 2018

Professor Delbert Highlands

Professor Delbert Highlands

The Fellowship supports School of Architecture alumni in the study of collections belonging to locales to promote the professional development of awardees and contribute to the richness of our surroundings. The Fellowship is named in honor of Professor Delbert Highlands, who has been widely recognized as a seminal teacher whose skill and understanding enriched the educations of generations of students.

Upon completion of the Fellowship there will be an obligation for reporting, presentation, and delivery of materials to a Fellowship archive. It is recognized that the form of reporting may vary significantly with the applicant and the subject matter; anticipated formats include lectures, seminars, and exhibitions.

Eligibility & Schedule
This award is open to alumni of the School of Architecture. Students in the final year of their studies may apply provided that they will have graduated by the time they would receive the award. Awardees cannot be enrolled in an educational institution during the period of travel. Faculty and employees of CMU, former Fellowship-winners, and members of the founding committee are not eligible. Proposals should be made for projects whose completion is anticipated for the year the award is received or slightly beyond. The Highlands Travel Fellowship is offered on a biennial schedule.

Learn more and view the application form and instructions here.