The following financial aid funds are used to support qualifying students. Eligible applicants and students do not apply for these scholarships, but rather are chosen by GSD. Those considered for these funds may be asked to provide additional information. Questions can be directed to the Office of Financial Aid. Funds are listed according to when they were established, with the newer funds towards the top of the list.
The Zaha Hadid/Omniyat Fellowship Fund
This gift was established to celebrate the life and achievement of 2004 Pritzker Prize Winner Zaha Hadid. The fund will provide financial aid to students from the MENA region who are enrolled in the Master in Architecture Program at the GSD, to enable students to be leaders in transforming the build environment.
The Gregory S. Baldwin Fellowship
Funded in memory of Harvard College and GSD alumnus Gregory S. Baldwin, this fund will support a top performing student in their final semester. Qualifications include financial need, leadership and excellence in academic studies.
The David Kenneth Specter Fellowship Fund
The family of David Kenneth Specter, a Harvard College and GSD alumnus, established this fund to honor his legacy by supporting students who are studying abroad. Meritorious recipients will be chosen based on their interest in contemporary urbanism from an international perspective, who have demonstrated financial need.
UNIQLO Fellowship Fund
This fund was established by TTY Management B.V. to support students at the GSD, with the belief that innovation lies at the intersection of design and business management. Recipients will have demonstrated merit and financial need. Preference is given to Japanese citizens, though students from other countries may be considered.
Manju and Mangal Prabhat Lodha Fellowship Fund
Established by the Lodha Foundation, this fund will support students from the Mumbai region of India who are attending the GSD. Recipients will be chosen based on academic merit and financial need, who express a desire to return to India after they receive their degree.
The Exuma Fund
Established through a generous gift from the Aga Khan, The Exuma Fund will help support students from the Bahamas attending the GSD. The goal of the fund is to help address current strategies and future possibilities for the Exuma from environmental, social, economic, and design and planning perspectives and to achieve a better understanding of alternative modes of developing and planning a more resilient future for the Exuma, and to enhance the ability of the Government of The Bahamas to manage the territory.