Please note that eligible students do not apply for these scholarships but rather are chosen based on their financial need in accordance with GSD Financial Aid policies and methodologies as part of the consideration for financial assistance. Students considered for these funds may be asked to provide additional information about themselves. The geographic-based funds listed below are only a few of the funds used for International student financial aid.

Macy DuBois Canadian Fund

Established in 2008 by family and friends in memory of Mr. Macy DuBois MArch ’58, the fellowship provides financial aid for GSD students from Canada.

Horne Family Fellowship Fund

Established in 2018 by the Horne Family Charitable Foundation on behalf of Mark M. Colman AB ’83, MBA ’87 and Bridget Colman, the fellowship provides financial aid for GSD students from Canada.

John E. (Jack) Irving Fellowship

Established in 2014 by John K. F. Irving AB ’83, MBA ’89 and Anne Irving Oxley in honor of their father, Jack Irving, the fellowship provides financial aid for GSD students from Canada.

Geoffrey R. Le Plastrier Financial Aid Fund

Established in 2004 by Geoffrey Le Plastrier MArch ’75, the fund provides financial aid for GSD students who are Australian citizens and graduates of accredited Australian universities with a degree in architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, or planning.

Gennosuke Obata Fellowship

Established in 2018 by Nipsea Management Co Pte Ltd. in honor of Gennosuke Obata, the company’s fourth president, the fellowship provides financial aid for GSD students with a preference for students from Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, or Vietnam.

Peter R. Rice Scholarship Fund for Irish Students

Established in 2000 by friends and family in memory of Peter R. Rice, the fellowship supports GSD students from Ireland.

Peter G. Rowe Scholarship Fund

Established in 2004 by friends and alumni in honor of Peter G. Rowe, Raymond Garbe Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, and former Dean of the Faculty of Design, the fund provides financial aid for GSD doctoral students from East Asia.

Peter G. Rowe Financial Aid Fund for International Students

Established in 2004 by members of the GSD Visiting Committee in honor of Peter G. Rowe, Raymond Garbe Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, and former Dean of the Faculty of Design, the fund provides financial aid for international GSD students.

Moshe Safdie Fellowship

Established in 2017 by Moshe Safdie, the fellowship provides financial aid for GSD students from Israel or Palestine.

UNIQLO Fellowship

Established in 2014 by Tadashi Yanai, founder of UNIQLO, the fellowship provides financial aid for GSD students in the Master in Architecture program who are from Japan.

Yog Family Design Leadership Fund

Established in 2018 by Siddharth Yog MBA ’04, the fellowship provides financial aid for GSD students from India.

Yu Family Carl Steinitz Fellowship

Established in 2021 by Kongjian Yu DDes ’95, the fellowship provides financial aid for doctoral-level GSD students studying landscape architecture, with a preference for students who have studied at Peking University and/or are from countries, regions, or climates that are under-represented in GSD's doctoral programs, including but not limited to the regions of Southeast Asia, Central and South America, and Africa.

Zaha Hadid / Omniyat Fellowship

Established in 2016 by Mahdi Amjad in honor of Zaha Hadid, the fellowship provides financial aid for GSD students in the Master in Architecture program who are from the Middle East and North Africa region.

 

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