The 2024 Sean F. Mellon Memorial
Architectural Scholarship
will be an award of
$25,000 USD

Requirements for

•  An official transcript of academic grades from the college or university shall be provided.

•  A letter of recommendation from the Dean of the program or Course Advisor.

•  A brief autobiographical write up describing the student’s reason for studying architecture and the goals the student hopes to achieve.

•  Candidate must be available for an interview with the selection committee (physically or remotely), and must guarantee their personal appearance at the Award Ceremony to be held on November 19th, 2024 in New York City.

•  Examples of the student’s work that best supports the student’s interest in architecture,
submitted electronically in PDF format at 10MB max. file size.

•  Detailed submission instructions will be sent upon registration.


• The student must be enrolled as a full-time student in an architectural program at a college or university in the US.

• The student must be of strong moral character and impeccable integrity.

• The student should be in the top 25% of their class academically.


March 2024 – Scholarship Announcement

April 1st, 2024 – Beginning of Application Entry Period

June 15th, 2024 -Deadline for submitting Application Form

July 15th, 2024– Deadline for submitting Official Student Transcripts, Letter of Recommendation from Dean or Course Advisor, Autobiographical Write-up, and Student Work Samples

September 18th, 2024 – 2024 Scholarship Jury review & Semifinalist Selections 

September 25th, 2024 – 2024 Scholarship Recipient Selection & Notification

November 19th, 2024 – 2024 Scholarship Recipient Announcement, Award Ceremony and Celebration Dinner at the Union League Club, New York, NY

Support the scholarship fund

Sean F. Mellon Scholarship Fund Inc.

14 East 38th Street, 11th Floor

New York, NY 10016  [email protected]