15 PhD Scholarships for Architecture Students

With the Latest Architectural designs that the world is seeing today, I am so sure that these designs can only come from a very advanced knowledge resource.

If you really want to make an impact in the world of Architecture, get a Ph.D. in Architecture.

The cost might be too much but with Ph.D. Scholarships for Architecture Students, your academic financial needs are taken care of.

Kindly read through this article to enable you to choose which scholarship program suits you.

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Are There Scholarships for PhD Programs?

Yes, there are scholarships for PhD programs. Students at the doctoral level can apply to the various scholarships available for them.

Some of them are fully-funded while others are partial scholarships. Also, PhD students may receive grants that are academic based or need based.

If you are unable to secure Phd Scholarship for Architecture students, you should explore other sources of financial aid.

#1. School of Architecture, Design and Built Environment

Research at the School of Architecture, Design and Built Environment at Nottingham Trent University, UK is divided into two main areas: Architecture and Built Environment and Product Design.

The school is offering full-time/part-time graduate admissions for the 2019 session and external funding will be applied for once a suitable candidate is selected.

However, for an applicant who is seeking for admission to read for a Ph.D./MPhil should normally hold a first or upper second class honors degree of a UK university; or, an equivalent qualification, or a lower second class honors degree with a Master’s degree at Merit level of a UK university or an equivalent qualification

International applicants are required to present a proof of English proficiency; normally an IELTS with a score of 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each skill).

Exempted from this are applicants who have taken a higher degree at a UK university.

#2. MRes + Ph.D. studentships at the EPSRC CDT in Future Infrastructure and Built Environment

The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Infrastructure and Built Environment (FIBE-CDT) in Cambridge University, UK is offering a number of fully-funded studentships to carry out innovative research within a broad range of both core and interdisciplinary civil engineering topics.

The program is structured as a 1 year MRes + 3-year Ph.D. The MRes program is designed to allow the successful students to explore their interests through labs, courses, group projects and involvement with industry partners.

The studentships cover both fees and a tax-free stipend (currently set at £14,553 per annum). Students may also be eligible for other sources of funding.

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Qualified candidates are normally expected to have a 2.1 or 1st class honors degree from a civil engineering background or related disciplines such as Architecture and Building technology.

Applocation for the program can be done online at www.graduate.study.cam.ac.uk/how-do-i-apply, stating course code EGEGR3 (EPSRC CDT MRes+PhD Future Infrastructure & Built Environment). A summary of the funding requirements can be found at www.cdt-civil.eng.cam.ac.uk/Funding.

For further inquiries about the position, kindly send a mail to cdtcivil-courseadmin@eng.cam.ac.uk

#3. A Parametric Form Language for Fibre Reinforced Concrete Prefabricated Elements Using 3D Printed Formwork

Deadline: Applications accepted all year round

The Department of Architecture at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou China are offering a Ph.D. studentship position to interested applicants of every nationality to carry out the project highlighted above.

This project focuses on parametrically designed prefabricated architectural elements employing fiber reinforced concrete and 3D printing construction technologies.

The study aims to enable and inform structural evaluation and construction of digitally designed structures on larger scales in the future.

The desired candidate is expected to have a first-class or upper second class honors degree, or a master’s degree (or equivalent qualification), in architecture or related disciplines.

The candidate should also be able to present evidence of excellent spoken and written English (IELTS 6.5 or above) if the first language is not English.

The Ph.D. studentship program is for three years subject to satisfactory progress by the student.

The studentship covers tuition fees for all three years (currently equivalent to RMB 80,000 per annum) and a provision of a monthly stipend of 5000 RMB as a contribution to living expenses.

The successful candidate will be expected to carry out 300-500 hours of teaching assistants work per year.

Interested applicants should send the following documents for initial review and assessment (please put the project title in the subject line) via email to Christiane.

Herr@xjtlu.edu.cn (XJTLU principal supervisor’s email address): CV, Two reference letters with company/university letterhead, Personal statement outlining your interest in the position,

Proof of English language proficiency (an IELTS score of 6.5 or above), Verified school transcripts in both Chinese and English (for international students, only the English version is required), Verified certificates of education qualifications in both Chinese and English (for international students, only the English version is required).

#4. Creating a tourist site in a water-challenging landscape, which will use local native flora (attractive for honey bees) as a tool for interactive modern design

Deadline: Applications accepted all year round

The Department of Landscape architecture and biology at the University of Western Australia, Perth,

Australia is pleased to over a scholarship for interested domestic and international doctoral studentship applicants to carry out the research project highlighted above.

Supervised by a world-leading landscape architect and urban ecologist Dr. Maria Ignatieva at the University of Western Australia, this opportunity aims to develop interdisciplinary research which combines biological knowledge and landscape design skills.

The final aim of the project is to create a tourist site in a water-challenging landscape, which will use local native flora (attractive for honey bees) as a tool for interactive modern design.

The Scholarship offers a successful candidates stipend for 3 years of $30,000 per annum with a 6-month extension, as well as funding to implement the design.

Interested applicants must have a strong background in biology and landscape architecture relevant to this project.

For more information about the program such as application requirements and how to apply, kindly visit the official page here.

#5. Large-scale rapid energy modeling of Buildings

Deadline: Applications accepted all year round

The Department of Architecture at the Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, China are pleased to offer a doctoral opportunity to outstanding domestic and international students to carry out the research project highlighted above.

The doctoral research is related to the broader project titled “Developing an energy building stock model for Jiangsu Province”, carried out by an international and multidisciplinary research team, but will constitute an independent piece of research.

This proposal aims at the investigation of large-scale rapid energy modeling, and at the development of innovative methodologies to combine the potential of drones, 3D photo-modelling, thermal imaging and GIS (geographic information system).

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The desired candidate is expected to have a first-class or upper second class honors degree, or a master’s degree (or it’s equivalent) in the field of Architecture, Building Engineering, Environmental Design or cognate disciplines.

The candidate should also be able to present evidence of excellent spoken and written English (IELTS 6.5 or above) if the first language is not English. Knowledge of Chinese can serve as an advantage but it is not a requirement.

The Ph.D. studentship program is for three years subject to satisfactory progress by the student. The studentship covers tuition fees for all three years (currently equivalent to RMB 80,000 per annum) and a provision of a monthly stipend of 5000 RMB as a contribution to living expenses.

The successful candidate will be expected to carry out 300-500 hours of teaching assistants work per year.

Interested applicants should send the following documents for initial review and assessment (please put the project title in the subject line) via email to marco.cimillo@xjtlu.edu.cn  (XJTLU principal supervisor’s email address): CV, Two reference letters with company/university letterhead, Personal statement outlining your interest in the position,

Proof of English language proficiency (an IELTS score of 6.5 or above), Verified school transcripts in both Chinese and English (for international students, only the English version is required), Verified certificates of education qualifications in both Chinese and English (for international students, only the English version is required).

For more information about the Ph.D. architecture program, kindly visit the link below.

#6. Novel Decentralized Ventilation System with a Hybrid Radiant Panel for Low Energy and Zero-Emission Architecture

The Department of Architecture at the Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, China are pleased to offer a Ph.D. studentship to outstanding domestic and international applicants to be part of the research project highlighted above.

This project develops and implements a DV (Decentralized Ventilation) unit which is newly devised by me connected with hybrid radiant panel system in series for cooling and dehumidification to prevent moisture condensation on the surface of chilled ceiling panels adopting various climates.

This novel system contributes to high-performance building technologies and zero-emission architecture.

The desired candidate is expected to have a first-class or upper second class honors degree, or a master’s degree (or it’s equivalent) in the fields of Architecture, Architectural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering or a cognate discipline.

The candidate should also be able to present evidence of excellent spoken and written English (IELTS 6.5 or above) if the first language is not English.

Knowledge of Chinese can serve as an advantage but it is not a requirement.

The Ph.D. studentship program is for three years subject to satisfactory progress by the student. The studentship covers tuition fees for all three years (currently equivalent to RMB 80,000 per annum) and a provision of a monthly stipend of 5000 RMB as a contribution to living expenses.

The successful candidate will be expected to carry out 300-500 hours of teaching assistants work per year.

Interested applicants should send the following documents for initial review and assessment (please put the project title in the subject line) via email to Moon.Kim@xjtlu.edu.cn  (XJTLU principal supervisor’s email address): CV,

Two reference letters with company/university letterhead, Personal statement outlining your interest in the position, Proof of English language proficiency (an IELTS score of 6.5 or above), Verified school transcripts in both Chinese and English (for international students, only the English version is required),

Verified certificates of education qualifications in both Chinese and English (for international students, only the English version is required).The doctoralstudies@xjtlu.edu.cn should also be copied to the mail.

More information about Ph.D. architecture program can be found on the official website here

#7. Ph.D. student Architecture – planning factors for pedestrians

Deadline: November 23, 2020

The research group in Architecture at the Lulea University of Technology, Sweden are pleased to offer a PhD studentship position to a well-qualified domestic or international student in the field of Architecture and Urban Planning who will take part in the research project highlighted above.

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The overall purpose of the project is to study the question “What is the type of design and planning of the built environment that influences the choice to walk, and gives an increased opportunity for the road users to walk in a Swedish context?”

The purpose is also to describe and develop the urban environment in relation to the pedestrians’ satisfaction and opportunities to enhance the safety of the pedestrians as support for planning for the means of transport

This offer is a fulltime fixed-term employment for 4 years. Department duties such as tuition in the department’s courses, as well as other joint duties,  may also be taken care of for the student (max 20%)

Desired applicants are expected to have the following attributes: ability to explain complex concepts comprehensively; Good knowledge in the Swedish language in cases where the research assignment requires reading of documents and contacts in Swedish with officials and residents;

Good knowledge of English, both verbally and in writing, is required for international contacts in the subject area, as well as for international publication and participation in conferences.

The application which must be written in English or Swedish should include the following documents: a CV, personal letter and copies of verified diplomas from previous educational institutions. Mark your application with the reference number: 3249-2018

For further information about the position, please contact: Head of Department Charlotta Johansson tel.nr.: +46 (0)920-49 1867, email: Charlotta.m.johansson@ltu.se  or visit the official page here

#8. 3 full-time Ph.D. positions in the interdisciplinary Architecture& Technology Ph.D. program –ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Deadline: 10 Nov 2020.

The Institute of Technology in Architecture (ITA) at the Department of Architecture (D-ARCH), ETH, Zurich, Switzerland are pleased to offer 3 full-time Ph.D. positions in the interdisciplinary Architecture & Technology Ph.D. program which is expected to commence on October 1, 2019.

Desired candidates are expected to have obtained a Master’s degree acquired at university level (equivalent to the FHEQ-Level 7) in the fields of architecture, building technology, engineering or cognate disciplines.

The program provides Ph.D. candidates with funding for three years. Successful applicants will be employed 100% (based on a “Standard rate”) and will be expected to receive monthly salaries.

Interested applicants should send the following documents: A letter of motivation, A three-page (maximum) research statement,  An academic/long curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation by email to ita-phd-fellowship@arch.ethz.ch

For further information regarding the position and the application process please visit the program’s website at 

#9. PhD Fellowship in Intellectual History of Architectural Theory (20th century), KU Leuven – Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

Deadline: 31 October.

The Department of Architecture at KU Leuven – Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium are pleased to offer a fulltime (100%) PhD scholarship for 1 year (extendable up to 4 years in total after a positive evaluation) to an outstanding student to take part in the research project highlighted above by carrying out minor educational responsibilities and provide research assistance to the supervisors.

The candidate should (1) either hold a master’s degree that is relevant with respect to the PhD degree that is envisaged (or an equivalent degree of higher education) and have distinguished himself/herself, either during his/her academic training or in his/her professional life, as is evident from high-quality scientific publications; (2) or have passed the pre-doctoral examination; and in both cases, have an excellent command of the English language.

#10. Full-time scholarship (100%) for Ph.D. project. “The Fragment and the Whole. Architectural Constructs IN COMPREHENSIVE SETTINGS. EXHIBITION SPACES, THE GARDEN TREATISE AND THE VOYAGE PITTORESQUE IN FRANCE BETWEEN 1750 AND 1850″

Deadline: 09 December 2020.

The Department of Architecture at KU Leuven, Belgium is pleased to offer a fulltime (100%) PhD scholarship for 1 year, starting February (extendable up to 4 years upon positive evaluation by the Faculty Doctoral Commission), to an outstanding student.

This project is to enable them to take part in the research project highlighted above where he/she will act as a research assistant and also support teaching activities in the educational programs of architecture and interior architecture.

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The aim of the project is to study the ambiguous role of the visitor, as both a constructive and disruptive agent in the development of comprehensive spaces of the display, between 1750 and 1850 in France.

One particular object-document and its relationship with the visitor is focused upon: the architectural construct.

The ideal candidate is one with a keen interest in the history and historical context of architecture, architectural and spatial imageries in written and visual sources), within the field of French Studies and/or Eighteenth/NineteenthCentury Studies.

The candidate must hold a Master degree in one of the following fields: architecture, interior architecture, engineering architecture, Romance studies, comparative literature, history of art, history or equivalent where he/she graduated at least cum laude or has distinguished him or herself in a similar way during his or her academic career or professional life.

Additionally, the Candidate must be fluent in English, proficient in French, with at least a good passive knowledge of Italian

More information about the program including application requirements and how to apply can be found here.

#11. Penny Morris Research Scholarship at the University of Melbourne, Australia

The Penny Morris Research Scholarship is, through the University of Melbourne, Australia, offering scholarships worth $30,000 in stipends annually to support a domestic graduate student through a Master of Philosophy or Ph.D. in the Faculty of Architecture, Business, and Planning

Interested candidates should contact Alan March at alanpm@unimelb.edu.au with your Expression of Interest and attach your 1-4 page research proposal, resume, academic transcript and grading scale from your previous degree. Please include ‘PMRS’ in the email subject line. In addition to standard information, there will be an interview as part of the shortlist process.

For more information about the scholarship opening, kindly visit

#12. Ph.D. studentship: Co-creation of Distributed Renewable and Interactive (DRI) energy systems & Citizen-Centred, Low Carbon Cities

Oxford Brookes University | Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment | Oxford | United Kingdom

Deadline: October 31

The School of Built Environment and the School of Architecture at Oxford Brookes University jointly offer a 3-year full-time Ph.D. Studentship to outstanding Domestic and International students to take part in the research project highlighted above.

This is an interdisciplinary study that cuts across the Construction Project Management and Low Carbon Building research groups, which are part of the Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development.

The aim is to explore, using Grounded Theory, the relationships between smart communities & the technological solutions to operating the DRI systems. The key output will be an innovative framework to place prosumers at the heart of the effective integration of DRI systems in existing urban environments.

The Ph.D. studentship offer includes an annual bursary of £14,777 for three years and £1,000 per annum will be available for fieldwork. It is important to note, if you are an international student, you would need to cover the shortfall between the Home/EU level and International level of university fees.

The ideal candidate must: be capable of submitting a Ph.D. thesis within 3 years; be expected to have at least an upper second class degree and/or Masters in a related subject such as architecture, sociology, urban geography, energy studies, anthropology, etc.; be able to demonstrate strong interdisciplinary research capabilities, and be fluent in spoken and written English.

Interested applicants are expected to submit the following documents: a detailed research proposal (max. 1000 words), which should include the research objectives and methods, a CV and a supporting statement (max. 300 words).

For further information on how to apply, please email tdestudentships@brookes.ac.uk for an application pack, quoting “Co-creation of DRIs and Low Carbon Cities” in the subject line.

#13. Real Estate Prices and Capital Markets Liquidity

Deadline: November 02,

The School of Architecture, Design and Built Environment at Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom are pleased to offer a Ph.D. studentship to an outstanding student from home or abroad to take part in the Research Project highlighted above.

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This study will aim to investigate the role of liquidity in real estate markets, identifying the transmission channels to real estate values, interactions with the macroeconomy, financial innovation and policy change.

The studentship will cover UK/EU tuition fees for the successful candidate. It will also provide a maintenance stipend of approximately £14,777 per year for three years (the stipend is linked to the RCUK rate, starting in 2018). Applications from non-EU students are welcome, but a successful international candidate would be responsible for paying the difference between non-EU and UK/EU fees which are £13,250 for non-EU students and £4,260 for UK/EU students as at the 201/18 session.

Applicants must have obtained at least 2:1 honor in Architectural, Civil, Environmental or Mechanical Engineering, or related disciplines. Proof of English language proficiency (an IELTS score of 6.5 or above). Knowledge of programming is an advantage.

For more information about the studentship position such as application requirements and how to apply, kindly visit their official website through the link below.

#14. UWE Millennium Scholarship for International Students

Deadline: 31 May/31 October (annually)

Study in: London, UK

The University of the West of England, Bristol is awarding the Millennium Scholarship to international students who are interested to undertake an internship working within the International Office or other departments, and will also be required to undertake ambassadorial activity for the University throughout the duration of their graduate program.

The scholarship is worth a 50%tuition waiver for one academic year. Interested candidates must apply to any Postgraduate Programme offered at the University except MBA, BPTC, LPC, GDL, MSc Robotics, Ph.D.‘s, and continuing professional development courses. The program is expected to start in September for the May deadline and in January for the October deadline.

The desired candidate must have achieved the equivalent of a British 1st in an undergraduate degree and hold an unconditional offer or a conditional offer in a program where IELTS or equivalent English proficiency is the only condition.

Interested candidates are to provide official transcripts from their undergraduate studies at the time of application.

More information about the scholarship including application details and how to apply can be found here

#15. Warren Trust Scholarships – Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

The Warren Trust Scholarships, through the Victoria University Foundation, has provided the School of Architecture at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand with the sponsorship of architecture students within their program.

The scholarship opening is for one beneficiary. It is worth $5,000.

Interested applicants must provide the following documents: one-page personal statement outlining future career plans which includes how they propose to use the scholarship funds; one reference (nominated via the online application system); Complete the financial section and provide relevant financial documentation.

More information about the scholarship including application requirements and how to apply can be found on the official page here.

PhD Scholarships for Architecture Students

Do all PhD students get funding?

Not all PhD students get funding. Basically, to get funding as a PhD student, you may need to ask first.
Statistics show that 10% of research spending is on humanities and social sciences. Science and PhD students may get funding as part of a larger research projects that recieve grants.

How much is a PhD scholarship?

Depending on your benefactor, PhD scholarship worth varies. However, PhD scholarships are granted for a period of one year though it can be renewed yearly for a period of five years.

How much is a fully funded PhD UK?

Fully-funded PhD in UK includes an expensive undertaking of annual tuition of £3,000 to £6,000 (about US$3,800-7,670) for domestic students and £18,000 ($23,000) for international students.

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