Center for Heritage Conservation Scholarship Application - 2017-2018 Academic Year

  • This application is for scholarships administered by the Center for Heritage Conservation at Texas A&M University. Information and criteria for scholarships administered by the Center for Heritage Conservation are listed below.

    In addition to those scholarships administered by the Center for Heritage Concervation, scholarships are offered through the Department of Architecture, the College of Architecture, Texas A&M University and many external sources. Students are encouraged to contact these sources for applications and deadline information.

    This application must be filled out completely and submitted by 5:00 pm, Friday, December 9, 2016.

    Papers, proposals, and posters must be submitted by to the Center for Heritage Conservation Office by 5:00 pm, Friday, January 20, 2017.

    Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted.

    If you have any questions, please email Dr. Julie Rogers.


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Agreement

  • Applicant must sign and date this application form below.

    Confirmation
    I understand that the information requested in this application is to determine the applicant's qualifications, and that it is reserved for confidential use by the Center for Heritage Conservation and Texas A&M University, and I release it for that purpose.

    Certification
    I further certify that the information supplied in this application is accurate, and I understand that making inaccurate or false statements could disqualify my application. If a scholarship is awarded to me, I promise to use the grant for the continuation of my architectural education at Texas A&M University, and to comply with requirements of the grant (reports, etc).

    Completing the Scholarship Application
    Of the several scholarships that may be considered with respect to this application, each has its own criteria. Some scholarships may list either financial need or scholastic standing as the most important consideration. Some may have other or additional criteria, such as the hometown of student.

    It is important that all questions are answered with some thought and clarity. The Center of Heritage Conservation Selection Committee is comprised of the Center Director, the Associate Director, and select Center fellows. You must convey your qualifications, desire, and passion in written comments. Questions are open-ended so that you may express your unique qualities and circumstances.

    I have read, understand, and have complied with the information, instructions, and certification contained in and associated with this scholarship application. I further certify to the best of my knowledge, information and belief that this application is a complete and accurate representation of my financial need, scholastic standing and other personal circumstances and career objectives.

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Additional Application Submittals

  • A select number of scholarships awarded by the Center require the submission of a paper or poster. Students who have applied for scholarships by the stated deadline date must submit hard copies of all papers and posters to the Center for Heritage Conservation, Scoates Hall, Room 125, by 5:00 pm, Friday, January 20, 2017.

    Please review the requirements for these scholarships below and check the scholarships for which you wish to be considered.

  • The Center for Heritage Conservation Scholarship for current undergraduate and graduate students was established by the Professional Fellows of the Center for Heritage Conservation (CHC) and the CHC Advisory Council, a multi-disciplinary group of faculty and preservation professionals who provide support and guidance to the historic preservation program. This CHC Scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior undergraduate student who is a member of the Preservation and Conservation Student Society (PACSS), or to a current graduate student studying at Texas A&M University. Current graduate students must have an approved course plan for the Certificate in Historic Preservation.

    Eligible students must submit a poster illustrating past or current research related to historic preservation or heritage conservation. Posters must contain both images and text and be either 24” x 36” or 36” x 42”. Posters should be submitted to the Center for Heritage Conservation Office, Scoates Hall, Room 125 by 5:00 pm, Friday, January 20, 2017.

  • The Center for Heritage Conservation Scholarship for incoming graduate students was established by the Professional Fellows of the Center for Heritage Conservation (CHC) and the CHC Advisory Council, a multi-disciplinary group of faculty and preservation professionals who provide support and guidance to the historic preservation program. This CHC scholarship is awarded to an incoming graduate student studying at Texas A&M University who has a demonstrated interest in historic preservation or heritage conservation.

    Eligible students must submit a paper outlining past or current research related to historic preservation or heritage conservation. Papers must be either submitted to the Center for Heritage Conservation Office (Scoates Hall, Room 125) or emailed to the Center for Heritage Conservation by 5:00 pm, Friday, January 20, 2017. The name of the scholarship and your last name should be in the subject line of the email.

  • This scholarship is in recognition of the work of Raiford Stripling, class of 1931 founding member of TOMFRA and pioneer in the preservation of Texas' built heritage. The TOMFRA/Raiford L. Stripling Memorial Scholarship for Advancement of Preservation is awarded to graduate and undergraduate students who have a demonstrated interest in historic preservation or heritage conservation. Graduate students must be pursuing the certificate program in historic preservation at Texas A&M University. Undergraduate students must be a third or fourth year Bachelor of Environmental Design undergraduate student with membership in the Preservation and Conservation Student Society (PACSS). If a qualified student cannot be identified from the above, the scholarship may be awarded to an incoming graduate student at Texas A&M who has a demonstrated interest in historic preservation or heritage conservation.

     

    Current graduate and undergraduate students must submit a paper on a subject concerning or relating to historic preservation or heritage conservation in the State of Texas. The Stripling Scholar will commit to orally presenting the paper at a TOMFRA annual meeting. All papers must have a cover page listing the applicant’s name, title of the paper and the scholarship. Papers should be submitted to the Center for Heritage Conservation Office, Scoates Hall, Room 125 by January 20, 2017.

Conditions of the Scholarship

  • Please note that you must satisfy the following conditions before your scholarship/fellowship will be finalized.

    1. All scholarships and fellowships, including awards that support study away from the Texas A&M campus, will be awarded with one half of the scholarship/fellowship amount paid in the fall semester and one half of the scholarship/fellowship amount paid in the spring semester. You must be enrolled as a full-time student and remain in good academic standing at Texas A&M University in order to receive the fall and spring scholarship/fellowship payments.
    2. You must write a letter of thanks to the donor prior to the banquet. DO NOT MAIL YOUR LETTER. Original letters must be submitted to the Center for Heritage Conservation office (Scoates Hall, Room 125) by Friday, April 07, 2017. The Center will mail the letter for you.

     

    I have reviewed the scholarship criteria listed online at http://www.arch.tamu.edu/undergraduate/scholarships/2/ to ensure my eligibility. In addition, I understand the conditions of the scholarship listed above.