LeBrun Grant Application Requirements
Applications must be received on November 1st by 5:00 pm EDT. If the deadline falls on a weekend, the application must be submitted by 5pm on the following Monday. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. No exceptions.
A complete application includes the Application Form, three letters of recommendation and the $50.00 application fee. The application form and recommendation letters must be submitted both electronically (PDF) and in hard copy. See the Submission Instructions section for details.
- Cover Page Form: The Cover Page form must be placed on the front of hardcopy submissions.
- Statement of Purpose: In approximately 250 words outline the proposed travel plans. Be sure to discuss the value of these plans to the individual applicant and describe their significance to the applicant’s professional development.
- CV: Include your academic background, degree in architecture and date, and a brief outline of professional experience with roles in projects and/or firms.
- Itinerary: Include a detailed schedule of proposed travel plans, mode of transportation and room and board.
- Portfolio: Portfolios must be submitted electronically and in hardcopy and demonstrate a range of the applicant’s design projects. Applicant’s portfolio should be no longer than 10 pages and the file limit is 5MB. These samples are expected to be of professional quality and are very important factors in the evaluation process.
- Click here to download the Application Form.
Two Letters of Recommendation
All letters of recommendation, both electronic and hard copy versions, must be signed and on letterhead. Letters should be written in support of the proposed travel plans and attest to the applicant’s capability and professional promise. Hard copy letters must be signed in ink; digital signatures are not accepted. One letter must be written by a member of the American Institute for Architects (AIA).
The $50.00 entry fee may be paid online or made in the form of a check, submitted with the hardcopy application, and made payable to the Center for Architecture.
- Applicants may submit additional supporting documentation, preferably not exceeding five pages.
- Recipients may be asked to present at the Center for Architecture upon return.