The Center for Architecture

536 LaGuardia Place,
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Walter A. Hunt, Jr. Scholarship



In Memoriam

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Walter A. Hunt, Jr., this scholarship’s namesake and benefactor. Walter’s generosity of spirit and commitment to education live on in the scholarship he established.

To give to the Walter A. Hunt, Jr. Scholarship fund, visit this link, or send a check made payable to the Center for Architecture, with “Walter Hunt” in the memo line, to Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY 10012.

On behalf of the Hunt Family, and the Board of Trustees and staff of the Center for Architecture, thank you for continuing the example of generosity embodied by Walter.





Applications must be received on May 15th by 5:00 pm EST. No exceptions.

If the application deadline falls on a weekend, the application must be submitted by 5 pm on the following Monday.


Single award in the amount of $10,000 per year for two years.



To promote and encourage the study of architecture by New York City public high school students through a two-year scholarship to supplement tuition and related costs during their freshman and sophomore years at a NAAB-accredited school of architecture in the U.S.



Applicants must be current New York City public high school seniors who have been accepted to a 5-year Bachelor of Architecture program at a NAAB-accredited School of Architecture in the U.S. Students at NYC Charter High Schools are eligible. Students at private, parochial or other schools where tuition is charged are not eligible. Applicants must provide a copy of their final graduation high school transcript in order to accept the award.  

The second year of the scholarship funding is dependent on demonstrated successful completion of the student’s first year.

Please direct questions regarding submission to



the Application Form