Friday, February 08, 2008

Cavin Family Traveling Fellowship

Cavin Family Traveling Fellowship
is less than two weeks away.

Want to see the world in 10 weeks?

If so, apply by February 15 for the 2008 Cavin Family Traveling Fellowship. The two-stage design completion results in a $10,000 stipend for a young designer to spend 10 weeks traveling abroad.

To be eligible for the fellowship, candidates must be U.S. citizens under 35 years old on March 1, 2008. Candidates must have a professional architecture degree from Cal Poly Pomona or the University of Oregon. Past Fellowship winner are not eligible.


Applications and signed letters of agreement are due to the Fellowship Secretary by the stated deadline. (See the website for complete details). The design competition brief will emphasize issues of resource sustainability as integral aspects of architectural design.

The design competition starts at 5:00 pm PST on Thursday, February 21 and closes precisely at 5:00 pm PST the following Tuesday, February 26, 2008.

During the first stage of the competition 4 to 6 finalists will be selected. Finalists will be required to submit physical boards of their project design for the final review without modifications.

Final presentations will take place March 28, 2008 at Cal Poly Pomona.

Even if you are not eligible to compete in the competition, please share this opportunity with a colleague or friend.

Get the full fellowship details on line or by contacting Patrick Sullivan FAIA, Fellowship Secretary, at 909 624 4051, or Debra Boudreau, Director Pasadena& Foothill Chapter AIA at 626 796 7601.

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