Call for Entries: OMA NY & DS+R Scholarship
The Arquia Foundation signs an agreement with Architect-US to expand its program to the United States and adds 2 scholarships in New York to their XXI Arquia Scholarships 2020 Call.
The Arquia Foundation signs a collaboration agreement with Architect-US with the aim of expanding the destinations of their scholarships and offering the first Arquia Scholarship in the United States through the companies network of the Architect-US Program.
This new alliance allows accessing the American labor market and a professional experience to students and young graduated architects willing to pursue a professional internship for a year in the United States. The destination offices for the first Arquia | Architect-US 2020 Scholarship will be OMA | AMO and Diller Scofidio + Renfro, both in New York City.
For the selection of the destination offices Architect-US carried out a survey among 3,929 architects from their community, aged between 20 and 32 years old approximately, to know their interests and preferred offices in the United States of students and graduates. The survey had a 7.18% response rate and from the 140 North American studies obtained, the Arquia Foundation chose the first two that generated the most interest, resulting selected the prestigious Dutch firm OMA | AMO (Rem Koolhas) and the North American firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro, both in New York City.
To participate in the scholarship call they will have to register before April 30, 2020 in the Architect-US Professional Experience Program in USA. The bases for the call entry for the Arquia | Architect-US 2020 Scholarship can be found in the attachment.
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