Nemetschek Vectorworks Creates New Scholarship Program for Architecture Students in the U.S.

2012/10/09

Recipient of $2,500 Award will be Announced on December 14

Columbia, Md. (Oct. 9, 2012) – Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. announces The Vectorworks Young Architects Student Scholarship, which will provide a $2,500 award to an outstanding student who is pursuing either an undergraduate or graduate degree in architecture in the U.S. This new scholarship will be paid directly to the recipient’s educational institution, and can be used to pay for tuition and fees. The winner will be revealed on Friday, December 14, 2012.

“Through The Vectorworks Young Architects Student Scholarship, we will honor the talents of today’s young, creative minds by recognizing one deserving student’s achievements and potential as a career architect,” says Steve Alden, U.S. Sales and Marketing Director at Nemetschek Vectorworks. “In addition, we hope our scholarship engages and encourages more students to pursue architecture and apply their skills to push this field into new and exciting directions.”

Applications must be submitted online at www.vectorworks.net/scholarship/ by November 30, 2012. Students must complete all three applications requirements, listed below, to be eligible for the award:

  1. Enter the Nemetschek Vectorworks Creative Minds Monthly Design Competition in October or November. Go to www.vectorworks.net/creativeminds for details about the competition, which challenges entrants to explore multiple options for documenting and presenting responses to a design concept.
  1. Present an architecture portfolio that showcases their individual creativity. Students may upload their portfolio to www.vectorworks.net/scholarship/, or they can provide a link to their online portfolio within their electronic application.
  1. Submit a one-page explanation about why they deserve the scholarship. Students can upload responses as part of their online application.

In addition to the above requirements, applicants must be U.S. citizens or U.S. lawful permanent residents. They must also be full-time college students at the time of their application, pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies, and majoring in architecture or intending to major in the field.

For additional information about The Vectorworks Young Architects Student Scholarship, visit www.vectorworks.net/scholarship/ or contact Alice at alowy@vectorworks.net.

About Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc.
Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Nemetschek Group and has been developing software since 1985. The Vectorworks line of software products provides professional design solutions for more than 450,000 designers in the AEC, entertainment and landscape design industries. With a tradition of designing flexible, versatile, intuitive and affordable CAD and BIM solutions, Nemetschek Vectorworks continues to be a global leader in 3D design technologies. For more information, visit www.vectorworks.net.

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