AIA Chicago Foundation Announces 2022 Diversity Scholarship Recipients


“The Diversity Scholarship builds the pipeline to ensure our profession has every voice represented at the table. I am thrilled to have Mallikarjun and Mistika join the ranks of our brilliant past and current scholars.”

- Chris-Annmarie Spencer, AIA, NOMA, President, AIA Chicago Foundation Board of Trustees


The AIA Chicago Foundation, the independent charitable organization dedicated to supporting activities that benefit the Chicago-area architecture community, has announced the 2022 Diversity Scholarship Recipients. 

The AIA Chicago Foundation Diversity Scholarship is an opportunity to attract and retain diverse, talented young professionals in Chicago, recognizing the value of new and unique voices to the profession. Two $10,000 scholarships are be awarded each year to both/either undergraduate or graduate students studying architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, or the University of Illinois at Chicago 

Each awardee will also receive guidance and ongoing mentorship from AIA Chicago throughout their educational tenure.

This year's Scholars are:

Mallikarjun Gudoor, Illinois Institute of Technology

Mistika Jimenez, Illinois Institute of Technology


To read more about the Diversity Scholarship, CLICK HERE.

To read more about the AIA Chicago Foundation, CLICK HERE.