Student and Emerging Professional Scholarship Opportunities


Docomomo US is excited to offer student and emerging professional scholarship opportunities for the 2021 virtual National Symposium, thanks to our sponsors, member donations, and the Docomomo US/NOCA chapter. 

If you are a National Symposium sponsor and would like to donate a complimentary registration to our scholarship fund, please contact us at

Docomomo US Symposium Scholarships

The Docomomo US scholarship deadline has passed.

We are pleased to announce our first three scholarship recipients for the 2021 National Symposium Chicago: Sydney Andrea Landers, Rebecca Lo Presti, and Shannon Winterhalter. 

The 2021 National Symposium scholarship program was made possible thanks to the following individuals and firms who donated to the Scholarship Fund:

Andrew Hope 
Gregory Ibañez
Harboe Architects, PC
Jessica Anderson
Mills + Schnoering Architects, LLC
Quinn Evans Architects
Thomas Leslie
Virginia Small

If you would like to support the Scholarship Fund for future National Symposium events, please contact us at

Docomomo US/NOCA Travel Grant

The Docomomo US/NOCA Symposium Grant provides financial support for students and emerging professionals committed to the documentation and conservation of Modern Movement buildings, landscapes, and sites. The intent of this year’s scholarship is to enable up to three individuals to participate in the Docomomo US 2021 National Symposium.

The 2021 Docomomo US/NOCA Travel Grant will provide up to three grants for Symposium-related expenses, including:

  • Registration to National Symposium
  • Registration to all virtual tours offered during the Symposium

The scholarship is open to current undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students enrolled in established institutions of higher learning, as well as emerging professionals who have graduated within the past three years.

Applicants must be actively engaged in issues concerning the documentation and conservation of buildings, sites, and neighborhoods of the Modern Movement. “Documentation” may be in the form of research or scholarship, such as thesis or class projects, related to architecture, design, or planning topics associated with the 20th Century Modern Movement. Preference will be given to applicants with current or previous engagement on topics related to Northern California.

Applicants are asked to demonstrate their committed interest in the subject and how the scholarship will meaningfully advance their goals or work.

Application deadline is April 30, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. PST. has been extended to Sunday May 16, 2021 at 11:59 PST.

How to apply (PDF)

Visit the Docomomo US/NOCA website for further information and contact with any questions.