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Houzz announces more scholarships, including one for female architects
Aug 29, 2017
Katy B. Olson

Houzz recently announced that it is expanding its Scholarship Program. Having offered seven scholarships to date, the home improvement marketplace will now offer four $2,500 scholarships, twice yearly, in the following categories: Women in Architecture; Residential Interior Design; Sustainable Design; and Construction Management.

Liza Hausman, VP Industry Marketing at Houzz
Liza Hausman, VP of industry marketing at Houzz

“These design and architecture students have offered incredible perspectives on the future of how we will live in our built environments. We’re so pleased to help these students pursue their goals and dreams. The caliber of applicants and their essays for the Houzz Scholarship program is extremely impressive,” says Liza Hausman, VP of industry marketing at Houzz.

Houzz says scholarship program “supports the next generation of residential design and architecture pros,” targeting students studying architecture, interior design and landscape architecture. The scholarship program requires students to submit a brief essay on their design and architecture influences, and invites them to create a Houzz professional student profile, where they can showcase and share their portfolio of work.

The fall 2017 scholarship winners include:

Angelica Gallegos (Pratt Institute)

Sinna Pang (Fullerton College)

Mike Lidwin (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)

Jace Weber (Louisiana State University)

Houzz presents scholarships twice yearly, in the spring and fall, and is now accepting applications for spring 2018. The deadline is December 15, 2017.

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