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A School of Architectural Thinking ·

1972 – 2022, Recollecting the past 50 years to reimagine the next 50 ·

A School of Architectural Thinking ·

1972 – 2022, Recollecting the past 50 years to reimagine the next 50 ·

A School of Architectural Thinking ·

1972 – 2022, Recollecting the past 50 years to reimagine the next 50 ·

A School of Architectural Thinking ·

1972 – 2022, Recollecting the past 50 years to reimagine the next 50 ·

The BECA SCI-Arc Mexico covers 100% of tuition the first year for either the M.Arch 2 program or any EDGE program for a Mexican citizen.

This scholarship does not cover the cost of living expenses, health insurance, personal expenses, or school supplies.

Requirements

  • To be a Mexican citizen by birth or naturalization (proof of citizenship will be required).
  • To submit a completed application and required materials for review (a portfolio is required).
  • To be able to demonstrate proficiency of the English language (finalists for the scholarship will be contacted for a phone interview).

Application Process

To apply, students must complete the followings steps:

  • Complete the online application form and submit the $85 application fee.
  • Upload all required application materials to SlideRoom. The deadline for submitting application materials is final and expires at midnight on January 15, 2022 (Pacific Standard Time). The submission of applications will not be allowed after the indicated deadline. Once the application has been submitted by the applicant, no changes will be allowed nor can additional information be added. Extensions will not be granted under any circumstances. Specific details regarding the application materials listed below can be found on SlideRoom.

Restrictions and Details

  • Only one application per person can be submitted.
  • Students who are currently receiving scholarship support or financial aid from SCI-Arc or SCI-Arc Mexico are ineligible to apply for the BECA scholarship.
  • Individuals who currently have outstanding debts to SCI-Arc are not eligible for consideration for this scholarship.
  • The evaluation and selection of applications will be held in three (3) phases:
  • Phase One: Qualification
    SCI-Arc will verify that all applications submitted meet the requirements and applicants have submitted all supporting documentation required. Applicants will receive an email from SCI-Arc once all application information has been verified and all requirements have been met.
  • Phase Two: Initial Review
    All applicants will be initially reviewed by a jury selected by SCI-Arc Mexico and ten (10) finalists will be selected for SCI-Arc to review.
  • Phase Three: Final Selection
    A jury of directors, program chairs, and faculty at SCI-Arc will review the ten applicants that were selected during Phase Two. One individual will be selected as the winning recipient of the scholarship. Decisions made by the jury in Phase Two and Phase Three are final.

Scholarship Results and Conditions

  • The results of the scholarship will be published during the second week in mid-April on SCI-Arc’s official website. SCI-Arc will also notify the winning recipient via email.
  • The winning recipient will receive official acceptance documentation from the SCI-Arc Office of Admissions outlining the conditions and details of their acceptance and scholarship. A $500 nonrefundable deposit will be required within 14 days of receiving the official documentation to secure their scholarship and position in the program. If no response is given within this time frame, the scholarship will be granted to the second place applicant and so forth, etc.
  • The scholarship will cover 100% of tuition for the first year of either the M.Arch 2 program or any EDGE program. The scholarship will not cover the cost of the Introduction to Digital Design (IDD) workshop that is required for all incoming M.Arch 2 students.
  • The winning recipient must be able to demonstrate the financial ability to cover their living expenses for one year. If the winning recipient is unable to provide sufficient documentation to SCI-Arc through other scholarships or personal resources, the scholarship will be granted to the second place applicant and so forth, etc.
  • SCI-Arc may revoke the scholarship granted to the selected candidate if any breach or violation of the Participation Rules and Scholarship Conditions is determined at any time.
  • The winning recipient is eligible to renew the scholarship for the second year of the M.Arch 2 program if the recipient’s academic performance during the first year is within the top 10% of their class and cumulative GPA is a minimum of 3.7.
  • This scholarship may be combined with other scholarships provided by individuals, companies, or institutions not connected with SCI-Arc.