Harvard Wheelwright Prize for Architects

Deadline: 14 February 2014 – registration; 4 March 2014 – submission of documents
Open to: graduates in a professionally accredited architecture degree program, early career architects
Fellowship: $100,000 cash prize to support travel and research-related costs, an invitation to lecture at Harvard GSD and a possibility to publish research in a Harvard GSD publication


Harvard GSD is announcing the second edition of the Wheelwright Prize, a $100,000 traveling fellowship open to talented early-career architects worldwide proposing exceptional itineraries for research and discovery. Available to architects practicing anywhere in the world, the Wheelwright Prize recognizes the importance of field research to professional development, and reinforces Harvard GSD’s dedication to fostering investigative approaches to contemporary design.

The Wheelwright Prize is intended to spur innovative research during the early stage of an architect’s professional career. Now open to applicants from all over the world—no affiliation to Harvard GSD required—the prize aims to foster new forms of research informed by cross-cultural engagement.


  • Applicants must have graduated from a professionally accredited architecture degree program in the past 15 years (graduates prior to 1999 are ineligible.) Holders of multiple degrees may apply, provided they received their professional degrees between 1999 and March 2014. Applicants need not be registered or licensed;
  • Applicants may not have received the Arthur Wheelwright Traveling Fellowship previously;
  • Winners of the Wheelwright Prize may not hold other fellowships concurrently;
  • The Wheelwright Prize is available to individual entrants only; teams or firms will not be considered;
  • Current Harvard GSD faculty, instructors, and staff are not eligible;
  • Winners are expected to spend a minimum of 6 months (cumulative) outside of their countries of residence in order to conduct their proposed research;
  • Proposed research itineraries must not include sites in the United States. Research and travel must commence within 12 months of receiving the Wheelwright Prize and must be completed within two years of receiving the prize;
  • The Wheelwright Prize is intended for independent study and may not be applied to university tuition. However, the grant may be applied to fees for workshops and conferences.


The winner will be selected via an open call for proposals and a rigorous review process. The winner of the Wheelwright Prize will receive:

  • $100,000 cash prize to support travel and research-related costs;
  • invitation to lecture at Harvard GSD;
  • possibility to publish research in a Harvard GSD publication.


The application process is entirely online. No submissions will be accepted by mail.

Register by starting your application by February 15 (there is no fee to register). Deadline for submissions is 4 March 2014. There is a $10 service fee to submit applications (charged by the online platform, not by Harvard GSD).

For more information and application please visit the Harvard Wheelwright Prize web-page.

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