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Texas-based architecture school announces fellowship availability

on Friday,October 01,2010 22:10

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Architecture students who have obtained a master's degree in this field, and wish to enhance their professional value, can benefit from applying for fellowship programs. In order to keep up with the high demand for fellowships, many schools are launching these opportunities, which can help individuals become more attractive to potential employers.

For example, the Rice School of Architecture in Houston has announced the application process for its Wortham Fellowship program, which benefits master's degree holders who are entering or who currently work in this field. Those who are accepted will conduct related research and teach for one to two academic years, according to the school's website.

Qualified applicants are asked to submit samples of professional work, letter of interest, a copy of their most recent academic record and a research proposal.

November 1 is the last day application materials will be accepted, the website reports.

In 2008, architects held an estimated 141,200 jobs across the country, and the average annual salary for these professionals was $76,750, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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