8th January 2019





Architectural Thesis Award

ATA (Architectural Thesis Award) is the international thesis award launched by Archistart in order to promote, reward and give visibility to talented youngers in architecture.
The award requires the participants to be able to synthesize, in order to communicate incisively the thesis project, summing up their designing experience.
The award includes a money prize and a thesis enhancement program aimed to bring out the best international talent among young architects.

More Details

The new website ”” is the perfect place for any member of the young architects community who wants to“start to be an architect” – a community that Archistart is seeking to build.
On the new platform you can create a personal or group profile, upload your projects and show your skills. In addition to the projects designed for Archistart contests and workshops, you can share all your personal projects developed during university or in the early years of your professional career.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Architectural design and rehabilitation/conservation.
  • Landscape architecture & Urban planning.
  • Structures and technological systems.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

  • Competition entries will end 8th January 2019 (15th January 2019 deadline submission) and the results will be available on March 2019.
  • Approximately one day from 16th to 31st Jan: Jury evaluation.
  • From 1st to 15th February (12:00 pm): Voting on for social prize.
  • March 2019: Results.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

The contest is open to all recent graduates in architecture and building engineering who have developed a thesis project in the period from January 2016 to January 2019 in the following areas:

1- Architectural design and rehabilitation/conservation.

2- Landscape architecture & Urban planning.

3- Structures and technological systems.

Note: ATA2017 and ATA2018 winners can’t participate.

Opportunity Cost


Participation fee is €50


The award includes a grant of €2,000 in cash and the chance to participate in Archistart contests and workshops free of charge.
Archistart also promotes a social contest on its portal: prizes consist of free participation to the International Architecture&Design Festival 2019 edition or free admission to an Archistart competition.

How to Apply

First Step: Register for your account by adding your details. click here for registeration.

Second Step: You shall receive an activation email after finishing your registration.

Third Step: Once you active your account You can add your project, please click here to add your project.

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More Details

Know more about this opportunity:

Official Website

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To learn how to write CV, Essays, Personal statement,  and know about recommendation letters click here:

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This Scholarship Published by:
Sara Idris / Egypt 

Reviewed by” Mariem Memmi / Tunisia 

and ” Esraa Abdullzaher/ Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team