Graduate Student Resources

In order to better serve our graduate student members, SAH has compiled the following information on fellowships, publishing sources, graduate programs, dissertations, and other professional resources. If you have comments or would like to suggest additional resources to be added to this page, please contact us at

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SAH Fellowships, Grants & Awards

SAH David B. Brownlee Dissertation Award
Recognizes the most outstanding doctoral dissertation in the field of architectural history completed during the two years prior to the submission date.

Gill Family Foundation Dissertation Research Fellowship
Supports dissertation research in the field of architectural history and related areas by graduate students whose work has potential to impact discourse in the field.

Charles E. Peterson Fellowship
Supports participation in the research and writing of content for SAH Archipedia, the Society's open access encyclopedia of the built environment of the United States

Edilia and François-Auguste de Montêquin Fellowship
Supports travel related to research on Spanish, Portuguese, or Ibero-American architecture

H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship
Allows recent graduate(s) or emerging scholar(s) to study by travel for a period of three, six or twelve months
Sally Kress Tompkins Fellowship 
Supports work on a 12-week HABS history project during the summer

John Coolidge Research Fellowship (New England Chapter)
Assists graduate students at a New England college or university working on topics in architectural history, the built environment, or a related field through an award of $500 to $1,000


The Ask UP website is designed to help scholars and the broader public learn more about scholarly publishing.

You might consider submitting your work to the following journals and publications:
Architectural Histories - The open access journal of the EAHN
Arris - Journal of the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians
Ars Orientalis
Avery Review - Open access journal of reviews and critical essays on books, buildings, and other architectural media
Buildings and Landscapes - Journal of the Vernacular Architecture Forum
Change Over Time - An International Journal of Conservation and the Built Environment, published by the University of Pennsylvania Press
International Journal of Islamic Architecture
JAE - Journal of Architectural Education
Journal of Planning History -
Journal of the Society for American City and Regional Planning History
JSAH - Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians
The Metropole - Blog of the Urban History Association
Muqarnas -
An Annual on the Visual Cultures of the Islamic World
Places Journal
Planning Perspectives - An International Journal of History, Planning and the Environment
RIBA Journal of Architecture
The Journal of Architecture

Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review

Dissertation Lists

If you would like to submit your dissertation title to SAH's lists, please email Helena Dean.

Additional Resources
EThOS (British Library's e-these database)
Goode's Bibliography - Doctoral Dissertations Relating to American Architectural History 1897–1995
Open Access Theses and Dissertations aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 1100 colleges, universities, and research institutions. 

Graduate Programs

If you would like to submit a graduate program to the list, please email Helena Dean.

More Opportunities & Resources

SAH Career Center
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Carter Manny Award 
CAA Professional-Development Fellowships

Guide to College Scholarships & Financial Aid for Black Students
Scholarships for Black College Students
45+ College Scholarships for Minority Students

SCAD Survey of Professional Career Opportunities in Architectural History
Maintained by the Architectural History Department at SCAD, this page is intended to provide an overview of professional careers in architectural history outside academia based on a continuing review of the most recent position announcements in the field and information provided by employers.

Digital Resources
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