Thank you to our ARE sponsor!

        Thank you to our ARE sponsor!

Brightwood Discount Code - AIAWHV


Books in our ARE Library and free to check out for AIAWHV Associate Members

  • Brightwood 5.0
    • BDCS
    • BS
    • CDS
    • PPP
    • SD
    • SPD
    • SS
    • Flashcards 5.0 Brightwood
    • Brightwood 4.0 available upon request
  • Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice (by AIA)
  • How to Pass the Architecture Registration Exam (by Michael Riscica, AIA)

Steps to starting the Architecture Registration Exam (ARE) click here

2018 Updates

Calendar for 2018 ARE Study Sessions PPP starting in January

ARE Scholarship click here for application  WATCH FOR 2018

ARE Monthly $100 Partial Scholarship click for application



What's going on this month? 

To create, one must first question everything.
— Eileen Grey

Happy Hour! 
5:30pm - 8:30pm

Date:    February 1, 2018
Time:    5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Venue:  Hudson Grille
             165 Mamaroneck Ave
             White Plains, NY 10601

AIA, SMPS Westchester Affiliate, SMPS, CREW, and NSPE team up for a 2018 Celebration!  Come with friends, colleagues, and loved ones for drinks, appetizers, and of course, good company.  Hudson Grille is in close proximity to the White Plains train station for NYC or reverse commuters looking to meet your local organizations.  Join us to meet a mix of marketing and business development professionals from architecture, engineering, construction, and specialty consultant/vendor firms. Attendees include marketers who are new to the industry looking to make new contacts, as well as seasoned pros with constructive insight to share.

This is a free, casual happy hour networking event with a cash bar, and is open to both members and non-members.

No need to pre-register:  just show up!


AIA WHV Scholarship Program - College Students

$5000 in Scholarship Grants

The grant program is open to students who are enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate in the fall  at an NAAB accredited school of architecture.  Candidates must have their permanent address within the chapter area (New York State Counties of Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange, Sullivan, part of Ulster and part of Dutchess).  Applicants for the thesis year grant must have approval from their school for academic credit as their thesis to be completed within one year.

  • Grant I application: Thesis Year Student(s) in the name of Aaron Resnick
  • Grant II application: Non-Thesis Year Student(s) in the name of Harvey Lewis

Submissions Due by May 8, 2018 and mailed to



AIA Westchester + Hudson Valley
Chairman Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 611
Katonah, New York  10536

Finalist will be contacted the last week of May.  Award winners are to appear at the
June 4, 2018 Golf Outing Fundraiser.

Please contact Valerie A. Brown, Executive Director with questions.

AIA WHV EP Scholarship Program

The AIA Westchester + Hudson Valley Young Professionals Committee is proud to provide an annual scholarship program to encourage participation in the Architect Registration Examination (ARE). This scholarship is intended to recognize Associate AIA members in the AIA Westchester + Hudson Valley Chapter who have made significant contributions at an early stage in their careers to the profession and to encourage their pursuit of licensure.

Scholarship recipients receive:

  • Recognition for their achievements at the AIAWHV Archibru.
  • A one-time reimbursement for the cost of passing each single division of the ARE
  • The full amount of the scholarship ($1,470.00) will be presented to the recipient at the 2018 Archibru. This scholarship is subject to all applicable local, state, and federal taxes.

 (Look for information to come out in August, application due in October)

2018 AIAWHV Monthly $100 Partial ARE Scholarship Application

Launching your Career in Architecture

IDP, Intern Development Program

IDP prepares you for a successful career in architecture. Start here. 

Take the Exam

The Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®) assesses candidates for their knowledge, skills, and ability to provide services required when practicing architecture. More on the test here

Work in Architecture

Check our Job Bank for current Westchester and Hudson Valley Architecture positions. 

Learn more about current salary conditions


The AIA Westchester + Hudson Valley Young Professionals engages local professionals at the early stages of their careers. We connect through networking, leadership, and professional development programs.


See what we are up to and join us at our next event.