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Fellows & Fellowship


AIA Fellows are recognized with the AIA’s highest membership honor for their exceptional work and contributions to architecture and society.

Architects who have made significant contributions to the profession and society and who exemplify architectural excellence can become a member of the AIA College of Fellows.

Only 3 percent of the AIA members have this distinction.

The AIA Fellowship program honors architects who have significantly contributed to architecture and society on a national level in a specific category and achieved a standard of excellence in the profession. 

Eligible AIA architect members may be nominated either 1) by their local Chapter, or 2) by a petition signed by any five Fellows in good standing or any ten AIA members in good standing.  Once nominated, Nominees are required to submit their portfolio online through AIA National’s website, with a submittal fee, before 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time in October (date to be confirmed). 

Visit the AIA website for additional information and useful resources.  Refer to this to understand the application process and the “Objects”.  You will be required to select one Object and build your application/submittal around that object.    

For those interested in submitting this year, please respond by noon, April 22nd, 2024.

For Chapter consideration, interested members are required to submit the following information no later than noon, April 22nd, 2024 to AIA P&F’s Fellowship Committee, attention Vijay Seghal, FAIA and Mark Gangi, FAIA, Fellowship Committee Co-Chairs at, with a copy to Chapter Executive Director at

    • One-page Summary following the Fellowship submittal guidelines
    • Object
    • Additional information to support why you are best suited for the “Object” you have selected.   

Our Fellowship Committee has scheduled meetings for for 4/18, 5/23, 6/13, 7/18, 8/22, and 9/19, to help the nominees prepare their submittal.  

Learn about the chapter's rich history. See the list of AIAPF Fellows.


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