CityStudioSTL Fellowships

2017 CityStudioSTL Fellows Rylie Davis and Casey Ryan.

The CityStudioSTL Fellowship provides funded opportunities for architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design students to work with a local firm to address socially engaged challenges in St. Louis. Participating students will complete a 12-week civic or pro bono project in the St. Louis region at a host firm. Graduate applicants can apply to: Arbolope Studio, Christner Architects, PGAV Planners, and Trivers. Undergraduate applicants can apply to Trivers.

Current degree candidates in or recent graduates of the College of Architecture and Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design (December 2020 or May 2021, US Citizens or green card holders) are eligible to apply. All applicants must be in good standing with the University. Fellows must be located in the United States during summer 2021, and preferably in the St. Louis region. Applications require a resume, cover letter, and portfolio. Interview candidates will be chosen from applicants.

2021 Summer Fellowships: Applications open! 

Download application materials and details below. Applications must be submitted to by 5p, Monday March 8 to be considered for early deadline. All applications must to be submitted by the final deadline at 5p, Monday April 19.

Hear from 2020 fellows in our recorded Q&A session here>>

Arbolope Studio (Graduate students)>> 
Christner Architects (Graduate students, now filled)
PGAV Planners (Graduate students, now filled)
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2020 Summer Fellowships

The summer 2020 CityStudioSTL Fellows—Teddy Levy (MArch22, MUD22), Tiffany Dockins (MArch22, MUD22), and Natia Kapanadze (MLA20)—took on a new challenge: working remotely on community engaged and civic projects in the St. Louis region. Read more about their experiences at Trivers, PGAV Planners, and Arbolope Studio here>>

2019 Summer Fellowships

The summer 2019 CityStudioSTL cohort included four student fellows. In collaboration with Northside Community Housing, Inc. (NCHI) and Rise Community Development, Lauren McDaniel (MLA20) worked at Arbolope Studio on the St. Ferdinand Homes II project within the Greater Ville neighborhood. Larissa Sattler (MArch20) worked at Christner on a project in collaboration with Grand Center: a shared workspace/incubator for entrepreneurs in creative fields. Elise Skulte (MArch20) worked at PGAV Planners on a wayfinding design and planning project for Tower Grove Park, in collaboration with the Friends of Tower Grove Park board of directors and park users. Corinna Siu (BS20) worked at Trivers on several projects including Hope Lodge projects for the American Cancer Society and research and planning activities for Doorways, an organization which provides affordable, secure housing and services for people living with HIV/AIDS. 

2018 Summer Fellowships

The summer 2018 Undergraduate Fellow, Kelly Whelan, worked at Trivers Associates on a study for a shelter and transitional living facility for Epworth Children & Family Services. Kaety Prentice was the Graduate Fellow at PGAV Planners, and worked on a proposal for the South Grand Streetscaping Plan for a portion of the street. Yunfan Song, the Graduate Fellow at Christner, worked on an economic development study for a section of Delmar Boulevard. 

2017 Summer Fellowships

The summer 2017 Undergraduate Fellow, Rylie Davis, worked at Trivers Associates on two projects: the future Jonas Hubbard Community Center in the Carr Square neighborhood, and the St. Louis Transitional Hope House. The Graduate Fellow, Casey Ryan, worked at PGAV Planners on a planning and design project for Chouteau Park, located in the Forest Park Southeast neighborhood. Working alongside architects and planners, fellows experienced the complexities of community-based projects and designing for public spaces. Find out more here>>