External Scholarships and Student Opportunities

The Levin College Office of Student and Enrollment Services (LCOSES) occasionally receives announcements of external scholarships and other opportunities of interest to Urban Affairs students and graduates. As announcements are received, they will be posted below. For more information about a particular opportunity, please contact the associated organization directly.

All items are posted for informational purposes only and at the discretion of LCOSES.  Postings may be denied or removed without notice. LCOSES makes no guarantee as to the completeness / correctness of the information listed below. For older postings please see the Opportunities archive.

Also see our Career Information and Internship listing pages. 


Posting Date: 08/27/2020
Position: Precinct Election Official / Poll Worker
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Company: Cuyahoga County Board of Elections

Each election, thousands of Ohioans dedicate themselves to sustaining the backbone of democracy—our election process. Poll workers are essential to ensuring that our elections are fair, and in doing so, maintain the traditions of our past and our hope for the future. Be part of something big. Sign up to be a poll worker and help your community run a safe, secure, and accurate election!"

For more information about this position please click here.​​​​​​​

Posting Date: 08/11/2020
Position: Student Design Competition
Opportunity Type: Competition
Company: 2021 Edmund N. Bacon Urban Design Awards

The 2021 international competition is open to all college/university STUDENTS of any discipline and academic level (undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral) who are actively matriculating at a college or university during the fall 2020 semester.

Award winners will be publicly announced in late December 2020, once the judging process is complete. First prize is $5,000. Additional honorary (non-monetary) prizes may be awarded at the jurors’ discretion. All award-winning teams will be reimbursed up to $1,000 USD total towards travel and lodging costs to attend the awards ceremony, if there are team members are located outside the Greater Philadelphia region. 

Application Deadlines: October 30, 2020 is the deadline for competition questions, and November 20, 2020 is the deadline for competition submissions.

For more information about this position please click here.​​​​​​​

Posting Date: 05/19/2020
Position: The 2021 Richard Morris Hunt Prize
Opportunity Type: Fellowship
Company: Architects Foundation

The Richard Morris Hunt Prize is an intensive and curated six-month fellowship, divisible in two or three periods, that carries a $20,000 award for registered architects to pursue cutting-edge research on emerging trends in historic preservation. As part of the RMHP experience, the Fellow benefits from guidance and access to a network of the leading historic preservation professionals in France and the United States.

In years where the applicant pool demonstrates exceptional merit, the runner-up receives a $5,000 scholarship for a shorter five-week specialized course of research and study.

Application Deadline: 08/14/2020.

For more information about this position please click here.​​​​​​​

Posting Date: 05/18/2020
Opportunity Type: Scholarship
Company: CT Consultants and New Visions Group

CT Consultants and New Visions Group are proud to announce two scholarship for the upcoming academic year. Both provide financial assistance and/or possible mentoring opportunities to minority students pursuing a degree in civil engineering, architecture, surveying or planning while enrolled at an accredited Ohio college or university.

CT Consultants’ Mentoring Program will afford students who have applied for either aforementioned scholarship with mentoring opportunities, pairing mid- to senior-level staff throughout CT’s regional offices with an undergraduate student interested in or currently studying architecture or civil engineering.

Application Deadline: N/A.

For more information about these positions please click here.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Posting Date: 05/18/2020
Opportunity Type: Scholarship
Company: Enterprise Ohio

Enterprise Ohio is pleased to announce another round of our scholarship opportunity for African-American students pursuing a degree that will help them in joining or advancing in Cleveland’s community development field. We will award up to two scholarships of up to $5,000 each for the 2020-2021 school year.

The Enterprise Ohio Scholarship is offered for the 2020-2021 school year in honor of Bruce Murphy. Mr. Murphy made tremendous contributions to community development during his tenure at Key Bank and was recognized as Enterprise’s Visionary of the Year in 2018.

Application Deadline: N/A

For more information about this position please click here.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​