Houzz Programs Support the Next Generation of Residential Design and Construction Professionals
Houzz Inc., the leading platform for home remodeling and design, including the all-in-one software solution for industry professionals, today announced the opening of applications for the annual Houzz Scholarship Program. The program supports aspiring renovation and design professionals studying interior design, construction, architecture, landscape architecture, architectural engineering or skilled trades.
“At Houzz we are investing in programs that encourage people to pursue careers in residential remodeling and design, and give students free subscriptions to our industry-leading project management software so they can stand out to future employers,” said Liza Hausman, vice president of Industry Marketing at Houzz. “This year’s scholarship applicants were chosen for their personal stories and passion for our industry, and we are pleased to support them on their journey towards a successful and rewarding career.”
Students are invited to apply for any of the five $2,500 annual scholarships in the categories of ‘Women in Architecture’, ‘Residential Design’, ‘Sustainable Residential Design’, ‘Residential Construction Management’ and ‘Skilled Trades’. In addition to submitting a brief essay on their design and architecture influences, applicants create a Houzz professional student profile, where they can showcase their portfolio of work and network with more than three million active professionals around the world. The deadline for 2024 scholarship entries is March 31, 2024. Learn more and apply at houzz.com/scholarships.
2023 scholarships were awarded to:
- Women in Architecture: Caroline Annett (studying architecture at Clemson University)
- Residential Design: Sarah You (studying architecture at Washington University in St. Louis)
- Sustainable Residential Design: Wendy Vasquez-Quiroz (studying landscape architecture at University of California, Davis)
- Residential Construction Management: Lucas Benson (studying construction management at University of Washington)
- Skilled Trades Residential Construction: Lauren Jones (studying welding at Gwinnett Technical College)
Beyond applying for Houzz scholarships, students looking to expand their expertise and stand out in the job market can take advantage of Houzz Pro for Students. The program gives students in residential construction and design-related academic programs a free, one-year subscription to Houzz Pro, the all-in-one business management and marketing software for interior design, building and remodeling professionals. Students have the opportunity to learn how to apply software tools to both design and project management activities and develop efficient, sustainable business practices.
Houzz is the leading platform for home remodeling and design, providing an all-in-one software solution for industry professionals and tools for homeowners to update their homes from start to finish. Using Houzz, people can find ideas and inspiration, hire professionals, and shop for products. Houzz Pro (houzz.com/pro) provides home industry professionals with a business management and marketing SaaS solution that helps them to win projects, collaborate with clients and teams, and run their business efficiently and profitably. The Houzz community is made up of millions of homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home improvement professionals around the world. Houzz is available on the web and as a top-rated mobile app. For more information, visit houzz.com. Houzz is a registered trademark of Houzz Inc. worldwide.