The Berkely’s International Undergraduate Prize 2021



The Berkeley Undergraduate Prize for Design Excellence endowment was established in the Department of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley College of Environmental Design to promote the investigation of architecture as a social art. Each year the PRIZE Committee selects a topic important to the understanding of the interaction of people and the built world that becomes the focus of the Essay Competition.


  • A total prize of 35,000 USD, a minimum of 7,500 USD first prize. The remaining purse is to be allocated at the discretion of the jury.


  • The competition is open to all current full-time registered students in an undergraduate architecture degree program or undergraduates majority in architecture students who have not yet completed their Diploma are also eligible.
  • Essays must be submitted in English.

DEADLINE: November 1, 2020.

To apply and for more information visit here.