Applications for 2018-2020 Rose Fellowship opportunities have closed.


Public Housing Design Excellence Fellowship Opportunity at NYCHA

Interested in an opportunity to build off the work of a previous Rose Fellow?

We’re helping to find the next NYC Housing Authority Public Housing Design Excellence Fellow to implement an innovative initiative to reconnect public housing communities and the surrounding neighborhood. This is a two-year position that will have connections to the Rose Fellowship but will also function independently. Apply online by Aug. 27th.

Want to learn more about the Rose Fellowship?


  • Applicants must have an accredited architecture degree in order to be considered for the fellowship:
    • NAAB-Accredited Professional Architecture degrees (B.Arch, M.Arch) are accepted for ALL positions
    • LAAB-Accredited Professional Landscape Architecture degrees (B.La, M.La) are accepted ONLY for the positions specified
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. for the entire fellowship period

Selection Criteria

  • Architectural, academic and community experience
  • Essays and response to work plan
  • Design portfolio
  • References
  • Participation at Finalist Summit
  • In-person Interview

2018-2020 Selection Schedule

  • September 1: Finalist Summit invitees notified
  • October  2-3: Finalist Summit in Boston, MA
  • October: On-site interviews with host organizations
  • November: Final decisions and notifications
  • January 2018: Fellowship begins

* Travel expenses for Summit and interview will be covered by Enterprise.

Host Organizations for 2018-2020 Fellowships

2017-atlanta-rosefellows.jpg Quest Community Development Organization
The fellow at Quest Community Development Organization will engage in a variety of affordable development projects, particularly in the pre-development stage, and design sustainable single family housing.

View the workplan.

2017-greenriver-rosefellows.jpg Epicenter
Green River, UT
The fellow at Epicenter will join a small team dedicated to the organization's long-term goals to nurture local participation in improving the town, expanding options for rental housing, and advancing the design of new rural housing typologies.

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2017-losangeles-rosefellows.jpg Venice Community Housing
Los Angeles
The fellow with Venice Community Housing will work as a community engaged designer while serving as a key member of the housing development, property management, resident services, and advocacy teams.

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2017-national-rose-fellows.jpg The Trust for Public Land
The fellow at TPL will work on parks and open space initiatives at a national scale while diving deeper on executing pilot projects in two cities, St. Paul, Minn. and Cleveland.

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2017-philadelphia-rosefellows.jpg Fairmount Park Conservancy
The fellow with the Conservancy will work to advance numerous community-driven projects at various scales, all while supporting their strategic leap from programmatic delivery to design leadership in the region.

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Questions? Contact the Enterprise Rose Architectural Fellowship office at 781.235.2006 or