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EP Friendly Firm Award

About the Award

This is an excellent opportunity for firms in the North Central States Region to showcase their commitment to Emerging Professionals.

All architecture firms that have an office in the North Central States Region and are AIA member firms are eligible to apply. The AIA North Central States Region (NCSR) is composed of North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. The application is free and firms will be recognized for 1 year and then invited to re-apply. 

How to Apply

To apply, at least one emerging professional and one firm principal need to meet, review, and complete the application together. The criteria of the application is intended to be a framework and documentation of that conversation. Click on the link above to submit an application!

Applications are rolling and accepted at anytime!

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The NCSR started an EP Friendly Firm Award to recognize outstanding firms in the MN, ND, SD, WI region. The first round of applicants will be recognized in 2019-2020. Each year the list will be updated and distributed to recognize each firm.

EP Friendly Firms will be listed on this website. The list will be shared with each AIA and AIAS component in the North Central States Region as well as regional firms and schools.


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