BEND, Ore. -

BBT Architects in Bend is now accepting applications for their annual scholarship recognizing the achievements of one Central Oregon high school student.

The $1,000 college scholarship, available to a high school senior, was created to encourage the creative spirit of those looking to pursue a career in a design profession.

The scholarship is open to Central Oregon high school seniors planning on attending an accredited college or university with plans to pursue an education in a design-related field (Architecture, Engineering, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture or Graphic Design) in the 2014 - 2015 academic year. 

Applicants are evaluated on career plans in design, financial need, scholastic record and motivation. The deadline for completed applications is Friday, April 11, 2014. 

All qualified students are encouraged to apply. Details and application packets are available at Central Oregon  high school counseling and career centers.  For more information or to request a packet, please call Amy Clark, Marketing Manager at 541-382-5535.

Founded in 1976, BBT Architects is a full-service commercial architectural firm with a staff of 16 professionals including eight licensed architects.  BBT provides educational, medical, public, commercial and sustainable architectural and planning services.