The Foundation’s goal is to instill in its fellows a heightened sense of responsibility as future leaders in the design disciplines by offering them an opportunity to deepen their understanding of the complexities of the built environment.

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The SOM Foundation supports individuals with the highest design aspirations and enables them, through research and travel, to broaden their horizons and achieve excellence in their professional or academic careers. 

Currently, the Foundation awards the following prizes and fellowships:

The programs of the SOM Foundation are funded through an endowment established by the partners of the architectural firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM). The Foundation's activities are wholly separate from those of the firm.