Undergrad Scholarships/Awards

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Ian Adamson and Faith Baum Scholarship for Study Abroad in the Department of Architecture

Established by J. Ian Adamson (’75 B.S. Arch.) and Faith Baum, consideration for this endowed scholarship shall be given to undergraduate students majoring in Architecture who are participating in an international study abroad/experience and who have a demonstrated financial need for funds to meet their necessary college expenses.

A.I.A. Henry Adams Medal

Established by the American Institute of Architects and the American Architectural Foundation (A.I.A./A.A.F.) Scholarship Program to recognize the top-ranking graduating students of the Department of Architecture. Criteria for top-ranking status has been determined to be the graduating student with the highest overall University grade-point average.

A.I.A. Henry Adams Runner-up Certificate

Established by A.I.A./A.A.F. scholarship program to recognize the second-ranking graduating students of the Department of Architecture. Criteria for second top-rating status is to be the graduating student with the second-highest overall University grade-point average.

Alpha Rho Chi Medal

Established by Alpha Rho Chi, National Coed Professional Fraternity for Architecture and the Allied Arts, to encourage professional leadership by rewarding student accomplishment, to promote the ideals of professional service by acknowledging distinctive individual contributions to school life, and to stimulate professional merit by commending qualities in the student that do not necessarily pertain to scholarship. Consideration will be given to graduating students of the Department of Architecture.

Arthur v. K Anderson Jr. Award for Study Abroad in the Department of Architecture

The purpose of this annually-funded award is to honor and recognize students pursuing a degree offered by the Department of Architecture who have achieved academic excellence in their field of study and who are fulfilling educational and professional objectives through participation in a study abroad program.

Bachelor of Architecture Fellowship

One traveling fellowship to a United States citizen who will graduate from an accredited undergraduate professional degree program.

Dahn & Krieger Trustee Scholarship

Established by Dahn & Krieger Architect Planners, PC to recognize undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Arts and Architecture at The Pennsylvania State University who have demonstrated a financial need, with first preference given to students enrolled in the architecture major.

Charles “Luke” Desmone Scholarship in the Department of Architecture

Established by Desmone Architects in honor of Charles “Luke” Desmone (’59 BARCH) to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the firm he established, consideration for this endowed scholarship shall be given to full-time undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Architecture who have a demonstrated financial need for funds to meet their necessary college expenses.

Duff Family Scholarship

Established by William M. Duff (’57 BARCH) and Phoebe English Duff (’58 B.S. H&HD), consideration for this endowed scholarship shall be given to full-time undergraduate students majoring in Architecture who have achieved superior academic records and who have a demonstrated financial need for funds to meet their necessary college expenses.

George D. Ehringer, Class of 1964, Award for Study Abroad in the Department of Architecture

Established by George D. Ehringer (’64 B.S. Arch.), the purpose of this award is to honor and recognize outstanding achievement by a student who is pursuing a degree offered by the Department of Architecture who has achieved academic excellence and who is fulfilling educational and professional objectives through participation in a study abroad program.

EwingCole, Inc. Endowed Award in Architecture

Established by the firm of EwingCole, Inc. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Consideration will be given to all full-time fourth-year students who are enrolled in the Department of Architecture, College of Arts and Architecture, with first preference given to the student with the highest grade-point average in the structural and design courses.

Faculty Letters of Commendation

Established by Penn State’s Department of Architecture to recognize students who have established excellent service to the department and show outstanding professionalism.

Jamil E. Faridy Architectural Scholarship

Established by the firm of Faridy Veisz Fraytak P.C. Architects to honor business partner, Jamil E. Faridy (’61 B.A. Applied Art) upon his retirement. To provide recognition to outstanding undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll in the Department of Architecture.

Fifth-Year Design Excellence Award

Established by Penn State’s Department of Architecture to recognize the fifth-year student with the highest grade-point average in all required studios and visual communications. Consideration will be given to fifth-year thesis design students with a completed thesis design project.

Fifth-Year Thesis Faculty Award in Architecture

Established by Penn State’s Department of Architecture to recognize the architecture faculty’s top choice of design thesis project. Consideration will be given to fifth-year thesis design students with a completed thesis design project.

Leonard S. Fiore Inc. Scholarship

Established by Leonard S. Fiore, Inc., to recognize full-time undergraduate students who are currently enrolled or are planning to enroll in the Department of Architecture who have achieved above-average grades or manifested promise of academic success.

First-Year Design Excellence Award, Second-Year Design Excellence Award, Third-Year Design Excellence Award, Fourth-Year Design Excellence Award

Established by Penn State’s Department of Architecture to recognize first-, second-, third- and fourth-year design students who consistently exhibit excellence in the two semesters of the design studios within a given year.

Foreman Architects Engineers Study Abroad Scholarship

To provide recognition to full-time third-year undergraduate students who will participate in a study abroad program during a semester in their fourth year and that have shown outstanding design capabilities and superior graphic talent, and have demonstrated a willingness and ability to help others.

Nancy Aber Goshow and F. Eric Goshow Sustainable Building Design Award

Established by Nancy Aber Goshow (’68 B.S. Consumer Service In Business) and F. Eric Goshow (’68 B.Arch.), this annually-funded award honors and recognizes outstanding sustainable building design.

Richard L. Grube Memorial Scholarship Endowment in Architecture

Established by the late Richard L. Grube, retired associate professor of Architecture at the Pennsylvania State University, to allow undergraduates to travel in a foreign land to view sights and experience architecture as part of the official Department of Architecture internal study-broad program.

A. William Hajjar and Anne Bortz Hajjar Memorial Scholarship

Established by Mark Hajjar, the late Holly Hajjar Lorah (’70 B.A. Art History), and Hanya Hajjar Gore to honor their mother, Ann Bortz Hajjar, and their father, the late William Hajjar, a professor and senior design critic in the Department of Architecture from 1946 to 65. Consideration will be given to full-time third-year undergraduates majoring in architecture.

Louis P. Inserra Award in the Department of Architecture

Established by Dahn & Krieger Architects Planners, PC, consideration for this award shall be given to outstanding graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Architecture who have achieved excellence in design based on research and discovery of architectural precedents.

Mark Kates Memorial Scholarship for Study Abroad in the Department of Architecture

Established by friends and family of the late Mark Kates (’67 ARCH).  Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all full-time undergraduate students enrolled in the Architecture major who are participating in the fourth-year study abroad program, who are in good academic standing, and who have a demonstrated financial need.

KieranTimberlake Architecture Scholarship Fund on Behalf of Jason E. Smith, ‘94

Established by KeiranTimberlake, consideration for this scholarship shall be given to undergraduate students majoring in Architecture, who have achieved a grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0) or who manifest the promise of outstanding academic success (especially in the area of design), and who have a demonstrated financial need to meet their necessary college expenses.

Charles R. (Chick) King, Jr. Trustee Scholarship in the College of Arts and Architecture

Established by Charles R. King, Jr. (’60 B.Arch.Engr.) to provide financial assistance to undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Architecture who have a demonstrated financial need, with first preference given to students who are majoring in or planning to major in architecture.

Paul M. Kossman Senior Design Award in Architecture

Established by the late Paul Kossman (’49 B.S. Arch. Engineering), Kossman Development Corporation, and his late wife, Agnes Kossman, to provide support for lectureships and student awards to full-time fifth-year thesis design students with a completed thesis design project.

Steve Matsick – Glen-Gery Scholarship for the Department of Architecture

Established by the Glen-Gery Corporation in honor of Steve Matsick, the purpose of this non-endowed scholarship is to provide recognition and financial assistance to outstanding third-year undergraduate students majoring in Architecture.

Alma Heinz and August Louis Pohland Scholarship in the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

Established by Joseph V. and Suzanne Pohland Paterno (’62 B.A. Arts and Letters) to honor Mrs. Paterno’s parents and to recognize undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll in the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. Consideration will be given to full-time undergraduate students who have achieved superior academic records or who manifest promise of outstanding academic success.

John W. Rudolph Trustee Scholarship

Established by John W. Rudolph, III (’73 B.Arch.) to recognize undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Arts and Architecture at The Pennsylvania State University who have demonstrated a financial need, with first preference given to students enrolled in the architecture major.

SCHRADERGROUP Award for Excellence in Architecture

Established by David L. Schrader (’91 B.S. Arch.), Managing Partner, SCHRADERGROUP architecture LLC, consideration for this award shall be given to students who are majoring in architecture and who have excelled in one of the annual upper level “option” studios with a preference to students working in a collaborative or interdisciplinary studio.

Gregory J. and Terri E. Scott Trustee Scholarship

Established by Terri E. and Gregory J. Scott (’73 B.Arch.) to recognize undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Arts and Architecture at The Pennsylvania State University who have demonstrated a financial need, with first preference given to students enrolled in the architecture major.

Skidmore, Owings and Merrill Foundation Traveling Fellowship Awards

Established to recognize the need to assist young architects in broadening their education, with consideration given to each candidate that is a United States citizen and either attending or recently graduated from an accredited architectural school.

Kurt Kristian Stenman Award

Established by family and friends in memory of the late Kurt Stenman to honor and recognize outstanding academic achievement by full-time second-year undergraduate students in the Department of Architecture who have excelled in first-year design and visual communications studio course work. Preference will be given to Schreyer Honors College students and/or students who have graduated from South Western School District, Hanover, Pennsylvania.

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