We are fortunate enough to have awards provided to our alumni through the vision of our donors. To apply, see the particulars of each as linked below.

Numerous alumni over the years have benefited from the Francis J. Plym Traveling Fellowship. The competition is open to graduates of the School of Architecture of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Graduates of the School may apply as often as they wish, but prior recipients of the Francis J. Plym Traveling Fellowship in Architecture are ineligible. Preference will be given to applicants whose portfolios represent up to two decades of professional development since graduation. We are pleased to announce that Thomas A. Allen has been chosen as the recipient of the 2019 Francis J. Plym Traveling Fellowship. The application process for 2020 will be announced in the fall, with application materials being due in January 2020. 

The Clyde Lee and Jane Cecilia Baker Traveling Fellowship is an award for alumni who demonstrate continuing design excellence in their work following graduation. This award will be given every other academic year and is open to graduates from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Architecture with a Master of Architecture degree. We are pleased to announce that David Emmons has been chosen as the recipient of the 2019 Clyde Lee and Jane Cecilia Baker Traveling Fellowship. The application process for 2020 will be announced in the fall, with application materials being due in January 2020.