Travel and International Awards

Travel and International Awards

Allerton American Traveling Scholarships

The endowed Allerton American Traveling Scholarship was established by the late Robert Allerton and continued by his son, the late John Gregg Allerton. The scholarships are awarded to architecture students  and used for summer travel and the study of architecture in the United States;  and who have demonstrated superior achievement and ability in architecture history.

David Ashby Memorial Scholarship Fund In Architecture

The David Ashby Memorial Scholarship Fund In Architecture was established and endowed by David’s sister, Ms. Dianne Ashby, in accordance with his wishes, and to create a perpetual tribute to David (B. ARCH 1981, M.ARCH Hist 1984). The income from this fund supports students of the School of Architecture who have been selected to participate in the Study Abroad Program in Architecture.

William B. Bauhs Memorial Fund In Architecture

The William B. Bauhs Memorial Fund In Architecture was established by Mrs. Mary Joanne Bauhs and her children, family, colleagues, and friends to honor her husband, William B. Bauhs (B.ARCH 1965). This fund provides support for students participating in study abroad programs, with preference to the China program.

Charles Clemens Councell Memorial Scholarships

The Charles Clemens Councell Memorial Fund In Architecture was established in memory of Mr. Councell (BSAE 1922). Mr. Councell was an architectural engineer with the US Government in Washington, DC, where he designed many Federal buildings and participated in the 1949-52 renovation of the White House. After retirement, Mr. Councell spent two years touring Europe and upon return, published a book of his architectural sketches. This fund helps to underwrite the cost of study for students accepted to the Study Abroad Program in Architecture.

Frank B. And Jennie M. Long Traveling Awards

The Frank B. And Jennie M. Long Traveling Award provides stipends and funds toward travel expenses to enable architecture students to undertake studies that require two to three months of summer travel.

Raymond A. Pigozzi Memorial Award

The Raymond A. Pigozzi Memorial Award was established by his family and the OWP/P Foundation in memory of Mr. Pigozzi. Raymond Pigozzi (B.ARCH 1951) was a founding partner of O’Donnell, Wicklund, Pigozzi & Peterson (OWP/P) in Chicago, which is now CannonDesign. Mr. Pigozzi’s professional career was devoted to educational architecture. He was appointed a Fellow in the AIA  in 1982. This award is given to students who will be participating in international studies programs.

Edward L. Ryerson Traveling Award

The Edward L. Ryerson Traveling awards in Architecture and Landscape Architecture were established at the University of Illinois in 1950. The purpose of the Fellowship is to promote excellence in landscape architecture and architecture through travel and study. Such travel may be to anywhere outside of the United States.

Edward And Mary Jane Simmons Award

The family of Edward and Mary Jane Simmons continue the Edward And Mary Jane Simmons Award in memory of their father and mother. For many years, Mr. Simmons (BSAE 1934) was associated with the architectural and engineering firm Lennox, Matthews, Simmons and Ford, Inc. in Indianapolis. The award is given for demonstrated development and potential to aid costs of an architectural student during his/her junior year in the study abroad program in Barcelona, Spain.

Hoglund-Regnier Emerging Professional Travel Fellowship

This fellowship elevates the opportunity for professional development for emerging professionals transitioning from academic study to the architecture profession. Independently-directed research and investigation allows young professionals to explore areas of interest that developed during their academic career, benefitting society while highlighting the individual’s entrepreneurial spirit and initiative.

The fellowship offers $10,000 for a minimum of six weeks to explore a particular area of interest consistent with the fellowship’s mission. Travel should commence within one year of the award and the final work product should be delivered within two years of the award. Applicants should demonstrate entrepreneurial initiative, curiosity, design excellence, and interest in “making a difference.” While preference is given to graduating M.Arch students, any M.Arch students may apply. Students may self-nominate or be nominated by the graduate faculty of the School of Architecture.

Clyde Lee and Jane Cecilia Baker Traveling Award

The Clyde Lee and Jane Cecilia Baker Traveling Fellowship has been established through an endowment by the late Professor Jack Sherman Baker and his sister Mrs. Berenice Spiegel as a memorial to their parents.

Carol Gaetano Honorary Traveling Fellowship

Carol Gaetano (BSAS 1974, MARCH 1976) served her Versailles classmates well while they traveled abroad and, in her honor, the Class of 1974 decided to create a fund to afford a current student the same experience.

Robert F. Hastings Memorial Fellowship in Architecture

The Robert F. Hastings Memorial Fellowship (BSAE 1937) honors the memory of a man who was well known for his strong interest in architectural education and active contributions to the efforts of the American Institute of Architects.  The Hastings Fellowship was established by Mr. Hastings’ colleagues at the firm SmithGroup, Inc. and provides a stipend to support one year of study for a M.ARCH candidate.

E. Benno Philippson AIA Travel Award in Architecture

Established by Mr. Philippson (BSAS 1961, M.ARCH 1962) in 1996 to provide supplemental funding for an architecture student participating in a study abroad program to make site visits to a key building or monument.

James and Rochelle Warfield International Programs Scholarship

Established to support students studying in one of the international programs or completed independent study abroad, with preference to studies in the Americas.

Robert Jackson Young Scholarship

This was established in honor of the late Robert Jackson Young (BSAS ’66) by his wife Hyacinth and his daughter Elizabeth.  An avid Illini alum, he became an Associate Professor in the College of Architecture, Georgia Institute of Technology and later an architect for Georgia Pacific.

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