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Anonymous-Named Fund for Excellence
The purpose of this annual fund is to provide monies to advance existing programs or create new initiatives that will positively impact the educational experiences of all University students seeking to experience the arts and design.

Arts and Architecture/Performing Arts Alumni Society Scholarships
Established by members of the College’s Alumni Society to recognize outstanding undergraduate students in penultimate year of study with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale).

Kenton H. Broyles Trustee Scholarship in the College of Arts and Architecture
Established by Kenton H. Broyles 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 musical theatre major.

Career Development Professorships in Design in the College of Arts and Architecture
Established by H. Campbell Stuckeman (’37 B.S. Architecture).  There shall be two career development professorships established and each shall supplement departmental support for outstanding University faculty in order to provide a holder of the career development professorship with critical financial support and encouragement for faculty starting an academic career.  In addition to recognizing current achievements, these career development professorships demonstrate a belief in potential.  The holders must be a full-time or visiting faculty member in the College of Arts and Architecture with the academic rank of assistant professor or higher.

Agnes Scollins Carey Memorial Early Career Professorship in the Arts
Established by the children of Agnes Scollins Carey in her memory, the purpose of this early career professorship shall be to supplement departmental support for outstanding faculty in the College of Arts and Architecture in order to provide the holder with financial support and encouragement during the critical first ten years of their academic career. The holder must be a full-time or visiting faculty member in the College with an academic focus in the arts and an academic rank of assistant professor or higher. The term of the appointment shall be awarded on a rotating basis for a three-year period. The initial appointment may be renewed for a second term of up to three years.

Chair in Design Innovation in the College of Arts and Architecture
Established by H. Campbell Stuckeman (’37 B.S. Architecture), the purpose of this chair shall be to enhance the University's commitment to the Commonwealth by providing a distinguished faculty member in the College of Arts and Architecture the opportunity to continue and further scholarly excellence through contributions to instruction, research, and public service.  The holder of this chair shall have a substantial background in interdisciplinary research, teaching and professional service and shall be a full-time faculty member in the College of Arts and Architecture with the academic rank of professor.

Chair in Integrative Design in the College of Arts and Architecture
Established by H. Campbell Stuckeman (’37 B.S. Architecture), the purpose of this chair shall be to enhance the University's commitment to the Commonwealth by providing a distinguished faculty member in the College of Arts and Architecture the opportunity to continue and further scholarly excellence through contributions to instruction, research, and public service.
The holder of this chair shall have a substantial background in interdisciplinary research, teaching and professional service and shall be a full-time faculty member in the College of Arts and Architecture with the academic rank of professor.

William E. and Julia Nelo Clark Excellence Scholarship
Established by late Julia Nelo Clark (’49 Communications) in memory of her husband William E. Clark to recognize undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Arts and Architecture who have achieved superior academic records.

College Award for Creative Achievement
Presented by Penn State’s College of Arts and Architecture to recognize students who exemplify the objectives of the college with respect to enhancement of the arts. Consideration will be given to undergraduate students (preferably final year) who have proven themselves over an extended period of time. Each department/school can nominate a total of three nominees, with a maximum of two undergraduates or a maximum of three graduate students.

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.

William M. and Bette L. Detterer Trustee Matching Scholarship
Established by William M. Detterer ('78 B.A. General Arts and Sciences) 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 who are members of the Penn State Blue Band.

Detterer Family Trustee Scholarship in the College of Arts and Architecture
Established by Bette L. and William M. Detterer ('78 B.A. General Arts and Sciences) to provide financial assistance to undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll in the College of Arts and Architecture at The Pennsylvania State University who have a demonstrated need for funds to meet their necessary college expenses.

Mack Emmert Trustee Scholarship in the College of Arts and Architecture
Established by Mackey Emmert (’49 B.A. Liberal Arts) 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 theatre major.

Endowed Career Development Professorship in Historic Preservation
Established by various donors to enable the continuation, enrichment and growth of courses and programs offered through the College of Arts and Architecture at The Pennsylvania State University to foster an appreciation for the unique artistic, decorative and architectural heritage of Pennsylvania and to value our nation’s arts, architecture and decorative history, and the need to promote an appreciation for this rich cultural heritage.

Keith E. and Linda A. Forrest Trustee Scholarship in the College of Arts and Architecture
Established by Linda A. and Keith E. Forrest (’69 B.S. EMS) to recognize undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Arts and Architecture at The Pennsylvania State University with first preference given to students who are majoring in music (either an education or performance major) and with a concentration in voice, string, brass, woodwind or percussion, who have a demonstrated financial need.

Blake and Linda Gall Trustee Matching Scholarship in the College of Arts and Architecture
Established by Blake D. and Linda J. Gall to recognize undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Arts and Architecture who have demonstrated a financial need, with first preference given to students enrolled in the musical theatre major.

Blake D. and Linda J. Gall Family Trustee Scholarship in the College of Arts and Architecture
Established by Blake D. and Linda J. Gall to recognize undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Arts and Architecture who have demonstrated a financial need, with first preference given to students majoring in music.

Nancy S. and Glenn W. Gamble Trustee Scholarship in the College of Arts and Architecture
Established by Glenn W. Gamble ('51 B.S. AG, '55 M. Ed. AG, '59 D. Ed. ED) and Nancy Saylor Gamble ('52 B.S. HHD, '55 M. Ed. HHD) to recognize undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Arts and Architecture who have demonstrated a financial need, with first preference given to students majoring in music education.

Barbara J. Gohn Scholarships
Established by the estate of Barbara J. Gohn ('64 B.S. Home Econ).  Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all full-time undergraduate students who are pursuing a degree offered by one of the following units:  School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture; School of Music; School of Visual Arts; or, the Department of Art History.  First preference shall be given to female students.

Doris and Walter Goldstein Trustee Scholarship in the College of Arts and Architecture
Established by Doris and the late Walter C. Goldstein (’47 B.S. Civil Engr.) to recognize undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Arts and Architecture who have a demonstrated financial need.

Reuben and Gladys Golumbic Scholarship Award Fund
Established by Ed Eckl (’55 B.S. Chemistry) to recognize students who have demonstrated superior design, humanistic, and performance records and who have proven their potential for significant contribution to the arts and humanities. Competition with consideration given to third or fourth-year students that possess qualities, and have contributed efforts, that are outstanding as measured by standards of their respective academic units. FOr more information and application, click here.

Donald W. Hamer Trustee Scholarship in the College of Arts and Architecture
Established by the Hamer Foundation to recognize undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Arts and Architecture at The Pennsylvania State University who have demonstrated a financial need.

James E. Hess and Suzanne Scurfield Hess Research Endowment in the College of Arts and Architecture
Established by the late James Hess (í51 B.S. Electrical Engineering) and the late Suzanne Scurfield Hess ('51 B.S. and '53 M.Ed. Music Ed.) to provide monies to support research and development of creative work.

Hockenberry and Parker Scholarship in the College of Arts and Architecture
Established by the late Carol P. Hockenberry, the purpose of this scholarship is to provide recognition and financial assistance to outstanding undergraduate students enrolled in the College who have a demonstrated need for funds to meet their necessary college expenses. It is the donor’s intent that awards be made to students who quality who are either juniors or seniors during the award period.

Institute for the Arts and Humanities Enhancement Fund – College of Arts and Architecture
Established from funds received from the National Endowment of the Humanities Challenge Grant to provide monies for the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at The Pennsylvania State University to include support for visiting scholars and artists, interdisciplinary group activities such as lectures, workshops and graduate seminars and symposia, outreach and education support.

Russell O. Jones Trustee Scholarship
Established by alumnus Russell O. Jones 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 landscape architecture major

Dominick A. Lockwood Trustee Scholarship
Established in memory of Dominick A. Lockwood (’49 B.S. Ed., ’51 DSL Law) by Kathleen A. Lockwood (’71 B.S. Ed., ’78 M.Ed. Ed.) 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 music major.

The Morgan Endowment for Student Success in the College of Arts and Architecture
Established by Jeffrey N. Morgan (’74 BARCH) and Debra Donovan Morgan (’74 B.S. H&HD) to support student and faculty programmatic initiatives within the College of Arts and Architecture, specifically to support student counseling and adviser training.

Penn State Alumni Association Trustee Scholarship in the College of Arts and Architecture
Established by the Penn State Alumni Association to recognize undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Arts and Architecture at The Pennsylvania State University who have a demonstrated financial need.

Professorship in Advanced Design Studies in the College of Arts and Architecture
Established by H. Campbell Stuckeman (’37 B.S. Architecture), the purpose of this professorship shall be to supplement departmental support for outstanding University faculty in the College of Arts and Architecture in order to provide a holder of the professorship with the resources necessary to continue and further the scholar's contributions to teaching, research, and public service.  The holder of this professorship must be a full-time or visiting faculty member in the College of Arts and Architecture with the academic rank of professor.

Professorship in Interdisciplinary Design in the College of Arts and Architecture
Established by H. Campbell Stuckeman (’37 B.S. Architecture), the purpose of this professorship shall be to supplement departmental support for outstanding University faculty in the College of Arts and Architecture in order to provide a holder of the professorship with the resources necessary to continue and further the scholar's contributions to teaching, research, and public service.  The holder of this chair shall have considerable background in interdisciplinary research, teaching and professional service and must be a full-time or visiting faculty member in the College of Arts and Architecture with the academic rank of professor.

Robert and Jean Rettinger Scholarship in the College of Arts and Architecture
Established by the late Jean Tilyard to recognize outstanding undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll in the College of Arts and Architecture.

Willard G. Rouse, III Trustee Scholarship
Established in memory of Willard G. Rouse, III by Robert E. Fenza, (’80 B.Ph. Inter-College) 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 music major.

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.

George Stephen Rusinko Memorial Trustee Scholarship
Established by Michael J. Kakos and Aimee Rusinko Kakos (’69 B.S. HHD) 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 landscape architecture major.

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.

David P. Stone Trustee Scholarship
Established by David P. Stone ('67 B.S. Engineering) 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 music major.

Eleanor R. Stuckeman Chair in Design
Established by H. Campbell Stuckeman (’37 B.S. Architecture), the purpose of this chair shall be to enhance the University's commitment to the Commonwealth by providing a distinguished faculty member in the College of Arts and Architecture the opportunity to continue and further scholarly excellence through contributions to instruction, research, and public service focused on design.  The holder of this chair shall be designated the "Eleanor R. Stuckeman Chair in Design" and shall have a substantial background in interdisciplinary research, teaching and professional service and shall be a full-time faculty member in the College of Arts and Architecture with the academic rank of professor.

Trustee Scholarship Fund for the College of Arts and Architecture
Established by an anonymous donor to recognize undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Arts and Architecture at The Pennsylvania State University who have demonstrated a financial need.

James Thompson Watts Trustee Matching Scholarship in the College of Arts and Architecture
Established by the estate of James Thompson Watts ('65 B.S. Art Ed., '66 M. Ed. Gen. Family Studies) 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 majoring in art education.

Valley Family Fund for Excellence
Established by Kent and Virginia K. Valley (’75 B.A. Art), the purpose of this annual fund is to provide monies to advance existing programs or create new initiatives that will positively impact the educational experiences of all University students seeking to experience the arts and design.

Karen Weston Memorial Trustee Scholarship in the College of Arts and Architecture
Established from the trust of the late Kenneth R. Weston ('28 B.S. SCI) to recognize undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Arts and Architecture who have demonstrated a financial need, with first preference given to students majoring in music.

Stanley Witkin and Pauline Wasserman Memorial Trustee Scholarship
Established by Andrew M. (í79 B.S. Landscape Arch.) and Judi Witkin 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 landscape architecture major.

The Zewan Trustee Scholarship for the College of Arts and Architecture
Established by W. Dean Zewan ('80 B.S. FS HA) to provide financial assistance to undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll in the College of Arts and Architecture who have a demonstrated need for funds to meet their necessary college expenses, with first preference given to students who are majoring in or planning to major in Theatre.