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School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

Astorino Endowment for the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

Established by the firm of Astorino and Louis D. Astorino (’69 B.S. Arch.) to support the international study abroad program and projects emphasizing interdisciplinary approaches bringing together the expertise of different professions including architecture, landscape architecture and/or engineering.

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 Career Development Professorships in Design may: support young faculty in their early activities in the classroom, enabling them to establish a commitment to teaching; provide start-up funds for new areas of research and teaching laboratories; offer early recognition for outstanding accomplishments. The holders of these career development professorships must be full-time or visiting faculty members in the College with the academic rank of assistant professor or higher. The term of the appointments shall be awarded on a rotating basis for a three-year period.

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 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 with the academic rank of professor.

Collaborative Design Research Support Fund for the H. Campbell and Eleanor R. Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Established by H. Campbell Stuckeman (’37 B.S. Architecture), the purpose of this endowment shall be to enrich the College of Arts and Architecture by providing monies for research support to promote collaboration in design innovation in the H. Campbell and Eleanor R. Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.

Robert E. and Marcy G. Fenza Director's Discretionary Endowment for the H. Campbell and Eleanor Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Established by Robert E. Fenza (’80 B.Ph. Inter-College) and Marcy G. Fenza to support and enhance the H. Campbell and Eleanor Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture in the College of Arts and Architecture by providing monies for the School Director to use at his/her discretion.

Robert E. and Marcy G. Fenza Minority Scholarship in Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Established by Robert E. Fenza (’80 B.Ph. Inter-College) and Marcy G. Fenza to provide recognition and financial assistance to undergraduate students enrolled full-time in the College of Arts and Architecture who are majoring in Architecture or Landscape Architecture; have a demonstrated need for funds to meet their necessary college expenses; are in good academic standing; and, whose ethnic, cultural or national background contribute to the diversity of the student body.

Charles and Diane King Material Resource Endowment for the H. Campbell and Eleanor Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Established by Charles and Diane King to provide support for the purchase of materials to enhance the academic experience in courses offered in architecture and landscape architecture.

Alma Heinz and August Louis Pohland Graduate Fellowship 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 graduate students enrolled in the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. Consideration will be given to full-time graduate students exhibiting academic excellence who have been admitted to Penn State as candidates for a graduate degree within the School of Architecture and Landscape 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.

Neil H. Porterfield Endowment for the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA)
Established to honor Neil H. Porterfield, former Dean of the College of Arts and Architecture, to support projects that emphasize interdisciplinary approaches that are related to further development of studies related to architecture and landscape architecture fields by facilitating an integrated SALA visiting practitioner/field trip program.

Practitioner Instructor Program Endowment for Design
Established by H. Campbell Stuckeman (’37 B.S. Architecture), the purpose of this endowment shall be to enrich the College of Arts and Architecture by providing monies to support the Practitioner Instructor Program in the H. Campbell and Eleanor R. Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.  The Practitioner Instructor Program seeks to enhance the educational experience of students by inviting various professionals from the field to teach and mentor the next generation of designers.  This fund is for program support only and cannot be used for student awards.

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 (must be a full-time or visiting faculty member in the College with the academic rank of professor) with the resources necessary to continue and further the scholar's contributions to teaching, research, and public service.
 
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 professorship shall have considerable background in interdisciplinary research, teaching and professional service and must be a full-time or visiting faculty member in the College with the academic rank of professor.

Stuckeman Center for Design Computing
Established by H. Campbell and the late Eleanor Stuckeman to enrich the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture by providing monies for the creation and establishment of a center for design computing.  The Stuckeman Center for Design Computing provides design computing research and theoretical investigations and academic opportunities for faculty and students in the area of architecture and landscape architecture.  This endowment encompasses the Stuckeman Computer Aided Design Laboratory established and supported by the donors since 1991.

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 have a substantial background in interdisciplinary research, teaching and professional service and shall be a full-time faculty member in the College with the academic rank of professor.

Charles Thorp Endowment in the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
In memory of Charles S. Thorp by Robert E. Fenza ('80 B.Ph. Inter-College) and friends to provide joint cooperation between students of Architecture or Landscape Architecture in the College of Arts and Architecture and shall include expenses associated with design charrettes, which will consist of competitions between small groups of students with a balance of Architecture and Landscape Architecture students.

 

Department of Architecture

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.

Raniero Corbelletti Memorial Student Awards Fund
Established by George H. Miller ('73 B.S. Arch.) and Anne Tichich in memory of Raniero Corbelletti, architecture department head, 1968 to 1988. The purpose of the fund is to honor and recognize outstanding achievement by students who majoring in architecture and who have demonstrated excellence and/or high potential in the communication of design ideas through participation in the annual Corbelletti Design Charette competition.

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.

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 by a female undergraduate student who is majoring in a degree program accredited by the National Architecture Accrediting Board (NAAB).

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.

J. Henry and Minnie Hitz Memorial Endowment in Architecture
Presented by J. Henry Hitz (’28 B.S. Arch. Engineering) and his wife, Minnie Hitz, to provide program support for the architecture study abroad program and for school projects emphasizing creative design solutions.

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 wife, Agnes Kossman, to provide support for lectureships and student awards to fifth-year thesis design students with a completed thesis design project.

Paul M. Kossman Thesis Design Award Runner-Up and Honorable Mentions
Established by Paul Kossman (’49 B.S. Arch. Engineering), Kossman Development Corporation, and his wife, Agnes Kossman, to provide support for lectureships and student awards to fifth-year thesis design students with the second-best 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.

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 Annual Program Support Fund for the Department of Architecture
Established by Terri E. and Gregory J. Scott ('73 B.Arch.) to provide program support for the Architecture Department including, but not limited to, visiting speakers, site visits, instructional equipment and materials.

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.

Summitville Tile Fund
Established in memory of the late Frederick Hursh Johnson (’11 B.S. Sanitary Engineering), founder of Summitville Tile Inc. and the Summitville Face Brick Company, to provide funds for annual field or inspection trips, design problem prizes, visiting professors, and other such expenses as may be related to enhancing the professional activities of students enrolled in the architecture curriculum.

 

Department of Landscape Architecture

John S. B. and Bernice M. Bamford Libraries Endowment
Presented by R. Scott Bamford, J. Ross Bamford, Geoffrey T. Bamford and Tim A. Bamford, children of John S. B. Bamford (’32 B.S. L.Arch.) and Bernice M. Bamford to honor their parents’ 50th wedding anniversary on December 27, 1990. Established to enhance the University Libraries by providing program support for the purchase of books and other library materials to support study in landscape architecture and music, with an emphasis on piano and organ.

Kenneth and Milton Berg Memorial Scholarship
Established by family and friends in memory of the late Kenneth and Milton Berg. The scholarship is intended to offset expenses for a landscape architecture student who secures a summer internship that will significantly broaden his/her educational experience.

John R. Bracken Program Enrichment Fund
Established in memory of the late Dr. John R. Bracken (’14 B.S. L.Arch.) from his estate and from alumni and faculty of the Department of Landscape Architecture to enhance the academic quality of the professional degree program(s) in the Department of Landscape Architecture, over and above the resources and activities routinely funded, by providing for distinguished lecturers and scholarly activities.

Brickman Family Trustee Matching Scholarship for the College of Arts and Architecture
Established by Scott W. Brickman (’85 B.S. Larch) and Patrice Brickman, 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 Landscape Architecture.

A.E. Bye Travel Fund in Landscape Architecture
Established by the late A. E. Bye (’42 B.S. L.Arch.) to provide monies for graduate and undergraduate students to travel for the study of landscape architecture. Consideration will be given to students majoring in Landscape Architecture.

Central Section of the PA/DEL Chapter of ASLA Scholarship
Awarded to a landscape architecture student who resides within the Central Section (but elsewhere is permitted), who has proven academic abilities (3.0 GPA or better) and documented financial need.  Membership in LASS or student membership in ASLA is preferred.

Dahlkemper Landscape Architects & Contractors Fund for the Department of Landscape Architecture
Established by Daniel J. Dahlkemper (’79 B.S. L.Arch.; ’80 B.L.A.) and Kathleen A. Dahlkemper, to provide monies to offset costs of field trips for undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Landscape Architecture.

James DeTuerk Honor Award
Established to honor Professor James DeTuerk (’61 B.S. L.Arch.), faculty member from 1972 to 1998, to recognize landscape architecture students in the second, third or fourth year.

District V - Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania Scholarship
Presented by District V - Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania Scholarship to annually recognize an outstanding undergraduate student in the Department of Landscape Architecture who has a demonstrated financial need.

Carmen C. and Louise D. Fenza Memorial Landscape Architecture Scholarship
Established by Robert E. Fenza (’80 B.Ph. Inter-College) in memory of his grandparents, the late Carmen C. and Louise D. Fenza, to recognize outstanding undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Landscape Architecture.

Robert E. and Marcy G. Fenza Program Support Fund for the Studio in Land Development
Established by Robert E. Fenza (’80 B.Ph. Inter-College) and Marcy G. Fenza to enrich the College of Arts and Architecture by providing monies for a design workshop in the Department of Landscape Architecture and specifically for the Studio in Land Development program.

Donald Girouard Memorial Fund
Established in memory of landscape architecture associate professor, Donald W. Girouard (1972–90) to recognize Department of Landscape Architecture undergraduate students with proven academic abilities.

Ernest J. Graham Scholarship in the Department of Landscape Architecture
Established by Ernest J. Graham (’72 B.S. Civil Engr.), consideration for this annually-funded scholarship shall be given to outstanding undergraduate students majoring in landscape architecture who are participating in an internship program in order to broaden their educational experience. From the identified pool of eligible recipients, and to the extent possible, a first preference shall be given to students selected to participate in an internship and/or service learning experience that offers a hands-on, “design build” component.

Herbert G. and Boblyn E. Olson Gumpf Trustee Scholarship
Established by Herbert G. Gumpf (’56 B.S. HORT), 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 Landscape Architecture.

Russell O. Jones Trustee Scholarship
Established by the late Russell O. Jones ('65 B.L.A.) 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.

Landscape Architecture Alumni Program Endowment
Established by friends and alumni of the Department of Landscape Architecture. Expenditures shall be made to support the Landscape Architecture Program and may include, but are not necessarily limited to, programming needs; course development; and, educational opportunities outside the classroom. This fund is for program support only and cannot be used for student awards.

Landscape Architecture Faculty Enrichment Fund
Established from the proceeds of the A. E. Bye Exhibition in landscape architecture to provide monies for staff retreats, professional conference registration and travel, special meeting facilitators, etc.

Veronica Burns Lucas Travel Award in Landscape Architecture
Established by Agnes V. Burns in memory of the late Veronica Burns Lucas, former associate professor of landscape architecture in the College of Arts and Architecture. She was one of four Penn State faculty members who designed the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Consideration will be given to undergraduate students who are enrolled in their 4th or 5th year of study; students will be selected based on outstanding achievement in recent design submissions created during current or recent academic sessions.

Melillo + Bauer Associates Scholarship for Landscape Architecture Excellence
Established by Thomas B. Bauer (’76 B.S. LArch), Principal, Melillo + Bauer Associates, Inc., consideration for this annually-funded scholarship shall be given to undergraduate students who are majoring in Landscape Architecture, who have achieved a grade-point average of at least 3.0 or who otherwise manifest promise of outstanding academic success (especially in the area of design), and who have a demonstrated financial need to meet their necessary college expenses.

William and Dorothy Mullin Scholarship
Established by Pamela and William Turner, consideration for this scholarship shall be given to undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll in a degree program offered by the Department of Landscape Architecture who have demonstrated financial need for funds to meet their necessary college expenses.

Darwina L. Neal Endowed Scholarship for Landscape Architecture Travel Abroad
Established by Darwina L. Neal, FASLA, HM.IFLA, F.US/ICOMOS (’65 B.S. LArch.), consideration for this scholarship shall be given to undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Landscape Architecture who have completed a minimum of five semesters with preference given to eligible applicants who have demonstrated interest and/or experience in cultural landscape preservation and intend to use this scholarship for international travel.

Obie and Trena Oberholtzer Faculty Enrichment Endowment in Landscape Architecture
Established by the late Roland W. Oberholtzer (’36 B.S. Chemical Engineering) to provide program support for staff retreats, professional conference registration and travel, special meetings facilitators, etc.

Pashek, Lonnett and Buerkle Scholarship in Landscape Architecture
Established by Pashek Associates, James W. Pashek (‘74 B.S. L.Arch.) Nancy Lonnett Roman (’85 B.S. L.Arch.) and John Buerkle, Jr (’89 B.S. L.Arch) to recognize graduate and undergraduate students majoring in Landscape Architecture at The Pennsylvania State University with a demonstrated interest in environmental issues.

H.S. Pennypacker Scholarship
Established in memory of the late H.S. Pennypacker (’38 B.S. L.Arch.) by his daughter, Eliza Pennypacker, professor and former department head of landscape architecture. Consideration will be given to a Department of Landscape Architecture undergraduate student who embraces the full range of educational challenges with a passion for learning, and who demonstrates the capacity for leadership.

Humphry Repton Award for Creative Writing
The award was established by E. Lynn Miller, professor emeritus of Penn State, to recognize Department of Landscape Architecture students with creative writing abilities demonstrated through open juried competition.

RGS Associates, Inc. Scholarship
Established by RGS Associates, Inc. to provide recognition and financial assistance to outstanding undergraduate students enrolled in a degree program offered by the Department of Landscape Architecture who have a demonstrated financial need to meet their necessary college expenses and who have achieved a cumulative or predicted grade point average of at least 3.2. From the identified pool of eligible recipients, first preference shall be given to students with a demonstrated ability in sustainable design and/or community design and development.

James Rose Center Garden Scholarship
Presented by the James Rose Center. Consideration will be given to a Department of Landscape Architecture student whose work possesses three qualities found in the work of James Rose: spatial clarity, responsiveness to site conditions, and expression of contemporary life.

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.

Kenneth A. Schnorr Memorial Study Abroad Scholarship in Landscape Architecture
Established by John A. Schnorr, the purpose of this scholarship is to provide recognition and financial assistance to outstanding undergraduate students who are studying abroad as part of the mandatory study abroad component of the Landscape Architecture Department and who have a cumulate grade point average in the top fifty percent of all eligible recipients.

Semester Abroad Award
Consideration will be given to a student entering his/her fourth year who has high academic achievement and demonstrated financial need and a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale).

John Ormsbee Simonds Honor Award
Established to honor the late John Ormsbee Simonds by donations from alumni and the public to recognize students enrolled in the Department of Landscape Architecture who are fifth semester standing or above, have achieved superior academic records in all professional courses of the landscape architecture program, and who manifest promise of outstanding professional accomplishments following graduation.

Stephen J. Trudnak Scholarship
Established by Stephen J. Trudnak (’70 B.S. L.Arch.) to recognize undergraduate students in the Department of Landscape Architecture who show extraordinary growth and commitment to his/her education and to the profession of landscape architecture.

Ann Pellow Wagner Memorial Scholarship
Presented in memory of the late Ann Pellow Wagner (‘84 B.S. L.Arch.) by her parents, Harold and Lois Pellow. Consideration will be given to a Department of Landscape Architecture female student entering her final year.

Western Section of the PA/DEL Chapter of the ASLA Outstanding Student Award
Presented by the PA/DEL Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) to recognize undergraduate students in the Department of Landscape Architecture who reside in western Pennsylvania and have proven academic abilities.

Wayne H. Wilson Scholarship
Presented in memory of Wayne H. Wilson, head of the Department of Landscape Architecture, 1957–71, to recognize undergraduate students in the Department of Landscape Architecture with proven academic ability.

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.

 

Graphic Design

Lanny and Kristin Sommese Endowment for Graphic Design The purpose of the Lanny and Kristin Sommese Endowment is to enrich the Graphic Design Program in the Department of Integrative Arts by providing monies to support technology and equipment upgrades; field trip opportunities for students, program enhancements, and travel expenses. This endowment also serves to honor Lanny and Kristin Sommese, professors in the Graphic Design Program who have helped countless numbers of graphic design students to grow as both designers and individuals.

 

Undergraduate Graphic Design Scholarship
Established by Edward J. and Susan N. Lauth to recognize outstanding students enrolled or planning to enroll in graphic design in the Penn State School of Visual Arts who have achieved positive academic records or who manifest promise of academic success.

Andrew and Catherine Zangrilli Endowment for Graphic Design
Established by Andrew Zangrilli (’60 Certificate in Drafting Design) and Catherine Zangrilli (’66 B.S. Microbiology) to enrich the graphic design department in the Department of Integrative Arts of The Pennsylvania State University, by providing monies to support visiting designers and illustrators; lecturers; student visits to outside studios; class support materials and specialized equipment purchases.