Scholarships and Awards


The Cummings School of Architecture has several endowed scholarship funds available for students, created through the generosity of individuals and firms.
In addition, we provide a Cummings School of Architecture Scholarships List which is updated each semester, enabling students to track local and national scholarship opportunities for which they may be eligible.

  • Paul Arris Scholarship
  • Kaestle Boos Associates Scholarship
  • Zachary Shapiro Scholarship
  • Raj Saksena Scholarship
  • AIA Rhode Island Scholarships


The Cummings School of Architecture recognizes student achievement annually through awards in each Cummings School of Architecture major, in University-wide activities and nationwide programs.

  • AIA Henry Adams Medal
  • Alpha Rho Chi Medal
  • Master of Architecture Thesis Awards and Commendations
  • Second Year Architecture Design Award
  • Robert Meeker Memorial Award 
  • Franz Euler III Excellence in Lighting Award
  • Richard Pelletier Memorial Award
  • Visual Arts Awards