2018 Scholarships and Awards Recipients
2018 Scholarships and Awards Recipients
ARCNET ARCHITECTS, INC. ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
An endowed scholarship awarded to a 4th year Bachelor of Architecture student in the top 10 percent of the class who exhibits strong skills in structures, computing, math and construction. The student will be offered an internship with ARCNET.
2018 Recipient: Lilian Ormeno
ARMAND BERLINER MATHEMATICS SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to a College of Architecture and Design student who has demonstrated outstanding mathematical and computational skills in the academic work.
2018 Recipient: Weihao Lin
CHRISTOPHER MONSEES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to a second year student who exhibits design talent in the creation of public spaces, landscaping, and urban planning and who demonstrates leadership qualities.
2018 Recipient: Tais Carrasquillo
CNY GROUP ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to an architecture student pursuing a career in construction management who is creative and innovative, exhibits leadership potential and entrepreneurial aptitude.
2018 Recipient: Shaun Scott
COLAO FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL DESIGN STUDIES
Awarded to recognize the student who best demonstrates the exchange of real and implemented design excellence ideas based on US practices and those in an overseas country.
2018 Recipients: Sean Kogan and Alicia Fernandez
DONALD J. WALLACE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP IN HONOR OF ELIZABETH DEL TUFO
Given in honor of Dr. Del Tufo, the award is made to a full time undergraduate, majoring in architecture, with an interest in historic preservation.
2018 Recipient: Adrianna Sabat
ELOISE MATZKO MEMORIAL PRIZE
This award was established to honor the memory of Elly Matzko whose concern for and dedication to the students of the School of Architecture continues to be an inspiration to us all.
2018 Recipient: Leo Gehrman
FEITLOWITZ & KOSTEN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to an architecture student entering the 3rd year who has demonstrated academic excellence.
2018 Recipient: Shaily Swadia
THE HERMAN C. LITWACK SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to an undergraduate architecture student who has demosntrated talent and skills
2018 Recipient: Samuel Roberts
J. FRANK PERANTONI ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to an undergraduate architecture student who demonstrates an innate sensitivity in the design and creation of public space that will enhance community life.
2018 Recipient: Elizabeth Kowalchuk
JANET MCINTOSH RILEY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Awarded to an African American Student whose interest is to pursue studies in Architecture or engineering
2018 Recipient: Luc-Paul Adams
JARMEL KIZEL ARCHITECTS AND ENGINEERS, INC. ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to an undergraduate architecture student who has completed the 3rd or 4th year and has demonstrated academic achievement, design skill and leadership ability. The recipient will be offered a summer internship with Jarmel Kizel.
2018 Recipient: Keith Scheideler
JOSE CARBALLO ARCHITECTURE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to an architecture student entering 2nd year in the fall following the award who has demonstrated excellence in design and outstanding design skills using imaging technology.
2018 Recipient: Jaison Desai
JOSEPH MILANAIK MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to a 2nd year graduate student with superior design skills and excellent character.
2018 Recipient: Melike Yildrim
THE KIMBERLY BALDWIN HILLIER ENDOWED HONORS SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to an honors student in the School of Architecture.
2018 Recipient: Jessie Bernardo
KSS ARCHITECTS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to an architecture student entering the 3rd year who has demonstrated academic excellence, a strong sense of initiative and excellent collaborative and interpersonal skills.
2018 Recipient: Ebony Payne
THE LITTMAN FAMILY ENDOWED FELLOWSHIP
Awarded to 1st or 2nd year women graduate students with GPA’s of 3.25 or higher who are returning to school to establish second careers as architects.
2018 Recipients: Pamela Niessink and Emily Gutierrez
LITWACK TRAVELING FELLOWSHIP IN ARCHITECTURE
This award is made to an outstanding student enrolled in the Graduate Program to further enhance the educational experience through travel.
2018 Recipient: Kimberly Torres
NADASKY KOPELSON ARCHITECTS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to a 4th year student demonstrating strong design, entrepreneurial and social skills.
2018 Recipient: Michelle Duong
NEW JERSEY SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AWARD
Awarded to a 2nd year student who has demonstrated design excellence.
2018 Recipient: Marissa Gasbarro
PARETTE SOMJEN ARCHITECTS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to a student entering the 3rd year in the fall who has demonstrated academic excellence.
2018 Recipient: Catrina Nelson
NV5 GROUP SCHOLARSHIP FOR ARCHITECTURE
Awarded to an architecture student with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 who is interested in a summer internship at RBA Group.
2018 Recipient: Bianca Sanchez
ROSEN GROUP ARCHITECTURE / DESIGN SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to a 3rd or 4th year student who has achieved excellence in design, leadership skills, academics, is active in community service and has an interest in residential architecture.
2018 Recipient: Miluska Franco
ROTHE JOHNSON/FLETCHER THOMPSON SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to a third year arch design student who demonstrates outstanding design talent utilizing imaging technology as a significant graphic tool during the creative process.
2018 Recipients: Kelly Barragan and Daniela Liberato
SCHOOL OF ART + DESIGN DIRECTOR’S SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to a student for academic excellence in combination with accomplishments within, and contributions to, the larger community of art and design.
2018 Recipient: James Chao
SCHOOL OF ART + DESIGN TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIP
A travel award for continuing undergraduates in the School of Art + Design to participate in academic conferences where selection is competitive and based on juried and/or professional review external to NJIT.
2018 Recipient: Chloe Blottman, James Chao, Victoria Birritteri, Lasha Areshidze, Sophia Chan, Emma Collins, Michael DeCaprio, Twinkle Desai, Loni Fiscus, William Martone, Michael Mejia, Jodie Saint-Val, Nicholas Seccondro, Sergio Segovia, and Kaylin Wittmeyer
STEPHEN BRAYNOCK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to a 3rd year graduate student who has attended NJIT continuously for the two prior years, demonstrates academic excellence, creativity and leadership, and exemplifies a positive role model.
2018 Recipients: Vladislava Turbina
TRAVISANO SCHOLARSHIP IN DESIGN
Awarded to a 1st year undergraduate student whose studio work demonstrates excellence in the art of architecture.
2018 Recipients: Reyne Bennett, Megan Katapodis, and Stephanie Liscano
ZAMPOLIN DESIGN SCHOLARSHIP
Awarded to a 2nd year architecture student who has demonstrated excellence in design using imaging technology. The student will be offered an internship at Zampolin & Associates.
2018 Recipient: Gnaneshwari Palamuth
School of Architecture Excellence in Design Awards
Awarded for design excellence to the student with the best studio project(s).
First Year Undergraduate
2018 Recipients: Elizabeth Kowalchuk
Second Year Undergraduate
2018 Recipients: Ebony Payne
Third Year Undergraduate
2018 Recipients: Kelly Barrangan, Daniela Liberato
Fourth Year Undergraduate
2018 Recipients: Lilian Ormeno
First Year Graduate
2018 Recipient: Melike Yildrim
Second Year Graduate
2018 Recipients: Dan Wang
School of Art + Design Excellence in Design Awards
Awarded for design excellence to the student with the best design project(s).
Foundation Year Designer of Distinction
2018 Recipient: Allison Wong
2018 Honorable Mentions: Jada Wypasek, Max Hafen
Digital Designer of Distinction Award—Second Year
2018 Recipient: Kaylin Wittmeyer
Digital Designer of Distinction Award—Third Year
2018 Recipient: Nicholas Seccondro
Industrial Designer of Distinction Award—Second Year
2018 Recipient: Hope Deys
Industrial Designer of Distinction Award—Third Year
2018 Recipient: Daniel Meza
Interior Designer of Distinction Award—Second Year
2018 Recipient: Melissa Soler
Interior Designer of Distinction Award—Third Year
2018 Recipient: Leslie Puma
ALPHA RHO CHI MEDAL
The Alpha Rho Chi Medal is presented by the Alpha Rho Chi Fraternity to the graduating architecture student who exemplifies leadership, service, and professional merit.
2018 Recipient: Adara Azeez
SCHOOL OF ART + DESIGN OUTSTANDING SERVICE AWARD
The School of Art + Design Outstanding Service Award is presented by School to the graduating Art + Design senior who exemplifies leadership, service, and professional merit.
2018 Recipient: Jerry Bellone
AIA HENRY ADAMS MEDAL & CERTIFICATE
The American Institute of Architects awards medals and certificates to the graduating students who have achieved the highest scholastic records in the Bachelor of Architecture and Master of Architecture Program.
2018 Recipient: Rehma Asghar
SCHOOL OF ART + DESIGN AWARDS FOR ACADEMIC MERIT
The Art + Design Awards for Academic Merit are presented to the outstanding students with the highest scholastic/academic records in each of the three School of Art + Design programs.
Digital Design - Jerry Bellone and Anastasia Mishin
Industrial Design - CAssidy Levine
Interior Design - Haily White and Nathalie Fariello
SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE MEDAL
The NJSOA Architecture Medals are awarded to the outstanding undergraduate and graduate students for academic achievement and design excellence. The Architecture Medals are the highest honors presented by the New Jersey School of Architecture.
Undergraduate Medal - Kevin McIlmail
Graduate Medal - Taryn Wefer
SCHOOL OF ART + DESIGN MEDAL
The A+D Medal is awarded to the outstanding student for academic achievement and design excellence. The School of Art + Design Medal is the highest honor presented by the School.
2018 Recipient: Cassidy Levine
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