scholarshipsa/e ProNet is excited to support the future of the design industry. We currently sponsor two national scholarships awarded annually:

a/e ProNet Engineering Scholarship

(American Council of Engineering Companies Scholarship)

Award: $5,000
Deadline: March 6, 2017

Eligibility: Applicants must be entering their junior, senior, fifth, or master’s degree year, in the fall of 2016 to qualify for the general scholarships. In addition, the applicant must be a U.S. citizen pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering or in an accredited land-surveying program to qualify. Bachelor’s students must be in an ABET-accredited engineering program; Master’s students must either be in an ABET-accredited Master of Science (MS) engineering program, or have a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from an ABET-accredited engineering program.

Application: ACEC Scholarship Application

For more information visit the ACEC’s scholarship page.

a/e ProNet AIA David W. Lakamp Scholarship

(American Institute of Architects Scholarship)

This scholarship was initiated in 1990 and renamed in 1999 for David W. Lakamp. Mr. Lakamp was a founder of a/e ProNet and a trusted advisor to the profession. He left behind a legacy of professionalism and integrity that set new standards in the field of insurance services. The annual awards are given to the two students who best demonstrate strong interest in practice management.

Award: Two awards, $5,000 each
Deadline: March 1, 2017

Eligibility: The scholarship is open to fourth-year undergraduates, and graduate students of architecture enrolled in an NAAB-accredited professional degree program. The promotion and selection are handled entirely by AIA. Eligible candidates are required to submit an application to AIA’s national headquarters in Washington, DC, on their standard application form. Submissions are reviewed by jury members of the AIA Practice Management Knowledge Community. Candidates must submit a copy of their transcripts, two letters of recommendation, and an essay on how they would resolve a project management dilemma.

Application: AIA Scholarship Application – Electronic Form

Include a 300-word Case Study essay and 200-word biography; a transcript from each academic institution attended since high school; minimum cumulative GPA: 3.0; two letters of recommendation addressed to the Scholarship Jury, one of which is from a department faculty member verifying applicant eligibility. Each recommendation should highlight three areas that articulate an applicant’s advantages or areas of excellence with practice and risk management; and a current resume.

Please review the entire electronic form before beginning the application process. Final materials should be sent via that electronic form. Neither print nor email applications will be accepted.  Be sure your name appears on all attachments.

Past Winners:

Award Year Recipient Name & School