Continuing with awards and recognitions as we close out 2020 AIA California has recognized five individuals for their drive and commitment towards becoming licensed architects. The annual Paul Welch Jr. ARE Scholarship was created to "recognize the significant contributions of California interns at early stages in their careers and to encourage them to complete the licensure process."
"In recognition of Paul Welch Jr.’s distinguished and lengthy career of service to architects and the architectural profession, this scholarship program was created to celebrate Paul’s experiences with the California Architects Board (CAB), as well as, with AIA California and his unwavering belief in the power of the architectural license." In addition to their prize and recognition, the scholarship covers all associated costs related to completing their licensure process.
View the scholarship winners below.
- Madhubala Ayyamperumal, Assoc. AIA
- Heather Midori Santos, Assoc. AIA
- Darnell Parker II, Assoc. AIA
- Dana Lydon, Assoc. AIA
- Alisa Oberjuerge, Assoc. AIA
According to the scholarship committee this year's applicant submissions "was the highest on record since the scholarship’s inception."
Learn more about the scholarship here.
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