In conjunction with The American Institute of Architects, the Northeast Illinois Chapter of The American Institute of Architects has awarded scholarships to two students pursuing architectural degrees.


Amanda is a student at Judson University who expects to earn a Master of Architecture in May 2019.  Amanda says, “My career aspirations are merely results of my philosophy on and passion for beauty and community. My love for simple discovery has led me to approach architecture as an experience. Discovering architecture has been a personal journey that has continually humbled and broadened my perception.”  As an architect, Amanda wants to preserve historic styles and local cultures and design buildings that tell a story.



Robyn is a fourth year architecture student at the University of Kansas’ five year Master of Architecture program and is an accepted applicant to the School of Business’ dual-enrollment MBA Program for the Fall of 2018.  Robyn expects to earn her degree in May 2019.  Robyn says “As an architecture and business student, I can be better equipped to bring success to service-based businesses.  By merging my education, along with my life experiences, I hope to come alongside my creative colleagues in the real-world by supporting their visions with business acumen that fosters success.”  In her career, Robyn wants to contribute to impactful  work as a business-minded individual in the architecture industry.



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