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The Texas Architectural Foundation (TAF) was established in 1952 by the Texas Society of Architects to make possible deserving students’ dreams of an architectural education, and to enhance the quality of the academic experience at Texas universities. This year, we are awarding $80,750, for a total of 55 scholarships.

Out of the 55 scholarships, 52 individual students were awarded, with 64% identifying as female, 35% identifying as male, and 1% as non-binary. The recipient population is 33% Hispanic/Latino, 21% White/Caucasian, 17% Asian, 17% Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, 8% African American or Black, 2% Middle Eastern or North African, and 2% Multiracial.

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2024–2025 TAF scholarships below — congratulations to all!

PRAIRIE VIEW A&M UNIVERSITY
Prairie View A&M UniversityFounder’s Fund
Alize Daisy DixonAIA Wichita Falls Chapter Scholarship
Charlotte LundySouthwest Terrazzo Association Architecture Scholarship
Kaylah Michelle PhillipsAssociation Administrators & Consultants Architecture Scholarship
RICE UNIVERSITY
Rice University School of ArchitectureBetty R. and George F. Pierce, Jr. Fund
Valeria AguirreHugh M. Cunningham Grant
John CuryloAssociation Administrators & Consultants Architecture Scholarship
Ekene EmenikeMichael Maraldo Sr., Southwest Terrazzo Association Architecture Scholarship
Katherine HuiLonnie Hoogeboom Scholarship
Roxanna MendezAIA Wichita Falls Chapter Scholarship
Carolyn MuldownyE.G. Spencer Memorial Scholarship
Shaelyn ParkerAIA San Antonio Daryl Engel Memorial Scholarshiip
TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY
Brittany AlbrittonH. Leo Tucker Scholarship
Amy AndersonAIA West Texas Chapter Scholarship
Katherine DavisonHugh M. Cunningham Grant
Naman DesaiPreston M. Geren, Sr., Memorial Scholarship in Architecture
Umme HaguePaul & Katie Stein Scholarship
Yash KakkadMattia J. Flabiano, Jr., Southwest Terrazzo Association Architecture Scholarship
Christopher McBrideAIA Brazos Chapter Scholarship
Maria NguyenEdwin W. and Alyce O. Caroll Scholarship
Cade PledgerAIA Waco Memorial Scholarship
Lindsey PoeJohn Only Greer and Wanda Knight Greer Architectural Scholarship
Sophia SandlinDeininger Traveling Fellowship
Lelyan ShadeTheodore S. Maffitt, Jr., FAIA & Patricia J. Maffitt Scholarship
Kaden ThurmondJoan & Lee Roy Hahnfeld, FAIA, Scholarship
Luis VerduzcoHorace McCord Memorial Scholarship
TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY
Adrianna ArancibiaA.S. Megert Memorial Scholarship
Zachary CaseyAIA Southeast Texas Chapter Douglas E. Steinman Scholarship
Amanda DannheimAIA Abilene Chapter Scholarship
Kathryn DonahoAIA Wichita Falls Chapter Scholarship
Ryan DonetSTG Design Scholarship
Preston HainesAIA Lubbock Chapter Scholarship
Julia HodgesHD&D Design Scholarship
Ebinabo OlatiLouis and Marcus Zanchettin Southwest Terrazzo Association Scholarship
Pablo PerezAIA Amarillo Chapter Scholarship
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
Olivia ArguelloAIA Wichita Falls Chapter Scholarship
Diego Contreras RiosMichael Maraldo Sr. Southwest Terrazzo Association Scholarship
Litzy GarciaGeorge F. Harrell | OMNIPLAN Scholarship
Cameron Spencer KlassenHugh M. Cunningham Grant
THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON
Jaqueline AlvizoRuth Kaigler Goode and D. Rex Goode Scholarship
Jaqueline AlvizoMattia J. Fabiano, Jr., Southwest Terrazzo Association Scholarship
Christian CortesAIA Fort Worth Charles R. Adams Memorial Scholarship
Violet HendersonAIA Northeast Texas E. Davis Wilcox, FAIA, Memorial Scholarship in Architecture
Garrett HendersonAIA Wichita Falls Chapter Scholarship
Brian NguyenBrown Reynolds Watford Architects Endowed Scholarship
THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN
Ji Yoon AhnGrayson Gill Memorial Scholarship
Roxana Colocho BarahonaSan Antonio Diversity Scholarship n Memory of Norcell D. Haywood
Juliet ChuiAIA Wichita Falls Chapter Scholarship
Hayley GilletteEva and Jay W. Barnes, FAIA, Scholarship for The University of Texas at Austin
Ellenise GuerraProfessor Goldwin Goldsmith Memorial Scholarship in Architecture
Ruigi HuangMcKinney York Architects Scholarship
Madison O’HairAIA Corpus Christi Scholarship
Joaquin RodriguezAIA Austin Scholarship
THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO
Charli Jacobs DavenportSouthwest Terrazzo Association Architecture Scholarship
Jesus Thomas RiosSouthwest Terrazzo Association Architecture Scholarship

The Texas Architectural Foundation is a qualified 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The minimum donation for establishing an endowment is $35,000. If your firm or businesses is interested in learning more about ways to support TAF, please contact foundation@texasarchitects.org.

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