SAID Scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of numerous alumni and friends of the college, scholarships are available to students in the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning.


The following School of Architecture and Interior Design scholarships have an online application process. It is recommended that students submit FAFSA information to UC if one of eligibility requirements of the scholarship is financial need. These scholarships are available to students currently enrolled at DAAP; incoming freshman or transfer students are not eligible.

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SAID Scholarships

This fund provides scholarships for undergraduate architecture students. Recipients will be chosen based on leadership, scholarship and financial need, with an emphasis on leadership qualities.

This fund has been established to attract and retain deserving students of high academic achievement who intend or are currently pursuing a degree in architecture.

This scholarship was created to support a graduate student studying architecture in DAAP. Preference shall be given to an underrepresented student.

Annual awards are made to deserving students who are studying Architecture.

This fund was created to support a student in excellent academic standing with demonstrated financial need studying in the School of Architecture and Interior Design.

This fund was established for the benefit of students and faculty of SAID. It provides several scholarships for SAID students annually.

This scholarship was created to support a student in Interior Design. The award will be based on merit and financial need.

Annual awards are made from this fund to deserving SAID students.

This scholarship was established to benefit a full-time DAAP student studying architecture who has demonstrated academic ability, with a 3.2 GPA or higher cumulative average and financial need.

This fund was established to support graduate level Architecture students, with preference given to students contemplating practice and/or career in the area of health care related facilities (i.e. hospitals, clinics, ambulatory care, intermediate care, long-term care, extended care, hospices, etc.).

This scholarship was established to benefit a student studying Architecture. Applicants must be at least a junior-level student or a graduate student and must have a 3.5 GPA or higher.

This fund awards scholarships to architecture students in the School of Architecture and Interior Design. Eligible students will be undergraduate architecture students in their freshman or sophomore years (i.e., students will receive award as sophomore or junior in the next academic year).

Multiple awards are given to graduate level SAID students, with preference given to students in under-represented groups.

Provides annual scholarship to undergraduate student enrolled in the architecture program at the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning. Student must be in good academic standing and demonstrate need for financial assistance.

This scholarship was established to benefit a student studying Architecture who has demonstrated financial need and a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Preference will be given to gay men from the state of Indiana.

This fund provides scholarships for a full-time architecture student in DAAP.

The recipient must have demonstrated financial need. The recipient’s approach to architectural design must incorporate a sensitivity to nature and ecology and prioritize the natural setting and the use of natural materials.

The purpose of this gift is to provide meaningful scholarship support for a student studying Interior Design at DAAP.

Undergraduate interior design student must apply as a pre-junior to receive scholarship as a junior (4th year student in the INTD program).

Scholastic achievement (3.5 GPA or higher) and community service accomplishments will be considered. The recipient must have completed two co-op experiences.

This scholarship was created to support students studying in the School of Architecture and Interior Design. The award will be based on merit and financial need.

This scholarship was created to provide support to an undergraduate or graduate student in the School of Architecture and Interior Design with a passion and interest in learning, designing, and/or making furniture.

This scholarship was created to provide financial support to assist a deserving architecture student with co-op expenses. Recipient must be in good standing.

This fund was established for scholarship support to architecture students.

This scholarship was established to benefit a full-time DAAP student majoring in architecture who has demonstrated academic ability, with a 3.2 GPA or higher cumulative average and financial need. Preference will be given to students who have a healthcare focus.

This scholarship was created to provide financial support to a student in the School of Architecture and Interior Design.

The Lenore Cunix Levy Endownment Fund has been established by the family and friends of Lenore Cunix Levy and Lawrence B. Levy, MD, to provide meaningful scholarship support for students in the School of Architecture and Interior Design.

Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of academic merit and personal qualities of integrity and leadership.

All continuing SAID students are eligible for the scholarship and preference will be given to interior design students.

This fund was created to support a full-time Architecture student who has demonstrated academic ability, with a 3.0 or higher cumulative average. The recipient must have demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to female students.

The purpose of this gift is to provide meaningful scholarship support for a student studying architecture in SAID. The student must be of the highest academic caliber. Financial need is not a consideration.

This fund is awarded annually to students in the third or fourth year in Architecture on the basis of academic achievement.

This scholarship was established to benefit a full-time student studying in the Interior Design program. Applicants must have a 3.2 GPA and must have demonstrated financial need.

This scholarship was created to provide support to a student studying interior design in DAAP. Recipient must have at least a 3.2 GPA and must show demonstrated financial need.

Robert A. Hickman

Robert A. Hickman

Robert A. Hickman and the Chambers Principals Group

Robert A. Hickman and the Chambers Principals Group

This scholarship will provide a deserving upper-class interior design student with a partial scholarship and give them the opportunity to be mentored by the team at Chambers, including Bob Hickman himself, as part of a co-op program. 

Provided through the generosity of the Ohio American Institute of Architects for high merit undergrad students intending to continue the study of architecture in Ohio. Scholarship recipient must be a rising senior in architecture and an Ohio resident.

This scholarship fund was created to allow students, faculty, staff, alumni, and others to contribute in support of current SAID students.

This scholarship was established to benefit a full-time student studying Architecture who has demonstrated financial need and a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Preference will be given to students with experience volunteering within the school and/or community. Additional preference will be given to students with experience volunteering with children.

Recipients of the award will be given the opportunity to interview for a co-op experience with the company.

This fund was established to provide scholarship support to a full-time student studying architecture at DAAP. The recipient will have a minimum 3.2 GPA and preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need.

This fund was created to help interior design co-op students defray co-op related expenses such as travel, housing, food, and miscellaneous items.

Ajit Terway (1930-2022) believed in the power of education and saw it as the great equalizer. His granddaughter graduated in 2017 with a Master of Architecture degree and a certificate in Sustainable Landscape Design from the University of Cincinnati's College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning. She established this scholarship to honor Ajit Terway' s legacy and to support an international student in the Master of Architecture II program who is in the U.S. on a student visa.

This scholarship was established to benefit a full-time student studying Architecture who has demonstrated financial need and has a 3.0 GPA or higher. Preference will be given to students who are from the state of Ohio or Indiana.

Multiple scholarships may be made to full-time students studying Interior Design.

This fund provides scholarships to students studying architecture in DAAP.

This scholarship provides support to a student studying architecture in DAAP. Preference will be given to students from Ohio.

This scholarship provides support to a student majoring in architecture in DAAP. The recipient must have a minimum 3.2 GPA and must have demonstrated financial need.

The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarships to students studying in the School of Architecture and Interior Design.

Recipients must have a diverse background, based upon factors, including, but not limited to, socio-economic status, parental education, cultural awareness, and history of overcoming adversity.

Preference shall be given to students entering the Master's in Architecture program.

This fund provides scholarships to students studying architecture full-time in DAAP. Recipients must have maintained at least a 3.0 GPA in the previous 3 semesters.

This scholarship was established to provide support for tuition, fees, room and board for a full-time DAAP student in the School of Architecture and Interior Design.

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