College of Design, Construction & Planning

As one of the nation’s largest colleges of architecture, the College of Design, Construction and Planning offers professional education programs on the design, development, construction and preservation of the built and natural environments. The college aims to increase support for students and faculty alike through scholarship opportunities, endowed professorships, research funds and program enrichment with upgraded facilities that fosters a conducive environment for research and creativity.

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Giving Opportunities

A. J. and Lynne Land Fund in Historic Preservation

This fund was established in 1997 by A. J. and Lynne Land to support the College of Design, ...

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AIA Gainesville/Sanford Goin Scholarship Fund

This fund was established in 2000 to support scholarship to deserving students in School of ...

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Ajax Building Company Distinguished Lecture Series

GA: support a distinguished lecture series in the College.

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Andrew J. Ferendino Endowment

This fund was created in 1990, by the estate of Andrew Ferendino and the firm of Spillis Candela ...

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Arthur G. and Beverley A. Witters Competition Endowment

The Witters Competition, an annual multi discipline team charrette in the College of Design, ...

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Baker Barrios – Ray Acosta Scholarship

Supports graduate students enrolled in the School of Architecture's CityLab-Orlando Program.

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Balfour Beatty Construction Scholarship Endowment

Balfour Beatty Construction established this fund in 2007. The company consistently ranks as one ...

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Brisbane H. Brown, Jr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund

This fund was established in 2011 by a group of donors in memory of Brisbane H. Brown, Jr. to ...

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C. H. Denny, III Endowed Scholarship/Fellowship in Building Construction

UF alumni Charles H. Denny III and Wanda Nolan Denny established this scholarship in 1989. ...

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Carl Feiss Urban and Environmental Design Award

Carl L. Feiss was born June 18, 1907 in Cleveland, OH. He earned his fine arts degree from the ...

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Caroline Alfano Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Establishes an endowed scholarship at UF's School of Architecture to support students interested ...

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CEMEX Professorship

Marshall E. "Doc" Rinker, Sr., transformed the one-truck business he began 70 years ago into one ...

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Center for Landscape Conservation Planning Fund

Established in 2014 to support the Center's work on wildlife research and planning.

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Central Florida Builders’ Exchange Frank W. Reed Scholarship Fund

The Frank W. Reed Scholarship was established in 1971 in honor of Frank Reed, the first treasurer...

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Charles R. Perry Craft Awareness Endowment

This fund was established by Charles R. and Nancy Perry in 2005 for the purpose of supporting ...

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Charles R. Perry Endowed Professorship

Charles R. "Chuck" Perry established this endowment through his estate in 2006 to support a ...

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Cirino-Shore Family Endowment

The Barbara A. and John M. Cirino Scholarship Fund was founded to assist students in the UF's ...

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City Lab Jacksonville

Support graduate student scholarships, fellowships, and assistantships for students in the SoA. Equal preference shall be given to: (1)...

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Clark Construction Group Fund

The Clark Construction Group endowment was created to provide building construction students ...

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Climate Change and Affordable Housing

Project partners will build tools to identify the neighborhood housing submarkets in Florida at ...

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Construction Association of South Florida (CASF) Endowment

This endowment was established by the Construction Association of South Florida to support ...

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Construction Management Career Fair

Supports the M.E. Rinker, Sr., School of Construction Management through the BCN Career Fair.

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Dama Lynne Register Support Fund

Supports students at the M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management by providing ...

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Daugherty Family Endowed Scholarship in Building Construction

Richard E. Daugherty II and Kim E. Daugherty established this fund in 2005. Richard earned his ...

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DCP Collaboratory

Supports all cost associated with the repair and addition to the Architecture Building.

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DCP ULI Hines Student Competition Team

Support DCP ULI Hines Student Competition Team.

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Design & Planning Career Fair

Supports the Design & Planning disciplines through the DCP Career Fair.

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Dick and Joan P. Holland Construction Education Advancement Fund

This fund was established in 1995 in honor of Dick and Joan P. Holland for the purpose of ...

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Dr. Abdol Chini Scholarship Fund

This fund was established in 2011 by a group of donors in honor of Abdol Chini for his service ...

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Dr. Charles Kibert Legacy Fund

In memory of Dr. Charles Kibert - Funds designated to support the Powell Center and graduate student support.

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Eagle Construction Fellowship in CACIM

Supports graduate fellowships in the Center for Advanced Construction Information Modeling (CACIM).

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Earl M. Starnes Endowed Fund for Urban and Regional Planning.

Scholarships and fellowships in Urban and Regional Planning or the greatest needs of the department.

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Earl M. Starnes Fund for Urban and Regional Planning

This fund supports Scholarships and Fellowships in Urban and Regional Planning or the greatest ...

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Edson E. Dailey, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Ed was born on June 12, 1936, and at the age of 5 years expressed his wish to become and ...

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Edward A. Proefke AGC Convention Fund

This fund created by Edward A. Proefke, was established in 1983 for the purpose of supporting ...

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Edward D. Stone, Jr. Endowed Lecture Series

This fund was established by a group of donors in 2014 to support the Edward D. Stone, Jr. ...

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Evan Thomas Bolton Memorial Scholarship

This fund, honoring the memory of Evan Bolton, supports scholarships for students in the M.E. ...

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F. Blair and Mary Nell Reeves Endowment for Historic Preservation

This fund was established in 2011 by a group of donors in honor of the late F. Blair Reeves. ...

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Florida Institute of the Built Environment and Resiliency Fund

Support the college's programs in Florida Institute of the Built Environment and Resiliency.

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Florida North Chapter-AIA Scholarship

Members of the Florida North Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, in conjunction ...

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Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal/Earl Blank Faculty Research Award

This fund was established in 1994 by Florida Roofing, Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning ...

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Fluor Corporation Endowment Fund

This fund was established in 2009 by Fluor Corporation to support teaching and research in the ...

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Fluor NAWIC Student Chapter Scholarship Fund

Fluor Enterprises, Inc. established the fund in 2007. Since its founding, the National ...

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Frank E. Kinsey, Jr. Excellence Fund in Historic Preservation

This fund was established by Frank E. Kinsey, Jr., in 2002 for the purpose of supporting the ...

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Frank J. Sindelar Scholarship

This scholarship was provided by the estate of Frank J. Sindelar, who passed away in 1993 at ...

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G. W. Robinson Endowment in Building Construction

This fund was established in 1999 by G. W. Robinson to support graduate fellowships, faculty ...

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Greg Jones Endowed Scholarship

Friends and co-workers established this fund in 2006 in memory of Greg Jones. Jones, owner and ...

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Gresham Smith Jax Lab Fund

GA: support fellowships and assistantships for students enrolled in the College's CityLab Jacksonville program.

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Guy C. Fulton Endowed Scholarship in Architecture

Shirley H. Fulton, a resident of Gainesville, bequeathed funds from her estate to create this ...

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H. H. Block Construction Education Fund

H. H. Block founded and served as the first head of the department of building construction, ...

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Harvard Jolly Architects Scholarship Fund

In 1999, Harvard Jolly Clees Toppe Architects (now Harvard Jolly Inc.) created the first and ...

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Helman Hurley Charvat Peacock Architects, Inc. Excellence in Design Education Endowment

Helman Hurley Charvat Peacock Architects, Inc. established this fund in 2006 to support ...

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Historic Preservation Programs

Support activities associated with the development and enhancement of the college's historic...

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HKS Diversity Scholarship

Support students in the School of Architecture's City-Lab Orlando program. See Gift commitment for more details.

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Howard Sebold/Herrick Smith Fellowship in Landscape Architecture

David W. Johnston established this scholarship to honor two men who were influential to his ...

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Ida Rogero Childre Fellowship and Assistantship Fund in Affordable Housing

Jess and Ida Childre recognized the importance of affordable housing to the vast majority of ...

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Interior Design Scholarship Fund

This fund was established in 2004 by several donors to support deserving students in the ...

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Ivan H. Smith Visiting Professorship in Architecture

Ivan H. Smith, founding partner in the firm of Reynolds, Smith & Hills Inc., created this ...

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J. H. Shimberg Distinguished Professorship Fund

This fund honors James H. Shimberg, who has established a reputation as a spokesman for the housing industry.

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Jack S. McCandless Excellence Fund

This fund was established in 2001 by the estate of Jack S. McCandless to support the College of ...

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James A. Cummings, Inc. Scholarship Fund

James A. Cummings, William R. Derrer and Peter MacEachron, founders of James A. Cummings Inc., ...

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James C. Nicholas Endowed Scholarship in Urban and Regional Planning

This fund was established by a group of donors in 2014 to support scholarships for students in Urban and Regional Planning at the ...

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James F. McLean, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in 2003 by family, friends and colleagues, this scholarship honors James F. McLean, ...

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James G. and Joyce C. Kalemeris Endowment

This fund was established in 2009 by James G. and Joyce C. Kalemeris to support teaching, research and academic programs at the ...

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James Gamble Rogers/RLF, Inc. Memorial Fellowship

In 2001, John H. Rogers and Rogers, Lovelock and Fritz, Inc. (RLF) established this fellowship ...

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James McFarlane Endowed Scholarship

Friends and family members created this scholarship endowment in loving memory of James ...

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JaxLab Fellowships & Assistantships

Fellowship & Assistantship support for students enrolled in CityLab Jacksonville Program.

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Jeremy J. Hill Memorial Fund

Jeremy was born November 8, 1979 in Evanston, IL. After graduating from Columbia College in ...

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Jerry L. Nielson Scholarship Fund

Established in 2006, this fund honors Jerry L. Nielson, the retired Chairman and Professor of ...

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Jerry Rumsey Endowed Scholarship

This fund was established in 2006 by Jeffrey S. and Jennifer E. Schiller in memory of ...

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Jesse W. and Ida Marie Rogero Childre Endowment for Affordable Housing

Jess and Ida Childre recognized the importance of affordable housing to the vast majority of ...

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Jimmie W. Hinze Graduate Scholarship in Construction Safety

Jimmie W. Hinze was one of the pivotal figures in the history of the M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of ...

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John Raymond Sofarelli, Sr. Endowment

This fund was established in 2010 by John R. Sofarelli, Sr. to support scholarships in the ...

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John W. Stovall Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was provided by the bequest of John W. Stovall, a former NASA employee, who ...

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Jonathan and Elizabeth Seymour Scholarship

This fund was established in 2007 by Jonathan and Elizabeth Seymour to support the Department ...

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Joseph R. Vislay Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2013 by the Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of the Associated ...

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Joshua W. Lepp Travel Endowment in Landscape Architecture

John H. and Kathryn K. Anderson helped to established this fund In 2007 with Joshua's parents, ...

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Judith Mucci Scholarship Fund

Supports graduate students in the College's Department of Urban and Regional Planning.

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Kasper Architects + Associates Jax Lab Fund

GA: fellowship & Assistantship support for students enrolled in CityLab Jacksonville Program.

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Kenneth Kroger Memorial Scholarship

Family and friends created this scholarship honoring Kenneth P. Kroger to provide scholarships for...

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Kevin and Julie Wilkinson MFOS Fund

GA: support the Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars (MFOS) Program, with preferences for recipients in the following order of priority:...

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Kim Stewart Landscape Architecture Travel and Discovery Endowment

Supports undergraduate students in the Department of Landscape Architecture to participate in field trips or travel to conferences, with ...

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Laborers’ International Union of North America Arthur A. Coia & R. P. Vinall Scholarship

Longtime supporters of the college and university, the Laborers International Union of North ...

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Landscape Architecture Assistantships

Supports general assistantships for Landscape Architecture.

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Louis C. Holloway, Jr. Scholarship

Margaret Holloway established this scholarship in memory of her husband, Louis C. Holloway. ...

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M. E. Rinker, Sr. Endowment #1

This endowment provides support for professional development of newly hired professors, ...

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M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management

A general fund to support the M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management

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Margaret E. Raynal Memorial Fund

Margaret E. Raynal was a highly admired statewide trainer for the Florida Traffic and Bicycle Safety Education Program in the department ...

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Martin Gundersen, Sr. Scholarship

This fund was established in 1985 in honor of Martin Gundersen, Sr. Martin practiced ...

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Matthew Remsen Memorial Fund

The Remsen family, Matt's friends, and Moss and Associates established this scholarship fund in loving memory of Matthew Remsen to ...

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Nancy V. Perry Endowment for Teaching Excellence

This fund was established in 2008 by Nancy V. Perry to enhance high quality teaching in the ...

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Osceola Foundation Historic Preservation Fund

This fund was established in 1995 by the Osceola Foundation, Inc. to support the College of ...

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Otis A. Skinner Endowed Scholarship Fund

This endowment supports UF graduate architecture students in memory of Otis A. Skinner, an ...

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Paul and Laura Dickert Excellence Fund

This fund was established in 2000 by Paul and Laura Dickert to support teaching and research ...

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Paul and Suzi Schutt Florida Native Plant Endowment

This fund was established in 2011 by Paul and Suzi Schutt to support Department of Landscape ...

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Peter J. Kanavos, Sr. Memorial Award

Established in 1991 by the Flag Development Co., family and friends of Peter J. Kanavos Sr., ...

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Phyllis I. and Bill Taylor International Travel Endowment

This fund was established in 2009 by Phyllis I. and Bill Taylor to support semester-long ...

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Powell Center for Construction and the Environment

This fund was established by Carol A. and J. Stephen Powell, Jr., and their children in 2002 ...

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Preservation Institute: Nantucket Operational Endowment

This fund was established in 1993 by Frank E. Kinsey, Jr. to support preservation activities at ...

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Professor Harold W. Kemp Endowed Scholarship Fund in Architecture

This scholarship fund was established in 2010 by the estate of Harold W. Kemp to support ...

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Professor Michael Kuenstle Memorial Fund

Support graduate student scholarships, fellowships, and assistantships for students in the SoA. Equal preference shall be given to (1)...

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Rinker Fellowship for International Student Exchange

This fund was established in 2010 by the Marshall E. Rinker, Sr. Foundation, Inc. to support ...

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Rinker Scholar Endowment

The Marshall E. Rinker, Sr. Foundation, Inc. established this endowment in 2005 to support the ...

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Robert and Diane Miller Scholarship Fund

Robert and Diane Miller established this scholarship in 2000. While attending the University of ...

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Robert F. Smith Scholarship Endowment

Robert F. and Ellen Smith established this endowment in 2003. Robert and Ellen both earned ...

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Robinson Family Endowment

This fund was established in 2009 by G. W. Robinson to support teaching, research and academic programs at the College of Design, ...

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Ronald Vincent Tadrowski Scholarship

While a student at UF, Ronald Vincent Tadrowski died in a tragic construction accident during ...

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RRCC Program Fund

Support for students attending the Critical Care Paramedic Program (CCPP).

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Russell Hitt Memorial Scholarship

Support need-based scholarships to students in the M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management. The Gift shall be used for five...

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School of Architecture

The University of Florida, in collaboration with Santa Fe College and the National University of...

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School of Building Construction 70th Anniversary Faculty Support

This fund was established in 2005 for the purpose of supporting the faculty of the M.E. Rinker, ...

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Sheila K. Rydell Scholarship

This fund was established in 1983 by Robbins and Company, Architects, Inc. in memory of Sheila ...

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Shimberg Discretionary Fund

This fund was established in 1991 by James H. Shimberg for the School of Building Construction to support and encourage Affordable Housing.

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Solar Decathlon Fund

The SOLAR DECATHLON is a biannual competition started and organized by the U.S. Department of...

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Steven C. Crebbin Endowed Scholarship Fund

Family and friends created this scholarship honoring Steven C. Crebbin to provide scholarships for students in the Department of ...

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Stiles Corporation Fund

This fund was established by Stephen R. Palmer and James W. Stine in 2008 to support interdisciplinary faculty teaching between building ...

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Ted Fearney Endowed Professorship in Architecture

Family, friends and former students of Edward M. "Ted" Fearney established this fund in honor ...

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Thomas A. Plein Endowed Scholarship

This fund was established in 2011 by the Thomas A. Plein Foundation to support scholarships for ...

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Thomas Oliver Brown Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund

This fund was established to support a scholarship in the memory of Thomas Oliver Brown for the ...

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Ulla Rydberg Scholarship Fund

This fund honors Ulla Rydberg, a native of Sweden.

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Vasant P. and Carol Carswell Bhide Scholarship in Architecture

UF alumni Vasant P. and Carol Carswell Bhide established this fund. Carol graduated in 1969 ...

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Vendor Showcase

Supports the College of Design, Construction & Planning through the DCP Vendor Showcase.

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Walter Beinecke, Jr. Facilities Endowment

GA: support facility needs on the Preservation Institute Nantucket properties, current and future, including but not limited to...

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William G. Lassiter, Jr. and Aneice R. Lassiter Professorship in Building Construction

Dr. William G. "Bill" Lassiter, Jr. and Aneice R. Lassiter, created this fund in 2007 to ...

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William H. Baker Scholarship

Establishes an endowed scholarship at UF's Department of Landscape Architecture to support ...

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WRS Infrastructure & Environment, Inc. Award in Memoriam of Mario Ripol

WRS Infrastructure and Environment, Inc. (WRS) established this fund in 2005 in memory of Mario ...

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Zachary Blain Schlitt Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2008 by Ron, Pandora, Ryan and Liza Schlitt and endowed in 2009 through the generosity of his many friends and colleagues ...

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