“The Mel Ferris Scholarship will not only allow me to obtain the necessities for my architectural education, but also is a realization of a fruitful outcome for being persistently passionate and optimistic even after hard moments during the course. This experience will stay as a great augmentation, both spiritually and financially towards the career.”
Jae Hwan Lee, SCI-ARC – 2011 Scholarship Recipient
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“It is really a great honor for me to win this Mel Ferris scholarship. Thanks a lot for California Architectural Foundation’s generous and encouragement. This scholarship is a milestone for me in the way of devoting myself into architecture. I would like to offset my education fee, or buy architecture books, magazines, model making materials and so forth.”
Fang Huan, UC Berkeley – 2011 Scholarship Recipient
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“I first want to thank God for giving me life, wisdom and creativity, my family and friends for their love and support, Mexico for our history and culture, CAF for giving us the opportunity to participate, and all the SCI-Arc family for their motivation and friendship. The Mel Ferris scholarship is a great opportunity for students to show their skills and ideas for a better world in which our children will be living.”
Luis Corona, SCI-ARC – 2011 Scholarship Recipient
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“The CAF has provided me with much-needed funding that will ensure I continue to move forward in reaching my educational and career goals. Thanks to the program I can offset my tuition cost and focus more time into my prospective plans of attending graduate school.”
Erick Rodriguez, Woodbury – 2011 Scholarship Recipient
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“The Mel Ferris Scholarship will allow me to continue my studies, both in the classroom and out in the world. Traveling to various countries, I will be able to expand my knowledge about the possibilities for both design and function and find new ways of incorporating sustainability into my work. ”
Klaudia Zarakowski, Woodbury – 2011 Savings By Design Energy Efficiency Integration Scholarship recipient
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Deans Choice Awards
The Dean’s Choice Award is a $500 prize awarded by the Dean of each of the ten accredited architectural schools in California to a Mel Ferris scholarship applicant from their school.
2011 Deans Choice Award Recipients
Gabriel Huerta – UCLA
Brandon Ro – Cal Poly Pomona
Sarah Blahut – SCI-Arc
Anthony Stahl – Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Sheena Casamassima – Woodbury University (San Diego)
Abdul Kabbani – Woodbury University (Burbank)
Andrei Hakhovich – California College of the Arts
Amy Lily Hu – UC Berkeley