The following awards were made in the academic year 2019–2020. The date each award was established is shown in parentheses.
Professor King-lui Wu Teaching Award (2006) Awarded each year to a faculty member who combines architectural practice with outstanding teaching. Recipients are selected by the vote of graduating students. Awarded to Elihu Rubin.
William Wirt Winchester Traveling Fellowship (1895) Awarded each year to the graduating students in architecture whose academic performance has been consistently at the highest level, who have displayed the most promise and potential for a future professional role, and who have completed a piece of distinguished independent work. It provides an opportunity for study and travel outside the United States and is considered to be the School’s most prestigious award. Awarded to Rhea Isobel Schmid and Jerome John Tryon.
Gertraud A. Wood Traveling Fellowship (1983) Awarded each year to an outstanding second-year student in the first professional degree program on financial aid for travel outside of the United States. Awarded to Rachel Mulder.
George Nelson Scholarship (1988) Awarded each year through a competitive application process to a second-year student in the first professional degree program for support for an independent course of study. Recipients shall demonstrate skill as a designer, interest in critical thought, and the ability to express ideas in written and verbal form. Awarded to Ife Adepegba.
David M. Schwarz/Architectural Services Good Times Award (2000) Awarded to a graduating student for travel in Europe. Awarded to Li Wei Wang.
Medals and Prizes
American Institute of Architects Henry Adams Medal (1914) Awarded to the graduating student with the highest academic ranking in the first professional degree program. Awarded to Maya Sorabjee.
Alpha Rho Chi Medal (1914) Awarded each year to that graduating student who has shown an ability for leadership, performed willing service for the school and department, and given promise of real professional merit through attitude and personality. Awarded to Emily J. Cass.
William Edward Parsons Memorial Medal (1941) Presented annually to members of the graduating class who have done distinctive work and demonstrated the greatest professional promise in the area of city planning. Awarded to Serena Ching Su Yen and Krystel Kay Yang.
The H.I. Feldman Prize (1955) Awarded annually to the student who demonstrates the best solution to an architectural problem in an advanced studio, taking into consideration the practical, functional, and aesthetic requirements of that problem. Awarded to Camille Chabrol, Thomas Patrick Friesen Mahon, and Alexandra Louise Pineda Jongeward.
Wendy Elizabeth Blanning Prize (1976) Awarded annually to the student in the second year of the first professional degree program on financial aid who has shown the most promise of development in the profession. Awarded to Angela Lufkin.
Sonia Albert Schimberg Prize (1981) Awarded to a graduating woman student for outstanding academic performance. Awarded to Rachel Nicole LeFevre.
Janet Cain Sielaff Alumni Award (1983) The Yale Architecture Alumni Association Award presented annually to that graduating student who most significantly contributed to, and fostered, school spirit. Awarded to Jennifer Yunhee Shin.
Moulton Andrus Award (1984) Awarded to a graduating student who has achieved excellence in art and architecture. Awarded to Adam Thibodeaux.
The Drawing Prize (1985) Awarded to the graduating student who has excelled at drawing as part of the design process, is articulate with pencil, and shows architectural ideas with a strong personal graphic style of presentation. Awarded to Matthew Liu.
Gene Lewis Book Prize (1986) Awarded to a graduating student who has shown promise for excellence in residential architecture. Awarded to Muhammad Hamzah Ahmed.
David Taylor Memorial Prize (1996) Awarded to a graduating student who has shown promise or demonstrated interest in architectural criticism. Awarded to Holly Marie Bushman.
Takenaka Corporation Summer Internship (1987) Awarded to Srinivas Karthikeyan.
David M. Schwarz/Architectural Services Summer Internship and Traveling Fellowship (2000) Not awarded in 2019–2020.