a/e ProNet David W. Lakamp Scholarship

The a/e ProNet David W. Lakamp scholarship is awarded annually to two students who demonstrate a strong interest in practice and risk management in the field of architecture. Each student receives a $5,000 award.


To be eligible for the a/e ProNet David W. Lakamp AIA Scholarship, students must meet the following criteria:

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher

Application process

Applications for the 2021-2022 academic year will open in the fall of 2020. Sign up to receive future application opening notifications.

Applicants must submit:

  • A personal biography highlighting interest or concentration in practice or risk management (200 words)
  • A professional resume
  • A response to a case study topic included in the application (500 words)
  • Two letters of recommendation

Email us at scholarships@architectsfoundation.org.

2020 Selection Committee:

Thomas Coghlan Managing Principal, Integro Insurance Brokers (Chair)
Bill Carpenter, FAIA President, Lightroom
Peter Macrae, AIA Principal, Macrae ARCHitecture, LLC
Eric Pempus, FAIA Risk Manager, DesignPro Insurance Group
James Walbridge, AIA President, Architects Foundation Board of Directors

About a/e ProNet and David W. Lakamp

This scholarship was initiated in 1990 by a/e ProNet, a group of insurance professionals providing risk management services to architects and engineers. In 1999, the scholarship was renamed for David W. Lakamp, a founder of a/e ProNet and a trusted advisor to the profession. He left behind a legacy of professionalism and integrity that set new standards in the field of insurance services.


Thank you to our scholarship sponsor!