Kenneth D. Maynard Memorial College Scholarship Fund Program

up to $2,000 for residents of Alaska studying Architecture

Kenneth D. Maynard, FAIA (1931-2020)

"... a gentleman who made quite a difference in the architectural profession in Alaska and the community at large"

"One of our dearest members, Kenneth D. Maynard, FAIA, passed away on March 5, 2020. He was a prominent member of the architectural society in Alaska. A well respected colleague, friend and community member. His dedication to mentorship and the advancement of the profession touched so many and we are truly in a better world because of the legacy that he has left behind..."  - Jason Arnold, AIA Alaska 2020 President

Annual College Scholarships, in amounts up to $2,000 per applicant, may be awarded to Alaska residents currently enrolled in an accredited school of architecture


Candidates must submit an application packet containing a personal letter stating need, qualifications, and desire. In addition, a completed application form, resume, and transcript, as well as a letter of recommendation from a faculty member must be included in the package. Download the checklist now.

The scholarship committee must receive entries not later than 5:00 pm (Alaska time) on the last Friday in November.

All applications must be submitted to:

AIA Alaska Scholarship Committee                                                                                                                                             P.O. Box 244141                                                                                                                                                                         Anchorage Alaska 99524


Submittals will be evaluated by a committee made up of a minimum of three (3) AIA Alaska Chapter members. Award will be based on:

  1. Potential for completing program and entering the profession of Architecture
  2. Desire and Determination
  3. Overall Ability
  4. Financial Need


The Scholarship Committee will meet to evaluate applications received, and up to three (3) applicants may be awarded scholarship funds. Recipients will be notified during the month of December


Contact the Scholarship Committee or AIA Alaska for more information!

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Kenneth D. Maynard, FAIA (1931-2020)

Kenneth D. Maynard Celebration of Lfe