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Competitions, Scholarships & Grants

2018 F.I.E.R.O. Fire Station Design Awards Program

Submission Deadline: August 29, 2018

In conjunction with the 2018 F.I.E.R.O. Fire Station Design Symposium, the Fire Industry Education Resource Organization (F.I.E.R.O.) stage its 12th annual Fire Station Design Awards Program to recognize excellence in fire station design and construction or related fire facilities design and construction. More Info

2018 Residential Architect Design Awards

Submission Deadline: August 31, 2018

The Residential Architect Design Awards (RADA) recognize outstanding work in advancing residential design. Judging will take place in October 2018. Winning entries will be notified in October 2018, and published in the December 2018 issue of ARCHITECT. More Info

2018 AIA Upjohn Research Initiative Grants

Submission Deadline: September 1

The Upjohn program funds up to six research grants of $15,000-$30,000 per recipient annually for projects completed in a 6- to 18-month period. The research should relate to architectural knowledge that can be applied within the discipline. One grant will be dedicated to design and health principles. More Info

HOUZZ Scholarship Programs

Submisison deadline: December 15, 2018

The online design community offers twice-yearly student awards, including the Women in Architecture Scholarship. The $2,500 prize is open to female students studying architecture or architectural engineering with the goal of working in the residential sphere. Learn More

Sub-Zero + Wolf Kitchen Design Contest

Submission Deadline: January 31, 2019

For over 20 years, Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove have celebrated inspiring, innovative kitchen designs and their talented creators, through the Kitchen Design Contest. Participating in the Kitchen Design Contest is one of the best ways to build your business. Your entries will be judged by a distinguished panel of designers and architects. Finalists will attend the Best of the Best Summit and Gala - a rare opportunity to network and share ideas with your talented peers and the esteemed judges. And the recognition you'll receive may create exciting new business opportunities, elevating your career. It's time to claim your place as one of the industry's best. The entry process takes less than 30 minutes. Submit your work today! Read More

Insurance Programs

AIA Kentucky Professional Liability Insurance Program

AIA Kentucky has a long-standing relationship with Michael Busick and Gwathmey Tyler of The Underwriter's Group in Louisville to assist our members with their professional liability insurance needs and provide ongoing education and advice in the areas of risk management, contract review and dispute resolution.

Contacts:

The Underwriter's Group

C. Michael Busick, S. Gwathmey Tyler III, and Patrick O'Daniel

502-244-1343

The AIA Trust

The AIA Trust was established in 1952 by The American Institute of Architects as a separate entity. The AIA Trust is governed by a group of six AIA members and one AIA component executive who serve as Trustees, appointed by the AIA President. As fiduciaries, the Trustees are stewards of each program offered.

The Trust selects member programs in conjunction with independent consultants to meet the Institute's high standards of quality, value, financial stability, service, and coverage. The Trustees are dedicated to providing AIA members with solid, current information to help with good decisions about complex and expensive matters. The AIA Trust serves as your advocate in getting information and claims handled properly and promptly. It receives no dues dollars and is not a source of revenue for the AIA.

Visit the AIA Trust web page for additional information on programs available.

KCIT Employee Benefits Program

Kentucky Construction Industry Trust (KCIT)

AIA Kentucky is an endorsing association of the Kentucky Construction Industry Trust (KCIT). The KCIT is an association-managed employee benefit program which pools nine construction industry associations from across Kentucky for the purpose of providing employee benefits to the members of endorsing associations.

Membership in AIA Kentucky provides architects and their employees access to very competitive rates and uncompromising service for group health, life, disability and IRC Sec. 125 plans.

SALES AND SERVICE THROUGH:

BB&T - Employee Benefit Services

Daryl Carlson, CFP®, ChFC

Office Phone (859) 224-8899 or (800)753-4440

Direct Phone (859) 422-3885

Cell Phone (859) 338-0081

Email info@aiaky.org

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