Call for Applications & Upcoming Events for the 2019 Gindroz Prize for Travel

  Master of Urban Design student Rebecca Lefkowitz was a recipient of the 2018 Gindroz Prize for Travel. She will exhibit her drawings and books in "Between Times” during the Gindroz Prize Exhibit November 16-17.

Master of Urban Design student Rebecca Lefkowitz was a recipient of the 2018 Gindroz Prize for Travel. She will exhibit her drawings and books in "Between Times” during the Gindroz Prize Exhibit November 16-17.

The School of Architecture is currently accepting applications for the 2019 Gindroz Prize for Travel. The annual award to support travel and study in Europe provides a $5,750 prize to one architecture student and one music student pursuing study in European towns and cities. Applications are due at 5:00pm EST on Friday, 30 November 2018. The winner will be announced in early December.

The award is open to full-time undergraduate School of Architecture students and BXA Architecture students in their third or fourth year of study, as well as graduate Architecture students in their first year of study of the Master of Urban Design or Master of Architecture program. For more information and to download the application form, visit the link below.

The Gindroz Prize for Travel was established by CMU alumni Ray and Marilyn Gindroz to enrich lives and enhance education through travel and the study of architecture, urbanism, and music. It recognizes the life-changing potential of becoming immersed in a different culture, language, and environment. Ray, who earned degrees in architecture in 1963 and 1965, and Marilyn, who graduated with a degree in music in 1973, first met in Rome while studying abroad. They established the Marilyn and Ray Gindroz Foundation.

Interested applicants should plan to attend this weekend’s upcoming events to learn more about the award, application requirements, and previous winners. Please refer to the links below for more information about these events.

Gindroz Prize Information Session
Fri 16 Nov | 12:00-1:00pm | CFA 211

Ray Gindroz will be presenting an information session for students interested in applying for the Gindroz Prize for Travel. Ray and his wife Marilyn Gindroz are the benefactors behind the award. In the information session, Ray will discuss the prize and previous recipients and answer questions from students who are interested in applying. Pizza and drinks will be served.


2018 Gindroz Prize Exhibit
Fri 16 Nov - 6:00-10:00pm | Sat 17 Nov - 10:00am-8:00pm | CFA 202

Join us for an exhibition of the work of the 2018 Gindroz Prize winners on Friday 16 November and Saturday 17 November in the College of Fine Arts Building 202, Kerr Conference Room.

The event features a performance by School of Music award recipient Ramin Akhavijou, and drawings and books by School of Architecture award recipient Rebecca Lefkowitz. During the event, attendees will also have the opportunity to learn more about the work of the Marilyn and Ray Gindroz Foundation.