Leighton Liu Endowed Scholarship

Leighton K. F. Liu retired from his position as Associate Professor at the University of Hawai`i at Mānoa School of Architecture in the summer of 2010. Beginning at the UH Mānoa Department of Art in 1969 through 2010 with the School of Architecture, Mr. Liu has been a faculty member, an associate professor; assistant professor; and instructor. In addition to teaching, he took on numerous responsibilities such as supervisor of the Fabrication Workshop; faculty senate chair; personnel committee member & chair; academic advisor; gallery coordinator; student affairs coordinator; scholarship and awards chair of numerous committees. He received the 1996 UH Manoa Board of Regents Excellence in Teaching Medal award, and 1977, 1982 and 1986 Merit Teaching Awards. During his 39 years with the School, he taught students art, basic design, free-hand drawing, architectural drafting, computer graphics, vernacular architecture and furniture design and fabrication,

This scholarship awards outstanding undergraduate students demonstrating design excellence who have completed his/her first year at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa School of Architecture and is in his/her second year of the architecture program, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. This is a merit-based scholarship in demonstration of design excellence as determined by the selection committee. Funds shall be used for costs associated with attendance (i.e., tuition, books, fees, etc.)