This prize may be awarded annually to the landscape architecture student who has shown outstanding ability and talent in design. It was established by a bequest from the daughter of Jacob Weidenman, who devoted himself between 1829 and 1893 to the study and practice of landscape architecture.

Recent recipients include:

Daniel Berdichevsky MLA '18
Xun Liu MLA '17
Michael Keller MLA '16
Craig Reschke MLA '15