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Student Scholarships and Fellowships

Scholarships  

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     ASLA 2013 Student Collaboration Honor Award
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     Brett Berger, Student ASLA; Aaron Choi, Student Affiliate ASLA;
     Christine Phu, Student Affiliate ASLA; and Diego Valencia,
     Student ASLA, Undergraduate, Arizona State University


American Society of Landscape Architects Council of Fellows Scholarship

  • Eligible applicants must be permanent U.S. citizens or permanent resident aliens who are third, fourth, or fifth-year undergraduates of landscape architecture at a Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB) accredited school.
  • Three $4,000 awards, one of which is only available to minority students.
  • Please contact the American Society of Landscape Architects (202-898-2444; info@asla.org) for application deadlines.

Boston Society of Landscape Architects  Student Scholarships

  • Scholarship applicants must be legal residents of or attending a school in Maine or Massachusetts; the applicant must be enrolled in a landscape architecture program at the university level.
  • Up to four $2,000 scholarships
  • Further information and application may be found online at www.BSLAweb.org/scholarship.htm

 

Clara Carter Higgins Summer Environmental Studies Scholarship and the GCA Awards for Summer Environmental Studies 

  • For undergraduate students following their freshman, sophomore, or junior years doing field work, research, or classroom work in an environmental field.
  • Provides two or more scholars $2,000 each.
  • Contact the Garden Club of America (212-753-8287; scholarships@gcamerica.org) for application deadlines.

Connecticut ASLA Student Scholarship

  • Scholarship applicants must be a legal resident of Connecticut and enrolled in an LAAB accredited landscape architecture education program at the college or university level.
  • Up to two scholarships, typically $2,500 each.
  • Applications must be postmarked between January 1 and March 15.
  • Please email scholarships@ctasla.org with any questions or see http://ctasla.org/scholarships.htm

Courtland Paul Scholarship (LAF)

  • Eligible candidates are U.S. citizens who are undergraduate students at an LAAB-accredited school in their final two years of study with a need for financial assistance.
  • One $5,000 award
  • Application deadline is Feb 15. Contact the Landscape Architecture Foundation (202-331-7070 x13; scholarships@lafoundation.org) with questions.

EDSA Minority Scholarship (LAF)

  • To help minority students continue their landscape architecture education.
  • Eligible candidates must be entering their final two years of undergraduate study or pursuing a graduate degree.
  • One $5,000 award
  • Application deadline is Feb 15. Contact the Landscape Architecture Foundation (202-331-7070x13; scholarships@lafoundation.org) with questions.

Elizabeth Gardner Norweb Summer Environmental Studies Scholarship

  • For undergraduate students following their freshman, sophomore, or junior years doing field work, research, or classroom work in an environmental field.
  • Awards one scholar $2,000
  • Contact the Garden Club of America (212-753-8287; scholarships@gcamerica.org) for application deadlines.

Garden Club Association Award in Coastal Wetlands Studies

  • One-year scholarship for graduate studies at a university within the U.S. to support field-based research on wetlands conservation.
  • Stipend is $5,000
  • Contact the Garden Club of America (212-753-8287; scholarships@gcamerica.org) for application deadlines.

Garden Club Association Award in Desert Studies 

  • Applicants must be an advanced undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at an accredited U.S. university studying horticulture, conservation, botany, environmental science and landscape design relating to the arid landscape.
  • Awards one or more scholars $4,000
  • Contact the Desert Botanical Garden (480-481-8162; cbabcock@dbg.org) for application deadlines.

ASLA Hawaii Chapter/ David T. Woolsey Scholarship (LAF)

 

  • Eligible candidates are third, fourth, and fifth-year undergraduate or graduate students of landscape architecture at an LAAB accredited school and permanent residents of Hawaii.
  • One $2,000 award
  • Application deadline is Feb 15. Contact the Landscape Architecture Foundation (202-331-7070x13; scholarships@lafoundation.org) with questions.

Katherine M. Grosscup Scholarships 

  • Open to college juniors, seniors or graduate students majoring in horticulture or related fields with preference given to students from Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, or West Virginia.
  • Several scholarships up to $3,500
  • Contact the Garden Club of America (212-753-8287; scholarships@gcamerica.org) for application deadlines.

Landscape Architecture Foundation Olmsted Scholars Program

  • The Olmsted Scholars Program recognizes one outstanding student leader from each university with an accredited landscape architecture program. Olmsted Scholars are nominated by faculty — students do not apply directly.
  • One $25,000 national award; all nominees are recognized as University Olmsted Scholars
  • Visit the Landscape Architecture Foundation website for additional details about the award and process. Contact LAF (202-331-7070 x13; scholarships@lafoundation.org) with questions.

Landscape Forms Design for People Scholarship (LAF)

  • Eligible candidates are landscape architecture students in their final year of undergraduate study in an LAAB-accredited program.
  • One $3,000 award
  • Application deadline is Feb 15. Contact the Landscape Architecture Foundation (202-331-7070x13; scholarships@lafoundation.org) with questions.

Loy McCandless Marks Scholarship in Tropical Horticulture

  • For well-qualified U.S. advanced undergraduates or graduate students specializing in tropical horticulture, botany, or landscape architecture at a foreign institution.
  • Awards recipient $5,000 each even-numbered year.
  • Contact the Garden Club of America (212-753-8287; scholarships@gcamerica.org) for application deadlines.

Mary T. Carothers Summer Environmental Studies Scholarship

  • For undergraduate students following their freshman, sophomore, or junior years doing field work, research, or classroom work in the environmental field.
  • Awards recipient $2,000
  • Contact the Garden Club of America (212-753-8287; scholarships@gcamerica.org) for application deadlines.

Rain Bird Intelligent Use of Water Scholarship (LAF)

  • Eligible candidates are landscape architecture, horticulture, or irrigation science students in their final two years of undergraduate study.
  • One $2,500 award
  • Application deadline is Feb 15. Contact the Landscape Architecture Foundation (202-331-7070 x13; scholarships@lafoundation.org) with questions.

Steven G. King Play Environments Scholarship (LAF)

  • Eligible candidates are landscape architecture students at an LAAB-accredited school who are graduate students or in undergraduates in their final two years of study.
  • One $5,000 award
  • Application deadline is Feb 15. Contact the Landscape Architecture Foundation (202-331-7070 x13; scholarships@lafoundation.org) with questions.

Peridian International, Inc./Rae L. Price, FASLA Scholarship (LAF)

  • Eligible candidates are U.S. citizens in their final two years of study in Landscape Architecture at the UCLA Extension Program or Cal Poly Pomona who demonstrate financial need.
  • One $5,000 award
  • Application deadline is Feb 15. Contact the Landscape Architecture Foundation (202-331-7070 x13; scholarships@lafoundation.org) with questions.

ULI Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition

  • Applicants must be graduate students with experience in real estate or design to provide an urban plan and a financial feasibility strategy for a pre-designated large-scale site.
  • Winning team receives $50,000; runners up receive $10,000
  • Please contact the Urban Land Institute (udcompetition@uli.org) with application deadlines.


  Fellowships 
  

Douglas Dockery Thomas Fellowship in Garden History and Design (LAF)  

  • Eligible candidates are graduate students studying at U.S. institution
  • Proposed projects can range from investigating new techniques of garden restoration to documenting the impacts of community gardens.
  • One $4,000 award
  • Application deadline is Feb 1. Contact the Landscape Architecture Foundation (202-331-7070 x13; scholarships@lafoundation.org) with questions.

Garden Club of America/Royal Horticultural Society Interchange Fellowships

  • The RHS Interchange Fellowship: Provides up to 12,000 GBP and enables one American student to spend ten months working and studying at leading horticultural centers or historic and botanic gardens in the UK.
  • The GCA Interchange Fellowship: Provides up to US$30,000 and enables a British recipient to attend a graduate program in horticulture, landscape architecture, or environmental studies at a US university for one academic year or for a one-year internship at Longwood Gardens in the US.
  • Contact the Garden Club of America (212-753-8287; scholarships@gcamerica.org) for application deadlines.


Garden Club Association VI Fellowship in Urban Forestry

  • Applicant must be an advanced undergraduate or graduate student studying urban forestry, environmental studies, horticulture, forestry, or related courses. Students must be enrolled during the academic year following the award
  • Funds one or more students $4,000 each.
  • Contact the Garden Club of America (212-753-8287; scholarships@gcamerica.org) for application deadlines.

Rome Prize Fellowship in Landscape Architecture

  • Landscape architecture, historic preservation and conservation, and architecture fellowships are provided, among many other fields.
  • Provides up to 30 fellows room and board, a study or studio, and a stipend. Stipends for six-month fellowships are $12,500 and stipends for eleven-month fellowships are $25,000.
  • Please contact the American Academy in Rome (212-751-7200; info@aarome.org) for application deadlines.

Star Fellowship

  • Applicants must be master or doctoral level students in environment-related fields of study.
  • Provides up to $37,000 per year of support. Master level may receive support for a maximum of two years; Doctoral students may be supported for a maximum of three to four years.
  • Please contact the National Center for Environmental Research (800-490-9194) for application deadlines.

Switzer Environmental Fellowship Program

  • To support graduate students in New England and California whose studies are directed toward improving environmental quality and who demonstrate leadership in their field.
  • The fellowship provides a one-year, $13,000 cash award for graduate study as well as networking and leadership support to awardees. Twenty fellowships are awarded each year (ten in California and ten in New England).
  • Please contact the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation (207-338-5654; erin@switzernetwork.org) for application deadlines.

 



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