LAF, a nonprofit association, which supports the preservation, improvement and enhancement of the environment, has announced that deadlines for scholarships are approaching.
The Landscape Architecture Foundation, the leader in national scholarships and awards for landscape architecture students, has up to $85,000 available for the 2015 scholarship season. Application deadlines are Feb 1 and Feb 15.
The awards support new generations of landscape architects by recognizing leadership, rewarding superior student performance, encouraging diversity, supporting original research, and assisting students with unmet financial need. Help spread the word to qualified candidates!
LAF offers 8 different awards ranging from $2,000-$5,000. Eligible candidates are undergraduate or graduate students enrolled at colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada. Additional requirements vary by scholarship. Deadlines for applications are Feb 1 and Feb 15.
• ASLA Council of Fellows Scholarships
• EDSA Minority Scholarship
• Hawaii Chapter/David T. Woolsey Scholarship
• Landscape Forms Design for People Scholarship
• Rain Bird Intelligent Use of Water™ Scholarship
• Peridian International, Inc./Rae L. Price, FASLA Scholarship
• Steven G. King Play Environments Scholarship
• GCA/Douglas Dockery Thomas Fellowship in Garden History and Design
LAF's Olmsted Scholars Program with its $25,000 graduate and $15,000 undergraduate prize is the premier national award and recognition program for landscape architecture students. Each university may nominate one exceptional student leader from each of its LAAB-accredited landscape architecture programs to be recognized as a University Olmsted Scholar and compete for the appropriate national award. Graduate students or undergraduates currently in their fourth or fifth year are eligible. Nominations from faculty are due Feb 15, 2015.
The Olmsted Scholars Program is made possible with support from Lead Sponsor: The Toro Company; Annual Sponsors: EDSA, HOK, OLIN, Sasaki, Thomas C. and Gerry D. Donnelly, Ironsmith; and Promotion Partner: American Society of Landscape Architects.
Since 1986, the Landscape Architecture Foundation has awarded nearly $1.1 million in scholarships and fellowships to over 500 students. Visit the LAF website for information about establishing a scholarship or contributing to the Olmsted Scholars Program.
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