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LAF Scholarships: February 1 Deadline Approaching

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The Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) reminds students about its 2024 scholarship opportunities. A total of $150,000 is available through 15 different scholarships established by generous sponsors. Help spread the word.

LAF scholarships are open to students enrolled at colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada. Additional eligibility requirements vary by award. Full application materials must be submitted by the deadline. Most require letters of recommendation, an essay, and/or work samples. Applications are due February 1.

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For Master's Students

  • LAF Honor Scholarship in Memory of Joe Lalli, FASLA - $20,000 winner, $10,000 first runner-up, $5,000 second runner-up
  • LAF Honor Scholarship for Inclusive Community Design - $10,000 winner, $5,000 runner up
  • Kenneth R. Brooks MLA Research Scholarship - $5,000

For Undergraduates

  • ASLA Council of Fellows Scholarships - $10,000 winner, up to three $5,000 runners-up
  • LandDesign Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Scholarships - Two $5,000 winners + mentoring
  • Landscape Forms Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Scholarships - Two $5,000 winners
  • Landscape Forms Scholarship in Memory of Peter Lindsay Schaudt, FASLA - $5,000
  • Rain Bird Intelligent Use of Waterâ„¢ Scholarship - $5,000

For Grad or Undergraduate Students

  • Daniel Zwier/Permaloc Innovation Scholarship - $5,000
  • EDSA Diversity Scholarships - Two $5,000 winners
  • Steven G. King Play Environments Scholarship - $5,000

Location-Specific Scholarships

  • ASLA Florida Chapter Career Discovery Scholarships - $5,000
  • ASLA-NY Equitable Public Urban Space Scholarship - $5,000
  • Hawaii Chapter ASLA/David T. Woolsey Scholarship - $3,000

Project Support

  • Douglas Dockery Thomas Fellowship in Garden History and Design - $4,000

To date, the Landscape Architecture Foundation has awarded more than $1.7 million in scholarships to 640 students.

These scholarships support new generations of landscape architects by rewarding superior student performance, supporting access and diversity, and assisting students with unmet financial need. Thank you to the scholarship sponsors for their commitment to the future of the discipline!

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