Scholarships in Landscape Design

Urban Design Fellowship

Award: $7,500, Deadline: December 9

Applicant must be nominated by his or her school and be graduating from a master's degree program in urban design. Applicant must submit portfolio and travel plan. Award is for post-graduation travel and study.

Deborah Snyder Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 25

Applicant must be a high school senior in Palm Beach County, FL who wishes to pursue a collegiate course of study in architectural design, interior design, or landscape design.

Edward D. Stone Jr. and Associates Minority Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a minority student and submit an essay, financial aid forms, color slides or black-and-white photographs of best work, and two letters of recommendation.

AWA Scholarship Awards

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 16

Applicant must be a California resident attending an accredited school in California who has completed at least 18 units in their major in a program granting a degree or certificate. Selection is based solely upon merit.

Edith H. Henderson Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must submit typewritten essay (200-400 words) in review of Edith H. Henderson's book Edith Henderson's Home Landscape Companion and have participated in a public speaking or creative writing class.

Harriet Barnhart Wimmer Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a woman who has demonstrated excellence in design ability and sensitivity to the environment. Applicant must submit typed, double-spaced autobiography of personal and professional goals (500-word maximum), one letter or recommendation, graphic samples of work, and financial aid forms.

Hawaii Chapter/David T. Woolsey Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a resident of Hawaii and submit a typed, double-spaced autobiography/statement of personal goals (500-word maximum), sample of design work, and two letters of recommendation.

Rain Bird Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must submit essay and demonstrate commitment to the profession through participation in extracurricular activities and exemplary scholastic achievements. Financial need is considered.

AILA/Yamagami/Hope Fellowship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: August 1

Applicant must have earned a bachelor's or master's degree in landscape architecture, have been in in professional practice for at least three years, and wish to continue education. Applicant must submit a summary (500-word maximum), statement of intent (100-word maximum), and two letters of recommendation. Selection is based upon innovative nature of proposal, benefits to the profession, acheivement of personal goals, and applicant's qualifications.

Trowel and Error Garden Club Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a Blackford County resident who plans to pursue a post secondary education in horticulture or landscape design.

Homer and Mildred Crank Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 16

Applicant must be a graduate of Columbus East, Columbus North or Hauser High School who will pursue post-secondary studies in environmental management, forestry, horticulture, landscape design, or plant science.

Thornapple Garden Club "Walk Gently on this Good Earth" Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a resident of Barry County who will pursue a two- or four-year degree in agricultural science, conservation, floriculture, horticulture, landscape design, or a related field. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Karen Ann Shopis-Fox Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 15

Applicants must be Connecticut residents and be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary landscape architecture or environmental education program. Both undergraduate and graduate students may apply.

Mabel Mayforth Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be Vermont residents who are college juniors, seniors or graduate students and must major horticulture, landscape, design, conservation, forestry, agronomy, plant pathology or biology with a special interest in plants, ecology and allied subjects. They must be full-time students at an accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Previous winners may reapply.

Garden Club of Ohio Inc. Scholarships

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be residents of Ohio and must be enrolled in a postsecondary degree program related to environmental science, plant science, horticulture, floriculture, city planning or wildlife. They must be rising undergraduate juniors, undergraduate seniors or graduate students and have a GPA of 3.25 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Southwest Park and Recreation Training Institute Student Scholarships

Award: $1,000, Deadline: Open

Applicants must be graduate students or undergraduate sophomores, juniors or seniors. They must be majoring in recreation, recreation administration, park administration, landscape architecture or a related subject and have a GPA of 2.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Landscape Forms Design for People Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students who are enrolled in a landscape architecture degree program at a school that has been accredited by the Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board (LAAB). They must be in the final year of their degree program. Selection is based on academic merit and creativity.

Rain Bird Intelligent Use of Water Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 15

Applicants must be college juniors or fourth- or fifth-year seniors who are landscape architecture, horticulture or irrigation science students who have a demonstrated commitment to the landscape architecture profession and exhibit financial need. Applications can only be sent by email.

ASLA Council of Fellows Scholarships

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. They must be in the third, fourth or fifth year of a Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB)-accredited undergraduate degree program in landscape architecture. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Steven G. King Play Environments Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicants must be landscape architecture graduate students or upperclass undergraduate students. They must be enrolled at a college or university that has been accredited by the Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board (LAAB). They must have a demonstrated interest in designing play environments. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.