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LAF Announces 2012 Scholarship Winners

The Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) has awarded a total of $39,500 to 10 outstanding students for its 2012 scholarship season. The scholarships and fellowships support the next generation of designers by rewarding superior student performance, encouraging diversity, supporting original research, and assisting students with unmet financial need. The awards are made possible through endowments established by generous sponsors.

Congratulations to the 2012 winners!


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

Fiona McAnally, University of Tennessee


Landscape Forms Design for People Scholarship, $3,000

Laura Durgerian, Cornell University


Courtland Paul Scholarship, $5,000

Richard Kane, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo


EDSA Minority Scholarship, $5,000

Jose Alvarez, Florida International University


Peridian International/Rae L. Price, FASLA Scholarship, $5,000

Jonathan Stalvey, Cal Poly Pomona


Hawaii Chapter/David T. Woolsey Scholarship, $2,000

John Musser, Cal Poly Pomona


Steven G. King Play Environments Scholarship, $5,000

Nathan Deig, Ball State University


Rain Bird Intelligent Use of Water™ Scholarship, $2,500

Julie Matthews, The Pennsylvania State University


ASLA Council of Fellows Scholarship, $4,000

Viviana Castro, University of Florida

Lynette Osinubi, University of Georgia

LAF is grateful to the many individuals and organizations that provide financial support towards fulfilling our mission to support the preservation, improvement, and enhancement of the environment.

Much of what LAF is able to accomplish would not be possible without the thought leadership and financial investment of our major supporters, including ASLA, which provides over $125,000 of in-kind support annually.