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Each year, the Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) offers over $150,000 through 16 different scholarships.

LAF scholarships help diversify the pool of talent and increase academic opportunity for new generations of designers. These awards are made possible through funds established by our generous sponsors.

Each academic year, available scholarships are announced in the fall with all applications material due February 1. Eligible candidates are undergraduate or graduate students enrolled at colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada. Additional requirements vary by scholarship.

The average student debt load for landscape architecture graduates is $34,000.

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Three students-LAF Olmsted Scholars

To date, the Landscape Architecture Foundation has awarded $1.5 million in scholarships to 615 students.

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Justin Thomas is the 2022 recipient of the $20,000 LAF Honor Scholarship in Memory of Joe Lalli, FASLA.

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Scarlet Rendleman is the 2022 recipient of the $10,000 LAF Honor Scholarship for Inclusive Community Design.

LAF scholarships are made possible through funds established by generous sponsors, including those listed below.

Scholarship Sponsors

Interested in establishing a scholarship with LAF?

Contact Christina Sanders at csanders [at] lafoundation [dot] org