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The following scholarships and fellowships are available for the 2019-2020 academic year. The application deadline is February 1, 2020.

Eligible candidates are undergraduate or graduate students enrolled at colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada. Additional requirements vary by scholarship — for a summary, please see our Scholarships Eligibility Table.

Each scholarship has a webpage, which details its purpose, criteria, and application requirements. Students are strongly encouraged to prepare application materials specific to the award being sought. Winners are chosen through a competitive process by leading academics and practitioners in landscape architecture.


Honor Awards

LAF Honor Scholarship in Memory of Joe Lalli, FASLA - $20,000

LAF Honor Scholarship for Inclusive Community Design - $10,000



ASLA Council of Fellows Scholarships - $5,000 + travel to ASLA conference

Courtland Paul Scholarship - $3,500

EDSA Minority Scholarship - $5,000

Landscape Forms Scholarship in Memory of Peter Schaudt, FASLA - $5,000

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

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



These scholarships are limited to students who are from or studying in specific schools or regions.

ASLA Florida Chapter Career Discovery Scholarships - $5,000

ASLA-NY Designing in the Public Realm Scholarship - $5,000

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

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



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

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.