The following scholarships were available for the 2020-2021 academic year. The application deadline was February 1, 2021.
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.
These merit-based scholarships have the most substantial financial awards. The two current offerings are for master's students only.
LAF Honor Scholarship in Memory of Joe Lalli, FASLA - $20,000
LAF Honor Scholarship for Inclusive Community Design - $10,000
These awards are available for graduate or undergraduate students.
Daniel Zwier/Permaloc Innovation Scholarship - $5,000
EDSA Diversity Scholarship - $5,000
Steven G. King Play Environments Scholarship - $5,000
Scholarships for Undergraduates
These scholarships are available to undergraduate students only.
ASLA Council of Fellows Scholarships - $5,000-$10,000 + ASLA conference
Courtland Paul Scholarship - $5,000
Landscape Forms Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Scholarship - $5,000
Landscape Forms Scholarship in Memory of Peter Schaudt, FASLA - $5,000
Rain Bird Intelligent Use of Water™ Scholarship - $2,500
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 Equitable Public Urban Space Scholarship - $5,000
Hawaii Chapter ASLA/David T. Woolsey Scholarship - $2,000
Peridian International, Inc./Rae L. Price, FASLA Scholarship - $5,000
This award provides funding to support a proposed research project.
Douglas Dockery Thomas Fellowship in Garden History and Design - $4,000