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Peridian International, Inc./Rae L. Price, FASLA Scholarship

Award: $5,000
Deadline: February 1

This scholarship is intended to benefit the profession of landscape architecture by helping to bring young creative individuals into the profession who may not otherwise have the financial ability to cover all the costs of their educational program. The use of funds is restricted to tuition, books, and program-required supplies within the school year of the award.

Eligible applicants are United States citizens who are undergraduate students in the final two years of study in Landscape Architecture at one of the following schools: UCLA Extension, Cal Poly Pomona, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, or the University of Southern California. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and a minimum grade point average of “B.”

 

To Apply

See the General Application Guidelines for information on using our online application system. All submissions must adhere to guidelines and deadlines in order to be considered. Additional materials will not be reviewed.

 

Application Contents

All LAF scholarships and fellowships require applicants to submit the following materials:

  • General Submission Form*
    Complete this online form with basic contact information and details about your degree program.
  • Photo
    Provide a 300 ppi (pixels per inch) color photo, size 4 x 6 inches in .jpg format. It should be a head shot with a plain background in which you are looking directly at the camera. LAF retains the right to use any photo submitted on our website and in materials promoting LAF’s scholarship programs.
  • Bio for the LAF Website (150 word max)
    Provide a short bio in PDF, Microsoft Word, or TXT format. In 150 words or less, describe your background, current educational pursuits, future plans, and any other personal interests or activities.
  • Resume (2 page max)
    Upload your resume or CV in PDF format. It should include your education, professional experience, extra-curricular activities, and honors and awards. Please include Applicant Name/Resume/Scholarship Name and page number on each page.

In addition, this scholarship requires the following:

  • Financial Aid Form
    Complete this online form with information about your financial needs and any financial assistance you currently receive.
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
    Letters must come from current professors who are familiar with the applicant’s character and goals in pursuing an education in landscape architecture. Provide the e-mail address for each recommender and instructions will be sent to them.
  • Essay (2 page max)
    Upload your original essay in PDF format. In 500 words or less, describe your aspirations, ability to surmount obstacles, high level of drive, and need for financial assistance. The essay should be no more than two pages with margins of at least 1”, 10-point or larger font, and no images or graphics. Please include Applicant Name/Essay/Scholarship Name and page number on each page.

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.

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