Scholarships & Prizes

LAF Scholarships and Fellowships – 2018-19 Academic year

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 Scholarship Eligibility Table.

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LAF Olmsted Scholarship Program – 2018-19 Academic year

The LAF Olmsted Scholars Program recognizes and supports students with exceptional leadership potential who are using ideas, influence, communication, service, and leadership to advance sustainable design and foster human and societal benefits.

Named for Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of American landscape architecture, the Olmsted Scholars Program with its $25,000 graduate and $15,000 undergraduate prize is the premier national award program for landscape architecture students. Now in its 11th year, the program recognizes one outstanding student from each accredited landscape architecture program in the U.S. and Canada, along with the jury-selected graduate and undergraduate national award winners and finalists. Students are both honored for past achievements and recognized for their future potential to influence the landscape architecture profession.

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The Karen Ann Shopis-Fox Memorial Scholarship – January 1 and March 15

The Karen Ann Shopis-Fox Memorial Scholarship is awarded to encourage awareness and education in the field of landscape architecture. Scholarship applicants must be legal residents of the State of Connecticut and enrolled in an accredited landscape architecture program at the college or university level. Application forms must be postmarked between January 1 and March 15 of the year of the scholarship.  Download/view the 2018 Karen Ann Shopis-Fox Memorial Scholarship Application Form.

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