Who Can Apply: Established in 2019, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Florida Chapter Career Discovery Scholarship is awarded to students currently enrolled in an LAAB-accredited landscape architecture program at a university in the state of Florida. Eligible students are either:
• Undergraduate students in their first 3 years, or
• Master’s students seeking a first professional degree in landscape architecture (cannot hold an undergraduate degree in landscape architecture)
Candidates should exemplify the ideals of landscape architecture in scholarship, service, and ethics and show promise in the fields of landscape architectural design or research. Candidates are evaluated based on their commitment to the profession of landscape architecture, leadership, service and volunteerism, design ability, academic aptitude, and financial need.
- Financial Aid Form
Complete this online form with information about your financial needs and any financial assistance you currently receive.
- 2 Letters of Recommendation
Provide the e-mail address for each recommender and instructions will be sent to them. Letters should address the applicant’s leadership, academic aptitude, volunteerism, and commitment to the profession of landscape architecture.
- Essay (2 page max)
Upload your original essay in PDF format. In 500 words or less, describe your leadership, academic aptitude, volunteerism, and commitment to the profession of landscape architecture. 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.
- Work Samples (3 page max)
Upload three 8.5”x11” work samples in one PDF document. Each should include explanatory text describing the project. If it was a group project, state this and describe your role. Please include Applicant Name/Work Samples/Scholarship Name and page number on each page.
Deadline: February 1, 2022
Learn More: https://www.lafoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships/student-scholarships/awards-available/asla-florida-scholarships