Who Can Apply:
- The New York Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA-NY) established this scholarship to support future leaders who will strive to make living in urban environments more equitable, healthier and enjoyable. ASLA-NY encompasses the five boroughs of New York City, Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island, and Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange and Rockland counties.
- The award is open to currently-enrolled undergraduate or master’s students studying landscape architecture at Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB) accredited programs in the United States. To be eligible, the applicant’s university must be within the ASLA-NY Chapter boundary* or the applicant must be a permanent resident of the Chapter boundary or must have graduated from a high school within the ASLA-NY Chapter boundary. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and have a minimum “B” grade point average (2.5 on a 4-point scale.)
- Proof of Residency or High School within ASLA-NY Boundary
Upload a PDF or JPG copy of your current New York driver license or identification card, high school diploma, high school transcript, signed letter from an administrator, college enrollment papers, or other proof of being a permanent resident or having graduated from a high school within the ASLA-NY Chapter boundary. This is only necessary for applicants who do not attend a university within the ASLA-NY Chapter boundary.
- 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 dedication to equitable design of the public realm.
- Essay (1 page max)
Upload your original essay in PDF format. In 300 words or less, explain your interest in equitable public space design and how you plan to change our cities to be better, more equitable places to live, work, and play. The essay should be no more than one page 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