Who Can Apply: Eligible applicants are landscape architecture students with a demonstrated interest and aptitude in the design of play environments. They must be master’s students or undergraduates in their final two years of study and enrolled in an LAAB- or LAAC-accredited program at a university in the U.S. or Canada.
- 2 Letters of Recommendation
Provide the e-mail address for each recommender and instructions will be sent to them. Letters should be from current professors familiar with the applicant’s demonstrated interest in park and playground planning, creativity, and openness to innovation.
- Essay (2 page max)
Upload your original essay in PDF format. In 300-500 words, describe your views on the significant social and educational value of play and the value of integrating playgrounds into play and recreation environments. 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 one PDF document that includes a plan and details of a play environment of your design. It 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/steven-king-scholarship