Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
290
Days
February 1 2022
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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LAF Honor Scholarship in Memory of Joe Lalli, FASLA

Description

Eligible applicants are landscape architecture students currently enrolled in an LAAB- or LAAC-accredited masters degree program (post-baccalaureate or non-baccalaureate) at a university in the U.S. or Canada. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 (on a 4-point scale.) Applicants should show commitment to some of the areas that Joe Lalli dedicated himself to, including drawing, artistic pursuits, the importance of travel, and giving back in service to ones community and profession. Candidates will be evaluated based on their demonstrated design ability, leadership, character/integrity, and service to others and to the landscape architecture profession. Financial need will also be considered. One $20,000 winner, one $5,000 runner-up. Financial Aid Form. Complete the 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. The letters should specifically address the candidates exemplary qualities and provide an example of a situation in which the candidate demonstrated character and integrity. Essay (2 page max): Upload your original essay in PDF format. In 500 words or less, describe why you feel that graduate study is of benefit and will help you carry on some of the areas that Joe Lalli extended himself to including drawing, artistic pursuits, the importance of travel, giving back in service to ones community and profession. 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 (6 page max): Upload work samples for 3-6 projects from academic or internship work in one 8.5x11 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. Provide a color headshot in jpg format that is at least 1800x1200 pixels. It should be horizontally-oriented, well-lit with a simple background, and include your entire head and shoulders. LAF retains the right to use any submitted photo on our website and in other materials promoting LAFs 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.

Amount Details

$5,000
Low Amount Awarded
$20,000
High Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: USA or Canada
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Landscape Architecture

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Work Sample
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Essay
  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
  • Checkmark Personal Photograph
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
  • Checkmark Resume
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Contact Danielle Carbonneau
Program Manager
scholarships@lafoundation.org
Tel: 202-331-7076 ext. 14 Address 1200 17th Street NW
Suite 210
Washington, DC 20036