Landscape Architecture Scholarships

Here are some of the Landscape Architecture scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

Rome Prize Fellowships

In general, all applicants for the Rome Prize fellowships must be citizens of the United States at the time of application. (Permanent Residents or individuals who have been residents in the U.S. for at least three years at time of application may apply for the post-doctoral fellowships in the School of Classical Studies. Please read carefully the specific eligibility requirements provided below.) Undergraduate students are not eligible to apply. Graduate students may apply for predoctoral awards in the School of Classical Studies if they meet the other criteria provided below. Winners of the Rome Prize may hold other fellowships concurrently, as long as the requirements of such fellowships do not conflict with the Academy's fellowship rules. Applicants are required to disclose all fellowships and awards they may hold during their proposed residency in Rome. The Academy may make adjustments to the stipend awarded if substantial additional resources are made available. Rome Prize winners may not hold full-time jobs while at the Academy.

The 2017 Tailor Made Lawns Scholarship Fund

As a locally owned company here in North Carolina, Tailor Made has always been passionate about being involved in our local community. This year, we’re excited to announce the 2017 Tailor Made Lawns Scholarship Fund for students studying environmental sciences and closely related fields. This scholarship will be for the 2017 fall semester and will be paid directly to the winning candidate for tuition and board. This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student based on merit and passion for the enhancement of their local and global environment. Candidates will be evaluated according to letters of recommendation, academic records, and their passion for the environment. These qualifications will be demonstrated through faculty references, academic transcripts, SAT/ACT scores, and most importantly, a letter of intent written by the student. All eligible North Carolina students are encouraged to apply online or through the mail.

William J. Locklin Scholarship

The William J. Locklin Scholarship emphasizes the importance of 24-hour lighting in landscape designs. Eligible applicants for this $1,000 award includes those students pursuing a program in lighting design, or those landscape architectural students focusing on lighting design in studio projects. Requirements 1. Typed, double-spaced essay (300-word maximum) highlighting the design project; the overall effect to be obtained; rationale for choice of lamp and placement of fixture; and anticipated results. Preference will be given to those projects that are designed to see the effect, not the source. 2. Visual samples (schematics/renderings/sketches or other plans) reduced to 8 1/2x11. 3. One letter of recommendation relevant to the proposed project and applicant, preferably from a current professor.

LAF/CLASS Fund Internship Program

The LAF/CLASS (California Landscape Architecture Student Scholarship) Fund is designed to assist students enrolled in programs of landscape architecture and ornamental horticulture in California. The awards are given to students in financial need who show promise and commitment to the profession. All applicants must be continuing their studies in landscape architecture or ornamental horticulture. Two $2,000 scholarships to juniors or seniors enrolled in a landscape architecture program and continuing a current curriculum program from Cal Poly Pomona or San Luis Obispo or U.C. Davis for participation in an internship program of employment in the field of landscape architecture, landscape construction and a related field within the green industry. Internship programs are supported by specified offices providing the participant with an additional rate of $6/hour. School faculty will participate in jury review.

Dr. Joe Hung Retirement Fund

Eligibility criteria Open to: Cal Poly Pomona Students who are Freshmen, Juniors, and Seniors Major: Landscape Irrigation Minimum GPA: 3.0 Unit load required: Full-Time (undergraduate 12 units, graduate 8 units) Required activities or participation: None Limited to students with calculated financial need: No Other criteria: Extracurricular and leadership activities; work experience

Usrey Family Scholarship

Criteria: *Must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate landscape horticulture program or related discipline at a two- or four- year institution in California, or in a vocational agriculture program. *Must be currently enrolled in good standing and carry a full-time course load at the time of application and during the semesters for which the scholarship is granted. *Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25, and a minimum GPA of 2.7 in your major.

General Scholarships

To qualify, you must be a woman and have COMPLETED at least your first year in architecture; landscape architecture; civil, structural, mechanical or electrical engineering as related to architecture; urban and land planning; interior design; environmental design or architectural rendering and illustration. You must be attending a California school or be a California resident attending an out-of-state school. You must be enrolled for the ensuing year. A maximum of ten students will be chosen as finalists. They MUST APPEAR, at their own expense, for a mandatory interview in Los Angeles.

GCSAA Essay Contest

The contest is open to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in turfgrass science, agronomy or any field related to golf course management. Essays should be 7 to 12 pages and should focus on the relationship between golf courses and the environment. Prizes totalling $2,000 are available to winners.

BioWorks IPM/Sustainable Practices Scholarship

The BioWorks IPM/Sustainable Practices Scholarship is intended for sophomore, junior or senior students pursuing a career in floriculture. Students will be selected on the basis of sound academic performance and a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. While not mandatory, it is strongly desired that the student be interested in furthering the use of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) or sustainable practices, and preference will be given in this area.

Association for Women in Architecture Foundation Scholarship, The

Criteria: 1.) Must have completed one year studying architecture, landscape architecture, urban and/or land planning, interior design, environmental design, civil, electrical, mechanical, or structural engineering. 2.) Must be leading toward a college degree. 3.) Must be a resident of California or attending a California School. 4.) Must be enrolled in one of the qualifying majors for the next school term. 5.) Must have completed a minimum of 18 units in their major by the application due date. Contact Information: Students interested in applying for this scholarship should view for more information and an application form.


Scholarship Amount: This scholarship includes tuition, fees, room & board, and all required books for the four years. In addition, the student will be given a laptop computer and printer at the start of their freshman year. Number Awarded: One per year Applicants must major in Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Design, Botany, Biology (as it applies to horticulture/agriculture sciences), Forestry, Agronomy, Conservation, Plant Pathology, Environmental Concerns, City Planning and/or other allied subjects. (Approval must be granted by Colorado Garden Foundation for any major other than those specifically listed above.) Only Colorado residents can apply. The scholarship award will be for a maximum of four years. Must be an incoming freshman at a Colorado public college or university. This scholarship offered by Colorado Garden Foundation is a four-year scholarship available to an incoming freshman at a Colorado public college or university.

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