British Columbia

LACF Scholarships in British Columbia

There are currently 2 LACF Scholarships available to students of landscape architecture attending UBC.  The University of British Columbia offers an accredited landscape architecture program in the School of Architecture + Landscape Architecture (SALA). 

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1. LACF / UBC Scholarship in Landscape Architecture 

Context and Description 

Members and friends of the British Columbia Society of Landscape Architects (BCSLA) established this endowment fund in 2015 under the auspices of LACF. 

A scholarship of $1500 is awarded annually to a student in the second or third year of the University of British Columbia Master of Landscape Architecture program who has demonstrated design creativity and commitment to sustainability, ecosystem biodiversity, sustainable food systems, resource management and/or community building. 

Criteria and Award Process

School faculty nominate a candidate who exemplifies the objectives of this scholarship. The nomination is reviewed and approved by LACF. 

Supporters

  • LACF is grateful to the following members of BCSLA and generous founding supporters of the Scholarship in Landscape Architecture at UBC including  
  • $5000 + / BCSLA, Durante Kreuk Ltd., Joe Fry, Paul Sanga / $2,500 + / Peter Kreuk, Margot Long, C. Oberlander, Chris Phillips / $1,000.00 + / Alan Duncan, Jane Durante, Jerry Eckford, Cynthia Girling, Neufeld / $500.00 + / Ron Kellet / $250 + / Cole Hendrigan, J Hicks

2. BCSLA Robillard / LACF Scholarship in Landscape Architecture 

Context and Description 

The Robillard Scholarship was originally established by the British Columbia Society of Landscape Architects in 1982 to honor the memory of BC Landscape Architect, Raoul Robillard. In January 2018, this endowment fund was transferred to LACF.  LACF is honoured to administer this scholarship into the future in collaboration with BCSLA. 

The BCSLA ROBILLARD|LACF Scholarship of $1,000 and student membership in the BCSLA is awarded annually to a deserving candidate in the second year in the University of British Columbia Master of Landscape Architecture program who has demonstrated excellence in small-scale landscape design. 

Criteria and Award Process

School faculty nominate a candidate who exemplifies the objectives of this scholarship. The nomination is reviewed and approved by the LACF Board. 

Who was Raoul Robillard? 

Butchart Garden / Raoul Robillard

Raoul Robillard had a distinguished career as an early landscape architect in BC. He was a member of the BCSLA and a Fellow of the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects. 

Supporters

LACF is grateful to the BCSLA who entrusted the management of this endowment fund to LACF in 2018.

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