A Growing Scholarship Program

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LACF is the leading source of scholarships for landscape architecture students in Canada. With the new Frederick G. Todd National Award in the making and 14 partnered-regional scholarships to be awarded annually, our two-tiered scholarship program is growing strong.

Our scholarships recognize superior academic performance, promote leadership, and encourage original and creative design work and research. LACF scholarships support students with financial awards so that they can focus on developing their unique potential and skills. Financial support helps lighten the load for a student and is essential to attract the brightest and best to our Canadian LA programs. Our students are our future. 

> LACF-FAPC National Scholarship

In July 2018, the LACF Board voted to establish a new national scholarship. This significant award of a minumum of $5,000 honors the memory and work of Frederick Gage Todd, Canada’s first resident practitioner. The inaugural award is scheduled for 2020. 


> LACF-FAPC Regional Scholarships 

LACF has established a growing number of partnered regional scholarships in collaboration with CSLA component associations, universities, and other interested parties. Today, each accredited LA program in Canada has at least one dedicated scholarship endowment fund in its name. 


> Meet our LACF-FAPC Scholars 

In 2018, LACF awarded 13 scholarship awards to students across the country.   Read about their different backgrounds and their aspirations on our scholars page. These students are our future leaders.  


Our scholars  

Our Scholarship Committee

Our Scholarship Committee is chaired by Cecelia Paine, FCSLA, OALA.  For further information about this program or to discuss the opportunities of becoming a sponsor and partnering with LACF to endow existing or establish new scholarships, please contact Cecelia Paine lacf@dkl.bc.ca  


LACF is grateful for the generosity of our many LACF-FAPC champions and partners who are leading fundraising efforts to establish and grow our scholarship program for students in Canadian LA schools.  We thank the many individuals, groups and organisations who provide financial support towards helping today’s talent become tomorrow’s great practitioners and thinkers.

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