Peter Jacobs Indigenous Scholarship

Read the press release announcing the Peter Jacobs Indigenous Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2022

In recognition of Peter Jacobs' generous financial contribution to this scholarship and commitment to Indigenous scholarship in the profession, this national scholarship was re-named in his honour.

The Peter Jacobs Indigenous Scholarship is awarded to an Indigenous landscape architecture student who exemplifies the principles of leadership, creativity and empowerment of Indigenous people and their landscapes through research, design, and/or engagement. This $6,000 annual scholarship supports a Canadian Indigenous student in eligible Undergraduate or Graduate programs in Landscape Architecture in Canada. The Reconciliation Advisory Committee of the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects and Landscape Architecture Canada Foundation have made a commitment to improving capacity and support for Canada’s First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples through landscape architecture.

Learn more about the CSLA’s Reconciliation Advisory Committee 

Award Criteria

One award will be distributed annually to Indigenous student who attends one of the following programs and has achieved a minimum grade point average of average of 3.0 (which is equivalent to a B or >73%) based on the completion of the required credit hours in the last full semester (or equivalent) of study:

  • Dalhousie University: Landscape Architecture (Bachelor of Technology)
  • Université de Montréal: Faculté de l'aménagement, École d'urbanisme et d'architecture de paysage (Baccalauréat en architecture de paysage)
  • University of Guelph: School of Environmental Design and Rural Development (Bachelor of Landscape Architecture; Master of Landscape Architecture)
  • University of Toronto: Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design (Master of Landscape Architecture)
  • University of Manitoba: Faculty of Architecture – Landscape Architecture Program. (Bachelor of Environmental Design -Landscape Architecture; Master of Landscape Architecture)
  • University of Calgary: School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape (Master of Landscape Architecture)
  • University of British Columbia: School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (Master of Landscape Architecture)

Or any other program of Landscape Architecture approved by the CSLA Reconciliation Advisory Committee and LACF.

Although demonstrated financial need will be the primary consideration, other factors may also be considered such as involvement in and contribution to the community as a whole; and demonstrated academic merit and performance.

This scholarship is administered via an agreement with Indspire.

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