APALA and partner organizations are pleased to announce the inaugural competition for the Atlantic Landscape LACF Dalhousie Scholarship. An award of $1000 will be presented to a student of the Dalhousie Bachelor of Technology in LandscapeArchitecture program intending to take-up work in landscape architecture technology in the Atlantic region.

The new award celebrates the establishment of the first landscape architecture program in Atlantic Canada. It is intended to strengthen the profession of landscape architecture and the landscape industry in Atlantic Canada; to support students in the Bachelor of Technology in Landscape Architecture program at the Dalhousie University Faculty of Agriculture; and to foster technological competency in the landscape profession and industry.



The scholarship is a collaborative effort of APALA, Landscape Nova Scotia, Landscape New Brunswick & Landscape Prince Edward Island, Landscape Newfoundland and Labrador, the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA), and Landscape Architecture Canada Foundation (LACF).



The scholarship will be awarded to a student of Dalhousie University Faculty of Agriculture Bachelor of Technology in Landscape Architecture program. The successful applicant will demonstrate a high probability of successfully taking up work in landscape technology in the Atlantic region, as indicated by their:

> academic performance;

> understanding of professional responsibilities and ethics as indicated by faculty reference;

> statement of intention to work in the Atlantic region;

> involvement in extracurricular activities related to the practice of landscape technology;

> relevant academic, work or hobby experience related to the program of study;


>  ties to the region (academic study, family connections, or residence).



To apply, please provide:

1. A letter outlining how you meet the above award criteria,

2. Curriculum vitae,

3.  University transcript for prior year(s) of study in landscape architecture,

4. Contact information, and

5.  One letter of recommendation from a member of the landscape architecture faculty in which the applicant is enrolled (this is to be sent under separate cover directly from the faculty member to APALA).


All application materials must be received no later than 2 October, 2017.

Applications or inquiries should be addressed to:

Atlantic Landscape LACF Dalhousie Scholarship

APALA Scholarship Committee


This information can be downloaded here and is also available on our website:



The award will be presented to the successful applicant during the fall semester, 2017.



Donations to the scholarship endowment may be made online through the LACF

website: or sent by letter mail to:

Landscape Architecture Canada Foundation (LACF)

102-1637 West 5th Ave

Vancouver, BC

V6J 1N5


LACF will provide a donors with a receipt for their tax deductible charitable contributions.