Ontario

LACF Scholarships in Ontario

There are currently 4 LACF Scholarships offered in Ontario and 3 accredited landscape architecture schools including the University of Guelph BLA & MLA programs and the University of Toronto MLA program. 

University of Guelph Campus / 

1. LACF University of Guelph BLA 

Context and Description

To celebrate and honour the 50th anniversary of the OALA in 2017, an endowment fund was established under the auspices of LACF to create the LACF University of Guelph Bachelor of Landscape Architecture Scholarship. This scholarship of $1,000 is awarded annually to a student in the final year of the program to recognize excellence in both design and academic achievement. 

Criteria and Award procedure

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

Support 

  • Champions / Linda Irvine, Cecelia Paine
  • CSLA & OALA members and friends at the 50th anniversary celebration, April 2018 
  • College of Fellow Campaign

2. LACF University of Guelph MLA 

Context and Description 

To celebrate and honour the 50th anniversary of the OALA in 2017, an endowment fund was established under the auspices of LACF to create the LACF University of Guelph Master of Landscape Architecture Scholarship. 

This scholarship of $1,000 is awarded annually to a student in the final year of the program to recognize excellence in both design and academic achievement.

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. 

Support

  • Champions / Linda Irvine, Cecelia Paine
  • CSLA & OALA members and friends at the 50th anniversary celebration, April 2018 
  • College of Fellows Campaign

3. LACF Alain Lamontagne (Guelph BLA)

Context and Description 

In 2018, the firm of Durante Kreuk (dk) partnered with LACF to create this award in memory of Alain Lamontagne. A graduate of Guelph, Alain  worked for over 10 years with the dk team in Vancouver. This scholarship is awarded annually to a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture student at the University of Guelph who has demonstrated the positive impact landscape architecture has in the development of social spaces. An endowment fund was established for this scholarship in 2018 with an annual award amount of $1,000. 

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 Alain Lamontagne? 

Alain Lamontagne was born in Ontario and came to the west coast with a BLA from the University of Guelph to follow his dreams, and build a career.  He joined the DK team in the spring of 2007.  Alain was greatly appreciated by his colleagues, friends and family.  His skills were an asset to any project, providing a legacy for residents in communities throughout the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island to enjoy for many years to come. He was fatally injured in a motor vehicle accident on June 20, 2018. He is missed. 

Read more: Brief hommage and bio_ Alain Lamontage. 

Support

  • Durante Kreuk
  • Friends and family of Alain Lamontagne  

Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at U of T /  image:  daniels.utoronto.ca 

4. LACF University of Toronto MLA

Context and Description

To celebrate and honour the 50th anniversary of the OALA in 2017, an endowment fund was established under the auspices of LACF to create the LACF University of Toronto Master of Landscape Architecture Scholarship. This scholarship of $1,000 is awarded annually to a student in the final year of the program. It recognizes demonstrated excellence in communication and demonstrated strength in leadership, character and participation. The inaugural award was made in 2018. 

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. 

Support

  • Champions / Arnis Budrevics, Eha Naylor, Virginia Burt
  • CSLA & OALA members and friends at the 50th anniversary celebration, April 2018 
  • CSLA College of Fellows Campaign

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