Ontario

LACF-FAPC Scholarships in Ontario

There are currently 4 LACF-FAPC 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 BLA Scholarship (interim name)  for students registered in the University of Guelph BLA Program. This fund is not fully endowed and fundraising is still ongoing.  The scholarship award amount has been set established at $1,000. The inaugural award is scheduled for 2019. 

Criteria and Award procedure

School faculty identifies a candidate (early November) who exemplifies the objectives of this scholarship and the nomination is reviewed and approved by the LACF Board. The criteria are left purposefully general, trusting that the faculty of the schools know their students and can recognize achievement and potential.  The scholarship is presented at the end of the Fall semester.  

Scholars 

2018: Jeryn Mackey  / LACF Andre Schwabenbauer / University Guelph BLA (past regional award for Guelph BLA)

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 

An endowment fund for the LACF University of Guelph MLA Scholarship  (interim name) was created in 2017 in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the OALA  to provide a scholarship for a student enrolled in the University of Guelph MLA Program. This fund is not fully endowed and fundraising is ongoing.  The award amount has been set at $1,000. The inaugural award is scheduled for 2019. 

Award Criteria and Award Process

School faculty identifies a candidate who exemplifies the objectives of the scholarship and the nomination is reviewed and approved by the LACF. The criteria are left purposefully general, trusting that the faculty of the schools know their students and can recognize achievement and potential. A recommendation is made to the LACF Board for approval. Award to be presented by the end of the Fall semester. 

Scholars 

  • 2018: Kaja MacDonald / Andre Schwabenbauer / U of G / MLA (previous regional award for this program)

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 partnered with LACF to create an award, in memory of landscape architect Alain Lamontagne, for a BLA student at University of Guelph.  The award was established to honour Alain whose promising professional career was cut short due to a tragic accident. Alain was originally from Ontario, a graduate from the University of Guelph BLA program and worked for over 10 years with the dk team in Vancouver.  An endowment fund was established for this scholarship in 2018 and is fully endowed.  The award amount is $1,000.  The inaugural award is scheduled for 2020. 

Criteria and Award Process

This annual award is for a student at the University of Guelph, enrolled in the BLA Program. The award will be presented on the basis of interest in the positive impact of Landscape Architecture can have in the development of social spaces. School faculty identifies a candidate who exemplifies the objectives of the scholarship and the nomination is reviewed and approved by the LACF. The criteria are left purposefully general, trusting that the faculty of the schools know their students and can recognize achievement and potential.

The school will make a recommendation to the LACF Board for approval in early November with the award to be presented by the end of the Fall semester.  

Scholars 

2020

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

An endowment fund was created for this scholarship (interim name) in 2017, in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the OALA and to provide a scholarship for students enrolled in the MLA Program, Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, University of Toronto. This fund is not fully endowed and fundraising is ongoing.  The award amount has been set at $1,000. The inaugural award is scheduled for 2019.

Criteria and Award Process 

School faculty identifies a candidate who exemplifies the objectives of the scholarship and the nomination is reviewed and approved by the LACF. The criteria are left purposefully general, trusting that the faculty of the schools know their students and can recognize achievement and potential. The award is presented at the end of the Fall semester.  

Scholars UofT

  • 2018: Aaron Hernandez / Schwabenbauer Award / U of T (previous regional Award for this program)

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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