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 / 

> University of Guelph / BLA 

Context

An endowment fund was established 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 Guelph BLA Program.  

Description 

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. The LACF-FAPC Andre Schwabenbauer / U of G / BLA Scholarship was awarded to a student in this program in 2018.

Award Criteria 

School faculty identifies a candidate who exemplifies the objectives of the 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.

Timeline and Award Process

The school will make a recommendation to LACF for approval with a summary highlighting the qualifications of the individual student in October. Award to be presented by the end of the Fall semester.  Results are publicized on the LACF website. 

Scholars 

  • 2018: Jeryn Mackey  / LACF-FAPC Andre Schwabenbauer Scholarship / Guelph BLA

Support 

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

 


> University of Guelph / MLA 

Context

An endowment fund for this scholarship (interim name) was created in 2017 in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the OALA and to provide a scholarship for a student enrolled in the University of Guelph MLA Program. 

Description 

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. The LACF-FAPC Andre Schwabenbauer / U of G / MLA Scholarship was awarded to a student in this program in 2018.

Award Criteria 

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.

Timeline and Award Process

The school will make a recommendation to the LACF Board with a summary highlighting the qualifications of the individual student in October with the award to be presented by the end of the Fall semester.  Results are publicized on LACF website. 

Scholars 

  • 2018: Kaja MacDonald / Andre Schwabenbauer / U of G / MLA

Support

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

 


> Alain Lamontagne Scholarship / Guelph BLA

Context

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 the 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. 

Description 

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. 

Award Criteria

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.

Timeline and Award Process

The school will make a recommendation to the LACF Board with a summary highlighting the qualifications of the individual student in October with the award to be presented by the end of the Fall semester.  Results are publicized on LACF website. 

Scholars 

2020

Who is 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 

> University of Toronto / MLA

Context

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. 

Description 

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. The LACF-FAPC Andre Schwabenbauer / U of T / MLA was awarded to a student in this program.

Award Criteria

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.

Timeline and Award Process

The school will make a recommendation to the LACF Board with a summary highlighting the qualifications of the individual student in October with the award to be presented by the end of the Fall semester.  Results are publicized on LACF website. 

Scholars 

  • 2018: Aaron Hernandez / Schwabenbauer Award / U of T 

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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