LACF Scholarships in Québec
There are currently two LACF scholarship offered to students attending U de M.:
1. AAPQ 50th Anniversary Scholarship
2. Danièle Routaboule Travel Bursary
The Université de Montréal, Faculté de l'amenagement, École d'urbanisme et d'architecture de paysage offers an accredited program in Landscape Architecture, MLA. The school also offers a BLA program and a minor in Garden design that are not accredited.
1. Scholarship for the 50th anniversary of the AAPQ
Context and description
This endowment fund was established in 2015 under the auspices of LACF to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Quebec Association of Landscape Architects (AAPQ) and its founding members.* This scholarship of $1,500 is awarded annually to a student in the final year of the University of Montreal Master of Landscape Architecture program to recognize excellence in design.
* AAPQ FOUNDING MEMBERS:
BENOIT BÉGIN, JOHN CHARLES BURROUGHS, ANDRÉ CHARTRAND, ULRIC COUTURE, GEORGES DAUDELIN, RAYMOND GASCON, WARNER S. GOSHORN, DONALD W. GRAHAM, MAURICE HAMEL, DOUGLAS W. HARPER, HOGINDAR S. KHURANA, ANDRÉ LAFONTAINE, JEAN-CLAUDE LAHAYE, VOLDEMARS LAPINS, EERIK LEPP, SUZAN E. MILLER, GEORGE OLSOUFIEFF, LOUIS PERRON, LÉO F. PILON, DANIÈLE ROUTABOULE, ECKHARD SCHIRDEWHAHN, JOHN SCHREIBER, DONALD G. SIGSBY, EDWIN SKAPSTS, IAN LAMONT SMITH, HOWARD SPENCE-SALES, JANINA STENSSON
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.
LACF is grateful to the AAPQ regional component and its members and friends for their generosity during the 50th anniversary fundraising campaign for this scholarship.
CONTRIBUTORS TO THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN / 5,000 $ + / Vincent Asselin, WAA / 2 000 $+ / Association des Architectes Paysagistes du Québec (AAPQ), Wendy Graham / 1, 000$ + / Rocvale, Permacon, Louis Beaupré / 250 $ + / Myke Hodgins, Nancy Douville, Atmosphere_Imagineo, Claude Cormier, Donald Graham, Equiparc, Jean Jacques Binoux, Isabelle Glasson, Chantal Gagnon, Peter Jacobs, Elaine Steinburg / 100$ + / Daniel Lefebvre, Pierre Bouchard, Chantal Prud’Homme, Michel Devoy, Marie-Claude Massicotte, Fred Oemichen, Nicole Valois, Serge Poitras, Marc Talarico, Emilie Chagnon _ Savaria, Pat Webster, Mélanie Pelchat, Gerald Lajeunesse, Eric Fleury, Marie Claude Massicotte, Landry Jean, Myriam Beaudoin, Antoine Crepeau, Pierre Valiquette, Mario Masson, Sylvie Lafitte, Diane Martin, Sanders Nancy, Michel Rousseau, Marie-Claude Sequin, André Plante / > 100$ / Joanne Martel, Michelle Soucy, Pilon Louis Charles, Lucie Chicoine, André Nadeau, Chloe Hutchison, Laetitia Chastel, Michelle Legault, Brian Graham
2. Bourse d’études de voyage Danièle Routaboule*
A new deadline is announced for this scholarship: 12 may 2023.
Following a distinguished career at the School of Landscape Architecture at the University of Montreal, Ms. Routaboule recognizes the importance of applied research in landscape architecture and in particular the value of research conducted during a study tour.
Therefore, this Travel Grant is offered to candidates who wish to pursue a particular research topic as described below.
This scholarship is intended for candidates wishing to undertake a research trip on one of the major current issues in landscape architecture. It will be awarded in recognition of the interest of the candidate's reflection and projects in relation to the targeted issue.
Recurrence: Every two years
Students in the propaedeutic and first year of the master's degree in landscape architecture as well as those completing the bachelor's degree and continuing their studies in the master's degree in landscape architecture.
The Travel Grant is dedicated to a Quebec student, fluent in French and enrolled full-time in a CSLA LAACaccredited landscape architecture program.
Priority will be given to a female student enrolled in a landscape architecture program in Quebec, but the student may also be enrolled in another accredited program in Canada.
The grant is intended for candidates who wish to undertake a study tour related to their concerns about a contemporary issue of importance to the practice of landscape architecture. (e.g. landscape and the environment; landscape as artistic expression and creation; landscape and the social; landscape and advanced technology).
* Students must apply. Deadline: 12 May 2023 at 4pm EST
This travel grant will be awarded in recognition of the quality and particular interest of the candidate's reflections on one of the major landscape
issues and the quality of her work or research.
Applicants must submit the following to the selection committee, in French only:
- Statement of academic background, e.g., the candidate's interests and how they are reflected in her work (maximum 500 words).
- Transcript of grades.
- Description of the research-travel project: defining the objectives, the approach to the work, the destination and places visited, a timetable for completion and an estimate of the budget, as well as the expected impact (1 000 to 1 500 words).
This must be submitted to the LACF in one (1) .pdf file by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
A selection committee of 3 landscape architects who are members of LACF or the CSLA, as proposed by Daniele Routaboule will form the jury. Ms. Routaboule will chair the selection committee.
The decision of the selection committee will be final and submitted to the LACF Scholarship Committee for approval.
Announcement of the recipient
The announcement will be made in April 2022. The recipient will prepare for travel in the summer of 2022, or 2023 at the latest.
During the year following the trip, or at the latest by the end of 2023, the fellow undertakes to produce an illustrated report that will serve as the basis for an audio-visual presentation to her colleagues and the school's teachers. This presentation will encourage reflection and interaction among participants. The report will be submitted to the library of the Faculty of Planning.
A PDF format will be submitted to the Foundation for archival and publication purposes.
LACF is grateful to Danièle Routaboule for her vision and generosity.