Douglas Dockery Thomas Fellowship in Garden History and Design

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

February 01

Awarded By

Landscape Architecture Foundation

Award Amount

$4,000 annually, non-renewable.


One award offered annually.

Additional Information

The student's project study should have a wide scope, such as investigating new techniques of garden restoration; studying how small gardens created by community groups have impacted public gardens; exploring and documenting physical, emotional and spiritual healing properties of the garden; and instigating the development of gardens that use ecological and regenerative concepts. These are only a few of the many topics available to interested applicants. Selection criteria will include the degree to which the proposed fellowship work addresses Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) and Garden Club of America (GCA) objectives, as well as the excellence of the student's academic qualifications and person. The purpose of the GCA is to stimulate the knowledge and love of gardening; to share the advantages of association by means of educational meetings, conferences, correspondences and publications; and to restore, improve and protect the quality of the environment through educational programs and action in the fields of conservation and civic improvement.

Deadline Info

Applications are available on the Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) website. The student must apply using the online application system. Please note: There is a $5 (USD) application fee required ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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