ENV - Landscape Architecture - Dangermond Travel Scholarship

To expand the intellectual horizons of Landscape Architecture students through focused international travel.

Funds are to be used for international travel to study significant works of Landscape Architecture or related developments. Topics may include works of a particular designer or group of designers representing an identified landscape theory, style or transition of styles; works that are exemplary in their application of sustainable or regenerative principles; works that represent contrasts with accepted or ecological norms in the US; works that represent the ordinances or codes of a particular country or locale; works or projects related to or using Geographic Information Systems [GIS] in their design or function; other topics developed by the applicant.

This scholarship will be awarded for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Criteria:

  • Full-time undergraduate Landscape Architecture student
  • Full-time graduate Landscape Architecture student

Specific Application Requirements:

  • Completed application
  • Letter of intent including intended study objectives and the relationship of these objectives to the applicant’s career goals
  • Current resume
  • A4 Size digital portfolio:
    - Maximum of 8 page spreads of A4 size (16 total pages + itinerary + project statement)
    - Portfolio projects that support application
    - Project/travel statement of intent (2-page spread)
  • Itinerary + budget including all places to be visited, dates of travel and the names of any persons to be visited during the trip, especially designers, academics, officials, or other experts; estimated travel expenses (2-page spread)
  • Written description of expected products/deliverables resulting from the trip
  • Two brief letters of reference from individuals outside the Department of Landscape Architecture

Post-award requirements include:

*A thank-you letter to the donor
*Report of findings
*A public presentation of findings/discoveries
*A hard copy of portfolios and all required documents including a thank you letter to department office

If you have any questions please contact Andrew Wilcox, Department Chair at aowilcox@cpp.edu or Mr. Kris Penrose, Department Administrative Coordinator at kapenrose@cpp.edu.

To begin the application process, please complete your general application first, then proceed to search this scholarship in the “Opportunities>>Recommended” Tab and click on APPLY.

Award
$5,000.00
Deadline
03/02/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload your application packet which should include:
    1) Cover letter with the title of the scholarship, your name and your current grade-level.
    2) Letter of intent including your intended study objectives and the relationship of these objectives to your career goals.
    3) Current resume.
    4) A4 size digital portfolio, maximum of 8 page spreads of A4 size (16 total pages + project outline) including

    a) portfolio projects that support your application,

    b) project/travel statement of intent (2 page spread), and

    c) your itinerary and budget including all places to be visited, dates of travel, and the names of any persons to be visited during the trip, especially designers, academics, officials, or other experts and estimated travel expenses (2-page spread).

  2. If selected for this scholarship, I agree to provide a hard copy of my portfolio and all required documents.
  3. If selected for this scholarship, I agree to the following post-award requirements: a report of findings, and a public presentation of findings/discoveries.
  4. Two brief letters of reference from people outside the Department of Landscape Architecture are required for this scholarship. If you already have one or two letters attached in the General Application you don't have to do this again. This is only for those students who have their two letters of recommendation in the General Application from professors in the department. Please list the name and email address of the first person to whom you want an automated email sent requesting the reference letter. Be sure to contact them first before you include their information here.
  5. Below enter a second name and email address of a reference provider who has agreed to write a letter of recommendation for you.