Awards & Scholarships

The Department of Landscape Architecture & Horticulture and the Division of Architecture and Environmental Design are pleased to offer scholarships and awards for currently matriculated students.

Those who meet the individual scholarship criteria are encouraged to apply.

Scholarship recipients are notified and announced each spring.

There are some scholarships designated for undergraduate and/or graduate students in Landscape Architecture and Horticulture. Please click on the link below for the scholarship application.  Students must be currently enrolled in Tyler in order to be considered.  The deadline for submission is March 1, 2018.

 

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Department Scholarships

School of Environmental Design Alumni Association Award

  • Recognizes a graduating student in Landscape Architecture or Horticulture for dedication, unselfishness, and contribution to the School of Environmental Design.
  • Amount: $100 award.
  • Eligibility: Landscape Architecture and Horticulture undergraduate and graduate seniors.
     

Viola Anders Merit Award

  • A cash prize to one graduating master’s student and one graduating undergraduate student in Horticulture or Landscape Architecture for meritorious service and dedication to the Landscape Arboretum of Temple University Ambler.
  • Recipient must be a student worker in the Ambler Arboretum.
  • Funded by the School of Environmental Design Alumni Association (SEDAA).
  • Amount: $100 award.
  • Eligibility: Landscape Architecture and Horticulture majors.
     

The Honorable Judge David Addy Horticulture Award

  • Tuition assistance for a current student enrolled in the School of Environmental Design, Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture, with financial needs and a GPA of 2.5 or above, selected by the Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture, funded by the Carbon County Bar Association.
  • Amount: $1,000 award.
     

Wilmer Atkinson Memorial Scholarship

  • Tuition assistance in varying amounts depending upon the student’s financial need.
  • If you have questions regarding this scholarship, please contact the Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture at 267-468-8175.
  • Amount: Two will be awarded at $1,000 each.
     

Bierhuizen Family Undergraduate Research Award in Horticulture

  • Given to a student majoring in Horticulture to help defray the cost associated with his or her Senior Research Project, including, but not limited to, the costs of plants, equipment, travel, and shipping.
  • Amount: $200 award.
  • Eligibility: Second semester junior Horticulture majors. 
  • A one-page summary of your Senior Research Project must also be submitted.
     

Louise and James Bush-Brown Alumni Scholarship

  • Tuition assistance provided to a full-time undergraduate (sophomore) in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture by the School of Environmental Design Alumni Association for academic achievement during the school year.
  • Amount: Two scholarships awarded at $1,000 each.
  • Eligibility: An undergraduate sophomore in Landscape Architecture or Horticulture.
     

The John Collins Drawing Award

  •  An open invitation will be announced annually in the fall semester.
  • The student / applicant must be either a graduating master’s student or a graduating undergraduate student in Landscape Architecture.
  • Student should demonstrate a talent for drawing and rendering, both by hand and computer generated. The student should submit a number of well-crafted drawings (freehand drawings / sketches; plan, section/elevation, axonometrics / perspectives). • In addition to drawing, rendering and artistic abilities, the student also should demonstrate good citizenship as a member of the Landscape Architecture and Horticulture Department, Division of Architecture and Environmental Design, Tyler School of Art, Temple University.
  • Student should submit a resume highlighting service to the University.
  • Student should be a current student member of the PADE chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).
  • Student should have a minimum of 3.2 GPA. • Students should submit 5 – 10 hand or computer generated drawings of any size for review by Friday, March 16th, 2018. Details with regards to submission to be provided by Assoc. Professor Pauline Hurley-Kurtz.
  • Submissions will be reviewed and the winner chosen by Temple University Landscape Architecture faculty.
  • A summary of the criteria for choosing the awardee will be forwarded to the PADE ASLA (Eastern Chapter) with a sample from the awardee’s submission.
  • The award is $500 and is supported by the PADE ASLA (Eastern Chapter) in memory of John Collins FASLA.
  • Questions regarding this scholarship should be directed to Pauline Hurley-Kurtz, Associate Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture, at phurleyk@temple.edu.  

John Collins Academic Scholarship

  • Scholarship for Landscape Architecture and Horticulture majors in their junior year, with financial need, who demonstrate strong leadership ability and a commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration.
  • Amount: $500 award.
  • Eligibility: Landscape Architecture and Horticulture majors in their junior year (one from each discipline). The Landscape Architecture student must submit a design project. The Horticulture student must submit an example of their work done during their courses at Ambler.
     

Doylestown Nature Club Scholarship

  • Tuition assistance provided to full-time Horticulture or Landscape Architecture students with a minimum of two semesters remaining. Preference is given to Bucks County residents. Scholarship is based on academic performance and financial need.
  • Amount: Three scholarships at $1,500 each will be awarded to be used toward tuition.
  • Eligibility: Horticulture or Landscape Architecture students.
     

Lou Henry Hoover Girl Scout Scholarship

  • Awarded annually to a student who has been active in the Girl Scouts for at least five years and who completes an endorsement sheet obtained through the Girl Scouts Council and has good scholastic standing, aptitude for horticulture and who has financial need.
  • Currently enrolled in the School of Environmental Design at Temple University Ambler and studies horticulture or landscape architecture at the graduate or undergraduate level with a minimum of two semesters left.
  • Amount: Two scholarships will be awarded at $2,000.
     

Horticulture/Landscape Architecture Alumni Scholarship

  • Funded by the School of Environmental Design Alumni Association (SEDAA). Given to a full-time student who is enrolled in the Landscape Architecture, Horticulture, or Landscape Design program at the School of Environmental Design based on financial need, academic achievement and volunteer service contributing to the well-being of the Ambler gardens and greenhouse. Recipients are not eligible for the Louise and James Bush-Brown Scholarship.
  • Amount: $1,000 award.
  • Eligibility: Horticulture and Landscape Architecture majors who have completed half of the credit requirement for their major.
     

Larkin Family Scholarship

  • Tuition assistance for full-time Horticulture and Landscape Architecture majors at Temple University Ambler who is a resident of Anne Arundel County, Maryland (preferred), or the State of Maryland, based on financial need.
  • Amount: Typical annual award of $2,000. Renewable.
  • Eligibility: Residents of Anne Arundel County, Maryland. In lieu of no students from Anne Arundel County, students from the State of Maryland may apply.  
     

Jane R. Martin Memorial Scholarship

  • Tuition assistance for full-time freshman students of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture based on academic achievement.
  • Amount: Typical annual scholarship of $1,000.
  • Eligibility: Horticulture and Landscape Architecture students based on academic achievement.  

 

Peter G. Schlotterer Ecological Restoration Scholarship

  • Tuition assistance provided to Horticulture or Landscape Architecture students from the southeastern Pennsylvania or adjacent area, who expect to enter the profession of either environmental preservation or landscape restoration. Based on scholarship and financial need.
  • Amount: $1,000 award.
  • Full-time matriculated Junior or Senior Horticulture or Landscape Architecture major living in the southeastern Pennsylvania region with a minimum of two semesters left.
  • Award recipient may reapply for renewal award prior to their senior year.
     

Solomon Scholarship for Academic Excellence in Landscape Architecture

  • Tuition assistance provided to an incoming freshman student with financial need who enrolls in the Department of Landscape Architecture. Preference is given to minority students.
  • Amount: Typical annual scholarship of $2,000 per semester. Renewable up to four years.
  • Eligibility: Matriculated or Non-degree seeking (non-matriculated) students who are registered for at least six credit hours in the Department of Landscape Architecture. 
     

The Eugene Udell Scholarship

  • Tuition assistance for an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Landscape Architecture and/or Horticulture who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need, selected by the School of Environmental Design faculty.
  • Amount: Annual Scholarship of $1,000.
  • If you have questions regarding this scholarship, please contact the Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture at 267-468-8175.
     

Val Eugene Udell Scholarship

  • Tuition assistance provided to a Graduate student majoring in Landscape Architecture enrolled in the School of Environmental Designs’ Master of Landscape Architecture degree program.
  • Based on academic achievement and financial need.
  • Amount: Typical annual scholarship of $1,000.
     

Leonora Friesleben Vaughan Scholarship

  • Tuition assistance provided to a Horticulture or Landscape Architecture student, based on scholarship and financial need.
  • Amount: Typical annual scholarship of $200.
  • Eligibility: A full-time student entering the sophomore year who is majoring in Landscape Architecture or Horticulture, based on financial need.
     

Woman's National Farm and Garden Association Scholarship (National)

  • Scholarships awarded annually to female student(s) in Landscape Architecture or Horticulture based on academic performance and financial need.
  • Typical annual scholarship of $2,500.
  • Eligibility: Female students currently enrolled full-time in either the undergraduate or graduate degree programs in Landscape Architecture or Horticulture.
     

Woman's National Farm and Garden Association Scholarship (Pennsylvania)

  • Given to a student majoring in Landscape Architecture or Horticulture for academic performance and financial need
  • Preference will be given to female students.
  • Typical annual scholarship of $500.
  • Eligibility: Female students from the state of Pennsylvania currently enrolled full-time in either the undergraduate or graduate degree programs in Landscape Architecture or Horticulture.

 

Department Internships

The John Paul Endicott Summer Internship in Landscape Architecture and Horticulture

•The purpose of the John Paul Endicott Summer Internship is to provide funding for a student enrolled in the Tyler School of Art, majoring in Landscape Architecture and/or Horticulture, to gain practical experience in the food crops garden at the Temple University Ambler Campus. Further, the Internship provides ongoing support for the Garden’s mission to donate produce to local food banks.

•Primary responsibilities include maintaining the Temple U. Ambler Food Crops Garden. Duties to include preparation and an updating of garden “To Do” lists, organize volunteer sessions, oversee volunteers, document garden tasks, keep notes and summaries, weed, water, transplant, mulch garden beds, harvest, weigh and record produce, manage succession plantings, coordinate delivery of produce to local food banks, record harvest and donation totals, assist with preparations for Garlic Festival Event, held in September, attend event.

•Schedule and hours: The JPE Intern’s work begins in early May and concludes in late August or early September.

*Separate application process available early March

 

For Career guidance please contact the LA-Hort Department at la-hort@temple.edu.

Or the Office of Career Development HERE!

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