Scholarship Application

The VSLD is a non-profit association of professional landscape designers in Virginia, dedicated to promoting the highest standards of professional competence and education for landscape designers. We provide continuing education for our members as well as statewide networking opportunities. The scholarship program is intended as an educational aid for a qualified student who intends to pursue a career in Virginia as a landscape designer.

Deadline Date: March 31

Scholarship Amount: $500

Required Criteria:
  1. College student primarily interested in a career in landscape design.
  2. Currently enrolled in a curriculum which includes landscape design courses.
  3. Maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average.
  4. Currently a resident of Virginia.
ALL of the following items must be received to be considered:
  • Completed VSLD Scholarship Application with signature.
  • Current college / university transcript.
  • One-page cover letter describing your current studies and career objectives.
  • Resume with work experience listed and names and contact information of at least 3 references.
  • Letter of recommendation from your Horticulture Department Head or Landscape Design Instructor.

Please note: Scholarship applications are current only for the academic year submitted. Failure to follow application instructions may result in disqualification.