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Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA)
Part of GCSAA's mission is to make sure the future of the profession remains as bright tomorrow as it is today. To ensure this, the Environmental Institute for Golf administers a number of different scholarships for students pursuing careers in the golf course industry, future turfgrass researchers and educators, children and grandchildren of GCSAA members, and foreign students studying in the United States. Scholarship opportunities include : GCSAA Legacy Awards, Valderrama Award, The Royal Spanish Golf Federation Scholarship, Dr. James Watson Fellowship Program, GCSAA Scholars Competition, GCSAA Student Essay Contest, Par Aide's Joseph S. Garske Collegiate Grant Program, and Golf Course Builders Association of America.
(Last checked 06/01/17)

Landscape Architecture Foundation
Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline : February 1 or 15
Currently feature a variety of fellowships and scholarships including:
(1) Douglas Dockery Thomas Fellowship In Garden History And Design,
(2) ASLA Council of Fellows Scholarships,
(3) Courtland Paul Scholarship,
(4) EDSA Minority Scholarship,
(5) Hawaii Chapter/David T. Woolsey Scholarship,
(6) Landscape Forms Design for People Scholarship,
(7) Rain Bird Intelligent Use of Water Scholarship,
(8) Peridian International, Inc./Rae L. Price, FASLA Scholarship, and
(9) Steven G. King Play Environments Scholarship.
(Last checked 06/01/17)

Landscape Architecture Foundation
Olmsted Scholars Program
Deadline : March 15
The Olmsted Scholars Program recognizes and supports students with exceptional leadership potential who are using ideas, influence, communication, service, and leadership to advance sustainable design and foster human and societal benefits. Named for Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of American landscape architecture, the Olmsted Scholars Program and $25,000 prize is the premier national award program for landscape architecture students. Now in its fourth year, the program recognizes one outstanding student from each LAAB-accredited landscape architecture program, along with the jury-selected national award winner and finalists.
(Last checked 06/01/17)

Noer Research Foundation (O. J.)
Dedicated to providing financial support for turfgrass research for over 40 years.
(Last checked 06/01/17)

Professional Grounds Management Society
Deadline : January 1
The applicant must be a current student of horticulture or a related field, must be sponsored by a PGMS member and will need to submit a cover letter and resume. The applicant will also need to submit their current college transcript, and two letters of reference. The scholarships selection committee is looking for an active student with solid grades and past or current employment in the green industry, involvement in the industry with apprentice or professional organizations, such as FFA, 4H, state or county programs, as well as civic projects and outreach programs. The committee also looks for any personal development classes and any involvement in sports or clubs.
(Last checked 06/01/17)

Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association
The Turf and Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA) is composed of editors, writers, publishers, photographers, public relations/advertising practitioners, industry association leaders and others involved in green industry communications. Each year, TOCA members sponsor a scholarship program for aspiring green industry communicators; a writing, design and photography awards program, and an environmental communications award program, which includes a $500 stipend to its winner.
(Last checked 06/01/17)

Worldstudio Foundation Scholarships
Worldstudio Foundation scholarships allow young people from minority and economically disadvantaged backgrounds not only to realize their artistic dreams, but also to give back to their communities. Areas of study include: architecture, cartooning, crafts, environmental graphics, fashion design, film/theater design (costume, set, lighting), film/video, fine arts, furniture design, graphic design, illustration, industrial/product design, interior design, landscape architecture, new media, photography, surface/Textile design, and urban planning.
Also listed under Grants for Individuals -- Arts, Film, Landscape Architecture, Photography, Minorities.
(Last checked 06/01/17)


SciVal Funding
Provides access to a searchable database of more than 12,000 active opportunities, 2.25M awards (back to 2004), and 4500 funding bodies. Geographic coverage is strongest for the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, European Commission, Australia, Ireland, Singapore, India, South Africa, and New Zealand. At present academic discipline coverage is strongest in the sciences and business; hopefully it will beef up funding information in the arts, humanities, and social sciences as time goes by.
For more information see Frequently Asked Questions: MSU Scholars (SciVal Experts/SciVal Funding)
(Last checked 06/01/17)

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online (Main Library Access Only)
Includes descriptions of more than 6,000 foundations and public charities that fund individual grantseekers, and is searchable by nine different criteria. Records provide contact information, financial data, application information, and program descriptions, with links to more than 500 foundation Web sites. Updated quarterly.
(Last checked 06/01/17)

An extensive online grants database owned and operated by Schoolhouse Partners, and it contains more than 16,000 funding opportunities provided by more than 5,100 unique sponsoring organizations. Also provides a selection of funding news.
(Last checked 06/01/17)

MSU Scholarship Search
MSU offers a wide variety of scholarships, some of which have criteria which severely limit the number of students who might be eligible for the scholarship, while others have much broader criteria. This facility should help you find those MSU scholarships for which you might be eligible. You can search either by unit (College/Department) within the University or by criteria such as major/specialization, Michigan county of permanent residence, high school, or study abroad.
(Last checked 06/01/17)

Cornell University
Graduate School Fellowships Database
(Last checked 06/01/17)

If you have access to the world wide web and are willing to fill in the online forms, this service promises a free customized list of financial aid sources. FastWeb is actually a searchable database of more than 400,000 private sector scholarships, fellowships, grants, and loans from more than 3,000 sources for all levels of higher education. First-time visitors have to register (first and last name and a user ID), then complete a profile, including background and fields of study. Registrants then receive a list of all currently relevant funding sources. The registration information is stored and can be used on subsequent visits. The entire sign-up process, and delivery of available funding sources, can be a bit tedious: about five to twenty minutes, depending on the connection speed. Approximately 500 new scholarships are added to the database daily, so registrants can stay current. Provided courtesy of Financial Aid Information Page and Student Services, Inc. created by Mark Kantrowitz and sponsored by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.
(Last checked 06/01/17)


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