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Garden Club Association Award in Coastal Wetlands Studies

Landscape Architecture Foundation

This scholarship originated from the Rockefeller Fund that was established in 1966. The fund was renamed in 1993 and in 1999, Mrs. Edward Elliman chose to promote wetlands conservation through the support of young scientists in their field work and research. This scholarship will benefit students enrolled in a graduate program at a university within the United States.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Must be enrolled in a graduate program at a university within the U.S.
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Major/Career:
    Open to graduate students pursuing advanced degrees in coastal wetlands science.

Application Details

  • Judging Criteria:
    Award selection is based on Technical merit of proposed work and degree to which the work is relevant.
  • Transcript:
    Not required
  • Resume/Activity List:
    Required
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Letter of Endorsement from Applicant's Major Professor/Advisor - The advisor should email this letter directly to the GCA Award Committee at gcawetlands@vims.edu by Jan 15 with the name of the applicant and "GCA reference letter" in the subject line.
  • Other Materials:
    - A completed online application- Project Information - No more than 5 pages including references. Use 12 point or larger font.

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