LAF Fellowship for Innovation and Leadership 2017-2018

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Deadline : December 1 2016
The fellowship is an opportunity for mid-career or senior-level professionals to dedicate the equivalent of 3 months’ time over the course of one year to nurture emerging ideas and to think deeply. It is designed as a time to reflect, research, explore, create, test, and develop ideas into action.

Each year, LAF will award 3-5 Fellowships, based upon the merit of the applicant pool and available funding. Each selected Fellow will receive one $25,000 award;
The award will be paid out in (3) three payments of $8,333.33 upon successful completion of each Residency. Attendance at residencies is mandatory for payment of funds. (See Fellowship Structure);
LAF will also provide travel stipends for the Fellow to attend the three residencies.
Teams may apply for the Fellowship and share the $25,000 award. The Fellowship Team Lead is required to attend the three residences and will receive a travel stipend. Additional team members are welcome, but are not required to attend the residencies and are responsible for their own expenses.
ELIGIBILITY

Applicants must have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in landscape architecture. For those with degrees from colleges/universities in the U.S. and Canada, the landscape architecture program must be LAAB- or LAAC-accredited. For those outside of the U.S. and Canada, in locations where landscape architecture is not a recognized degree, a degree in a related discipline is acceptable, provided that the applicant works as a landscape architect;
Applicants must have a minimum of 6 years of professional experience in landscape architecture. This experience can include all types of practice — private, public, academic, non-profit, service, multi-disciplinary, and other;
Applicants must be able to communicate in written and spoken English at an advanced/professional level and provide evidence of proficiency

For more information click on the link below
lafoundation.org

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