Fwd: FUNDING: Fellowship in Garden Design & Effects on humans
- Subject: [cg] Fwd: FUNDING: Fellowship in Garden Design & Effects on humans
- From: Amanda Maria Edmonds <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Thu, 9 Dec 2004 18:17:42 -0500
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Garden Club of America
Douglas Dockery Thomas Fellowship In Garden History And Design
DUE DATE: Postmarked by January 15, 2005
This fellowship was established in 2000 by Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer J.
Thomas, Jr. and is awarded annually to an exceptional graduate student
to assist with study and research at a leading American institution.
The intent of this fellowship is to support an interest in garden
history and design, as well as the unique place of gardens in our
environment. Project study would have wide scope, such as
investigating new techniques of garden restoration; studying how small
gardens created by community groups have impacted public gardens;
exploring and documenting physical, emotional and spiritual healing
properties of the garden; and instigating the development of gardens
that use ecological and regenerative concepts, to name but a few
Must be a graduate student studying at an American institution.
Selection criteria will include the degree to which the proposed
fellowship work addresses GCA objectives, as well as the excellence of
the student's academic qualifications and person.
1. A cover letter
2. A written proposal for the work to be undertaken (limit 4 pages;
proposal must contain an objective, outcome and methodology) .
3. A one-page budget for the proposed work
4. A current resume
5. A letter of endorsement from applicant's faculty advisor, which also
6. Two additional recommendations
Landscape Architecture Foundation
818 18th St, NW, Suite 810, Washington DC 20006-3520
Phone: (202) 331-7070, ext 10, Fax: (202) 331-7079
More information is available at:
Amanda Maria Edmonds
Executive Director, Growing Hope
"We must be the change we wish to see in the world."
"To forget to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget
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