The Karen Ann Shopis-Fox Memorial Scholarship is provided for students who are pursuing
an education in the field of Landscape Architecture. Scholarships are typically in the amount
of $1,500 to $2,500 and are awarded for tuition, books, project supplies, etc. Scholarships
may vary from year to year depending on the funds available.
1. Applicants must be a legal resident of the State of Connecticut and be enrolled
in an accredited landscape architecture program (undergraduate or graduate) at
the college/university level; graduating seniors may only apply if they have been
accepted into a qualifying graduate program for the following Fall. Prior award
recipients may reapply.
2. Through your college/university, you will provide CTASLA with verification of your
status as a student. Payment will be made directly to the college/university.
3. All decisions made by the Scholarship Committee (a committee of 3-5 individuals
appointed by the CTASLA Executive Committee) are deemed final, including the
option not to award a scholarship. Relatives of Connecticut-licensed Landscape
Architects and CTASLA members are encouraged to apply.
To ensure your application is reviewed and processed accurately please follow these
1. The student must complete the application personally and completely.
2. Applications must be submitted between January 1 and March 15, 2016.
Scholarships will be announced by June 1, 2016. Applications may be emailed
as a single, multi-page PDF attachment (no other file format accepted) to
email@example.com or mailed (postmarked by March 15, 2016) to:
CTASLA Scholarship Committee, CT Chapter of ASLA, 370 James Street,
Suite 402, New Haven, CT 06513.
3. Attach a transcript of your high school or college grades covering your past
semesters up to the semester of submission. The transcript need not be “official.”
4. Provide a brief statement that clearly states why you desire this financial aid, and
why you have chosen Landscape Architecture as your field of study. This statement
must be signed by the applicant.
5. Provide one signed recommendation letter from a person who knows you
personally and can explain why you would succeed in this course of study. No
other recommendation or endorsement is required.