College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Landscape Architecture

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Financial Aid

For many students and their families college is a major investment. We recognize that families may need some assistance to make college more affordable. At the University of Maryland, we offer an array of financial aid programs, scholarships, grants, loans and student employment opportunities. We encourage you to use our online information to educate yourself about our merit scholarships, need-based financial aid programs and other sources of aid, available to assist you in financing your Maryland education. It is a simple process to apply for merit scholarships and need-based financial aid. Please visit the University of Maryland's financial aid web page.

For more information on the university application process please go to

Details and information on freshmen and transfer student merit scholarships can be found listed on UMD's Financial Aid/Scholarships webpage.

Graduate Assistantships

If you are interested in a Graduate Assistantship with the Landscape Architecture program, please contact Dr. Christopher Ellis, For university-wide Graduate Assistantships, please check out to get more information. 

Graduate Travel Awards

Check out more information on the Graduate School's website.

College Scholarships

Academically talented students can apply for College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) merit scholarships. A separate application is required once an admit decision is rendered by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. For AGNR scholarship application details please go to Priority is given to those students who have submitted a complete application to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions by the November 1 priority deadline.

Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture Scholarships

Visit the PSLA department's scholarships web page

Congratulations to all award winners!


Outside Scholarships

Approximate Deadlines Organization
Feb 15 Landscape Architecture Foundation (multiple awards)
March 1 

National Capital Area Garden Clubs, Inc.

May 1 

Maryland Nursery and Landscape Association Ornamental Horticulture Scholarship

June 15

March 1


Robert Lewis Baker Scholarship

Potomac ASLA Chapter Ballard Scholarship Fund

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