Since 1972, the California Landscape Contractors Association Auxiliary has been offering scholarships to college and university students majoring in landscape related programs. In 1988, the Landscape Educational Advancement Foundation (LEAF) was formed to carry on the tradition of awarding financial aid to deserving students. Read more here
Education is the key to your industry’s future! Through LEAF you can help foster this growth. Send your tax-deductible donation to invest in a dream by providing for your future as well as theirs! Contact Sandra Giarde at CLCA, (916) 830-2780.
Contributions allow scholarships to grow, thus providing students the assistance they need to achieve their goals. View the current fund report (PDF). You can also now contribute to LEAF via your will through the LEAF Legacy program.
A complete list of award recipients can be found here.
2015 LEAF Scholarship Application
LEAF invites all students attending an accredited California community college or state university majoring in a landscape-related program and taking a minimum of six units to apply for a LEAF scholarship. Click here for an application. LEAF scholarship applications must be postmarked by April 15, 2015. Electronic applications must be received by April 15, 2015.
The Celtis Group
Specialized Landscape Management
Scholarship Selection Chair
Nord Landscape Services, Inc.
Blue Spruce Landscape