Student Scholarships for NDAL’s 2021 Annual Symposium

Four scholarships are available for undergraduate, graduate students, and emerging professionals (graduated within 1 year prior to the 2021 Symposium) – free admission for TWO recipients at the PA location and TWO recipients at the CT location.
2021 Annual Symposium Dates:

Jan. 7-8, 2021 | Connecticut College, New London, CT | Cosponsored by Connecticut College Arboretum

Glenn Dreyer Scholarship

Jan. 14-15, 2021 | Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA | Cosponsored by Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

Darrel Morrison Scholarship

Stay tuned later in the year for application information! Sign up for our email list to receive updates directly in your inbox as soon as we announce them.

Application period open: October, 2020

Applications deadline: December, 2020

Decision date: December, 2020


The Glenn Dreyer Student Scholarship

Connecticut | January 7-8, 2021

Larry and Glenn 2019 Symposium

Larry Weaner and Glenn Dreyer at NDAL’s 30th Annual Symposium at Connecticut College in New London, CT

Glenn Dreyer, now retired, served as Connecticut College’s Director of the Arboretum and Adjunct Associate Professor of Botany. Glenn has played an instrumental role in the integration of the ecological sciences into the practice of landscape design. His dedicated work with Connecticut College and its Arboretum began in 1982 when he worked in landscape management, and he became the college’s Assistant Arboretum Director the following year. His work has focused on the interconnection between horticulture and ecology. His research has included vegetation management, invasive plants, plant community ecology, and urban forestry.


The Darrel Morrison Student Scholarship

Pennsylvania | January 14-15, 2021


Photo credit: Bob Gutowski
Darrel Morrison at NDAL’s 30th Annual Symposium in Blue Bell, PA

Darrel Morrison, FASLA, is a longtime advocate of native plants and native plant communities in landscape design and restoration, and has played a pivotal role in the development of the native landscape design field. He taught at Columbia University, and was Dean of the University of Georgia College of Environmental Design; he currently teaches at the University of Wisconsin Madison. Darrel’s designs include the expanded Native Flora Garden at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, The Old Stone Mill landscape at the New York Botanical Garden, and meadows at Storm King Art Center in Mountainville, New York.

If you have any questions, contact NDAL Executive Director Sara Weaner at or 510-518-0430.



Header Photo Credit: Mark Weaner

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