Four scholarships are available for undergraduate, graduate students, and emerging professionals (graduated within 1 year prior to the 2021 Symposium) – free admission to the entire 2021 Virtual Symposium.
2021 Annual Symposium Dates:
Jan. 21, 22, 28, 29, 2021
Two scholarships – Glenn Dreyer Scholarship
Two scholarships – Darrel Morrison Scholarship
Application period open: November (currently open)
Applications deadline: December 2, 2020
Decision date: Applicants notified by December 6, 2020. This allows anyone who is not selected time to take advantage of early bird registration rates.
Please send the following to Maggie Redfern, Connecticut College Arboretum Assistant Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org:
- Brief letter (up to ~2-3 paragraphs) explaining why you are interested in attending the Symposium and how you believe it will inform and enrich your future work.
The Glenn Dreyer Student Scholarship
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
Photo by 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 Maggie Redfern, Connecticut College Arboretum Assistant Director, at email@example.com.
Header Photo Credit: Mark Weaner