In order to encourage and recognize excellence in the study of landscape architecture and to demonstrate to the public the variety, scope and value of landscape architectural services, the Pennsylvania Delaware Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects hereby invites your participation in the 2021 PA–DE ASLA Awards Program.


The Student Awards Program is open to all students currently enrolled or recent graduate (within one year) of a PA or DE landscape architectural curriculum.  The submitted work must be associated with the student’s academic pursuits. Students must also be a Student Member of ASLA with the exception of the Student Collaboration Category.  To join ASLA as a student or student affiliate member please visit:


To judge the Student Awards Program entries, a distinguished jury panel will be assembled.

Awards and Categories

Awards will be given for excellence in the execution of an academic study of  landscape architecture. Categories include:

  • General Design
  • Residential Design
  • Analysis and Planning
  • Research
  • Communications
  • Student Collaboration
  • Student Community Service Award
Category Descriptions + Criteria

Honor and Merit Awards may be given in each category.  An “Award for Excellence” may be given to one project deserving of special merit in the Student Awards Program.

Entries will be judged on quality of design or presentation, functionalism, context and surrounding relationships, technological advancements, pioneering efforts, and overall significance to the profession.


  • Call for Entries – Monday, January 11, 2021
  • Entries Due – Monday, February 15, 2021 @ 11:59 pm EST
  • Notification of Winners – Monday, March 15, 2021
  • Presentation of Certificates – Week of April 12, 2021 during the 2021 PA-DE ASLA Virtual Conference on Landscape Architecture

Entry Forms

Entries due Monday, February 15, 2021 @ 11:59 pm EST