Call for Nominations for Mid Career and Emerging Professional Awards


EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR BOTH AWARD NOMINATIONS: AUGUST 5TH, 2022


MDASLA EMERGING PROFESSIONAL AWARD


Purpose:

To recognize and celebrate an individual who has demonstrated exceptional passion and commitment to the profession of landscape architecture, the community, and/or a firm in the State of Maryland; in the early stage of their professional life.


Eligibility:

  • The individual must have five (5) or fewer years of professional experience and have a degree from an accredited landscape architecture undergraduate or graduate program.

  • The individual must practice in Maryland and be an active MDASLA member.

Frequency:

  • One individual will be recognized every year.

Nomination Criteria:

  • Nominations may be made by any individual or organization

Confidentiality:

  • Nominations are to be kept confidential. Nominees should not be made aware of their nominations or asked to participate in the preparation of their nomination materials.

Nomination Contents:

  • A brief narrative describing the nominee's qualifications for the Award; the letter may be no more than 200 words in length

  • Nominee’s graduation year

  • Include up to five (5) images representing the nominee’s work

  • Portrait-style photo of the nominee

  • One (1) to (3) quotes of endorsement

  • Nominee contact details – current email, address, and phone number, including current title and firm/organization

Submission Process:


All nominations must be submitted as a high-resolution pdf not (exceeding 10 MB) and sent via email to director@marylandasla.org and president@marylandasla.org. Email subject line must read "MDASLA EMERGING PROFESSIONAL AWARD ".


Selection Process:


  • The Executive Committee will review and select the recipient of this award.

  • The award will be conferred at the MDASLA Awards Gala.


MDASLA MID-CAREER PROFESSIONAL AWARD


Purpose:

To recognize and celebrate an individual in the middle stage of their career who has demonstrated exceptional passion and commitment to the profession of landscape architecture and whose work has already had an important impact within the profession and/or the greater community in the State of Maryland.


Eligibility:

  • The individual must have between 15 to 25 years of professional experience and have a degree from an accredited landscape architecture undergraduate or graduate program. The individual must practice in Maryland and be an active MDASLA member.

Frequency:

  • One individual will be recognized every year.

Nomination Criteria:

  • Nominations may be made by any individual or organization

Confidentiality:

  • Nominations are to be kept confidential. Nominees should not be made aware of their nominations or asked to participate in the preparation of their nomination materials.

Nomination Contents:

  • A brief narrative describing the nominee's qualifications for the Award; the letter may be no more than 500 words in length.

  • Include four (4) to five (5) images representing the nominee’s work

  • Portrait-style photo of the nominee

  • Two (2) to four (4) quotes of endorsement in addition to narrative

  • Nominee contact details – current email, address, and phone number, including current title and firm/organization

Submission Process:


All nominations must be submitted as a high-resolution pdf not (exceeding 10 MB) and sent via email to director@marylandasla.org and president@marylandasla.org. The email subject line must read "MDASLA MID-CAREER PROFESSIONAL AWARD."


Selection Process:

  • The Executive Committee will review and select the recipient of this award.

  • The award will be conferred at the MDASLA Awards Gala.