…to build a comprehensive record of Virginia’s important historic gardens and landscapes

The Fellowship Program will not be held in 2023.
Program to Resume for Summer 2024.


Spend three months of independent study in Virginia researching an important historic site.

Document and Publish

Compile research documentation, drawings and historical archives to create a comprehensive site record.
Publish credited comprehensive paper upon conclusion of fellowship.


$8,000 plus compensation for project related lodging and travel expenses.

About the GCV Fellowship Program

In a continuing effort to build a comprehensive record of historic gardens, the Garden Club of Virginia offers graduate level fellowships in areas relating to Landscape Architecture and Historic Preservation.

Why apply?

  • Expand career opportunities under the guidance of professional landscape architects.
  • Travel to historic Virginia sites and gain valuable fieldwork experience.
  • Publish final report in the Garden Club of Virginia’s growing record of historic gardens, available in Scribd at the GCV Historic Garden Collection.