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California Planning Foundation Scholarships 2012

posted Jan 24, 2012, 7:49 PM by Urban Planning Coalition SJSU   [ updated Feb 8, 2012, 10:59 AM ]

The California Planning Foundation (CPF) is pleased to announce its 2012 scholarships and awards program for outstanding planning students enrolled at accredited professional planning degree programs in the State of California. Category is for students and categories and are for the faculty.

Outstanding Student Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded based on an application and selection process by the CPF Board. These scholarships are designed for continuing students entering their final year of an undergraduate or master’s degree program. Criteria for the scholarships include academic performance, financial need, increasing diversity in the profession of planning, and a commitment to serve the planning profession in California.

  • First place: $5,000 (plus APA California conference registration and APA membership)
  • Runners-up (three): $3,000 each (plus APA California conference registration and APA membership)
  • Diversity in Planning: $3,000 (plus APA California conference registration and APA membership)
  • Atkins Global Scholarship: $1,000 (plus APA membership)

This scholarship is sponsored the Atkins Global Foundation.

  • Paul C. Crawford/CPR Scholarship: $1,000 (plus APA membership)

This scholarship is sponsored in honor of Paul C. Crawford by the California Planning Roundtable (CPR) for students interested in public planning in California.

  • Russell Fey Scholarship: $1,000 (plus APA membership)

The Central Section contributes to this award to honor Russell Fey, founding faculty member for the planning program at Fresno State University. The Section encourages consideration of students from the Central Valley for this award.

  • Ken Milam Scholarship: $1,000 (plus APA membership)

This scholarship is sponsored in honor of Ken Milam by the County Planning Director’s Association for students interested in public planning in California.

  • Richard G. Munsell/CPR Scholarship: $1,000 (plus APA membership)

This scholarship is sponsored in honor of Richard G. Munsell by the California Planning Roundtable (CPR) for students interested in public planning in California.

  • Frank Wein/CPR Scholarhip: $1,000 (plus APA membership)
  • David Wilcox Scholarship: $1,000 (plus APA membership)

This scholarship is sponsored in honor of David Wilcox by the Wilcox/Gerhardt families.

  • Section Scholarships (eight): $1,000 each (plus APA membership)

Central Coast Section (one), Inland Empire Section (one), Los Angeles Section (three), Northern Section (two), and Orange Section (one) fund annual scholarships for students from their respective Section for attending an accredited planning program in the Section.

Continuing Student Scholarships

The faculty in each accredited professional program select one continuing student, based upon academic performance and professional promise in the State of California. Each recipient receives a $1,000 scholarship and a one-year student membership in APA.

Graduating Student Merit Awards

The faculty in each accredited professional program select one graduating student annually, based upon academic performance and professional promise in the State of California. Each recipient receives a one-year student membership in APA.

Please return completed forms postmarked no later than March 16, 2012 to:

Paul Wack, AICP
CPF Scholarship Committee 
City and Regional Planning Department 
California Polytechnic State University 
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407

Questions to San Jose State contacts?  Please contact UPC's APA Representative David Keyon at david.keyon@gmail.com or Hing Wong, APA California VP of Public Information at hingw@abag.ca.gov


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Urban Planning Coalition SJSU,
Jan 25, 2012, 1:18 AM
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