Scholarships & Grants
We are thrilled to announce that the City Planning & Management Division of APA is offering reimbursement grants to support our division members! This initiative aims to enhance your involvement in the planning profession by supporting your participation in the National Planning Conference (NPC24) in Minneapolis April 13-16, 2024 or Online May-8-10, 2024.
We believe that this opportunity will not only benefit you individually but also contribute to the collective growth and development of our division, as well as the planning profession as a whole. We encourage all eligible members to take advantage of this grant and look forward to seeing your active participation at NPC24.
Applications will be accepted through March 1st, 2024, no extensions will be provided. Only applicants with an active City Planning & Management Division membership will be considered. Grant recipients will be notified by March 21, 2024.
Reimbursement Scholarship Opportunity
Applications Open October 1st-25th, 2024
Send applications in PDF format to: email@example.com
Contact Information: Provide your full name and email address for communication purposes.
Membership Details: Include your APA membership number and indicate whether you are a member of the City Division.
Reimbursement Documentation: Attach the expense receipt for reimbursement.
Personal Statement: AICP Credential Significance (200 words or less) Articulate why attaining the AICP credential holds significance for you.
Financial Impact Statement: (200 words or less) Elaborate on how the financial support being sought would positively influence your pursuit of AICP goals.
Career Aspirations: (200 words or less) Detail your career aspirations related to city planning and management.
AICP Exam Prep (if applicable): a. Provide your intended AICP exam target date. b. Describe in 200 words or fewer how the scholarship funds will be utilized to enhance your exam preparation efforts.
AICP Exam/Application/Assessment Information: Specify the date of your AICP exam, application submission, or experience assessment, as relevant to your scholarship request.
The City Planning & Management Division may reimburse exam-takers up to $510 for costs associated with exam prep materials, application or experience assessment fees. Winners will be notified by mid-November.
Fall 2023 AICP Certification Diversity Scholarship Program
Starting July 5th, 2023, all interested certification applicants should head over to American Planning Association’s Information & Application Website.
Applicants must use the scholarship towards their AICP Certification during the October-December 2023 window. Applications will close on August 31st, 2023. Questions? Email the AICP committee, here.