Canadian Institute of Planners Fellows Travel Scholarship
Your application must be completed online and successfully submitted no
later than March 15, 2018.
CIP will award one Fellows’ Travel Scholarship in 2018 of $4,000.
The College of Fellows in association with the Canadian Institute of
Planners (CIP), is pleased to offer a scholarship, to a student enrolled in
their final year of an undergraduate planning program recognized by CIP, which
will further their study and experience in the field of planning. The
scholarship will provide an opportunity for the student to travel, observe, and
study, innovative, leading-edge planning projects first hand, thus contributing
to their education, anticipation and excitement for the profession they are
about to enter.
Available to Student Members in their final year of an undergraduate
planning program recognized by CIP. Travel must be completed in the same
calendar year that the scholarship is awarded.
Application information required:
applicant’s full contact information
university program enrollment information and official transcript
recommendation from their school’s Department Head
recommendation from someone who is familiar with the applicant’s
commitment to community service, volunteerism, etc.
- A list
of the applicant’s accomplishments, community service, volunteerism, etc.
The proposal must provide a rationale for the travel experience, why it is
important and what the student expects to gain from it. The proposal is to be
no more than 2 pages in length (double spaced) and include a separate one page
budget description. The proposal must also indicate how the results of the
travel study will be communicated to members of the planning profession in
Canada. This could include a presentation at the Fellows Session at the CIP
Conference, submission of a video, web site, article, poster or other medium.
Upon receipt of completed forms and proposals, all materials become the
property of CIP and will not be returned. The winner must agree to submit a
copy of their travel study report or research to the CIP office upon completion
and must consent to having the work published in whole or in part by CIP.
Applicants will be selected for this award on the basis of:
leadership and commitment to community and their chosen profession and
- A proposal
to travel and explore a leading-edge, innovative or new planning
initiative or project that will contribute to the depth and breadth of the
student’s educational experience.
Your application and summaries must be completed online and successfully
submitted no later than March 15, 2018.
Applications will be accepted online beginning in Winter 2017-2018.
The selection of the scholarship winner will be made by a jury consisting of
three members of the College of Fellows and the Vice President of the Planning
Student Trust Fund. The jury will verify that the eligibility criteria have
been met. Their decision is final. The scholarship will be awarded in the
spring of 2018 and the winner will be presented
with a certificate at the CIP/MPPI 2018 National Conference
in Winnipeg. The jury will also recommend the name of a Fellow in
whose name the scholarship will be awarded in that year.
About the College of Fellows
The College of Fellows is a special status for Members developed by CIP that
recognizes excellence, identifies prominent role models, promotes advances in
planning practice and draws leaders to the forefront of planning in Canada. It
is given only to those who exhibit the highest professional attainment and a
wide breadth of experience within a Canadian or international planning
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