AICP Outstanding Student Awards

The AICP Outstanding Student Awards recognizes outstanding attainment in the study of planning by students graduating from Planning Accreditation Board–accredited planning programs (one at the undergraduate level and one at the graduate level, if applicable) during the academic year of the award. Each respective planning program convenes a jury to make the selection(s) and schedules the award presentation(s) at their respective school(s).

2016 AICP Outstanding Student Awards

2016 Submission Window: Anticipated to open in March 2016

Eligibility and Criteria

ELIGIBILITY: Self-nominations are not accepted for this award

CRITERIA: The department head and other colleagues of each PAB-accredited planning program determines its own criteria. These criteria may include, but need not be limited to, academic achievement, leadership, commitment to planning as a career, and community service.

Previous Winners

See the list of AICP Outstanding Student Award winners for 2015

See all past winners of the AICP Outstanding Student Award


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