Holzheimer Memorial Student Scholarship for Economic Development Planning

Applications are invited from Master's level students enrolled in PAB-accredited planning departments in the United States, as well as individuals who have graduated from those programs in the past year.

Deadline: February 15, 2015

The scholarship, once called the Economic Development Division Travel Scholarship, has recently been renamed in memory of longtime APA leader and economic development visionary, Dr. Terry Holzheimer, FAICP, of Arlington County, Virginia, and Virginia Tech. The $1,000 award is a travel scholarship provided by the Division to support attendance at the national APA meeting.

The award will be decided on the basis of a letter of recommendation from a faculty member and an original student paper or work that is 2,500 words or less. The original student submission should speak to practitioners about a substantive topic related to economic development and planning in the United States.

The winner will be notified after February 15, 2015 and the scholarship will be presented at APA's National Planning Conference in Seattle, April 18-21, 2015. The paper will also be published on the Economic Development Division website and distributed electronically to division members.

All submissions and inquiries should be directed to:

Margaret Cowell
Assistant Professor, Urban Affairs and Planning
Virginia Tech

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