APA recognizes and celebrates great planning and outstanding individuals who make great communities happen.

National Planning Awards

The APA and AICP National Planning Awards honor excellence in plans, individuals, and organizations. Each year's award winners showcase the planning profession's past, present, and future leadership in helping create great communities.

Fellow of AICP

Election to Fellow in the American Institute of Certified Planners is a recognition of the achievements of the planner as an individual, elevating the Fellow as a model planner who has made significant contributions to planning and society.

AICP student Project Awards

Recognize outstanding class projects or papers by a student or group of students in Planning Accreditation Board-accredited planning programs.

AICP Outstanding Student Awards

Recognizes outstanding attainment in the study of planning.

Outstanding PSO Award

Recognizes Planning Student Organizations for creative, successful activities.