SCHOLARSHIPS

Applications for scholarships are
now being accepted until March 1, 2021.
Apply here.

CIP PRESIDENT’S SCHOLARSHIP    

             

$6,000.00

 

✔ UNDERGRADUATE

✔ POSTGRADUATE

Awarded for the most outstanding submission.

The Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) works on behalf of over 7,500 planning professionals nationally, and has served as the voice of Canada’s planning community since 1919. Its mission is to advance and raise the profile of Canadian professional planning, for its members in Canada and abroad, through leadership, advocacy, expertise, and education.

DILLON CONSULTING LIMITED SCHOLARSHIP  

     

$5,000.00

UNDERGRADUATE

✔ POSTGRADUATE

Awarded for the overall best submission from a graduate student.

Dillon Consulting Limited is a proudly Canadian, employee-owned professional firm with over 700 employees specializing in planning, engineering and environmental sciences. The Dillon team partners with clients to provide collaborative and inventive solutions to complex multi-faceted problems. Contributing to a number of organizations for annual scholarships, Dillon is proud to support the continuing education and professional development of students across Canada who are pursuing studies in its areas of practice.

CLIMATE CHANGE ACTION SCHOLARSHIP    

             

$4,000.00

 

✔ UNDERGRADUATE

✔ POSTGRADUATE


Awarded to a student, or a small team of students, for a research project which will enable communities to adapt to, and mitigate the impacts of, climate change. The project must present innovative solutions that professional planners could employ to address the challenges posed by climate change.

WAYNE DANIEL SMITH SCHOLARSHIP  

 

$4,000.00

✔ UNDERGRADUATE

✔ POSTGRADUATE

Awarded for the best submission that demonstrates neighbourhood design and land-use planning approaches that reduce resource and economic costs and environmental impacts, while maintaining community liveability.

This scholarship is funded by the exclusive generosity of Wayne Daniel Smith.

COLLEGE OF FELLOWS UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP   

 

$4,000.00

✔ UNDERGRADUATE

POSTGRADUATE

Awarded for the best submission that demonstrates the applicant’s academic achievement, as well as their leadership and commitment to community and their chosen profession and professional association.

The College of Fellows is comprised of CIP members who have been elected as Fellows, the highest honour the Institute can give to its members. This distinction recognizes excellence, identifies prominent role models, promotes advances in planning practice, and draws leaders to the forefront of planning in Canada. Members of the College of Fellows privately fund this scholarship.

THOMAS ADAMS SCHOLARSHIP

$3,000.00

✔ UNDERGRADUATE

✔ POSTGRADUATE

Awarded for an outstanding research submission.

Thomas Adams came to Canada in 1914 as a town planning advisor to the Commission of Conservation. He served as the first President of the Town Planning Institute of Canada (now the Canadian Institute of Planners) and was largely responsible for establishing the profession in Canada.

In 2019, Adams was named a National Historic Person by the Government of Canada.

 

BURSARIES

Applications for bursaries are
now being accepted until March 1, 2021.
Apply here.

DAVID PALUBESKI BURSARY   

$3,000.00

UNDERGRADUATE

✔ POSTGRADUATE

Awarded for the best submission that demonstrates interest in community planning, community/urban design, and/or sustainable land development, with a focus on small and medium sized communities.

In recognition of David Palubeski’s contribution to Canadian planning, the David Palubeski Bursary was created by his family, colleagues, and friends. The bursary celebrates David’s contribution to Canadian planning practice and CIP.

Additional documents required:

  • 800-word statement of interest, describing the focus of study and how the proposed year of study will contribute to a better understanding of planning in Canada

  • Letter of support from a faculty member in the student’s current program, describing how the applicant is known to the letter writer and why the applicant is worthy of the bursary

  • Letter of support from a Registered Professional Planner, who is practicing in either a local government office or a consulting firm, describing how the applicant is known to the letter writer and why the applicant is worthy of the bursary

TED FOBERT AND ROBERT TENNANT PLANNING MERIT BURSARY

$3,000.00

UNDERGRADUATE

✔ POSTGRADUATE

Awarded for the best submission that demonstrates interest and intent to further innovative approaches to community building and municipal planning.

Fotenn Consultants Inc. was established in 1992 by Ted Fobert and Robert Tennant, to provide urban planning services. It has since grown to become an award-winning planning, urban design, and landscape architecture firm with offices in Ottawa, Kingston, and Toronto. In 2014, Robert and Ted took the next step in the succession of Fotenn, choosing to broaden ownership to employees. However, they still remain active in the business as strategic advisors, ambassadors, and mentors.

JOHN BOUSFIELD BURSARY

$3,000.00

✔ UNDERGRADUATE

✔ POSTGRADUATE

Awarded for the best submission that demonstrates a research background in an urban design/land use planning subject area that promotes innovation and helps to advance practice.

John Bousfield was a visionary professional planner who became one of Canada's greatest urban planners. Until shortly before his passing, he practiced for well over sixty years in a full range of urban planning and development projects. In 1974, he established John Bousfield Associates, now Bousfields Inc.

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