To be filled out by scholarship applicant. Once submitted, it will automatically be sent to the Georgia Chapter PDO and its scholarship review committee.
AICP Certification Diversity scholarships help make the planning profession more diverse and accessible. Diversity is an inclusive concept which encompasses, but not is not limited to race, ethnicity, class, gender, age, sexuality, ability, educational attainment, spiritual beliefs, creed, culture, tribal affiliation, nationality, financial status, immigration status, political beliefs, and veteran status.
Please provide a brief personal statement (250-500 words) describing how you earning AICP Certification will impact the communities you serve.
- Keep your personal statement brief and focused on your hopes for success in the planning field.
- Share your passion for planning and areas of interest (i.e., climate change, resilience, and
sustainability; healthy and livable communities; plan making and implementation; disruptors
- Avoid detailed discussion of planning theory.
- Briefly describe how you will champion diversity within the planning profession.