The American Planning Association is committed to providing opportunities for all to achieve excellence in planning by fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in the organization and in the planning profession. AICP Certification Diversity scholarships help make the planning profession more diverse and accessible to those with financial need.
This year, applications for the scholarship will be reviewed directly by APA.
- AICP Certification Diversity Scholarship recipients must use the scholarship for the upcoming certification window (October-December 2023).
- The window to submit applications will open July 5, 2023 and close August 31, 2023.
- Between September 5-22, 2023, applicants will receive an email from APA (with the email address of AICP@planning.org) regarding the status of their application. Please add this email address to your contact list to avoid the email getting sent to spam or junk folders.