CPAA Scholarships

CPAA is pleased to announce the reciepient of the 2021 Conference Scholarship!

Rose Marie Panonessa
Master of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Alberta


The Community Planning of Association awards, up to a maximum of three $1000.00 scholarships to students who volunteer at the Association’s Alberta Annual Planning Conference.

Applicants are required to attend and participate in the Conference and submit a report of up to 1500 words on topics relevant to the Conference and community planning generally.

To volunteer and be eligible for the scholarship, students must:

  • be in a planning related post-secondary program in Alberta
become student members of CPAA ($25.00)
register for the Conference at the student rate of $50.00
be accepted as a student volunteer for the Conference

For Conference Volunteers, CPAA will provide accommodation (multiple persons per room) and mileage expenses (carpool). CPAA may need to limit the number of student volunteers accepted under these terms.


Tom Baldwin Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Planning

At the meeting of the CPAA Board of Directors held in Calgary at the Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary on January 26, 2007, Dr. Tim Burton, Chair, of the CPAA and Dr. Brian Sinclair, Dean, Of the Faculty of Environmental Design proudly announced the setting up of The Tom Baldwin Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Planning.

This award is in the memory of Mr. Tom Baldwin, long time volunteer Chairman of The Community Planning Association of Alberta. He was Executive Director of the Northern Alberta Development Council and former Executive Director of the Mackenzie Municipal Services Agency. Tom served on numerous other provincial, national and international boards demonstrating with great humor and integrity, his desire to return-to-community.

The value of the scholarship is $1000.00 for the duration of one year. It is open to candidates enrolled in the second year or more senior year of a full-time Faculty of Environmental Design (Planning Program) at the University of Calgary.

Students – A statement of application should be submitted to: Associate Dean (Scholarships), Faculty of Environmental Design and the Faculty of Environmental Design Scholarship Committee will submit a recommendation to the Graduate Scholarship Office.

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