Student Conference Scholarships

The Community Planning of Association awards up to three $1000.00 scholarships to students who volunteer at the Association’s Alberta Annual Conference and submit an essay.

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 as per the conference theme.

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 at $25.00
register for the Conference at the student rate of $50.00 (for students who are not designated volunteers but attend the conference)
be accepted as a student volunteer for the Conference

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

Scholarship Timeline

Early May - Students attend the conference and essay questions are distributed within a week after the conference.

June 15 - Essay submission deadline

July - Scholarship(s) are awarded



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