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March 23, 2020


Submission Deadlines Extended for APPI Planning Awards, Student Education Scholarships & Student Conference Awards

Due the unprecedented public health situation, APPI is extending the deadline for the 2020 APPI Planning Awards, Student Education Scholarships & Student Conference Awards to 3:00 PM, Thursday, May 14, 2020.

During this challenging time, the Institute will continue to provide services to its members, including proceeding with the 2020 Planning Awards to ensure that we celebrate exemplary planning work within our profession and communities.   APPI will also continue to support the planning students studying in our jurisdiction by offering the 2020 Student Education Scholarships & Student Conference Awards, ensuring that students have access to these valued opportunities.

The 2020 APPI Volunteer Awards and Appreciation Celebration scheduled for April 30, 2020 in Edmonton, has now been cancelled. Moving forward, the Institute will explore opportunities to recognize and celebrate our members for their dedication and contributions to APPI and the planning profession, later in 2020, including but not limited to the rescheduling of this event. 

If you have any questions regarding APPI membership, member services, etc. or just need a friendly phone call or email, please reach out to any of the APPI Administration team, who are working remotely to maintain services and support to you our valued members. Please watch for additional information regarding the upcoming virtual APPI AGM on April 30, 2020.  APPI will also be offering more webinars to supplement your learning and networking opportunities, until such time as it is safer to resume interpersonal contact.

APPI Planning Awards

Each year the Alberta Professional Planners Institute recognizes exemplary planning within the planning profession. Awards acknowledge meritorious plans and projects, undertaken in whole or in part by members of the Institute, that significantly contribute to the livability of communities in Alberta, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
Awards Call for Submission Criteria
Awards Submission Form

The 2020 awards will be presented at the 2020 APPI Conference in Lethbridge, September 21st.
The award plans and projects will be featured on the APPI You-Tube channel and distributed in a media release.

Enquiries regarding the APPI Planning Awards may be made to:
Christopher Dulaba, RPP, MCIP, Awards Committee Chair at 780-910-2184 or [email protected]

APPI Student Education Scholarship and Conference Award

The APPI Student Education Scholarships are intended to provide monetary assistance to students for tuition, research, books or other academic expenses. These awards are evaluated based on the entirety of the application and overall merit. Click here for the application form.  A maximum of three (3) scholarships will be granted at $1500 each.

Applications will still be accepted and dependent on whether the choosen conference is held or cancelled. The APPI Student Conference Awards are intended to assist students financially in their attendance and participation at the APPI Annual Conference, CIP Annual Conference, CPAA Annual Conference or other planning-related conferences. These awards are evaluated based on the entirety of the application and overall merit. Click here for the application. A maximum of two (2) awards will be granted for the reimbursement of allowable expenses to a maximum of $1500 each.

APPI is interested in hearing from students who demonstrate an interest in the field of planning and advancing their planning education. Applicants are encouraged to be creative with their entries and may submit for both the education scholarship and conference award. The applicant may win in both categories.

Students do not have to be APPI members to be eligible for an Education Scholarship or Conference Award but must be entering or enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in a planning or planning related field of study within Alberta, Nunavut or Northwest Territories. Students completing their final year in 2020 are eligible to apply. The submission details and evaluation criteria are outlined on the application forms.






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We are the face of the planning profession within Alberta, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. 
​We serve the public interest by providing regulation, advocacy, promotion
and services for our members.

Alberta Professional Planners Institute
PO Box 3099
Sherwood Park, AB T8H 2T1
Phone: 780.435.8716
Toll Free: 888.286.8716
Fax: 780.452.7718
email: [email protected]
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