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APA Economic Development Division - Student Scholarship

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  • asha.weinstein@sjsu.edu
    ... Please alert interested students about this scholarship opportunity with APA s Economic Development Division. Thanks, Heike Mayer Economic Development
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 4, 2005

      ----- Forwarded by Asha Weinstein/SJSU on 10/04/2005 09:57 AM -----

      Please alert interested students about this scholarship opportunity with
      APA's Economic Development Division.  Thanks, Heike Mayer

      Economic Development Division Graduate Scholarship

      Master's level students from PAB-accredited planning departments across
      the U.S. may apply. For a list of eligible departments, please see the
      Division's Website (http://www.planning.org/economic/scholarship.htm).
      The $1,000 scholarship is awarded on the basis of a letter of
      recommendation from a full-time faculty member and an original paper or
      work having to do with a substantive and relevant topic related to
      economic development. Application details for the 2006 award are
      provided below.

      The application deadline is February 24, 2006. Applications comprised of
      a cover letter, a letter of recommendation, and an original paper should
      be submitted to:

      Dr. Heike Mayer
      Urban Affairs and Planning
      Virginia Tech - Alexandria Campus
      1021 Prince Street
      Alexandria, VA 22314
      heikem@... <mailto:heikem@...>

      Previous awardees are listed below:

      2005 Recipient
      Jessica Zenk of the University of California at Berkeley was selected
      for her work titled "The Arts as Economic Development: Three Successful
      Applications." Jessica received a check from the division in the amount
      of $1,000 at the Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Her paper appeared in
      the spring issue of News & Views.

      2004 Recipient
      Alisa Kane of Portland State University was selected for her work titled
      "Reclaimed Opportunities: Planning for Recycling-Based Economic
      Development." She received a check from the division in the amount of
      $1,000 and her paper was featured in the summer issue of News & Views.

      About APA's Economic Development Division

      The Economic Development Division is one of 18 special interest
      divisions of APA. The division provides an opportunity to join others
      who share an interest in and responsibility for matters related to
      economic development.

      Our Mission

      The mission of the Economic Development Division is to advance the
      practice and state of the art of economic development by:

      * Increasing the understanding of economic development as a key element
      of public policy formulation at all levels of government;

      * Promoting economic development as a critical element of neighborhood
      community, regional, and national planning processes;

      * Disseminating materials and information about current economic
      development practice and theory to members of the division;

      * Assisting APA in positively influencing economic development policy;

      * Promoting professional communication among members of the division
      through a variety of member services, including, but not limited to
      newsletters, web page, conference sessions, workshops, and other

      We look forward to you joining together with our 1,000 members
      throughout North America and several foreign countries. On this website
      you will find information about our division's programs and services. We
      welcome your comments, suggestions, and inquiries, so please feel free
      to contact us.

      Terry Holzheimer, AICP
      Arlington Economic Development
      1100 N. Glebe Road - Suite 1500
      Arlington, VA 22201
      Phone 703-228-0850
      Fax 703-228-0804


      Heike Mayer

      Assistant Professor

      Urban Affairs and Planning

      Virginia Tech - Alexandria Center

      1021 Prince Street, Suite 200

      Alexandria, VA 22314

      Phone: (703) 706-8122

      Fax: (703) 518-8009

      E-mail: heikem@...

      Web:http://uap.ncr.vt.edu/ <http://uap.ncr.vt.edu/>  or


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