Edward McClure Award for the Best Masters Student Paper

Deadline: June 30, 2015
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The winner will be asked to present the paper at the Fall 2015 Annual Conference.

The Ed McClure Award recognizes superior scholarship in a paper prepared by a masters student in an ACSP-member school. Submissions may address any topic of investigation generated in the course of pursuing a master’s degree in urban/city/community/town/regional planning.

Papers should result from a one-term regular class. Master's theses, terminal professional reports and student group projects are NOT eligible. Submissions should have been prepared during academic year 2013-2014 or 2014-2015. Nominations (limited to one per program) must come from the program chairperson or the faculty advisor; students are urged to ask the appropriate faculty members to nominate their papers. Nominations should indicate the course for which the paper was prepared. This award carries a cash grant of $100 USD, a certificate, plus full student registration to the conference.

Submissions, not exceeding 45 pages of text including graphics, must be double (or 1.5) spaced with margins of 1" or greater and a font not less than 12 points. Send electronic version of paper plus letter of nomination by a faculty member to the committee chair in a Word or pdf file with “McClure Submit” in the subject line by June 30, 2015.

The Edward McClure Award Committee:

Robin Boyle, Chair
Wayne State University
Term: 2013 - present
Email: aa2815@wayne.edu

Joshua Drucker
University of Illinois at Chicago
Term: 2012 - present
Voice: 312/413-7597
Email: jdruck@uic.edu