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Student Award - Ed McClure
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Deadline: We are beyond the deadline for this year.

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.

Instructions

  • 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 2014-2015 or 2015-2016.
  • 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, and optionally may include a note from the instructor of this course recommending or explaining the context of the paper.
  • The PDF paper submission should not exceed 45 pages of text including graphics, must be double (or 1.5) spaced with margins of 1" or greater and have a font not less than 12 points.
  • This award carries a cash grant of $100 USD, a certificate presentation, plus student registration to the conference including an opening reception ticket and awards luncheon ticket.
  • The student will be invited to present the award winning paper at a special session on the Saturday of the conference.

The Edward McClure Award Committee
Josh Drucker, Chair, University of Illinois at Chicago, jdruck@uic.edu
Bryce Lowery, University of Oklahoma
Chris Tilly, University of California, Los Angeles

Past Award Winners

The entire history of award winners can be found here at www.acsp.org.

 

Mission

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning promotes education, research, service and outreach in the United States and throughout the world by seeking to:

  • recognize diverse needs and interests in planning;
  • improve and enhance the accreditation process, and;
  • strengthen the role of planning education in colleges and universities through publications, conferences, and community engagement;
  • extend planning beyond the classroom into the world of practice.

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