Deadline: June 1 (This submission window is now closed.)
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 be the individual work of the nominated student, and 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 2016-2017.
- 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
- Joshua Drucker, Chair, University of Illinois at Chicago, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Bryce Lowery, University of Oklahoma
- Chris Tilly, University of California, Los Angeles
Past Award Winners
- 2016 Elizabeth Reed Yarina, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- 2015 No winner
- 2014 Max Taffet, Cornell University
- 2013 Jesse Abraham Zaro-Moore, Georgia Institute of Technology
- 2012 Jeremy Steinemann, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- 2011 Adam Yagelski, University at Albany, SUNY
- 2010 Troels Adrian, Georgia Institute of Technology
- 2009 Bryan Rodda, University of Pennsylvania
- 2008 Maggie Chien, York University
- 2007 Martine August, University of Toronto
- 2006 Benjamin Saltsman, University of Southern California
- 2005 John B. Richardson, Florida State University
- 2004 Jessica Zenk, University of California, Berkeley
- 2003 Gregory D. Morrow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- 2002 Kate Fichter, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- 2001 Philip D’Anieri, University of Michigan
- 2000 Joshua Drucker, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- 1999 Anne Dibble, University of Michigan
- 1998 Edward “Ted” Kamp, University of Colorado, Denver
- 1997 Susan Silberberg, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Jack Sylvan, University of California, Berkeley
- 1996 Lynn Pikholz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- 1995 Philippa Campsie, University of Toronto
- 1994 Dora Epstein, University of California, Los Angeles
- 1993 Stephen Rebori, University of Tennessee
- 1992 Michael Parke, University of Hawaii
- 1991 Michael Daugherty, Cleveland State University
- 1990 Deanna Matsumoto, University of California, Los Angeles
- 1989 Stan Fritterman, Georgia Institute of Technology
- 1987 David Blatt, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- 1985 John Metzger, University of Illinois at Chicago