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GPEIG Awards

• ACSP/GPEIG Gill-Chin Lim Award for the Best Dissertation on International Planning

This award recognizes superior scholarship in a doctoral dissertation completed by a student enrolled in an ACSP-member school. This award provides cash grant of $1,000.

Deadline for paper submissions is June 16. View this page for more information.

For more information about this award contact: awards@acsp.org

 

• ACSP/GPEIG Gill-Chin Lim Student Travel Awards

Two students with an accepted paper to present at the ACSP Annual Conference, with a focus on an international development/global planning topic or with a special focus on low-income countries of the global south, are eligible for an award of $500 USD intended to defray travel expenses. Those selected for one of these travel awards will also receive waived conference registration.

Deadline to submit applications is June 16Use this general application and indicate your interest in the GPEIG close to the bottom of the form.

For more information about this award contact: awards@acsp.org

 

• Best Student Paper in International Planning

This award recognizes the best student paper on international planning presented at the previous annual conference of the ACSP. a paper contributing to advancing our understanding of global planning issues will be considered for the award.

Deadline to submit applications is June 19. For more information about this award, view this page or contact the chair of the GPEIG Committee.

 

• Outstanding Service to GPEIG Award

Launched in 2016, this award is presented in even number years and recognizes an individual/faculty member whose exceptional service, practice, scholarship, and/or leadership has had a lasting and positive impact on GPEIG's mission and/or the strengthening of the institution.

Nomination Process 

  • Nominations may come from faculty or administrators at ACSP member schools.
  • Nominations should consist of two letters, at least one of which should be from individuals not within the nominee's own institution. The letters should that state the ways in which the nominee has, through her or his service, contributed to the strengthening of GPEIG's mission.
Award Committee
  • Bish Sanyal, Professor, MIT (sanyal@mit.edu) (Chair)
  • Vinit Mukhija, Professor, UCLA (vmukhija@ucla.edu)
  • Ashima Krishna, Assistant Professor, University of Buffalo ((ashimakr@buffalo.edu)
  • Praveen Maghelal, Associate Professor, Khalifa University (praveen.maghelal@ku.ac.ae)
  • N. Emel Ganapati, Associate Professor, Florida International University (ganapat@fiu.edu)

Deadline to submit is June 20. Please email the two nominating letters to GPEIGserviceaward@gmail.com

 

• Student Case Study Competition

This award is meant to promote students' pursuit of the case study method as a research tool in international development planning, which will better inform the American planning fraternity of the richness of research contexts globally.

Deadline for paper submissions is June 19. For more information about this award, view this page or contact the chair of the GPEIG Committee.

 

• Best Faculty Paper Award

This award was introduced in 2017 and honors an outstanding recent journal article on planning and development issues in global context.

Deadline for paper submissions is June 1. For more information about this award, view this page or contact the chair of the GPEIG Committee.

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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