Sustainable Communities Division Student Essay Contest

The Sustainable Communities Division welcomed submissions for its first-ever student essay contest.

The contest aimed to recognize and foster the academic excellence of university students pursuing studies in fields related to sustainable community planning. One undergraduate student and one graduate student received an award of $250 each for essays on any subject that address items in the APA's Comprehensive Plan Standards for Sustaining Places through a planning perspective.

Winners were recognized at the APA conference in Phoenix.

Read more about the submission requirements, review process and criteria