Conference Scholarships

SCAPA Conference Scholarship Program

The SCAPA Executive Committee believes that attendance at chapter and national conferences contributes to the professional development of the individual member, to the overall performance of the Chapter, and ultimately APA.

To encourage attendance in 2018, scholarships will be provided as follows:

  • APA National Conference
    Amount: Not to exceed $4,000
    Scholarships available: Two Awards (Up to $2,000 each)
    Deadline to apply: February 1, 2019
  • SCAPA Winter-Spring Conference
    Amount: Not to exceed $300
    Scholarships available: 1
    Deadline to apply: February 1, 2019
  • SCAPA Summer Conference
    Amount: Not to exceed $300
    Scholarships available: 1
    Deadline to apply: May 31, 2019
  • SCAPA Fall Conference
    Amount: Not to exceed $400
    Scholarships available: 1
    Deadline to apply: September 6, 2019

*Note: The SCAPA Executive Committee will notify all applicants regarding the success of their applications. The successful applicant for the APA National Conference scholarship will also receive a check in the amount indicated above to use towards the APA Conference registration. The successful applicants for the SCAPA conferences will receive notification of their success and will be asked to fill out paper registration forms for the applicable conferences (will not receive checks) and will be asked to pay any additional fees to SCAPA by check.

To be considered, you must submit a letter that addresses all of the following criteria:

1. You must be a member in good standing of SCAPA for at least one year;
2. You must demonstrate financial need;
3. You must not be a student; and
4. You must not have previously received a conference scholarship from SCAPA.

The successful applicant for the APA National Conference scholarship will be required to submit a journal-style article regarding his/her experience at the conference for publication in the Chapter newsletter (article will be published in the next available Chapter newsletter following the conference). The article must be submitted no later than two weeks following the end of the APA National Conference. Scholarship submissions are due by 12:00 PM on the deadline schedule above via email to Rodney Tucker, AICP, SCAPA Membership Chair at: info@rs3planningcollaborative.com.