The California Planning Foundation has announced its 2018 scholarship awards program: More than $60,000 in scholarships will be awarded to outstanding planning students in California.

Every year, CPF invites planning students to compete for scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. Scholarships are awarded, based on an application and selection process by the CPF Board, to students seeking to enter the planning profession. The scholarships are designed for continuing students entering their final year of an eligible undergraduate or master’s degree program. Award criteria include academic performance, financial need, a commitment to serve the planning profession in California after graduation, and increasing diversity in the planning profession.

For a list of eligible degree programs in California, please see Some scholarships are limited to students from PAB-accredited planning programs, asterisked in the list.

To join a free webinar on April 3rd where you can learn about the scholarship application process, you must pre-register at The webinar will be recorded and will be available afterwards for students who were not able to participate.

For questions, contact Hilary Nixon, Ph.D., at or Kelly Main, Ph.D. at

2018 CP Scholarship Flyer