Scholarships

2018-2019 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to all of the 2018-2019 CPF Scholarship Recipients!

CPF Major and Named Scholarship Awards

Outstanding Student Award ($5,000)*

Jesus Flores, University of California, Los Angeles

Outstanding Student Award, Runner-Up ($3,000 each)*

Kristian Castro, University of Southern California

Justine Marcus, University of California, Berkeley

Mariana Zimmerman, University of California, Los Angeles

Diversity in Planning Award ($3,000)*

Lynnete Guzman, University of Southern California

Merit Scholarships ($3,000 each)

Joel Mandella, University of California, Berkeley

James Perez, University of California, Berkeley

Jessie Wang, University of California, Berkeley

Richard H. Weaver Scholarship ($2,000)

Dustin Khuu, University of California, Los Angeles

California Planning Roundtable (CPR) Memorial Scholarships ($1,000 each)

Nathan Devan Lacy, University of California, Irvine

Libby Nachman, University of California, Berkeley

Sergio Rosas, University of California, Irvine

APA California Scholarship in honor of Frank Wein ($1,000)

Christian Mendez, University of California, Los Angeles

 David Wilcox Scholarship ($1,000)

Leann Kelch, University of Southern California

Ken Milam Scholarship ($1,000)

Jeffrey Setterlund, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Paul Wack Cal Poly SLO Scholarship ($1,000)

Madilyn Jacobsen, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Paul Wack Sustainability Scholarship ($1,000)

Mariana Zimmerman, University of California, Los Angeles

Planners4Health Scholarship ($1,000)

Justine Marcus, University of California, Berkeley

Ted Holzem Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)

Upasana Paul, University of Southern California

Virginia Viado Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)

Jefferson Rosa, University of Southern California

*Includes a full conference registration to the 2018 APA California Planning Conference held in San Diego, CA on October 7-10, 2018.

 

 Section Scholarship Awards

Russell Fey / Central Valley Section ($1,000 each)

Devin Ciriaco, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Earl Gatela, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Central Coast Section ($1,000 each)

Erik Anderson, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Madilyn Jacobsen, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Inland Empire Section ($1,000 each)

Cole Iwamasa, California Polytechnic State University, Pomona

Lyle Janicek, California Polytechnic State University, Pomona

Los Angeles Section ($1,000 each)

Isaac Cruz, California Polytechnic State University, Pomona

Carl Hollas, California State University, Northridge

Kidada Malloy, University of California, Los Angeles

Erika Van Sickel, University of Southern California

Northern Section ($1,000 each)

Frank Arellano, San José State University

Melody Gu, University of California, Berkeley

Jeremy Halpern, University of California, Berkeley

Julie Mendel, University of California, Berkeley

Aline Tanielian, University of California, Berkeley

Orange Section ($1,000 each)

Emily Makini, University of California, Irvine

Mandalyn Mendoza, University of California, Irvine

Sacramento Valley Section ($1,500 each)

No applications received.

San Diego Section ($1,000 each)

April Alarcon, University of California, San Diego

Joey Uy, University of California, San Diego

 

About CPF Scholarships

Each year in the spring, CPF invites planning students to compete for a number of scholarships for the upcoming academic year. Scholarships are offered to students enrolled in eligible planning programs in California.

Scholarships are awarded to students seeking to enter the planning profession based on an application and selection process by the CPF Board. These scholarships are designed for continuing students entering their final year of an eligible undergraduate or master’s degree program. Criteria for the scholarships include academic performance, financial need, increasing diversity in the planning profession, and a commitment to serve the planning profession in California after graduation.

Eligible degree programs include:

  • Cal Poly Pomona – BS, Urban and Regional Planning**
  • Cal Poly Pomona – Master of Urban & Regional Planning**
  • Cal Poly San Luis Obispo – BS, City and Regional Planning**
  • Cal Poly San Luis Obispo – Master of City & Regional Planning**
  • CSU Channel Islands – BS, Environmental Science and Resources Management
  • CSU Chico – BA, Geography, Option in Human Geography and Planning; BA, Geography, Option in Physical and Environmental Geography; BS, Environmental Science
  • CSU Chico – MS, Environmental Science
  • CSU Fresno – BS, City & Regional Planning
  • CSU Fullerton – MA, Geography; Master of Public Administration
  • CSU Monterey Bay – BA, Environmental Studies, Concentrations in Science for Sustainable Communities and Environmental Education
  • CSU Northridge – BA, Urban Studies & Planning
  • CSU Northridge – MA, Urban Planning
  • CSU San Bernardino – BA, Geography & Environmental Studies
  • Humboldt State University – BS, Environmental Management & Protection, Environmental Planning, Environmental Planning Option
  • Sacramento State University – BA, Geography, Concentration in Metropolitan Area Planning; BA, Geography, Concentration in Human Geography; BA, Geography, Concentration in Geographic Information Systems and Analysis; BA/BS, Environmental Studies
  • Sacramento State University – MS, Urban Land Development; Master of Public Policy and Administration
  • San Diego State University – Master of City Planning
  • San Diego State University – BA, Urban Studies
  • San Francisco State University – BA, Urban Studies and Planning
  • San Francisco State University – MA, Geography, Concentration in Resources Management and Environmental Planning
  • San José State University – Master of Urban Planning**
  • Soka University – BA/BS, Environmental Studies
  • Sonoma State University – BA/BS – Planning Concentration, Geography, Environment, and Planning
  • Stanford University – BA, Urban Studies
  • UC Berkeley – Master of City Planning**
  • UC Davis – BA, Community and Regional Development; BA, Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning; Environmental Science and Management; BS, Landscape Architecture; BS, Sustainable Environmental Design
  • UC Davis – MS, Community Development; MS, Environmental Policy and Management; MA, Geography; MS, Transportation Technology and Policy
  • UC Irvine – BA, Urban Studies
  • UC Irvine – Master of Urban & Regional Planning **
  • UC Los Angeles – Master of Urban & Regional Planning **
  • UC Riverside – BA/BS, Environmental Studies
  • UC Riverside – MPP, Public Policy
  • UC Santa Barbara – BA/BS, Environmental Studies
  • UC Santa Barbara – MESM, Bren School
  • UC San Diego – BA, Urban Studies and Planning
  • University of Southern California – BS, Urban Studies and Planning
  • University of Southern California – MPL**

** Programs listed with asterisks are PAB-accredited planning programs. Some scholarships are limited to only students from those programs.

For questions about the scholarship program, please contact Hilary Nixon, Ph.D. at hilary.nixon@sjsu.edu or Kelly Main, Ph.D. at cpfapplications@gmail.com.

Past CPF Scholarship Recipients

2017-2018

2016-2017

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013