Several monetary and non-monetary awards are presented to students each year by the Department of Urban and Regional Planning and by the College of Design, Construction and Planning. Below are some of these awards. Please contact the Department for more information.
Minority Student Awards
These college sponsored awards recognize outstanding minority students who have excelled in scholarly pursuits and leadership activity.
Architecture College Council Awards
These are presented to outstanding students within the disciplines represented in the Architecture College Council.
Peter Kanavos, Sr. Memorial Award
An endowment fund established by Flag Development Company and the family and friends of the late Peter Kanavos, Sr. This annual award recognizes overall excellence of graduating planning students.
Judith Mucci Scholarship Fund
This tuition scholarship is awarded to a student of outstanding professional promise from the East Central Florida Area.
AICP Outstanding Student Award
This honor is given to a graduating student who has performed well in courses, demonstrates leadership, and shows promise of early achievement in the planning profession. No monetary award.
Earnest R. Bartley Meritorious Service Award
This award is presented for outstanding professional achievement in the field of urban and regional planning. No monetary award.
Distinguished Urban and Regional Planning Alumnus Award
This award recognizes an alumnus who has made an outstanding contribution to education and to the profession of urban and regional planning. No monetary award.
Gina Langevin Award
This monetary award is presented to an outstanding student whose interests best represent a specialization in urban design.
Ulla B. Rydberg Award
This monetary award is presented to an outstanding student committed to gerontological and social justice issues in planning.
Margaret E. Raynal Award
This monetary award is presented to our outstanding student interested in transportation issues, (especially alternatives to the automobile), the environment, or health education.
This monetary award is presented for excellence in urban and environmental design.
International Shopping Centers Educational Foundation (ISCEF)
The International Shopping Centers Educational Foundation awards a scholarship to outstanding students who have demonstrated a strong interest in retailing or real estate and can show financial need. See Dr. Steiner for more information and for applications.
Urban Land Institute Kenneth M. Good Graduate Student Fellowships
Awarded to one deserving graduate student studying real estate, real estate development, or related subjects. The Department of Urban and Regional Planning will be able to make a nomination for this award. See Dr. Zwick for more information and for applications.
Gulf Coast Chapter of the Florida Planning and Zoning Association (FPZA) Scholarship
Residents of Manatee, Sarasota, Hardee and DeSoto Counties enrolled in graduate programs at the Florida State University, the University of Florida, and Florida Atlantic University are eligible to apply. ONE scholarship will be awarded so you will be competing with students from other universities.
Sun Coast Section of the Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association (FAPA)
Award to a 2nd year graduate student from one of the counties within the Sun Coast Section, located in the Tampa Bay area (Hillsborough County, Pinellas County, Manatee County, Sarasota County, Pasco County, Citrus County, Hernando County). See Dr. Steiner for more information.
Any student may be nominated (or may nominate themselves) for any of these awards. Letters of nomination should outline the unique qualification of the student for a specific award and provide supporting documentation (e.g., a resume) as needed. The letter of nomination will be taken into consideration when the Awards committee considers the qualifications of students for specific awards but in each case the academic achievement and other information available to the faculty committee will also be considered. With the exception of the Judith Mucci Scholarship, the absence or presence of a letter of nomination for any award will not be used for or against any candidate for that specific award. Students who are interested in receiving the Judith Mucci Scholarship must provide a letter of nomination as described above. These nominations will be another form of information that the Awards Committee will use in deciding who wins these awards.