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CIP's Planning Student Trust Fund Scholarship

The Canadian Institute of Planners' Planning Student Trust Fund represents a long-time commitment to contribute to the advancement of community planning by providing scholarships to students studying in the field.

Just announced: The David Palubeski Bursary. Find out more here.

All contributions to the fund are tax deductible and will receive a tax receipt (Canadian charitable registration #889709499 RR0001).

To made a donation using your credit card, please call the CIP office at 613.237.7526 x 509.

Alternatively, cheques are welcome and payments should be made out to “CIP PSTF”. Please include a note stating the name you’d like used on the tax form and your mailing address.

Mailing address:
CIP Planning Student Trust Fund
141 Laurier Ave West, Suite 1112
Ottawa, ON  Canada K1P 5J3
 
If you would like to set-up an automatic annual donation or bequest, please contact the CIP office directly.

 

2017 Scholarship Winners

Read more about our 2017 winners here.

CIP President’s Scholarship (
$6,000)

Kai Okazaki
University of British Columbia 
"Addressing Barriers to Inclusive Climate Action: Planning for Immigrants in Metro Vancouver"

Dillon Consulting Scholarship ($5,000)

Zoë Mager
York University
"Planning with Indigenous Peoples: Meaningful Municipal Consultation and Engagement as a Key Part of Reconciliation"

2017 College of Fellows Travel Scholarship ($4,000)

Kara Martin
Dalhousie University
"Cycling urban design and implementation"

Wayne Daniel Smith Scholarship ($4,500)

Zoi de la Peña
York University
"Planning Equitable Public Parks"

CIP Past President – Thomas Adams Scholarship;($3,000)

Robert Catherall
University of British Columbia
"Planning for the Innovation Economy in Vancouver: Lessons from Seattle and San Francisco"

  

2016 Scholarship Winners

Dillon Consulting Scholarship ($5,000)

Tyler Carlson
Simon Fraser University
"Formulating Forest Policies with the ‘Namgis Nation: Lessons from First Nations land use planning across British Columbia"
 

Wayne Daniel Smith Scholarship ($4,500)

Jeff Lemon
Simon Fraser University
"Land-based Aquaculture: A Strategic Opportunity for Social Entrepreneurship & Sustainable Community Development"
 

CIP President’s Scholarship ($6,000)

Chloe Boyle
Simon Fraser University
"An Evaluation of the social and ecological benefits of an urban stream restoration project"
 

CIP Past President – Thomas Adams Scholarship ($3,000)

Emily Gray
University of British Columbia
"Finding Safer Places: Building Natural Disaster Resilience through Open Spaces"
 

2016 College of Fellows Travel Scholarship ($4,000)

Scott Bordon
Dalhousie University
"Multi-modalism in Vancouver"


2015 Scholarship Winners

Winner of the Dillon Consulting Scholarship Award

Ryan Segal
University of Manitoba, Master of City Planning
"Playfinding: Child-Friendly Wayfinding as a Tool for Children's Independent Mobility in Downtown Winnipeg"


Winner of the Wayne Daniel Smith Scholarship

Jake Papineau
Dalhousie University, Master of Planning (MPlan)
"Assessing sustainable building technologies from a First Nations perspective"


Winner of the CIP President Scholarship Award

Abdoul-Kader Mahamadou
Université de Laval, Maîtrise en aménagement du territoire et développement régional
"L'influence de l'environnement bâti et du transport sur l'interaction sociale des enfants à Québec"


Winner of the CIP Past President - Horace Seymour -Scholarship Award

Julia Fryer
Simon Fraser University, Resource Management (Planning)
"Placemaking at Renfrew Ravine: the role of art for resilient cities"


Winner of the CIP Past President -Thomas Adams- Scholarship Award

Anthony Dionigi
York University, Master in Environmental Studies (Planning)
"Achieving equity in public transit planning: A critical assessment of Markham, Ontario's VivaNext Rapidway"


Winner of the CIP Past President- Humphrey Carver- Scholarship Award

Dilys Huang
Queen's University, Masters of Urban and Regional Planning
"Condos, Lettuce, and Tomatoes: Factors Influencing the Provision of Food Production Spaces in New Multi-Unit Residential Developments in Toronto and Vancouver"
 

Winner of the Fellows Travel Scholarship - in Memory of Denis Cole, FCIP

Heidi Hindrichs
Dalhousie University, Bachelor of Community Design, Honours in Environmental Planning and Sustainability
"A Study of Water Planning in the Netherlands"


2014 Scholarship Winners

Winner of the Dillon Consulting Scholarship Award

Kyle Miller
Master of Science in Planning, University of Toronto
“The First Evaluation of Toronto's Church Street Parklets”


Winner of the CIP President Scholarship Award

Cara Fisher
Master of Planning at McGill University, School of Urban Planning
“Cycling Through Winter: Exploring innovative design principles and practices to support all season bicycle commuting for Winnipeg and Winter Cities worldwide”


Winner of the CIP Past President - Horace Seymour -Scholarship Award

Per Lundberg
Master of Planning, Queen’s University
CRACKING THE CODES OF SMALL DOWNTOWNS A comparative assessment of zoning, hybrid zoning, urban design guidelines and form-based codes through a case study of 4 small downtowns


Winner of the CIP Past President -Thomas Adams- Scholarship Award

Will Gregory
Masters Student, Urban Planning Program, Dalhousie University
“Who Lives Downtown? Tracking demographic change in downtown Halifax, 1951-2011”


Winner of the CIP Past President- Humphrey Carver- Scholarship Award

Justin Tyndall
Masters Student, Urban Planning Program, New York University
“Job Access and Public Transportation”


Winner of the Vancouver Scholarship for Excellence & Leadership in Sustainable Planning

Sarah Nielsen
Master of Urban and Regional Planning, Queen's University
Get Moving to School: Comparing influences on the potential for active school travel in a large urban centre in Western Canada."


Winner of the Fellows Travel Scholarship - in Memory of Dr. Earl Levin, FCIP

Riannon McVay
Dalhousie University - Bachelor of Community Design Honours, Urban Design Studies 

 

2013 Scholarship Winners

Winner of the Dillon Consulting Scholarship Award

Jonathan H. Pradinuk - Queen's University - Master of Urban & Regional Planning
"The Implementation of Intensification Corridors: Exploring the Redevelopment Potential of Vancouver's Neighbourhood Shopping Streets"
Queen's University - Master of Urban & Regional Planning


Winner of the CIP President Scholarship Award;

Marena Brinkhurst - Simon Fraser University - Master of Planning
"Community Land-Use Planning of First Nations Reserve and the Influence of Land Tenure: A Case Study with the Penticton Indian Band"
Simon Fraser University - Master of Planning


Winner of the CIP Past President - Horace Seymour -Scholarship Award;

Teresa Rittemann - Ryerson University - Master of Urban Planning
"Playfully Green Futures: A PlayScape Planning Handbook"
Ryerson University - Master of Urban Planning


Winner of the CIP Past President -Thomas Adams- Scholarship Award;

Nicholas Danford - Queen's University - Master of Urban & Regional Planning
"Bylaws and Brothels: An Analysis of Toronto's Adult Entertainment Governance Strategy"
Queen's University - Master of Urban & Regional Planning


Winner of the CIP Past President- Humphrey Carver- Scholarship Award;

Hillary Morgan - Queen's University - Master of Urban & Regional Planning
"Working Towards Sustainability: Assessing the Land Use Needs of Light Industry in a Changing Economy"
Queen's University - Master of Urban & Regional Planning


Winner of the Vancouver Scholarship for Excellence & Leadership in Sustainable Planning;

Jonathan H. Pradinuk - Queen's University - Master of Urban & Regional Planning
"The Implementation of Intensification Corridors: Exploring the Redevelopment Potential of Vancouver's Neighbourhood Shopping Streets"
Queen's University - Master of Urban & Regional Planning

 

2012 Scholarship Winners

Winner of the Dillon Consulting Scholarship Award

Jordan Kemp
“Bringing Families Back from the 'Burbs: A Feasibility Model for the Development of Family-Friendly Urban Infill Housing”
McGill University – Master of Urban Planning
 

CIP President's Scholarship

Marcus Bowman
“Addressing Challenges to Mobility Hub Implementation in Suburban Transit Parking Lots”
Ryerson University – Master of Urban & Regional Planning
 

Thomas Adams - Past President Scholarship

Kelly Sims
“The Historical Development of a Wartime Housing Limited Neighbourhood”
Dalhousie University – Master of Planning
 

Horace Seymour - Past President Scholarship

Anya Paskovic
“Urban Lighting: Planning and Public Spaces”
Queens' University – Master of Urban and Regional Planning
 

Humphrey Carver - Past President Scholarship

Michaela Cochran
“Social Vulnerability to Climate Change: An Assessment for the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg, NS”
Dalhousie University – Master of Planning
 

Inaugural Vancouver Scholarship for Excellence & Leadership in Sustainable Planning

Anna Froehlich
“Implementation of Natural Heritage Systems in Ontario: Recommendations for Prince Edward County”
Queen's University – Master of Planning
 

Fellows Travel Scholarship

David Verbeek
Dalhousie University – Bachelor of Community Design: Honours Urban Design

 

2011 Scholarship Winners

Winner of the Dillon Consulting Scholarship Award

Amber Marie Cantell
“Assessing the Active Transportation Potential of Neighbourhood Models Using GIS”
University of Waterloo – Master of Arts (Planning)
 

CIP President's Scholarship

Alejandra Perdomo Ibanez
“Digital Storytelling as a Participatory Planning Tool: A Landscape Study in Toronto's Inner Suburbs”
York University – Master in Environmental Studies, Planning Stream
 

Thomas Adams - Past President Scholarship

Erkin Ozberk
“Livable Densities: The Role of Local Public Space Under Growth Management Planning in Ontario and Maryland”
York University – Master of Environmental Studies (MES)
 

Horace Seymour - Past President Scholarship

Henry Donald McQueen
“Brownfield Redevelopment: An Analysis of Key Variables in the Development Process”
Queen's University – Master of Planning
 

Humphrey Carver - Past President Scholarship

Mia Baumeister
“Development Charges across Canada: Can they promote sustainability”
University of Toronto – Master of Science in Urban Planning (MScPl)
 

Fellows Travel Scholarship

Scott W. Hindle
University of Waterloo - Bachelor of Environmental Studies, Planning