APAPA is proud to announce that through the generosity of Jerry S. Walls, FAICP, a new professional development award is available. Applications are being accepted through November 30. The Jerry S. Walls, FAICP Planning Professional Development Award encourages the pursuit of professional development, and one scholarship in the amount of $2,000.00 will be awarded this year to a Pennsylvania applicant who:
- – demonstrates commitment in the field of community planning,
- – involvement in public sector planning, and
- – a desire to enhance their expertise and/or develop new skills.
A variety of training or coursework is eligible under the guidelines, so if you’ve been putting off classes to brush-up on your GIS skills or wondering how to pay for an APA Planners Training Service workshop – this is your opportunity! Details on the application process are available for download after the jump. Requirements include a resume and a narrative explaining what the funding would be used for and how you fit the guidelines. Recommendations and supporting documents are optional.