Urban Planning Student Awards

All awards will be announced at the School Commencement ceremony.

American Institute of Certified Planners Outstanding Student Award

This prize is for outstanding attainment in the study of Urban Planning.

New York Chapter of the American Planning Association’s Award

This award is for academic excellence and leadership in Urban Planning.

Charles Abrams Thesis Award

For a masters thesis that best exemplifies a commitment to social justice.

Urban Planning Program Award

This prize is for high academic attainment.

Planning Challenge Award

For a masters thesis that makes a substantive contribution to our understanding of a contemporary planning issue.

Planning Research Design Award

For a thesis that exemplifies a commitment to research methodology and/or planning techniques.

Peer to Peer Award

This award is given in recognition of outstanding service to classmates, faculty, and school. 

Percival and Naomi Goodman Fellowship

Graduating students in M.Arch, AAD, UP, UD, HP, and CCCP are eligible. The purpose of the Fellowship is to enable the recipient to carry out a project of social significance related to the interests of Percival Goodman. Projects should be strongly humanist and excite the possibility that lives can be changed for the better. Proposal deadline: Monday, March 30, 2015, 12 PM. The project may be undertaken anywhere in the world. It may last up to one year after graduation and must be concluded with a final report.

Please see the Goodman Fellowship webpage for more information and application instructions.

CURE Award

This award presented by the Dean and the affiliated faculty of the Center for Urban Real Estate (CURE.) is awarded to graduates from the departments of Real Estate Development, Urban Planning and Architecture who have excelled in the advancement of transdisciplinary research in urban development. By dedicating themselves to one or several research projects which balance inquiries and methods relating to design, finance and public policy, this award is given in recognition of a graduate whose contribution can be defined as inspirational, innovative and constructive.