The Robert A. Catlin/David W. Long Memorial Scholarship

American Planning Association

The Robert A. Catlin/David W. Long Memorial Fellowship was established to promote the profession of urban planning among Black students and build a community of Black planning professionals who supports one another.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    undergraduate students; graduate students
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Other Academic Requirements:
    The applicant should be in good academic standing and active member of their community.
  • College:
    Students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities are especially encouraged to apply.
  • Major/Career:
    Majoring in urban planning or a related field (environmental studies, geography, urban studies, urban policy etc.)
  • Ethnicity:
    Black community
  • Miscellaneous:
    The fellow shall work to complete a service project as defined by the members of the Executive Committee

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
    Not required
  • Essay:
    Personal Statement
  • Recommendation Letters:
    One Letter of Recommendation
  • Portfolio/Work Samples:
    Fellowship project examples could include but may not be limited to conference planning, conducting policy research, and coordination of special division related projects
  • Other Materials:
    Fellowship Application; Proof of enrollment in graduate planning program or letter of acceptance to graduate planning program

Contact Information