Marsha Ritzdorf Award for the Best Student Work on Diversity, Social Justice and the Role of Women in Planning
This award recognizes superior scholarship reflecting concern with making communities better for women, people of color and/or the disadvantaged. Submissions may be based on student work submitted in the pursuit of any urban/city/community/town/regional planning degree, undergraduate or graduate, at an ACSP-member school. This award carries a cash grant of $100 USD and the work is expected to be presented at the annual ACSP conference.
Submissions must not exceed 35 double-spaced pages. Those pages should be in 12 point or larger font with at least 1″ margins. The paper should include: a cover sheet (showing the student’s full contact information, the name of the student’s program and university, contact information for the faculty nominator, the student’s signature, faculty nominator’s signature, and an indication that this paper is not being nominated for any other ACSP award); and a letter of nomination from a faculty member. Please note, faculty involvement in the paper should be limited to an advisory role.
These materials should be sent electronically before May 1, 2014 to the committee chair.
Marsha Ritzdorf Award Committee
Hilary Nixon, Chair
San Jose State University
Texas Southern University
Appalachian State University
Texas A&M University