UIC College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs Award for Ph.D. Students
The UIC College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs (CUPPA) Distinguished Scholar Award for New Doctoral Students
The CUPPA Distinguished Scholar Award Program for New Doctoral Students offers highly qualified applicants a guarantee of up to four years of tuition-free education and salaries of up to $17,000 per academic year for work as research assistants in one of the college's seven research centers and institutes.
Selected students prepare for research careers in Urban Planning or Public Administration by studying with faculty in the academic departments and one of seven nationally recognized research centers within the UIC College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs.
Scholars are expected to complete all required course work and pass their preliminary examinations during their first two years of study. Scholars spend the next two years pursuing advanced research and dissertation study at their affiliate centers.
General information on the UIC College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, its academic departments and research centers can be found at:
The Ph.D. Programs
Students interested in pursuing graduate studies in economic development, community development, physical planning, transportation or international planning should apply for admission to the PhD Program in Urban Planning and Policy.
Information on the new Ph.D. Program in Urban Planning and Policy, its faculty and application procedures can be found at:
Contact: Charles Hoch (Director) [email protected] ; 312.996.2156
Those interested in the management of public or non-profit organizations should apply for admission to the Ph.D. Program in Public Administration:
Contact: Vaughn Blankenship (Director); [email protected]; 312.413.3777
Students applying for Fall, 2002 admission to the Ph.D. Program in Public Administration or the Ph.D. Program in Urban Planning and Policy may apply for the CUPPA Distinguished Scholar Program.
The complete application process for admission to the appropriate doctoral program should be completed by January 15, 2002.
Awardees will be invited to visit the campus and meet CUPPA faculty, staff, and students. Travel stipends will be paid for by UIC. Award recipients will be selected by February 15th, 2002. Those selected must notify the Director of their respective Ph.D. program whether or not they accept the award within three weeks of receiving notice.
For more information contact:
University of Illinois at Chicago
412 S. Peoria St.
Email: [email protected]