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The May 2018 AICP Exam testing window is May 14-28, 2018.  Reimbursement recipients pay reduced fees to AICP as follows:


  • First Time AICP applicants: $145 (combined $70 application and $75 exam fee, a savings of $350 over the regular fee of $495)
  • Previously approved AICP applicants: $75 (exam fee only, a savings of $350 over the regular fee of $425)


The deadline for applying for the three (3) Reduced Exam Fee Reimbursements is:


Noon, Wednesday, December 20, 2018


Reduced AICP Exam Fee Reimbursement Selection Criteria


Applicants must be eligible to take the exam.  Applicants must submit a letter explaining the financial hardship (including financial hardship caused by a budget cutback in a firm or agency), which necessitated the request.  The letter should be no more than two (2) pages and need to include the applicant’s APA membership identification number.  Preference is given to:


  • Members of ethnic or racial minorities;
  • Applicants who otherwise will be unlikely to take the exam without the reduced fee; or
  • Applicants whose employer will not subsidized the exam fee.


Applications must be submitted by Noon, Wednesday, December 20, 2018 via email to:


Richard Luedke, AICP

Professional Development Officer

APA Texas Chapter