A wide range of scholarships are available for persons pursuing studies in various facets of government and public policy. Call for applications begin in September of each year with a deadline for submissions on the last business day of September by 4:30 p.m. For more information view the Scholarship Brochure
The Scholarship will be available to assist students who have shown an interest in local government during their undergraduate career, and who are registered in any of the following post-secondary programs leading to a degree at British Columbia post-secondary institutions:
Candidates should be intending to treat their degree as a terminal degree, and as a pre-requisite to professional employment. The goal is to assist in training local government professionals for the future of British Columbia.
Candidates should be intending to treat their diploma or degree as a terminal diploma/degree and as a pre-requisite to professional employment in local government or to support their career in local government through further post-secondary education.
Up to eight scholarships will be awarded for one year and in the amount of up to $1,000 to be provided to the successful candidates as a voucher to the specified post-secondary institution upon proof of registration.
Applications will be received from permanent residents of British Columbia who are registered at a post-secondary educational institution, undertaking either a full time or part time course of studies directly related to federal, provincial, local government or First Nations administration and policy studies AND who are working either in a federal, provincial, local government, or First Nations organization, OR who have shown a demonstrated interest in public administration or public policy studies.
Four scholarships will be awarded of up to $2,500 each, with preference being given to one applicant from each of the four public sectors noted above.
Previous Scholarship Winners
Partner Organization Scholarships
- Board of Examiners Scholarship Program
- Municipal Finance Authority, James R. Craven MATI Foundations Scholarship Fund
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