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Scholarships

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

2016 LGMA Scholarship Winners


LGMA Scholarships

The purpose of the Grant Anderson Commemorative Scholarship is to encourage those students with an interest in local government administration, local government law and governance, and in planning and land-use law to pursue post-secondary education in one of those fields.

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:
  · Masters degree in public administration, or public sector management or leadership
  · Masters degree in community and regional planning
  · Bachelors degree in law

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.
Up to two scholarships will be awarded for one year in the amount of up to $1,000 paid upon proof of registration at a post-secondary institution in one of the approved subject areas.

 


The purpose of the Distinguished Members Legacy Fund Scholarship is to encourage students with an interest in local government management and administration to pursue post-secondary opportunities. A scholarship is available to assist students whose permanent address is in British Columbia and who have a demonstrated interest in local government public service and who are accepted or are registered in a course of studies at an accredited post-secondary institution.

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.


This scholarship has been established to encourage students with an interest in federal, provincial, local government or First Nations administration and policy studies to pursue post-secondary opportunities.

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.

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