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Distinguished Members Legacy Fund

Application deadline for all 2018 Scholarships is Friday, September 28, 2018, by 4:30 p.m. Scholarship applicants will be notified by October 31.

Distinguished Members Legacy Fund Scholarship Application Form

Background
The Local Government Management Association, in partnership with the Vancouver Foundation has established the Distinguished Members Legacy Fund as a way for friends and colleagues to recognize the achievement of LGMA members who have passed away, retired, or have made extraordinary contributions to the field of local government in British Columbia.

Established as an educational scholarship fund, the Legacy Fund has been set up as a registered charity to enable donors to receive a tax deduction for contributions.

View LGMA's Honour Roll 2018

Honour Roll and Donations to the Fund

Would you like to make a donation to the LGMA Distinguished Members Legacy Fund? Follow the steps below to make your donation.

Follow these instructions:

  1. I want to make a donation in Honour of the LGMA's Distinguished Members Legacy Fund
  2. Click “Donate”
  3. Select “Individual or organization” for what kind of donor you are
  4. Select " In Honour of" and type the name of the member in who's name you'd like to make your donation. 
  5. Enter in your contact information unless you want to remain anonymous, and payment information.
  6. You have the option of sending an E-Card to the family along with your donation.

How to Apply for the Honour Roll

Contributions of $500 or more made specifically in the name of an honoured member the member's name, along with a personal biography will be included in LGMA's Honour Roll.

If you are making a contribution to the Distinguished Members Legacy Fund and requesting recognition for a member on the Honour Roll please send a photo along with a summary on the member's career, achievements and significant contributions in the field of local government to a maximum of 300 words.

To apply for the Scholarship
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 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. Both full time and part time students are eligible to apply, making the scholarship available to individuals currently working in local government.

Each Fall the Vancouver Foundation will award one or more scholarships to applicants. Upon award of scholarship, funds will be paid directly as a voucher to the specified post-secondary institution to pay for tuition and texts costs.

The Scholarship shall be for one year and in the amount of up to $1,000 to be provided to the successful candidate as a voucher to the specified post-secondary institution upon proof of registration.

For further information on the Distinguished Members Legacy Fund Scholarship please contact the LGMA at office@lgma.ca

 

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