Scholarships

2017-2018 APWA-NC Scholarships Available

The North Carolina Chapter of the American Public Works Association is proud to offer the following educational scholarship programs for students and employees with a passion for serving their communities in the field of Public Work.


UNC School of Government Municipal & County Administration Course Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 31st


APWA Scholarship for Students

Students interested in a career in public works are invited to compete for a $2,000 scholarships to be awarded by the North Carolina Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA). You are eligible for the scholarship if you are a rising junior or a senior in a bachelor’s program or in a master’s program not graduating before December 2017 and you are genuinely interested in pursuing a career in public works. Furthermore, students must be enrolled at a state-supported university as a full-time student and participate in a student chapter or other organization that demonstrates a commitment to the public works profession. In order for a previous APWA scholarship winner to be considered for the scholarship a second year, the student must have worked during school or the summer in the public works field.

Application Deadline: May 1st


APWA Scholarship for Employees in the Public Works Field

Employees in the public works field are invited to apply for a reimbursable scholarship up to $2,000 to be awarded by the North Carolina Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA). You are eligible to apply for the scholarship if you are employed by a county, municipality or agency that is a member of the NC Chapter of APWA, and if you are not eligible for reimbursement from another source. You must obtain a minimum of a “B” grade average, and have taken the class in the 2016-2017 school year in order to be reimbursed. The scholarship can cover the cost of books, tuition, and other related fees not paid by your employers. At the completion of the course(s) the recipient must submit their final grade and receipts in order to be reimbursed.

Application Deadline: May 1st


All questions about scholarships should be directed to:

Scott Whalen
Scholarship Chairman
North Carolina Chapter of the American Public Works Association
swhalen@wkdickson.com

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