UNC SOG Municipal & County Admin Course Scho ....

UNC School of Government Municipal & County Administration Course Scholarship Opportunity

Application Deadline: March 31st

The North Carolina Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA-NC) announces a new scholarship opportunity for current APWA-NC members from mid to small size communities to attend the UNC School of Government’s 2017-2018 Municipal & County Administration course. This course provides a unique opportunity for city and county managers, department heads, and other city or county officials whose responsibilities require an understanding of functions beyond individual areas of specialization to:

  • Understand the legal framework and administrative requirements of North Carolina city and county government.
  • Learn about how specific city and county services are organized and provided.
  • Appreciate the interrelation among different activities or departments and how specific laws, programs, and functions contribute to the achievement of the overall mission of a local government.
  • Become part of a broader network of local government peers on whom participants will be able to draw for assistance in the future.

(Source – UNC School of Government website)

In order to be eligible for the scholarship: 

  • Applicant must be from a town or city in North Carolina with a population of less than 50,000, or a county in North Carolina with a population less than 200,000 as determined by the 2010 USCensus.
  • Applicant must be an active member of the APWA-NC Chapter or on an active roster of a corporate member organization of the APWA-NC Chapter.
  • Applicant must be from the Public Works sector
  • Applicants and their organization would be expected to actively support the NC Chapter and one of its Divisions moving toward a leadership role.

purpose of this scholarship is to offer assistance to applicants and their organizations by providing an amount of up to $2650 (the current tuition for the course) paid to the selected applicant’s member organization.  Because of the combined tuition, time and travel commitments required for leaders and their organizations can be overwhelming, this scholarship is intended to make this program more accessible to applicants from municipalities with limited training budgets. 

In determining the recipient of the scholarship, the complete application package will be evaluated.  The application package will include an application form detailing information about the applicant and their organization, a commitment agreement, and a one-page summary detailing why the applicant should be selecte
d as the APWA-NC representative to the Municipal & County Administration course.

The recipient of this scholarship is guaranteed a spot in the Municipal & County Administration course.

Scholarship Details and Application

All questions about this scholarship should be directed to:

Scott Whalen
Scholarship Chairman
North Carolina Chapter of the American Public Works Association


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