2024 Open Scholarship Opportunities

Tranter-Leong Fellowship

$5,000 for ICMA members to enhance development, promote local government management, and build international connections. Two opportunities available: one in Asia, and another experience outside the U.S. and Canada.

Apply by March 11, 2024

 

John Garvey Scholarship

Up to $3,500 will be awarded for young professionals to engage in global knowledge exchange by attending a local government management event abroad. Two opportunities available: one for U.S. citizens and one for non-U.S. citizens.

Apply by March 11, 2024

 


All Available Scholarship Opportunities


Annual Conference

Annual Conference Scholarships

Many ICMA members are challenged by limited resources in their pursuit of gaining the very resources they need to better manage their communities. To help members experience the difference the ICMA Annual Conference has made for so many others, ICMA offers Conference Assistance and scholarships. Members In Transition: MITs are granted complimentary registration to the ICMA Annual Conference. As well, there are a limited amount of funds available to provide travel stipends to our MIT members.  Interested parties should contact Rosalyn Ceasar at rceasar@icma.org or via phone at (202) 962-3544.

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ICMA Partners Program Scholarship to the Annual Conference

The ICMA Partners Scholarship Program annually provides a monetary travel stipend plus complimentary registration to assist a few member partners in attending their first ICMA Annual Conference.  Interested partners should complete the brief application for consideration. For questions about the ICMA Member Partners Program, contact Chris Gendell at cgendell@icma.org.

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International

Scholarships to assist ICMA members in gaining an international management perspective.

Tranter-Leong Fellowship

The Tranter-Leong Fellowship offers the opportunity for ICMA members to expand their international horizons while advancing ICMA’s commitment to "think globally, act locally."

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John Garvey Scholarship Fund

The John Garvey Scholarship Fund offers the opportunity for ICMA members to gain an international management perspective.

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Leadership Development Programs

Harvard Kennedy School Senior Executives in Local Government

ICMA, through the generosity of our corporate partner, The Ferguson Group, offers a scholarship to an ICMA member to attend the Harvard Kennedy School Senior Executives in State and Local Government program.  

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Leadership ICMA Legacy Fund Grant

The Leadership ICMA Legacy Fund helps individuals to complete the ICMA Leadership Program who otherwise would not be able to because of being in transition, economic constraints or other mitigating factors.

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