Scholarship Programs

Scholarship Opportunities

BROWARD COUNTY CITY MANAGERS’ ASSOCIATION, INC.

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM APPLICATION
2022-2023 Academic Year
Deadline: March 1, 2022

The Broward County City Managers’ Association, Inc. (BCCMA) is pleased to announce the 2022 Scholarship Program to support students pursuing education and careers in Public Administration. The purpose of the Broward County City Managers’ Association, Inc. is to regularly bring together local government professional administrators to stimulate the highest standards of public service and administration and to promote good fellowship and closer intergovernmental relationships. Supporting educational endeavors is aligned with BCCMA’s goal of community problem-solving and improving the quality of life for the residents of Broward and the various communities we serve.

Scholarship Availability

The Broward County City Managers’ Association, Inc. will sponsor four (4) individual $1,000 scholarships for expenses associated with academic endeavors at a college or university for students studying public administration, political science, or a government-related field. The scholarships will also include a one-year Mentorship/ Internship opportunity with a current BCCMA Member.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must:

  • Be enrolled during the summer or fall of 2022 and be pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in an accredited program;
  • Be pursuing a major in public administration, political science, or a government-related field;
  • Be a permanent resident of Broward County; and
  • Have a minimum cumulative unweighted grade point average of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale), verified by a school transcript.

Application

Qualifying students must submit a completed application. The application must include an essay, telling us about your educational aspirations, future goals and career plans in public service, and why you believe public service is important; official transcripts, resume and two letters of recommendation to be considered for these awards. Please contact the BCCMA Scholarship Committee at scholarships@bccmabroward.com if you have any questions.

Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on March 1, 2022. Finalists will be invited for oral interviews to be held tentatively scheduled for March 15, 2022. All required documents can be uploaded to the BCCMA Scholarship Application portal at bccmabroward.com or can be sent to: scholarships@bccmabroward.com

  • Please respond to the following questions and provide ALL requested documentation.
    Incomplete applications will not be considered.
    Attach essay, resume, two (2) reference letters and official transcript.
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    Max. file size: 100 MB, Max. files: 5.
    • Required Attachment : In an essay, tell us about your educational aspirations, future goals and career plans in public service, and why you believe public service is important. (Attach separate word document – 250 words minimum/500 words maximum)
    • Required Attachment : In a resume, include offices/leadership positions held, community service projects, fundraisers, or other activities. (Attach separate word document)
    • Required Attachment : Two reference letters
    • Required Attachment : Official Transcript