2024 Open Scholarship Opportunities
$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.
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.
All Available Scholarship Opportunities
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 email@example.com or via phone at (202) 962-3544.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scholarships to assist ICMA members in gaining an international management perspective.
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."
The John Garvey Scholarship Fund offers the opportunity for ICMA members to gain an international management perspective.
Leadership Development Programs
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.
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.