B. Harold Farmer Scholarship
The B. Harold Farmer Scholarship is a scholarship for students who are pursuing a public administration or related degree at a Florida-based university during the summer or fall of 2013. The scholarship recipient will receive a $2,500 scholarship toward his/her education and an all-expense paid trip to attend the FCCMA Annual Conference. The attendance at the Conference allows the student a networking opportunity to meet people working in the field.
FCCMA Conference Scholarship In Memory of Raymond C. Sittig
The FCCMA is pleased to announce a new scholarship beginning in 2013 in honor of Raymond C. Sittig, long-time executive director of the Florida League of Cities and champion of Home Rule powers. Mr. Sittig began his career in city management and was always supportive of the Association; in fact, Ray agreed to be the Association’s administrator in 1978 out of respect for the profession and his desire to build a strong relationship between FCCMA and the FLC.
All FCCMA members are eligible to apply. The scholarship will provide the recipient with a complimentary conference registration and a complimentary sleeping room at the conference hotel for the length of the event.
To apply for this scholarship, please download the form below and attach an essay of approximately 500 words expressing your beliefs on the importance of Home Rule. The essays will be reviewed by the FCCMA Awards Committee, and the final selection will be made with the Sittig family. Recognition will be given at the FCCMA Annual Awards Banquet at conference.
For more information or questions, contact Carol Russell at email@example.com.
Emerging Leaders Scholarship
The FCCMA Annual Conference Emerging Leaders Scholarship is designed to allow public administration students and entry-level city and county management professionals interested in continuing their academic and professional development as professional public managers to attend the annual conference. The FCCMA conference is a professional development program designed to promote continued education and networking opportunities in the municipal and county management profession. The scholarship is awarded to individuals once per lifetime.
The scholarship includes complimentary registration to the annual conference and hotel room, and a one-year complimentary membership to the FCCMA. Scholarship recipients are responsible for their own travel and food. Most food is covered in the registration cost. . The hotel stay will include four nights so that the recipient can attend the pre-conference session: So You Want To Be A City/County Manager. Recipients will be honored and recognized at the Career Development Luncheon and the annual Awards Luncheon.