Each year FCCMA offers scholarships to students toward their education and/or their professional development, two academic scholarships and one conference scholarship.
The academic scholarships are $2,500 scholarships in memory of B. Harold Farmer and Raymond C. Sittig awarded to students pursuing a public administration or related degree at a Florida-based university. The students must be enrolled in the program during the summer or fall of 2015.
The academic scholarships also offer the recipients an all-expense paid trip to FCCMA’s Annual Conference, May 27-30, 2015 in Orlando. Attendance at conference affords the winners unparalleled opportunities to hear about the profession and to meet potential future employers.
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 Scholarship includes complimentary registration to the Annual Conference and hotel room.
Recipients of all scholarships will be honored and recognized at the Annual Awards Program on May 29, 2015. Each scholarship recipient will receive a one-year complimentary membership to the Florida City and County Management Association.
The scholarship application deadlines are February 16, 2015.