WCMA Scholarships

For students pursuing a Master’s Degree in Public Administration or Public Policy with a desire to work in city or county management 2017 Scholarship recipients receive:

  • $5,000 towards your 2017-18 education
  • Complimentary one-year student membership to WCMA
  • Complimentary registration and two night’s lodging (not to exceed $500) toward the 2017 WCMA Summer Conference
  • Mentoring by an active professional city or county manager


Note: International City/County Management Association (ICMA) may offer complimentary membership and discounted attendance at their annual conference.

Applicants must reside in Washington, have a Bachelor’s degree and attend a graduate program in Washington, Oregon or Idaho. The Scholarship Application link below will take you to the application and instructions. If you still have questions, please inquire with career/alumni services at your school or contact Cindy Reents (creents@ci.richland.wa.us).