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ACMA to Offer Two Scholarships to Harvard Program - Applications due February 27!
Arizona City/County Management Association will offer two full scholarships this year to ACMA members for the Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. This intensive, interactive program is designed to help participants learn innovative ways of managing the real-world challenges and crises of government. Participants will develop new conceptual frameworks to address policy issues, explore the interrelationship between citizens and government, examine the ethical and professional responsibilities of leadership, and exchange ideas with faculty and participants from diverse backgrounds.

There are two program sessions available, June 1, 2015 - June 19, 2015 and July 6, 2015 - July 24, 2015. Tuition for each 2015 summer session is $12,400 and includes room and board. All scholarships offered to ACMA members will cover the full cost of this tuition.

You may wish to contact previous scholarship recipients to inquire about their experience and the benefits to their professional and personal development. Previous scholarship recipients include: John Kross, Town Manager, Town of Queen Creek and Robert Pickels, County Administrator, Yuma County. For a full list of ACMA Harvard graduates, click here.

In order to be eligible for the two scholarships offered to members of ACMA, please return your completed application to ACMA, Attention: Amy Price, 1820 W. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ, 85007.

Applications must be received by ACMA by Friday, February 27, 2015. Do NOT send your application directly to Harvard, or it will not be considered for scholarship funds. Applications will be reviewed by the ACMA selection committee and selected applications will be forwarded to Harvard University. Applicants will be notified in April if their applications have been forwarded to Harvard as ACMA scholarship candidates.

If you have any questions about the program or would like more information, please contact Amy Price, Member Services Assistant, at 602-258-5786 or aprice@azleague.org.

To access applications and recommendation forms directly, please click on the following links.

Click here for the application.

Click here for the recommendation form.

Click here for a program overview.
Arizona City/County Management Association
1820 W. Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 85007   •   Phone: (602) 258-5786   •   Fax: (602) 253-3874   •   www.azmanagement.org