The N.C. League of Municipalities encourages continued training and education. The League has a long history of partnering with the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Government on training. The League also has a relationship with the Local Government Federal Credit Union, which offers financial aid assistance for education. Together, these organizations can help you do your job better.
The LGFCU School of Government Scholarship
This program is offered to help nurture the career development of Local Government Federal Credit Union members employed in North Carolina local government. The SOG at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill helps public officials and citizens understand and improve state and local government through educational, advisory and research services. State appropriations, local government membership dues, private contributions, publication sales, course fees and service contracts support the school’s programs and activities.
Click here for the scholarship application.
The Warren Jake Wicker Undergraduate Scholarship
The scholarship is awarded annually to a rising high school senior who is accepted to attend UNC-Chapel Hill and has least one parent who has been continuously employed full-time by a North Carolina city or county government for at least five years prior to January 1.
The scholarship was created by the 1990 Municipal and County Administration class to honor the course director, Jake Wicker, a member of the School of Government faculty for 48 years.
For information and an application form, email Torie Davis Forte or call her at 919.843.1619. The Wicker scholarship is awarded based on relative financial need and academic promise and is non-renewable.