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ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship Fund Accepting Applications for 2019-2020 Academic Year

December 21, 2018

The ICMA-RC Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fund (ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship Fund), which provides financial assistance for postsecondary education to the surviving children and spouses of local and state government employees, is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 academic year at www.icmarc.org/scholarship.

2018 was a successful year for the ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship Fund, awarding more than $50,000 in scholarships to recipients ranging in ages from 17 to 54. Scholarships are awarded to full-time students who attend or plan to attend a two- or four-year accredited college, university, or vocational school to pursue undergraduate, graduate, or vocational study.

Finalists are selected based on financial need, achievements, and qualifications such as academic record, participation, and leadership in school and community activities, honors, work experience, goals and personal recommendations. This year's application deadline is March 15, 2019. Applicants will receive notification in advance of the 2019 academic year.

Established to honor the lives of our nation's police officers, firefighters, and other local and state government employees who have died in the line of duty, the ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship Fund has raised over $1 million toward scholarships since 2001.

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