The application period for the 2021 Wes McClure Scholarship, offered by the California City Management Foundation (CCMF), is now open. Submissions must be completed by end-of-day on Friday, May 7, 2021.
CCMF is offering five (5) scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each to graduate students attending a public or private university or college in California who are interested in pursuing a career in (or already are working in) local government. Wes McClure, for whom the scholarship was named, worked as City Manager of San Leandro for 28 years. He passed away at the age of 94 on December 20, 2009. This award was created in honor of Wes’s outstanding and significant contributions to the City Managers’ Department, League of California Cities, the State of California, and the City Management profession.
If you know of eligible applicants, please direct them to the Wes McClure Scholarship page on this website to learn more about the Scholarship and how to apply.
Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm PST on Friday, May 7, 2021 and include a cover letter, a short essay, and two reference letters to be considered for a scholarship. All submission materials must be sent electronically to:
Subject Line: “2021 Wes McClure Scholarship Application”