Broward County, Florida – (March 1, 2023)- The Broward League of Cities is now accepting scholarship applications from eligible Broward County high school seniors pursuing areas of study that benefit municipal government professionalism. The deadline to apply for one of the four $1,000 scholarships is Friday, March 17, 2023.
“The caliber of students this program has rewarded over the years is so impressive,” said Commissioner Bob Mayersohn, President of Broward League of Cities. “Supporting our future leaders, with the help of our generous sponsors, is such an important component of embracing our ONE Broward community.”
To apply for one of the scholarships available through the Broward League of Cities, applicants must be a 2023 graduating senior in a Broward County high school, and a permanent resident of Broward County; be pursuing a major in public administration, political science, or a government related field at any accredited college, university or trade school in the United States; and have a minimum cumulative unweighted grade point average of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale), verified by a school transcript.
For more than 10 years, the Broward League of Cities has supported Broward County students in pursuing higher education through its Scholarship for Government Studies program. To date, the program has awarded more than $50,000 to exemplary students residing in cities across Broward County who have showcased strong leadership, communication, and judgment skills throughout their high school careers.
The Broward League of Cities thanks the following companies and organizations for donating to this year’s scholarship fund: Florida League of Cities, Commissioner Joy Carter (Coral Springs), Big Dog Construction, Inspire Placemaking Collective, Motorola Solutions, Ballard Partners, CAP Government, Commissioner Traci Callari (Hollywood), Calvin Giordano, Emerald Towing, Broward Palm Beach & St. Lucie Realtors, Building Officials & Inspectors, City of Lauderdale Lakes and City of North Lauderdale.
To learn more about the Broward League of Cities Scholarship for Government Studies, visit https://bit.ly/BLOCScholarship.