The Sacramento ASPA Chapter is pleased to offer a scholarship
(monetary award) to support a Sacramento region public administration professional/student to become involved with the American Society for Public Administration! The objective of this award is to promote interest in public service as a career.
The scholarship includes:
Membership in ASPA (if not already a member);
Financial support to attend and participate in the 2020 ASPA National Conference in Anaheim, CA on April 3-7, 2020 ; and
A ticket to the 2020 Sacramento Chapter Awards Dinner on May 6, 2020.
Applicant is pursuing an advanced degree (Master’s or Doctoral level).
Applicant is currently working in a public service position or internship.
Applicant must be a current student pursuing a college-level degree (B.A., B.S., Master’s or Doctoral level).
Complete the application in total, incomplete applications may lead to disqualification.
Education (school, degree, completion date)
Current employer/ Internship
Current or recent transcript (unofficial copies accepted)
Resume (no page limit)
Personal statement (2 page limit)
What makes you passionate about public service?
How will you benefit from attending the ASPA conference?
Submit the complete application as a PDF to the Dropbox link below.
Deadline to submit the application: Friday, December 20, 2019
The selected candidate name will be posted on the Chapter website no later than January 15, 2020.
For questions on the application process please contact sacramentoASPA@gmail.com.
Note that the conference is fully accessible and we encourage people of all abilities to participate.
During the Conference: Fellow ASPA Memebers from the Sacramento Chapter will be available to meet with you and introduce you to ASPA members. This scholarship presents an opportunity to network and interact with ASPA’s diverse practitioner and academic community. The Scholarship Recipient should be ready and willing to participate in functions throughout the conference. Ideally, the recipient will share their conference experience via social media including Sacramento ASPA’s Twitter and Facebook pages.
After the Conference: One of our Chapter Board members will request a follow-up interview with the Scholarship Recipient after the conference to get their impressions of the conference – interview responses will be published in our Chapter newsletter and on the Chapter website.