The Department of Local Government and Communities is pleased to announce that it will fund two scholarships to the value of $4,990 each for the 2014 Excellence in Local Government Leadership Program (ELGLP), which will be held in Canberra from 21-25 July 2014. The scholarships are available to senior local government leaders, including mayors, leading elected members, Chief Executive Officers and local government executives.
This one week intensive residential module will challenge current leaders to set the agenda for local government reform in the 21st century. An emphasis is placed on strategic leadership; collaborative governance with other governments, citizens and stakeholders; and innovative service delivery.
The scholarship fees include accommodation (Monday-Thursday nights inclusive), meals during the day, two dinners and course materials. Airfares, transfers to and from the course and dinners on most nights are not included.
Scholarship applicants are required to apply to the ELGLP through the Australian and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG), ensuring that they fill out the scholarship application section on page 6 of the ELGLP application form. The program guidelines and application form can be downloaded from the ANZSOG website at www.anzsog.edu.au.
Applications for the Program close at 5pm (EST) on Friday, 9 May 2014.
Applicants may contact Ms Jane Durlacher, ELGLP Program Coordinator, for details of how to apply on (03) 9035 3278 or by email at programs firstname.lastname@example.org.
17 April 2014