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Welcome to the WMCA Scholarship Program!

WMCA'S purpose includes:

  • Promoting professional and educational standards for Municipal Clerks in various local governments of the State of Washington.
  • Provide improved local governmental services in the State.
  • Promoting the purposes defined in the Constitution of the International Institute of Municipal Clerks.

As part of our ongoing focus on providing our members with educational opportunities, we have developed several scholarships that provide financial assistance to members who might not be able to participate due to funding restrictions.

Please direct any questions to the Scholarship Committee Co-Chair’s, Kassi Mackie at 360-345-1042 and Donald Ross at 360-268-0131 . 

Please review the Scholarship Guidelines prior to submitting your application for:

  • WMCA General Scholarship (for WMCA Annual Conference, Spring Academy or Fall Academy, Fall Athenian Dialogue (or combined Fall Athenian and Academy) (Page 1)
  • Margery Price Scholarship Program (for those who have attained their CMC designation and would like to attend Spring Academy, PD IV, Fall Conference, an Athenian Dialogue, or IIMC Conference) (Page 2)
  • Northwest Clerks Institute PD I, PD II, PD III and PDIV Scholarship (Page 3)

Scholarship Recipients

Please submit the following items to receive reimbursement for your WMCA scholarship award:

  • Scholarship Reimbursement Request Form 
  • Copy of Certificate of Attendance/Completion

 Event  Scholarship  Application Period
WMCA Annual Conference  Registration Only  Scholarship applications are due by:
January 31, 2023
WMCA Annual Conference - First Time Attendee  Lodging (3 nights at Conference Hotel Rate) & Registration

  Scholarship applications are due by:
January 31, 2023

Spring Academy  Registration Only
 Scholarship applications are due by:
January 31, 2023
IIMC Advanced Academy or IIMC Conference  Registration (up to $500)
 Scholarship applications due by:
March 31, 2023

Northwest Clerks Institute/ Professional Development  I

 Registration & Lodging

 Scholarship applications due by:
March 31, 2023

Northwest Clerks Institute /Professional Development  II, PD III, PDIV

 Registration Only

 Scholarship applications due by:
March 31, 2023

Fall Athenian Dialogue (only), Fall Academy (only)
or Fall Athenian and Academy (combined)

Registration Only
Scholarship applications due by:
August 31, 2023

Scholarships may also be available from IIMC and regional clerks associations. 


Click on the links below for more information about reimbursements
from the following insurance authorities:

Washington Cities Insurance Authority (WCIA)

WCIA will reimburse member entities once a year for the following trainings:
WMCA Fall Academy
WMCA Spring Academy
Northwest Clerks Institute – Professional Development I
Northwest Clerks Institute – Professional Development II
Northwest Clerks Institute – Professional Development III

Northwest Clerks Institute – Professional Development IV

Cities Insurance Authority of Washington (CIAW)

CIAW offers scholarships to their members for training that further develops the
applicant’s abilities in his/her position or improving the functions of the entity.

AWC RMSA Co-operative Scholarship Programs

RMSA has a budgeted amount set aside on a first-come-first-serve basis,
to help members attend workshops and trainings.

**General Code Scholarship for 2022**

General Code has generously offered two $725 scholarships to attend PD II, III, or IV for 2022. The deadline for submittal is Monday June 6th at 2:00 pm. 

AWC RMSA Programs

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