National Education Award

The* Education Award recognizes individuals that are pursuing educational programs that focus on local government education.

Am I eligible?
To be eligible, you must be enrolled in a post-secondary local government specific education program and be employed by a Canadian local government or non-profit organization that supports local government in Canada.  Students may be in certificate, undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, and graduate programs; all are all eligible.

Application information:
Application Guide [PDF]

How do I apply?
Applicants will be required to complete an online application and upload both a copy of their employer’s letter of support and a transcript. 
The application period for 2023 will open February 21, 2023.  See the Application Guide for more information about applying.

When is the deadline?
Completed applications will be due no later than 4pm on March 31, 2023.

What is the value of the award?
The 2023 award will be $1,000, paid direct to the recipient following final selection in June 2023. is a national local government job board owned and operated by CivicInfo BC, a Victoria-based not-for-profit local government information service. We proudly partner with professional associations from coast to coast to coast in the production of this service. 
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