This memorial scholarship is made available specifically to younger LG Professionals, NSW members in an effort to support them as they develop and grow in their career in local government.
The Col Mills scholarship was formed in 1999, in memory of active member Col Mills, who was a strong advocate of creating opportunities for members to advance their professional careers.
Successful scholarship recipients will receive:
- Registration to attend LGC19
- Two nights accommodation at the conference hotel
- Registration to attend the LG Awards dinner
Col Mills Memorial Award
All scholarship recipients will be nominated for the Col Mills Memorial Award and will receive a complimentary ticket to the LG Awards dinner held in June.
The two best applications (one male and one female) as judged by the LG Awards Judging Committee, will be awarded the Col Mills Memorial Award and receive:
The Col Mills Memorial Award presented at LG Awards
Registration to attend LGC20 and the LG Awards dinner
Registration to attend the LG Professionals National Congress and Business Expo
Both award winners will be entered into the national award for The Emerging Leader of The Year Award which is judged as part of the National Awards announced at the LG Professionals, Australia National Congress and Business Expo.
Applicants must be an LG Professionals, NSW member and their membership fees up to date at time of application. Previous recipients of the Col Mills Memorial Scholarship Award are not eligible to apply. This scholarship is open to members who are under 35 years of age.