LG Professionals WA and LO-GO Appointments Scholarship

Do you want to learn and travel?

 Local Government Professionals Australia WA (LG Professionals WA) and LO-GO Appointments are proud to announce the continuing sponsorship to the value of $10,000 to assist LG Professionals WA members to experience Local Government overseas.



You could be eligible for the LG Professionals WA/LO-GO Appointments scholarship, if you:

  • Are currently working in WA Local Government and are an LG Professionals WA member.
  • Have a passion for your chosen field and a desire to further your Local Government knowledge.


The Scholarship

Initiated and sponsored by LO-GO Appointments this Scholarship makes $5,000 available for a Western Australian Local Government officer to travel overseas to experience Local Government operations in another country. The Board of LG Professionals WA resolved to provide further funds, up to $5,000, if required to support this great concept.

The Scholarship is open to any member of LG Professionals WA who is currently employed in Local Government and has a thirst for knowledge and can convince us that their proposal will add value to our sector.
The value is to the maximum of $10,000.

What does the scholarship funding cover?

The funding can be used to cover:

  • Airfares for the winner
  • Travel insurance
  • Travel, accommodation, meals, communication costs and incidentals for the duration of the activities associated with the Scholarship.

The recipient will receive $7,500 immediately from LO-GO Appointments and LG Professionals WA to offset their advance costs and the further $2,500 will be paid upon submission of receipts demonstrating the costs exceed $7,500.
LO-GO Appointments and LG Professionals WA support the winner taking their partner, family or others with them as long as the costs for those parties are met privately.

Winner Announcement

The winner of the scholarship will be announced at the Annual State Conference Gala Dinner on 8 November 2018 at Crown Hotel, Perth.

"I wish to thank LO-GO Appointments and LG Professionals WA for their generous scholarship program, which afforded me the ability to conduct research overseas. It is a fantastic professional development program which was a key factor in developing knowledge and a collective initiative of Local Governments to solve a common problem."

Ted Jack, Shire of Coorow, Scholarship Winner 2017.

Application Requirements and Process

Scholarship applicants should be a member of LG Professionals WA and currently employed in Local Government. Applications should comply with the selection criteria detailed in the scholarship information flyer below

The deadline for applications is:

Wednesday 26 September 2018

Scholarship Flyer