The application period for the 2017 Wes McClure Scholarship is open. Submissions must be completed by May 12, 2017.

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The Wes McClure Scholarship, a $1,500 prize, is offered annually to prospective graduate students attending a public or private university or college in California who best portray their interest in pursuing careers in local government. Wes McClure, for whom the scholarship was named, worked as City Manager of San Leandro for 28 years. He passed away at the age of 94 on December 20, 2009. This award was created in honor of Wes’s outstanding and significant contributions to the City Manager’s Department, League of California Cities, the State of California and the City Management profession.

If you know of eligible applicants, please direct them to the Wes McClure Scholarship page on this website to learn more about the Scholarship and how to apply.

Applications must be submitted by May 12, 2017 and include a cover letter, a short essay and two reference letters in order to be considered for a scholarship. All submission materials must be sent electronically to:

Marcia Raines – City Manager, Millbrae
Subject Line: “2017 Wes McClure Scholarship Application”