** PRESS RELEASE **
February 10, 2020
Supporting the next generation of leaders is vital to the success of our communities, so it is with great pride that the Northwest Iowa League of Cities introduces its High School Senior Scholarship Program. The program is open to any high school senior residing in a community that is a member of the Northwest Iowa League of Cities who is pursuing post-secondary education or training in a field that may result in employment by city government (examples: public administration, urban planning, water/wastewater, recreation, library science, museum management, police, fire and public safety, code enforcement, planner, public engineer, surveyor, city attorney, etc.)
Click here for an application. If you have any questions, please contact City Manager Sam Kooiker at Sheldon City Hall (324-4651), or e-mail Scott Peterson, Secretary/Treasurer, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Completed applications are due by April 1st and must be submitted to Scott Peterson. In 2020, the NW Iowa League is planning to award up to four scholarships of $1,000 each. All funds used for the scholarship program are generated through private and commercial fundraising and are not tax supported.
The Northwest Iowa League of Cities is an organization founded by community leaders in a 27-county area. Members work together to improve the effective and efficient operation of public services. The organization provides on-going education and networking opportunities – sharing experiences leading to regional success. More than 70 cities are currently members, including Sheldon, Boyden, Cherokee, Doon, Hartley, Inwood, Le Mars, Marcus, Orange City, Sanborn, Sioux Center and Spencer.