2024 LGSI at Stanford Scholarships

2024 LGSI at Stanford Scholarships Local Government Summer Institute at Stanford University The California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA) is proud to sponsor and offer three (3) scholarships of $7,500 each to the 2024 session of the Local Government Summer Institute (LGSI) at Stanford University. Local Government Summer Institute at Stanford (LGSI) LGSI offers City Managers, County Executives, Regional Directors, Assistant City Managers, Department Heads, Assistant Department Heads, Division Managers and Senior Agency Management team members an opportunity to share their knowledge with program participants and acquire tools for improving local government performance with top Senior Local Government Managers in California.  It offers a unique blend of learning from the faculty of Stanford University and experts in Local Government from around the State. Themes covered have included strategic thinking in problem solving, smart financial management practices, community engagement, ethical practice and negotiations skills, regional energy transition and water management policy challenges, smart transport and urban infrastructure upgrading to enhance economic competitiveness at the local and regional level, and many others. CSCDA Supports LGSI at Stanford University CSCDA Executive Director Cathy Barna says “The Local Government Summer Institute (LGSI) at Stanford University is an excellent program that brings together the top experts and practitioners in local government, and the academic team at Stanford University to enrich today’s leading Senior Local Government Managers.  CSCDA is proud to be offering 3 scholarships to the 2024 LGSI program as our contribution to enriching and expanding the capabilities of California local government leaders.” Applying for the Scholarship If you are interested in one of the CSCDA Scholarships to the 2024 session of LGSI at Stanford, please send provide the following:
  1. A copy of your completed LGSI application and acceptance to the program.  The application can be found at the following: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfeP4RF5G-eqA_iSrKPrWUWQj1N0WfcmCeRIJmPTnoB-BVA5w/viewform?pli=1
  2. Your current resume.
  3. A brief cover letter on how you would leverage what you learn from the LGSI at Stanford program to advance the capabilities of your local government agency and enhance your local government managerial capabilities addressed to James Hamill, CSCDA Managing Director at [email protected] by March 1, 2024.
If you have any questions about the CSCDA Scholarships to the 2024 LGSI program you may contact James Hamill at the above-referenced email. Scholarship Selection Process CSCDA will review the scholarship applications, select the 3 scholarship winners and inform all applicants of the selection process results.