MTA scholarship availablePublished 9:43pm Monday, February 27, 2012
The Robert R. Robinson Scholarship, awarded annually by the Michigan Townships Association (MTA), seeks to offer financial assistance to students preparing for a career in public administration.
Applicants must be a junior, senior or graduate student in a Michigan college or university.
The scholarship is awarded on a competitive basis. Applicants are considered on several factors, including academic achievement, community involvement and commitment to local government administration.
Requirements include a letter of recommendation from a professor or instructor; a copy of a resolution of support from an MTA-member township board in good standing; and a short essay on an important issue facing local government.
Applications are due by May 31. Find more information at www.michigantownships.org/rrrschol.asp or, contact MTA at (517) 321-6467.