The Certified Public Manager® Educational Foundation (CPMEF) has established the Jack Lemons Student Scholarship and is seeking to identify worthy recipient for 2016. This Scholarship is based on need to fund registration and or travel expenses and can range from $100 to $500 per recipient.
CPMEF established this scholarship program to serve the needs of CPM students currently enrolled in a CPM program, and CPM graduates seeking to attend continuing education from sponsored by a CPM program who are not receiving agency support. The Scholarship is named after Jack Lemons who was and instructor and administrator of the North Carolina CPM program, one of the seven founding State Societies of AACPM. Jack went on to become the administrator of the CPM Consortium for many years and supported the growth of the national program to over 35 participating states. The Foundation celebrates this legacy to North Carolina and the nation by providing awards annually to deserving students who plan a career in public service.