ICMA-RC Awards 35 Scholarships to LODD Survivors

Aug. 1, 2017
ICMA-RC Public Employee Memorial Scholarship (ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship) Fund Board of Directors presented scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year to 35 recipients.

Washington, D.C. – July 26, 2017 –'International City/County Management Association (ICMA)-RC Public Employee Memorial Scholarship (ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship) Fund Board of Directors presented scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year to 35 recipients. ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarships are presented annually to surviving children and spouses of firefighters, police officers, and other public employees who have died in the line of duty. 

“These recipients have overcome tremendous loss to achieve exceptional personal and academic success,” said ICMA-RC President and CEO, Bob Schultze.  “We are happy that we are in the position to provide scholarships that help so many students achieve their dream of continuing their education beyond high school.”

Individuals are eligible to apply for the ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship if they are the child or spouse of a local or state government employee who has died in the line of duty and planning to study full-time at an accredited two- or four-year college or university, or vocational-technical school. Applicants are selected based on factors such as financial need, academic record, demonstrated leadership in school and community activities, honors, and work experience. 

ICMA-RC and its Board of Directors established the Fund in 2001. Since its inception, the Fund has raised over $1 million and awarded scholarships to more than 300 students across the nation. To learn more about the ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship and the 2017/2018 recipients, visit www.icmarc.org/scholarship

About the ICMA-RC Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Fund is a Section 501(c)(3) public charity founded by ICMA-RC in 2001. Financial support for the scholarship is provided by individuals, foundations, organizations and ICMA-RC. Further information on making a donation and the application for future scholarships can be found at www.icmarc.org/scholarship


Founded in 1972, ICMA-RC is a non-profit independent financial services corporation with $52 billion in assets under management and administration (as of June 30, 2017) focused on providing retirement plans and related services for over a million public sector participant accounts. ICMA-RC’s mission is to help build retirement security for local and state government employees. The organization’s mission is delivered through its RealizeRetirement® approach in which ICMA-RC representatives actively engage participants in their retirement programs, help them build their asset base, and help them realize their retirement goals through a comprehensive retirement planning strategy. For more information, visit www.icmarc.org or follow ICMA-RC on FacebookLinkedIn and Twitter.

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