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Scholarships

Advance your economic development career with EDCC scholarship opportunities.

About the Scholarship Program

EDCC provides scholarships to members who demonstrate financial need and are interested in attending EDCC’s annual conference and Basic Economic Development Course. Scholarships are awarded on a limited basis. Applicants should complete the following form. Then, the Professional Development Committee will review applications on a case-by-case basis.

Statewide data for:

  • Applicant must be an EDCC member in good standing
  • All scholarships must be submitted electronically, six weeks before the program date
  • Applicants will be notified when applications have been received & reviewed

For scholarship reimbursement, contact Kim Woodworth

Available Scholarships

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This scholarship is for professional development opportunities in the economic development industry including: classes accredited with the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), Economic Development Institute (EDI), Business Retention Expansion (BRE), Basic Economic Development Course (BEDC), CEcD Training Course, National Development Council (NDC), and Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA). Scholarships are limited to the availability of funds.

Applicant can receive only one professional development/education scholarship per calendar year.

All travel, additional food, hotel, etc. will be the responsibility of the applicant.

Please attach a copy of the proposed agenda for the training.

This scholarship is designed to assist members with the opportunity to attend an EDCC spring or fall conference. There are two (2) scholarships awarded per conference in a calendar year with a maximum award of $250 each.

I. Applicant can receive only one EDCC conference registration scholarship within a 3-year period with membership.

II. Applications are due at least six weeks before conference date.

III. Extra consideration will be given to applicants that are: a. New members of EDCC; b. First time applicant for the organization; and/or c. First time applicant for the employee.

IV. All travel, additional food, hotel, etc. will be the responsibility of the applicant.

V. After you have received the scholarship, please complete the conference registration form @ www.edcconline.org.

This scholarship is designed to assist small, rural communities attend EDCC annual conferences. There are ten (4) scholarships per calendar year with a maximum award of $100.

I. Rural communities is defined as communities that serve a population of less than 25,000

II. Applicant can receive one rural travel assistance scholarship every third conference.

Applicant Information


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