Scholarships Offered by NACM

NACM members benefit from a variety of scholarship opportunities!

The Edward C. Gallas Award is given in honor of Ed Gallas, a court-management pioneer. Gallas became the first executive officer of the Los Angeles Superior Court in 1958 at a time in which the profession of court management was nonexistent. Gallas, along with his wife of 66 years, Nesta, and Ernest Friesen, authored a seminal book titled “Managing the Courts” that made a significant contribution to the founding and development of the now prestigious profession.

The Edward C. Gallas Award will be awarded for tuition assistance to one NACM member towards Distance Learning, Residential, Court Project and/or Presentation and Graduation Phases of the ICM Fellows Program. Only those who have been admitted to the ICM Fellows Program are eligible to apply.

NACM will award an Institute for Court Management (ICM) Scholarship in the amount of $1,500 for tuition assistance for one NACM member toward the Distance Learning, Residential, Court Project, and/or Presentation and Graduation Phases of the ICM Fellows Program of the National Center for State Courts (NCSC) Institute for Court Management (ICM). Only those who have been admitted to the ICM Fellows Program are eligible to apply.

Scholarship may be awarded to NACM members to attend either the midyear or annual conference. The availability of conference scholarships will be determined annually by the NACM Board of Directors. An email will be distributed prior to each conference informing membership if scholarships will be made available and providing an opportunity to apply.

The 2020 Midyear Conference scholarship deadline has now passed.  Stay tuned for the availability of 2020 Annual Conference scholarships!

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