Scholarships Offered by NACM

NACM members benefit from a variety of scholarship opportunities!

ICM Scholarships

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.

NACM raises funds through various efforts to include t-shirt sales, ticket raffles, a fun run, to provide scholarships to NACM conferences for its’ members each year. The number of scholarships may change from each year, but a scholarship generally covers either the registration fee or up to $500 in travel, but not both.

Deadline to apply for the 2019 Annual Conference Scholarship is April 12, 2019.

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