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“This is a time for the pioneers and pathfinders of politics. Sandy Bruce-Lockhart was just such a pathfinder. We follow in his footsteps.”
- Greg Clark MP, Minister for Decentralisation, speaking at the annual Bruce-Lockhart Lecture
Of particular interest every year is The Bruce-Lockhart Member Scholarship.
This special award is part of the Bruce-Lockhart Leadership Programme which was established in memory of former Kent County Council Leader and LGA Chairman, Lord Sandy Bruce-Lockhart. The programme aims to develop the next generation of council leaders by finding international best practice that can be applied locally.
With this in mind, the winner of the Bruce-Lockhart Member Scholarship at the 2013 C’llr Awards will be awarded a £10,000 bursary, supported by Kent, Essex and East Sussex councils, to fund a project that will advance the cause of localism and government at a local level within the UK.
Last year’s Bruce-Lockhart Member Scholarship was awarded to Cllr Shona Johnstone, from Cambridgeshire County Council.
This year the Bruce-Lockhart Member Scholarship will be awarded to an elected member who has demonstrated clear potential for local leadership. This may include any of the following:
As part of the assessment, applicants for the Scholarship will also need to develop:
As such, applications for this award must be made by the nominee themselves. For further instructions, and to download an entry form, please click here.
The closing date for entries in this category is December 30th, 2012.