Next Gen Membership Scholarship

Congratulations to the recipients of our 2023/24 Next Gen Membership Scholarship.
 See the full list of recipients here

Through the support of our general manager members, who are passionate about investing in our future leaders, our Next Gen Membership Scholarships are for local government employees who are under the age of 35 who would like to experience the benefits of being a part of our member community.

Nominations are now closed for 2023.

What's Included

This year we will be awarding 50 up and coming leaders with a complimentary LG Professionals, NSW membership - valid through to 30 June 2024.

Becoming an LG Professionals, NSW Next Gen Member opens a world of benefits and possibilities including:

  • Access to our member directory so you can reach out to fellow members
  • Access to advanced information through our newsletters and communications
  • Free attendance at our member networking forums, Grab a Coffee With Program and Webinar Wednesday
  • Opportunities to apply your experience and advocate in areas you're passionate about
  • Take advantage of special offers from our partners and supporters
  • Access 24/7 to our E-Library and Video Library
  • Take advantage of one of our many scholarships providing opportunities to attend events (minimum membership qualifying periods apply)
  • Study overseas through our Overseas Manager Exchange Program (minimum membership qualifying periods apply)
  • And so much more...


To be eligible to receive on of our Next Gen Scholarships, you just need to:

  • Be under the age of 35 years at time of application
  • Employed (not on contract) at a NSW council
  • Not be an existing member and haven't been a member with LG Professionals, NSW in the past 24 months.


Nominations will be judged by our LG Professionals, NSW team based on eligibility and responses to the application questions. 

Where possible, scholarships will be evenly awarded across large and small councils from metro, regional and rural councils.

Successful applicants will be contacted directly. A list will also be announced in our Member News e-newsletter.