TUITION REDUCTION FOR MPA WITH A CONCENTRATION IN PUBLIC WORKS by legalstuff3

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									      TUITION REDUCTION FOR MPA WITH A CONCENTRATION IN PUBLIC WORKS

          The Norwich University School of Graduate Studies in concert with The
American Public Works Association (APWA) is offering a new “Public Works
Administration” concentration in our on-line Master of Public Administration
(MPA) program. This concentration, which is a joint effort between The Norwich
University School of Graduate Studies MPA and MCE (Master of Civil Engineering)
programs, will cover legal, operational, administrative, and policy issues for: public
utilities; water, wastewater, and transportation facilities; emergency response; etc.
APWA and Norwich University School of Graduate Studies is offering a one time 30%
discount in tuition for the two concentration courses only.

         The APWA is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational and membership organization
whose exempt purpose shall be the advancement of the theory and practice of the
design, construction, maintenance, administration, and operation of public works
facilities and services; the dissemination of information and experience upon, and the
promotion of improved practices in public works administration; the encouragement of
the adherence by public works officials to a high professional standard; and the
professional and social improvements of its members; and the promotion of cooperation
among all public, quasi-public, and private persons, firms, corporations, bodies, utilities,
and agencies which have interests in the field of public works. In line with our exempt
purpose, the APWA has established a Mission to promote professional excellence;
understanding of and competency and credibility in public works.

           Membership in APWA national or any chapter is not a selection requirement.
Applicants should be aware that this is not a qualified tuition reduction plan by IRS
definition. Applicants should consult a tax advisor if they have questions about any tax
liability.

       The successful applicant for this scholarship should have previous experience
and education in the civil engineering, construction/project management, and/or public
works areas. The application deadline is January 26, 2009.

       Please answer the four questions listed below and attach your resume for
consideration of the Norwich University School of Graduate Studies tuition reduction
for a MPA with a concentration in Public Works.

1. Why do you want to enroll in the Norwich University Master of Public Administration
   (MPA) in Public Works?
2. What unique qualifications do you posses that will ensure your success in the Master
   of Public Administration (MPA) in Public Works program?
3. How will you use what you learn in the Master of Public Administration (MPA) in
   Public Works program to advance the goals of APWA?
4. Will your employer reimburse you for any of the expenses associated with this
   program?


FAX OR EMAIL YOUR APPLICATION AND RESUME TO CHRISTINA DAVIS AT 816-595-5316
            OR CDAVIS@APWA.NET NO LATER THAN JANUARY 26, 2009

								
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