Mayor's Youth Leadership Award

The City of Bremerton is proud to announce the Mayor’s Youth Leadership Award. This award is an opportunity to recognize exceptional youth in our community. One Bremerton student will be selected for the award and will be nominated for the state’s Association of Washington Cities (AWC) Center for Quality Communities Scholarship. 

Please see eligibility and application details below – the deadline for submission is Friday, February 21, 2020

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Mayor's Youth Leadership Award


  • Involved (or have been involved) with a city government, community and/or school leadership activity;
  • Eligible to graduate from high school, completed home school or received a GED in spring/summer 2020;
  • A Washington state resident currently residing in the City of Bremerton; and 
  • Plan to continue education in the 2020-2021 academic year at an accredited college or trade school on a half-time or more basis

Application Requirements:  

  • Complete the Center for Quality Communities scholarship application.
  • One reference letter (must be a non-relative) and a personal essay (see application for essay question).
  • Application materials must be received (mailed or hand-delivered) to the Mayor’s Office by 4pm on Friday, February 21.  
  • Mailing Address: Mayor Greg Wheeler, Norm Dicks Government Center 345 6th St., Suite 100 Bremerton, WA 98337

Award/Recognition Details:   

  • The review committee will select a finalist/nominee. The nominee’s application, along with a letter of support from the City of Bremerton Mayor, will be submitted to the Center for Quality Communities Scholarship by March 9th. 
  • The finalist/nominee will receive a $250.00 scholarship award in addition to formal recognition from the Mayor’s Office (City Council meeting, social media, press release, city website, Mayor’s Update, etc).
  • The Center for Quality Communities Scholarship selection committee will award 6 - $1500 awards by May 2020.