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Download and complete the SEI application

You can use Adobe Acrobat to open and complete one of these two applications. Select the application for the year that the session you're applying for takes place. You can also print it out and fill it out by hand as long as you are able to scan it into a computer.

2018 Application

Note: This is NOT the application for the ICMA-SEI program.

Submit the application

You can submit the application by emailing it to Molly Harlow at mjh3a@virginia.edu.

Await a decision

Once ALL of the applications have been reviewed you will be notified via email of our decision. You may not get a decision until weeks before the start date of the class. We sort through all of the received applications and make a decision based on those received. SEI is highly competitive. If you are accepted, you can start planning your visit to Charlottesville.

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For the ICMA-SEI Program

The application for the ICMA-SEI program is different from the SEI application. Please apply to Felicia Logan at flogan@icma.org

SEI Scholarships

The Bob Matson VLGMA Scholarship

The Virginia Local Government Management Association (VLGMA) sponsors a half scholarship to the Senior Executive Institute (SEI) in honor of Bob Matson.

Criteria for selection include financial need, level of leadership responsibility, and contribution to VLGMA. Candidates must be members of VLGMA to qualify for the scholarship. A decision will be made during the first week of June.

The deadline for applying for the scholarship and to SEI is May 1. A letter expressing a desire for consideration for the scholarship along with the completed application form to the Senior Executive Institute should be sent to
Molly Harlow, SEI Program Coordinator, Cooper Center for Public Service, P.O. Box 400206, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4206. (434/987-0331; email: mjh3a@virginia.edu).

 
The Chuck Church VLGMA Scholarship

The Virginia Local Government Management Association (VLGMA) sponsors a half scholarship to the Senior Executive Institute (SEI) in honor of Chuck Church.

Criteria for selection include financial need, level of leadership responsibility, and contribution to VLGMA. Candidates must be members of VLGMA to qualify for the scholarship. A decision will be made during the first week of June.

The deadline for applying for the scholarship and to SEI is May 1. A letter expressing a desire for consideration for the scholarship along with the completed application form to the Senior Executive Institute should be sent to
Molly Harlow, SEI Program Coordinator, Cooper Center for Public Service, P.O. Box 400206, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4206.
(434/987-0331; email: mjh3a@virginia.edu).

For more about VLGMA, check out its web site: ICMA Website

There are scholarships to both SEI and LEAD being offered in honor of John and Carol Nalbandian for Kansas University MPA graduates.  Please contact Molly Harlow for SEI info and Carmie Rodriguez for LEAD info.