Scholarship Committee

MoCCFOA Scholarship Guidelines

The following criteria shall be considered by the Scholarship Committee and judged according to the 
information provided. Applications must be submitted and reviewed on a year-to-year basis.

1. Applicant must be a member in good standing of the Missouri City Clerks and Finance Officers 

2. Applicant must be a City Clerk, City Treasurer, City Collector, Finance Officer or hold a 
similar position.

3. The Scholarship Chairman must receive applications no later than August 31st for the Regional Conferences and December 31st for the Spring Institute and New Clerks Conference.

4.  Applicant must have requested his/her municipality to underwrite schooling financially and been 
denied funding either by the Mayor, City Administrator, City Manager or City Council.

5. Applicant must submit a letter from the Mayor, City Manager, City Administrator or Council 
expressing support of the application and indicating a commitment to grant time off to attend the 
educational institute.

6. Attach a statement giving reasons for attendance and what it will mean to work toward 
certification by participating in a continuing education program.

7. All MoCCFOA Scholarship recipients shall provide conference receipts to the Treasurer of the 
MoCCFOA no later than 15 days from the close of the conference in order to be reimbursed for 
approved expenses. Any receipts submitted for reimbursement after the 15 days from the close of the 
conference will not be considered for payment.

Please click here to fill out application and submit to Scholarship Chair 2022-2023:
Melissa Ziemianin, City Clerk
City of Pineville
P.O. Box 592
Pineville, MO 64856
Phone: (417) 223-4368
Email: [email protected]


Kathy Ray, Winnebago, [email protected]

Danette Henderson, Perry, [email protected]

Patricia Fisher-Johnson, Maysville, [email protected]

Melissa Bergner, New Haven, [email protected]

Paula Henderson, Bolivar, [email protected]

Mandy Lewis, Malden, [email protected]

Khianna Ward Degarmo, Jennings, [email protected]

Heather Duddridge, Willow Springs, [email protected]

Rachel Anderson, Holts Summit, [email protected]