Government Finance Officers Association

Government Finance Officers Association

Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship

This scholarship is to award upper-level undergraduate or graduate students of finance, governmental accounting, public administration, economics, business administration, or finance for exceptional performance by minority student, who are preparing for an occupation in local and state government finance.

Academic Disciplines/ Professional Aspirations:  Business/ Consumer Services; Accounting; Political Science; Public Policy and Administration; Economics.

Award: This scholarship is for use during freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate years.  This scholarship is not renewable.  Number: The number of scholarships awarded is 1.  Amount: The amount of the scholarship awarded is $5,000.

Requirements for Eligibility: The applicant is required to be Black (non-Hispanic), Hispanic, American Indian/Alaska Native, or Asian/Pacific Islander and enrolled or anticipating to enroll part-time or full-time at a two-year or four-year college or university.  This school scholarship is available to citizens of the United States and Canadian citizens.

Requirements for Application: Essay composition, application, personal references, school transcript, and resume.  Deadline: February 28.


Jake Lorentz, Assistant Director
Government Finance Officers Association
203 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2700
Chicago, IL  60601-1210
Phone:  312-977-9700 Ext. 267
Fax:  312-977-4806
E-mail:  [email protected]

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