The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Finance Scholarship 2017


The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Finance Scholarship

Brief Description

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada, which serves government finance professionals throughout those countries, is pleased to announce the Daniel B. Goldberg Scholarship, Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship, Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship and the Government Finance Professional Development Scholarship.

Candidates for these scholarships should have a superior record of academic achievement and/or job performance and show promise of completion of their studies at a high level of performance. In addition, candidates should have plans to pursue a career in state or local government finance.

Candidates are asked to complete an application and to submit it to their academic advisor, or the department chair together with the required supporting materials. It is requested that the academic advisor or department chair prepare a letter of recommendation and send it, along with the application form and the candidate’s supporting materials, in a single envelope, to:

Government Finance Officers Association
Scholarship Committee
203 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2700
Chicago, Illinois 60601-1210

All applications must be postmarked no later than February 10, 2017. The winner will be informed, and the award publicly announced, by April 21, 2017. The scholarship recipient will be invited to attend the GFOA’s annual conference in Denver, Colorado May 21-24, 2017. This includes a complementary annual conference registration, transportation costs to Denver, and hotel accommodations.

If you have any questions, please contact Robert Kotchen.

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