Government Finance Professional Development Scholarship by GFOA
GFOA provides several scholarship opportunities for students interested in pursuing a career in state/provincial or local government finance. Encouraging and supporting educational opportunities for future government finance officers are integral to our mission of promoting best practices in local government.
Citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada
Plan to pursue a career in state/provincial or local government finance
Student has not been a past winner of a GFOA scholarship.
Specific criteria defined by each scholarship (listed below)
Career plans in state/provincial and local government finance
Past academic record and work experience
Strength of coursework and demonstrated connection between coursework and career goals
Letters of recommendation (Please address all letters to the GFOA Scholarship Committee)