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Offered by Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)
The Jeffrey L. Esser Career Development Scholarship is a prestigious opportunity designed to propel the public finance careers of dedicated professionals working for state or local governments. This esteemed scholarship is exclusively available to students pursuing majors in public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, or business administration, with a special emphasis on government. Eligible applicants must be employed at least three years by one or more state or local governments, and be enrolled part-time pursuing an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree. Don’t miss out on this incredible chance to enhance your career and make a lasting impact in the field of public finance!
The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), founded in 1906, represents public finance officials throughout the United States and Canada. The association's more than 20,000 members are federal, state/provincial, and local finance officials deeply involved in planning, financing, and implementing thousands of governmental operations in each of their jurisdictions. GFOA's mission is to advance excellence in public finance.
This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.
US Citizens, Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents
Public Policy and Administration, Business, Accounting, Finance, Government/Public Service
Applicants must have a minimum of three years of employment by one or more state or local governments.
To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.
Proof of enrollment
Resume or CV
Letters of Recommendation
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