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Offered by Government Finance Officers Association
Are you a minority, postsecondary interested in a career in government finance? If so, consider applying for the Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship! The scholarship is open to minority, upper-level undergraduates and graduate students who are pursuing a career in government finance. The scholarship is offered by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), a Chicago-based organization dedicated to “advancing excellence in public finance.” Since 1906, they have represented multitudes of finance officials throughout the U.S. and Canada. To support the finance officials of the future, this scholarship of theirs awards $10,000 to one minority, postsecondary student with dreams of a career in public finance. If you are passionate about a career in government finance, we encourage you to apply!
The scholarship is open to upper-level undergraduates and graduate students who plan to pursue a career in state/provincial or local government finance. Applicants must be minorities and must also meet the below eligibility requirements.
College Upperclassmen & Graduate Students
US Citizens, Permanent Residents, Canadian Citizens
Black/African, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, Asian/Pacific Islander
Business, Finance, Accounting, Political Science
To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application, a short response (350-500 words), and the below application materials.
Resume or CV
Letters of Recommendation
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