GFOA Scholarship Information 


Scholarships for Full and Part-Time Students
New this year! You may submit your application and additional materials online.
Online Application for GFOA Scholarships

In order to be considered for a scholarship award, GFOA must receive your application by Friday, January 26, 2018. Award winners will be notified by Friday, March 23, 2018. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Kotchen.

Eligibility for scholarship awards:

-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.
-Additional criteria for each individual scholarship found with the links above.

GFOA evaluates all scholarship applications according to the following criteria

-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
-Letter of recommendation

Download GFOA Scholarship Brochure 

Applications for all programs are available in the “Student Opportunities” section of the GFOA website,  Be sure to scroll down to the section for “GFOA Scholarships.”