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Competition Details

Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship


Goes By: Minorities in Government
Fellowship Website

The Government Finance Officers Association provides $6,000 to an upper-division undergraduate or graduate student of public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics, or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management) to recognize outstanding performance by minority students preparing for careers in state and local government finance. This scholarship is funded by Tyler Technologies.

Applicants must belong to one of the following groups (as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau): Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Latino.


Award Value

$10,000 available to minority students preparing for careers in state and local government finance.


Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Masters

Minimum Grade Point Average

3.3

Citizenship

US Citizen, Permanent Resident
Campus Nomination Required No
Year of Study Funded Junior, Senior, Masters
Academic Areas: Social Sciences, Business
Areas of Interest: Underrepresented populations
Language Funding No
Location Domestic

Be sure to consult the competition website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.



Deadlines

Minorities in Government Electronic Deadline
Friday, January 18, 2019


Last updated: January 19, 2018