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        GFOAA 2021 Scholarship Opportunities

        January 26, 2021 By Carleigh Cleveland

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        The Government Finance Officers Association of Alabama (GFOAA) will award individual scholarships ranging between $1,000 and $3,000 each for the 2021/2022 scholarship award period, which runs from summer semester 2021 through spring semester 2022. The scholarships are awarded for a period of one year for two semesters during the award period (1/2 of the award will be reimbursed per semester).

        Award recipients will also receive a free one-year membership with GFOAA.  The membership year will begin April 1, 2021 and end on March 31, 2022.

        An undergraduate award recipient may reapply for the scholarship as a graduate student. 

        To receive the scholarship funds, the recipient must submit receipts for tuition, books, and/or fees, as well as a copy of the transcript at the end of the term to the GFOAA.  Checks will be made payable to the scholarship recipient.

         GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS:

        1. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

        2. Priority is given to those students who demonstrate a career interest in the area of government finance.

        3. The applicant must be attending an accredited Alabama four-year or graduate college or university during the time of the scholarship award period.

        4. Recipients may be a GFOAA member, as long as all applicable qualifications are met.

        For more information, including additional qualifications, please visit the GFOAA website. Click here to view the scholarship application.