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.
Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.
Priority is given to those students who demonstrate a career interest in the area of government finance.
The applicant must be attending an accredited Alabama four-year or graduate college or university during the time of the scholarship award period.
Recipients may be a GFOAA member, as long as all applicable qualifications are met.