Public Admin Scholarship Opportunity

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) provides several scholarship opportunities for students interested in pursuing a career in state/provincial or local government finance. Encouraging and supporting educational opportunities for future government finance officers are integral to our mission of promoting best practices in local government.

GFOA currently offers five types of scholarships. Students interested in future scholarship opportunities should keep in mind the following:

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 below.

To apply, click on this link: 


Applications for 2022 GFOA academic scholarships are now open. The deadline to apply is January 14, 2022.