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Name George A. Nielsen Public Investor Scholarship
Number of Awards
Award Value $2,500 - $5,000
Award Type Merit-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications Until February 28
Renewable
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Contact Information

Contact Government Finance Officers Association
Scholarship Committee
203 N. LaSalle St., Suite 2700
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Phone (312)977-9700
Fax (312)977-4806
Email Scholarships@gfoa.org

Scholarship Description

The Public Investor Scholarship of $5,000 (may be two awards of $2,500 each) is available for award to an employee of a local government or other public entity who is enrolled or plans to enroll in an undergraduate or graduate program in public administration, finance, business administration, or related field. The purpose of the Public Investor Scholarship is to support the studies of full- or part-time undergraduate or graduate students with career interests in the efficient and productive investment of public funds.

Eligibility:
* Employed at least one year by a state, local, government or other public entity.

* Enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate program in public administration, finance, business administration, or related field before funds are awarded.

* Citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada.

* Recommendation by your employer.

* Student has not been a past winner of a scholarship administered by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada are not eligible to apply.