Education Scholarship Opportunity
The Phoenix Chapter AGA awards one annual scholarship of $1,000.00 in January 2017, with a possible second place award of $500.00, to be used for student educational expenses. Scholarship recipients (undergraduate or graduate) will also be awarded a one year Special Student Membership in the Phoenix Chapter AGA. The Phoenix Chapter of AGA supports government accountability professionals. Visit our website at http://www.agaphoenix.org/
Nationally, AGA has served the government financial management profession for over 50 years. AGA serves the professional interests of its membership that is drawn from federal, state, and local government, as well as higher education and public accounting firms. For additional information on AGA see http://www.agacgfm.org. The goal of this scholarship program is to encourage students to graduate with a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree in Accounting, Financial Management or Public Administration and to promote the pursuit of public financial management careers.
All candidates must be at least a sophomore at the beginning of the semester for which the scholarship applies at either a community college or university, and be enrolled in an Accounting, Finance or Public Administration curriculum.
The scholarship deadline is December 31, 2016.
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Candidates should complete the application and submit a copy of his/her transcript (unofficial copy is fine) along with a brief essay (no more than one page double spaced). The essay should answer the question: Why are you interested in a career in Public Financial Management?