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GFOA Daniel B. Goldberg Scholarship

GFOA Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship

Insurance Scholarship Foundation of America

National Society of Accountants Scholarship

Streamline Refinance Scholarship for Finance and Economics

 

Government Finance Officers Association of the US & Canada
Daniel B. Goldberg Scholarship

Deadline: February (annually)
Award:  $10,000

Eligibility: Currently a full-time student in a graduate program that prepares students for careers in state and local government finance and expecting to be enrolled in the spring semester (including spring graduates). Must hold a Baccalaureate degree or its equivalent. Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada. Students who have 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.

Apply: Applications can be downloaded off the website www.gfoa.org under "Student Opportunities."

Contact: Scholarship Committee, Government Finance Officers Association, 203 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2700, Chicago, IL 60601-1210; Phone: (312) 977-9700

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Government Finance Officers Association of the US and Canada
Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship
Deadline: February (annually)
Award:  $5,000

Eligibility: Must be a full-time student in an undergraduate OR graduate accounting program who is preparing for a career in state and local government finance. Undergraduate students must be in the process of completing at least their junior year by the time the scholarship is awarded. Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada. Student must not have been a past winner of a scholarship administered by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada is not eligible to apply.

Apply: Applications can be downloaded off the website www.gfoa.org under "Student Opportunities." 

Contact: Scholarship Committee, Government Finance Officers Association, 203 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2700, Chicago, IL 60601-1210; Phone: (312) 977-9700

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Insurance Scholarship Foundation of America
Deadline: March 15 Annually for spring, October 1 Annually for fall
Award:  $500-$5,000

Eligibility:

  • Must be a candidate for a bachelor's or higher degree with a major or minor in insurance, risk management, or actuarial science
  • Be currently attending a college or university an be completing or have completed the second year of college
  • Have successfully completed two insurance, risk management, or actuarial science courses having a minimum of three credit hours each
  • Have achieved at least a 3.0 grade average on a 4.0 scale
  • Not be receiving full reimbursement for the expense of tuition, books etc. from an employer or from any outside sources

Apply: www.inssfa.org/college.html

Contact: Insurance Scholarship Foundation of America 14286-16 Beach Blvd, Suite 353 Jacksonville, FL 32250 Phone: 904-821-7188

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National Society of Accountants Scholarship
Deadline: March 10 annually
Award:
Ranging from $500-$2,000 depending on availability of funds at the time of award

Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be an undergraduate student majoring in accounting
  • May apply for second, third, or fourth year of studies, provided they are committed to a major of accounting throughout the remainder of their college career
  • Applicant must be a strong academic performer and have at least a 3.0 grade oint average on a 4.0 scale
  • Applicant must be a citizen of the United States or Canada

Apply: www.nsacct.org

Contact: National Society of Accountants Scholarship, Foundation Awards Program c/o Scholarship Management Services Address: One Scholarship Way P.O. Box 297 Saint Peter, MN 56082 Phone: 507-931-1682

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Streamline Refinance Scholarship for Finance and Economics
Deadline: December (annually)
Award:
$1,000

Eligibility: Any student enrolled in finance, economics, or investment related fields, and who are pursuing advanced education in these particular areas.

  • Applicant shall be 17 years of age or older and be accepted to or attending a full-time finance, economics, or investment program at an accredited institution of learning
  • Applicant must be attending the program within an accredited institution in the United States
  • Applicant bust be either a citizen of the United States or a foreign student with a valid United States Student Visa
  • Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, based on the previous year's academic performance.

Apply: www.streamlinerefinance.net/finance-economics-scholarship.html

Contact: Jessica Anderson at StreamlineRefinace.net

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