2022 Scholarship Information & Applications

Ohio GFOA Traditional Student College Scholarship

Application Deadline: Monday, July 11, 2022

Requirements

  • Ohio resident enrolled full-time and entering at least the junior year of undergraduate study in an accredited Ohio college or university
  • Declared major in a field of study related to accounting, finance, budgeting, or other similar area
  • Good academic standing
  • Provide a list of classes taken, grades (include grade scale), and current class schedule
  • One page statement regarding public sector career plans & why you deserve this scholarship
  • Completed application form
  • May include sealed letters of recommendation
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Ohio GFOA Member Continuing Education Scholarship

Application Deadline: Monday, July 11, 2022

Requirements

  • Current member of Ohio GFOA
  • Minimum of two years employment in a government position (defined as direct government, school, library, non-private sector) preferably in finance, budgeting, accounting, or related field
  • Enrolled in an accredited Ohio college or university, working toward a (Bachelor’s or beyond) declared degree in finance, budgeting, accounting, or related area of study
  • Statement of future plans in the public sector
  • Copy of jurisdiction’s tuition reimbursement policy or statement of supervisor if there is none
  • Sealed letter of recommendation from the applicant’s supervisor
  • May include other sealed letters of recommendation
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Ohio GFOA Annual Conference Student Attendee Scholarship

Application Deadline: Monday, July 11, 2022

Requirements

  • Must be a student enrolled in an accredited Ohio college or university
  • Declared major in a field of study related to accounting, finance, budgeting, or other similar areas
  • A letter on college or university stationary from the applicant’s professor, in their field of study, stating why the individual is worthy of the scholarship and that the applicant is permitted to attend the entire conference
  • A one-page statement regarding public sector career plans from the applicant telling why they are deserving of the award
  • Must attend the conference welcome/business luncheon
  • Must be at least 21 years old by September 1, 2022
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First-Time Annual Conference Attendee Scholarship

Application Deadline: Monday, July 11, 2022

Requirements

  • Must be an Ohio governmental entity employee
  • Must be a first-time Ohio GFOA conference attendee
  • A letter on government stationary from the applicant’s supervisor stating why the individual is worthy of the scholarship, that the applicant is permitted to attend the entire conference
  • A statement from the applicant telling why they are deserving of the award
  • Must attend the conference welcome/business luncheon
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Ohio GFOA Annual Conference Scholarship

Application Deadline: Monday, July 11, 2022

Requirements

  • Must be an Ohio government employee
  • A letter on government stationary from the applicant’s supervisor stating why the individual is worthy of the scholarship, that the applicant is permitted to attend the entire conference and that there are no other training opportunities nor financing available from the entity
  • A statement from the applicant telling why they are deserving of the award
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Please submit to the Ohio GFOA Office 400 W Wilson Bridge Rd, Suite 120 Worthington, OH 43085 or by email at [email protected].

Congratulations to our 2021 Scholarship Recipients:

First-Time Annual Conference Scholarship
Sophia Marshall, Management Analyst, City of Gahanna  
Drew Turner, Deputy Finance Director, City of New Albany 

Annual Conference Scholarship
Emma Gentry, Tax Administrator, City of Miamisburg
Barb Patterson, Fiscal Manager/Payroll Specialist, Seneca County Auditor’s Office

National GFOA Leadership Academy
Joni Crawford, Finance Manager, City of Reynoldsburg
Karen Ervin, Director of Finance, City of Monroe

Traditional Student Scholarship
Jessiah Taylor, Student of Kent State University  


If you have any questions, please contact one of the Scholarship Committee Chairs.

Julie Adkins
(419) 448-5718

Ami Mayne
(330) 430-3607

Joey Jones
(330) 471-0005

National GFOA Scholarships Available

To view National GFOA Scholarships, click here.