February 16, 2018
To: CTGFOA Members From: James Finch, Scholarship Chair Re: Scholarship Opportunity
I am writing to remind you of upcoming scholarship opportunities and encourage you or eligible members of your organization to participate. NESGFOA Scholarship $1,000:
This scholarship seeks to promote careers in state and local government finance by providing a grant to students seeking a degree in public administration, finance or accounting. Eligibility Requirements:
A new or current full-time or part-time student in an associate, undergraduate or graduate accounting, finance or public administration program preparing for or enhancing a career in state and local government finance.
Citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. residing in, or attending, a college or university in New England.
An existing public sector employee or an immediate family member of an active NESGFOA member. An immediate family member is defined as a spouse, child or stepchild.
Criteria for Scholarship Award:
Plans to pursue or enhance a career in state and local government finance or graduate studies in government finance or public administration.
Letters of recommendation by your academic advisor, applicable instructor, a NESGFOA sponsoring member, and/or municipal supervisor or department head.
Interested students must complete and send an application form available at www.nesgfoa.org by February 16, 2018 along with a resume and two letters of recommendation to:
New England States G.F.O.A. Scholarship Committee, C/O Ms. Heather Hunter, City of Lewiston, 27 Pine Street, Lewiston, Maine 04240