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NESGFOA Scholarship
Scholarship Opportunity
February 16, 2018

Event Details:
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.

Application Process:

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

Electronic versions of the applicant’s packet maybe emailed to hhunter@lewistonmaine.gov.

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