Greathouse Scholarship application

Who Is Eligible:

Currently a full-time student in an undergraduate or graduate accounting program preparing for a career in state and local government finance and expecting to be enrolled in the 2015 spring semester (including spring 2015 graduates.)

Undergraduate students must be in the process of completing at least their junior year by the time the scholarship is awarded.

Citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada.

Recommendation by your academic advisor or the accounting program chair.

Student has not been a past winner of a scholarship program administered by the Government Finance Officers Association of the

United States and Canada.


Statement of proposed career plan in state and local government finance and proposed plan of graduate study, if applicable.

Past academic record and work experience.

Strength of past coursework and present plan of study, as it relates to a career in the public sector.

Letters of recommendation by your academic advisor, chair of the accounting program, and others.

Undergraduate and graduate grade point averages. 

Deadline: Based on last year's deadline.
Amount: $7,000
How to apply:

The Government Finance Officers Association’s Scholarship Committee will review all applications and make the awards if it determines that two candidates have met all of the criteria. Applicants will be notified in writing on or before April 30, 2015, of the committee’s final decision.