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GFOA of N.J. Scholarship

 

2018 GFOANJ Scholarship Application Coming Soon!

 

 

GFOA of NJ Awards Two Scholarship for 2014

Each year the Government Finance Officers Association of New Jersey (GFOA of NJ) offers scholarships to students based on financial assistance and academic performance. GFOA of N.J. scholarships aim to encourage and promote the advancement of education by providing scholarships and other assistance in institutions of higher learning to applicants. Students can receive up to $2,500.00 per individual.

This year, the scholarship committee received five applications in total. GFOA of N.J. scholarships aim to encourage and promote the advancement of education by providing scholarships and other assistance in institutions of higher learning to children of deceased or disabled persons who have worked in government in the State of New Jersey. This year the committee recommendations were approved by the board of the GFOA to award two scholarships. The awards were given out in the late fall of this year. We congratulate all of our applicants and look forward to awarding scholarships again next year!

The deadline for 2015 GFOA of N.J. scholarship application has been extended to August 15, 2015.

GFOA of NJ Awards Four Scholarships for 2013

GFOA of N.J. Awards Four Scholarships for 2013

On April 19, 2013, the Government Finance Office of New Jersey (GFOA of N.J.) presented scholarships to four select candidates during its Spring Mini-Conference in New Brunswick at the Rutgers University Labor Education Center. Russell R. Forenza, Chair of the Scholarship Committee, presented the annual GFOA of N.J. Scholarships to students deserving of financial assistance as they pursue their endeavors into higher education.

The Scholarship Committee was proud to announce the awarding of the 2013 GFOA of N.J. scholarships to four outstanding students - Emily S. Favaro, Justine E. Cillo, Jessica A. Cillo, and James Pittaro. Each candidate exhibited high achievement in their studies, accompanied by excellent references. The Association was happy to award $1,500 to each of our winners to help them realize their scholastic goals.

Although many of the applicants were deserving of an award, the four individuals were selected based upon their financial situations and scholastic achievements.

The purpose of the GFOA of N.J.’s Scholarship is to encourage and promote the advancement of education in order to aid students to achieve their future goals and aspirations by providing scholarships and other assistance in institutions of higher learning to children of deceased or disabled persons who have worked in government in the State of New Jersey.

This year's awards continue the GFOA of N.J.’s altruistic legacy, with a scholarship program that has totaled over $50,000 in grants to students over the years.

For your convenience, The GFOA scholarship application is available for download on this webpage. Simply email the application to info@gfoanj.org or print the application and submit to GFOA of N.J. at 308 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08618.

The deadline for 2014 GFOA of N.J. scholarship application is July 31, 2014.

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