Women in Public Finance Scholarship
May 31, 2024
- Scholarship Description
The purpose of the Women in Public Finance Award & Scholarship is to: Recognize women that are college-bound high school students or in college, or graduate school who have exhibited scholastic achievement and demonstrated leadership skills; Support women wanting to advance within the public finance industry by obtaining additional industry specific certifications; Encourage young women to consider careers in public finance; and Provide an opportunity for award recipients to meet women established in the public finance industry and learn about various career options and opportunities available to them.
To be eligible, applicant must: Identify as a woman; Plan to be enrolled in an institute of higher education for the coming school year or plan to take an industry specific exam in the 2023-2024 fall/winter; Have an interest in pursuing a public finance-related career, which may include the fields of accounting, finance, banking, government, non-profit, or law; If applying for a scholarship to support higher education, applicants must demonstrate good academic standing; and All applicants must exhibit leadership skills through extracurricular activities, work experience, volunteer positions, and/or community service.