Nomination Form – 2020 WALTER FRESE SCHOLARSHIP

Purpose and Overview

Background:  The late Walter Frese was one of the original 59 Charter Members and one of the original nine Directors to serve on the National Board of the Association of Government Accountants (AGA).  Mr. Frese was the second National President of the organization, serving from 1951 to 1952.  The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) paid special recognition to Walter in its 100th Anniversary issue of the Journal of Accountancy.  Mr. Frese’s  career  included  the  United  States  Department  of  the  Treasury,  the  United  States General Accounting Office, and the Harvard School of Business

Nomination

Nominee Information

First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Designation:
Title:
Employer:
Email:
Phone:

Criteria & Evaluation

Eligibility: Applicant must be (or will be) enrolled for 2020 as an undergraduate/graduate student in a program relating to financial management.  This will include (but not necessarily be limited to) majors in accounting, business administration, finance, information technology, and economics.  In addition, graduate student applicants are considered eligible as long as the applicant is currently working in a government accounting/auditing/finance position.  Note: Applicants must be a New England area resident or be enrolled in a New England area college.

 

Award Criteria: Recipients will be selected based on scholastic achievement, leadership qualities, extracurricular activities, reference letter, writing ability, and an expressed interest in the field of government accounting, auditing or financial management.

  1. Completed application
  2. Most recent official Grade Report/Transcript
  3. Letter of recommendation from college/university professor or teacher/guidance counselor
  4. Essay composition attached (maximum 2, double-spaced pages)
  5. College acceptance letter or application to validate enrollment in an institution of higher education.

Supporting Documentation

Criteria #1

As part of the application process please answer the following: This can be done as a separate attachment.

Please list the College, University or High School you are currently attending

*Note: If currently a high school student, please attach the college acceptance letter or applications that will validate your enrollment or commitment to enroll in a financial management-related program.

Are you a full time student?  If NO, specify credits carried:  

What is your Class Status for the Fall 2020:

Freshman          Sophomore          Junior          Senior          Graduate Student

What is your declared Major?

What is your Cumulative GPA?

Please ATTACH a copy of your most recent Grade Report with Application.

Are you a current AGA Member?

If not, are you the relative of a current AGA Member?  Who?

Criteria #2, 3, 4 & 5 must be attached as a pdf. file  If submitted online please state "attached" in the appropriate box.

Criteria #4 (Essay) Please respond to the following question:

Social media disseminates massive amounts of materials, sharing both positive and negative information. Most politicians have a profile(s) on various social media platforms. Those platforms may not be monitored for the legitimacy of the posted news/information which can result in a lot of erroneous information being passed around. Please briefly describe what you believe to be the positive(s) and negative(s) of social media in government today and the part it will play in shaping the future of our government

Choose a file:
Adobe PDF files allowed.

Nominator Information

First name:
Last name:
Title:
Employer:

Please provide email address and telephone in case we have questions about your nomination package and to notify you of the Awards Committee’s selection.

Email:
Phone:

If you are representing a governmental unit or an AGA Committee, please name the entity and provide your title as authorized representative.

Entity:
Your Title:

Deadline

EMAIL by April 9, 2020 to: Julie829@comcast.net

          OR

MAIL POSTMARKED BY APRIL 9, 2020 to:

AGA - BOSTON CHAPTER CY 2020 SCHOLARSHIPS

C/O      Julie O’Sullivan

84 Hemlock Dr.

Norwell MA 02061