Education Scholarship Opportunity

The Phoenix Chapter AGA awards one annual scholarship of $1,000.00, with a possible second one of $500, in June 2024 to be used for student educational expenses. Scholarship recipients (undergraduate or graduate) will also be awarded a one year Special Student Membership in the Phoenix Chapter AGA. The Phoenix Chapter of AGA supports government accountability professionals. Visit our website at

Nationally, AGA has served the government financial management profession for over 50 years. AGA serves the professional interests of its membership that is drawn from federal, state, and local government, as well as higher education and public accounting firms. For additional information on AGA see The goal of this scholarship program is to encourage students to graduate with a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree in Accounting, Financial Management or Public Administration and to promote the pursuit of public financial management careers.



All candidates must be at least a sophomore at the beginning of the semester for which the scholarship applies at either an Arizona community college or university, be enrolled in an Accounting, Finance or Public Administration curriculum, and must be considering a career in governmental financial management.


Due Date:

The scholarship deadline is May 31, 2024.



Candidates should complete the application and submit a copy of his/her transcript (unofficial copy is fine) along with a brief essay (no more than one page double spaced). The essay should answer the question:

Why did you decide to pursue government finance and how will you make a difference in the world through your career?


Submit application, transcript and essay to:

AGA Scholarship Committee