2022 Scholarship Guidelines and Eligibility Criteria

Undergraduate Students, Community Service

Submissions Due: April 12, 2022

The Association of Government Accountants (AGA) is pleased to offer up to two $1,500 scholarships for Community Service accomplishments at all levels (high school, undergraduate, graduate). The community service scholarships will be awarded on the basis of community service involvement and accomplishments, in addition to academic credentials. Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

What is the Deadline for Submission?

Scholarship applications and required documentation must be received by the close of business on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. No incomplete or late applications will be considered.

How Do You Know if You Are Eligible for a Scholarship?

  • You must be an AGA member or family member (spouse, child, or grandchild)
  • All candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Scholarship must be applied toward full-time undergraduate study in a financial management discipline such as accounting, economics, finance, information systems/technology, or public administration.
  • You must be actively involved in community service projects.

What Do Candidates Need to Submit?

  • Two reference letters:
    • A reference letter from an AGA member.
    • Community service scholarship candidates must include a letter of recommendation from a community service organization. The letter must address the student’s community service involvement.
  • An Essay:
    • Answer the question “How I Made a Difference in the Lives of Others Through Community Service.”
    • Length of essay should be no longer than 2 typed pages, double space
    • Please include your name and address at the top of the page
    • If you are a past recipient, your essay cannot be identical to your prior submission
  • Unofficial transcripts

How to submit your application

  • Log in to our Submission platform
  • Create an account and password
  • Fill out the form
  • Upload your documents
  • Press submit

Candidates will be notified if they have been selected by the end of June.

If you have any questions, please email: awards@agacgfm.org

Thank you for your interest in AGA – we look forward to receiving your applications!

The scholarship application form will be available in January.