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Stanley Schoenfield Memorial Scholarship

The NYS GFOA Stanley M. Schoenfeld Memorial Scholarship Award, named for one of the founding members of the New York State Government Finance Officers’ Association, and its first treasurer, was created to encourage college students to pursue a career in government finance.

The scholarship is available for students who are enrolled in a postgraduate program in public affairs/management (with a concentration in finance) at an accredited college or university in New York State. Full and Part Time Students Are Eligible.


mid March

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: None

Graduate: At any stage

Award Type:
Scholarship / Fellowship

Award Period:
Academic Year (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Business, Finance

Additional Qualifications:

Last Updated:
July 23, 2018

Last Updated: 9/12/17