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CONGRATULATIONS to the 2024 Professional Development Scholarship Recipients!

Kelly Beach Sweet, Clerk-Treasurer, Village of Earlville

Raymond Flammer, Tax Assessor/Treasurer, City of Long Beach

Christopher Jaros, Deputy Commissioner of Finance, County of Ulster

Bing Morris, Deputy Comptroller, Town of Eastchester

Jodee O'Donnell, Accountant, Town of Greece 

The NYGFOA Professional Development Scholarship Award was created to allow public sector members who have not previously attended the Annual Conference and who would not be able to attend without financial assistance, the chance to attend.  Each award covers the cost of registration and two nights at the conference hotel. 

Professional Development Scholarship Application:
Applications Due December 1, 2023 Closed



Stanley M. Schoenfeld Memorial Scholarship

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CONGRATULATIONS to the 2024 Stanley M. Schoenfeld Scholarship Recipient! 

Steven Loughran, Accountant, City of Poughkeepsie

The NYGFOA Stanley M. Schoenfeld Memorial Scholarship Award, named for one of NYGFOA's founding members and its first treasurer, was created to encourage students to pursue a career in government finance.

The scholarship, awarded annually, is available for NYGFOA public sector members and their employees who are accepted in an associate’s, bachelor’s or master’s degree program and are planning to advance their career in state or local government finance. Applicants must be currently enrolled or accepted into an associate’s, bachelor’s or master’s degree program in accounting/ governmental accounting, business administration, finance, economics, or public administration/affairs at a college or university in New York State. Full and part-time students are eligible. 

Stanley M. Schoenfeld Memorial ScholarshipApplication: 
Applications Due December 1, 2023 CLOSED

Student Membership Available

Still in school? Join NYGFOA and enhance your education in government finance as well as making those important connections with professionals in the field. Student Membership is only $25.00/year.

Join today online or fill out this form and send it to the NYGFOA office.

Support the Future of the Profession

Help us help others by making a contribution today.  You can help advance the NYGFOA mission by supporting the Stanley M. Schoenfeld Memorial Scholarship Fund. Mr. Schoenfeld exemplified what this Association advocates: prudent fiscal management of public funds. The scholarship is awarded to outstanding students who demonstrate a commitment to public service and the responsibility of managing taxpayer dollars efficiently, effectively, and responsibly.

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