Women in Public Finance Awards & Scholarships!

Women in Public Finance

2014 Awards & Scholarships
Application Deadline – Monday, August 25, 2014

In keeping with its tradition of supporting young women in their aspirations of achieving successful careers in the finance industry, Women in Public Finance is now accepting applications for its 2014 Award and Scholarships.

The purpose of the Women in Public Finance Award and Scholarship is to:

  • Recognize college-bound high school females who have exhibited scholastic achievement (preferably with a demonstrated aptitude in mathematics) and demonstrated leadership skills;
  • Encourage young women to consider careers in finance, and more specifically, public finance; and
  • Provide an opportunity for award recipients to meet women established in the public finance industry and learn about various career options and opportunities available to them.

Award and Scholarship Overview:
Women in Public Finance maintains a scholarship program that annually provides up to ten recipients with an Award and Scholarship.  Information regarding the qualifications for applicants and the 2014 scholarship application are available on the Women in Public Finance website ( and at the following 2014 Scholarship Application link.

To qualify and apply for the Award and Scholarship, the applicant must, at a minimum:

  1. Be a female, college-bound high school student entering her senior year in the fall of 2014;
  2. Minimum of 3.0 G.P.A. or equivalent;
  3. Exhibit leadership skills through extracurricular activities, volunteer positions, and/or work experience;
  4. Have an interest in pursuing a public finance related career in finance, government, nonprofits or law; and
  5. Complete and submit the 2014 Award and Scholarship application form (including submission of the required essays), along with a photocopy of your most recent unofficial high school transcript, via email to so that the application is received no later than midnight, EDT, on August 25, 2014. Scholarship recipients will be notified prior to October 2, 2014 and a list of all Award and Scholarship winners will be posted on the Women in Public Finance website after the annul conference to be held October 2, 2014.

Mailing address:
Virginia Women in Public Finance
PO Box 129
Richmond, VA 23218

WPF WOMEN IN PUBLIC FINANCE® is a registered trademark of Women in Public Finance and WPF WOMEN IN PUBLIC FINANCE, VIRGINIA CHAPTER is a trademark of Women in Public Finance, Virginia Chapter and WOMEN IN PUBLIC FINANCE, VIRGINIA CHAPTER is an independent organization separate and apart from the national organization.

Ashley Crute

Ashley Crute is the assistant director of career services for George Mason University's School of Business.
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