The Scholarship/Fellowship Committee offers a Conference Scholarship to two attendees for each the Spring Institute and the Fall Conference.  If you are not currently a member of the GFOAT and are awarded a scholarship, the Scholarship/Fellowship Committee will also provide a one-year membership to the GFOAT.  In order to be considered, you must complete the following application and include the information listed below.


  • Completed and signed scholarship application (pages 2-5 of this document)
  • An approval letter provided by your supervisor (page 6 of this document)
  • Organizational chart of your employer
  • Analysis of your department’s travel budget for the current fiscal year (documenting need for assistance)

    Conference Brochure
  • Resume attached (optional)

Once all applications are received, they will go through a review by all of the members of the Scholarship/Fellowship Committee to determine the Conference Scholarship recipient(s).  Timeframes are as follows:

  • GFOAT 2020, Spring Institute, San Antonio, (April 5-7, 2020)
    • Due February 14, 2020; Recipients notified by February 21, 2020
  • GFOAT 2020, Fall Conference, San Marcos, (November 4-6, 2020)
    • Due October 5, 2020; Recipients notified by October 12, 2020

Please submit completed Conference Scholarship applications by email to:

Email: (preferred)

Applicants may be contacted regarding their application during the review process.  If you have any questions about the application or review process, please contact:

Stormy Johnson, GFOAT Scholarship/Fellowship Committee Co-Chair
Assistant Finance Director, City of Burleson
817- 426-9600


Deborah A. Mol, GFOAT Scholarship/Fellowship Committee Co-Chair
Director of Finance, City of Mesquite