Awards & Scholarships

Recognizing School Business Officials

Our awards and scholarship programs honor school business officials and the profession. From recognizing best practices in financial reporting to honoring lifetime achievements, explore ASBO International's awards and scholarships to find recognition opportunities for you and your district.

Eagle Awards

The highest tribute we bestow on our members, the Eagle Awards honor and reward outstanding school business officials who consistently demonstrate exceptional leadership, vision, and dedication to the school business profession.

Pinnacle Awards

Celebrating the unique ingenuity of school finance managers, the Pinnacle Awards recognize school business officials for innovations or outstanding practices that result in cost savings, improvements, or enhancements for their districts.

Emerging School Business Leaders Scholarship

The Emerging School Business Leaders Scholarship welcomes 18 new school business managers to the profession with scholarships to attend the Annual Meeting & Expo—offering unparalleled professional development and networking opportunities to start their career.

Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting

For over 40 years, the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting has honored school districts for quality and transparency in the preparation of their Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

Meritorious Budget Award & Pathway to the MBA

Awarding excellence in budget presentation, the Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) and Pathway to the MBA recognize school districts that demonstrate proficiency in creating clear, sound budgets.