Washington CPA Foundation Accounting Scholarship

Provided by Washington CPA Foundation

Description:
The Washington CPA Foundation is excited to be able to offer over $250,000 in scholarships for students in Washington State. While accounting scholarships have been awarded for more than 40 years in Washington, this year we have an opportunity to help even more students on the path to pursue their dream of being a CPA. If you are a rising junior or higher, have a 3.0 GPA and above (or equivalent), attend an accredited college or university in the State of Washington and want to be a CPA – please apply! Qualifications To be eligible for one of these scholarships, you must be an accounting major and: · Attend an accredited college or university within the state of Washington · Be entering junior year or higher in fall 2017; fifth year, masters and PhD candidates as well as community college transfers are encouraged to apply · Have a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4 point scale) (or equivalent) in accounting courses and overall · Be involved in on-campus, off-campus or community activities, or hold a job Requirements Applications are to be completed online and require the following: · Current resume including jobs, internships (paid or unpaid), volunteer positions and leadership roles on campus or in the community · Transcripts (official or unofficial from all colleges attended) · Documentation of accounting major (having “Accounting” listed as major on current transcript will suffice). · Two letters of recommendation on company or university letterhead. At least one must be from a faculty member, employer, mentor or a licensed CPA. Letters of reference must be submitted online through the application portal.
Academic Year:
2016 - 2017
Scholarship Amount:
$5,000.00
Number of Awards:
50
Application Start Date:
12/19/2016
Application Due Date:
2/14/2017

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