Must be pursuing a degree in a field which promotes financial literacy such as Business, Law, Finance, Accounting, or Economics.
Must be enrolled in a college or university located within the United States or its territories and accredited by the U.S. Department of Education (for a list of accredited institutions, see http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx) at the time of application and at the time the Scholarship is awarded.
Must be at least 17 years old at the time of application.
Must be a United States citizen and resident of the United States.
Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
How to Apply:
Students must also complete a 500-word essay on the topic of financial planning. Referring to these following questions:
What are your short and long-term financial goals? How do you plan to achieve these goals? What financial strategies (such as budgeting, investing, saving, and debt management) will you use and why?
Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website
Must be either a part-time or full-time student, pursuing either an associate’s of applied science, bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting or finance or an equivalent designated post-baccalaureate certificate of accounting or finance.
Shall have completed a minimum of 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours within four weeks of the application deadline.
Shall have maintained a minimum GPA of 2.05 overall and 3.0 in accounting or finance.
Shall be attending an accredited community college, college, university, or professional school of accounting or finance.
Need not be a member of Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance.
All applications must be submitted by November 30, 2018.
How to Apply
Submit the completed application packet:
An original current official college transcript (in sealed envelope)
Financial aid transcripts from the college, if applicable
Two original, signed, letters of recommendation
Evidence of acceptance to program if you are either transferring to another college or beginning a post-baccalaureate education at a new university