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Surgent CPA College Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be a current student at an accredited college or university within the U.S.
  • Applicants must be studying to become an accountant
  • Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Applicants must submit a copy of their current transcript

How to Apply:

  • All applicants must create and submit a video response to the following questions:
    • What or who has inspired you to become a CPA, and why?
    • Why do you think Surgent CPA Review will help you achieve your goals?
    • How do you think getting your CPA license will change your life?

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website

SURGENT EXAM REVIEW COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be a current student at an accredited college or university within the U.S.
  • Applicants must be studying to become an accountant
  • Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Applicants must submit a copy of their current transcript

How to Apply:

  • All applicants must create and submit a video response to the following questions:
    • What certification do you want to achieve?
    • What or who has inspired you to achieve a certification, and why?
    • Why do you think Surgent Exam Review will help you achieve your goals?
    • How do you think getting your license will change your life?

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website

“Invest in Your Future” College Scholarship

Eligibility

  • 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

The Frankel Loughran Starr & Vallone LLP Scholarship

Eligible Recipients:

  • Undergraduate students who major in accounting.
  • Graduate students pursuing a masters in accounting or taxation.
  • Law students with a focus in taxation who majored in accounting while they were an undergraduate student.
  • Attorneys pursuing an LLM in taxation.

How to Apply:

  • Write a 500+ word essay on how a travel experience in the U.S. or abroad helped you grow, transformed your thinking, or gave you an appreciation for something new.
  • Make sure to fill out the online form.

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Helen Cox Foundation

Eligibility

  • Resides in the Tri-Cities Area
  • Woman accepted into a business or accounting related major
  • Must be a standing junior in college
  • Demonstrates outstanding leadership qualities and presents a plan to maximize her career potential
  • Not a Soroptimist member or an immediate family member

More Details

All applications must be submitted by January 15, 2019.

How to Apply

  • Complete the application.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

AFWA Seattle Chapter Scholarship

Eligibility

  • 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.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by November 30, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Submit the completed application packet:
    • Completed application
    • 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
  • Mail completed packets to:
    • Attn: Scholarships, AFWA Seattle, 800 5th Ave, Ste 101, PMB 237, Seattle, WA 98104-3191

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

The Kaplan Group Annual Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Must have at least a 2.5 GPA.
  • Must be enrolled in any accredited 2- or 4-year college or university in the USA including graduate programs.
  • Must be studying one of the following: MBA, Finance, Accounting, Law, Management, Entrepreneurship, Economics, or Business Administration.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by August 12, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Write a 600 word essay on one of the following prompts:
    • Financial Statements and Business Models
    • Should You Sue Your Customer?
  • Complete the online survey.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website. 

CardRates.com Financial Futures Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Majoring in business, accounting, finance, mathematics, management, and others related to the personal finance industry
  • Must be a U.S. Resident
  • Must be a current or future college student (e.g., high school senior)

More Details

All applications must be submitted by July 31, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Write an essay (between 500 and 900 words) on the following topics:
    • In 10 years, how do you see yourself impacting the finance industry?
  • Submit a copy of your official transcript

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Wikibuy eCommerce and Online Retail Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Must have a 3.4 GPA minimum.
  • Business Administration and Management, Business (General), Finance, Accounting, or related business degrees. Both majors and minors are accepted.
  • Must attend an accredited post-secondary institution in the United States as determined by the U.S. Department of Education.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by August 21, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Compose a 500-word (or less) essay on the prompt below:
    • Which trending technologies will affect the future of online retail and eCommerce the most in the next 20 years?

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

RewardExpert Study Abroad Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Must be an undergraduate student at an accredited university with in the U.S. in your second, third, or fourth year.
  • Must be attending a 2- or 4- year college during the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA must be 3.3/4.0.
  • Applicants must be on track towards earning degrees Finance, Accounting, Business, and Mathematics, and other fields related to personal finance careers.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by 5:00pm EST on November 15, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Fill out the short biographical information on the landing page and upload all required documents at the same time:
    • 2 Essays
    • Copy of official university or college transcript with school seal (high school or college)
    • Recommendation letter by professor/academic advisor on school letterhead; signed, dated and including their contact information (max. 1 page)
  • The essays must each be 250 words or less, typed, and address these topics:
    • Essay #1: How do you plan to pursue a career in the personal finance industry?
    • Essay #2: What is the biggest personal finance challenge facing consumers today? What solution would you propose?

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.