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 pursuing a degree in the following areas: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Development, Electrical Engineering, Finance, Human Resources, Supply Chain, and related fields.
Must be a full-time undergraduate student (or high school senior headed to higher education) at an accredited college/university or full-time graduate student.
Applicants must be: an enrolled citizen or a decedent of an enrolled citizen of a federal or state recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native Village; or Native Hawaiian or decedent from a Native Hawaiian; or Pacific Islander or decedent from Pacific Islander; or Indigenous person of Canada. Enrollment documents and/or a copy of birth certificate(s) showing descendancy from an enrolled citizen, Indigenous group of Canada, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander are acceptable. Applicant may also, instead, provide a copy of their Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood or Certificate of Degree of Alaska Native Blood (CDIB) card.
How to Apply:
Essays: Students are required to submit 3 essays, up to 500 words each. These essays are an important part of the scholarship review process.
Essay Prompt 1: Please share a personal statement highlighting your background, academic achievements, and interests. Include information on courses taken and any honors or advanced placement courses. Talk about what motivates and challenges you intellectually and what impact you hope to have in your community and/or profession.
Essay Prompt 2: What stimulated your interest in your chosen major or area of study?
Essay Prompt 3: What activity or activities (cultural, community-related, occupational, academic, athletic, etc.) most clearly reflect your character? Please describe your participation. Why is participation in this activity or these activities important to you?
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