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Congratulations!

Our 2017 scholarship
winners were:

Alma Westermann Otto Scholarship
Mahrukh Chowhan
Stephanie Osafo

Nancy Anne Weinstein Scholarship
Leigh Anne Stacklin


Important Dates for
2018 Applications


DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION

TBA

Scholarships

The Richmond Chapter sponsors the following two scholarships based on the criteria listed in the application for undergraduate students pursuing a degree in Accounting or Finance or students pursuing their Masters in Accounting or Finance.

Alma Westermann Otto - Open to all students who meet the criteria for one of the two applications

Nancy Anne Weinstein - Open to non-traditional students (women who may have had to delay starting or completing a college degree) who meet the criteria for one of the two applications


Undergraduate Degree Application Information:
Purpose: To support the costs of attending 3rd, 4th or 5th year towards an accounting or finance degree.

Criteria: Scholarship awards are presented to students who have completed their sophomore year of college (or 60 semester hours or the equivalent) by May 2018 and are majoring in accounting or finance.  Candidates must have a minimum cumulative college grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent.  Scholarship candidates will be reviewed on leadership, character, communication skills, scholastic average and financial need. 

Masters Degree Application Information:
Purpose: To support the costs of attending a masters program towards an accounting or finance degree.

Criteria: Scholarship awards are presented to students who have applied to a masters degree program by May 2018 and are majoring in accounting or finance.  Candidates must have a minimum cumulative college grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent.  Scholarship candidates will be reviewed on leadership, character, communication skills, scholastic average and financial need.  Scholarships will be awarded on the condition that the candidate is accepted in a masters program.  If selected, candidate will be required to provide proof of acceptance into graduate school and contact information for the financial aid office.

Scholarships applications submitted for local chapter awards may also be submitted to the national level for their consideration as well!

The 2018-2019 AFWA Educational Foundation scholarships that are to be awarded in May 2018 are as follows:

Undergraduate Scholarships- To support the costs of attending 3rd, 4th, or 5th year when pursuing an accounting or finance degree.

Master's Scholarships- For those attending an accredited College or University enrolled in a master's program, and pursuing an accounting or finance degree.

Scholarship Applications
New scholarship information for the 2018-2019 year are available here. Masters and Undergraduate

The AFWA Member Scholarships and Certificates to be awarded seasonally (Fall and Spring) are as follows:

AFWA Member Scholarships
Applicants must be a current member of AFWA to be considered and applications should be submitted to foundation@aswa.org.

Certification
To support the exam fees of ASWA members for any one of the following certifications: CPA, CFP, CFE, CIA, CMA, or CVA.

CPAexcel Review
To provide registration for a CPAexcel CPA Review Course PhD

Scholarship
To cover the cost of research for a student seeking a PhD degree in accounting


For further information, please contact Marie Ramkey, Scholarship Chair at afwarichmond@yahoo.com

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