National Asian American Society of Accountants

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National Asian American Society of Accountants

AICPA Scholarships for Graduate Accounting Students (Postgraduate/Scholarship)
AICPA Scholarships for Minority Accounting Students (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
ASCEND/ING Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Ernst and Young/Ascend Leadership Scholarship Program (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

PO Box 8689
New York, NY 10116
Ph: (212)248-4888
Fax: (212)344-5636
E-mail: [email protected]
URL:http://www.naasa.org

AICPA Scholarships for Graduate Accounting Students (Postgraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To enhance the presence and influence of minorities in the accounting and finance profession; to encourage the development of finance professionals and students

while serving as a collective voice for the minority communities in the field of accounting and finance; and to encourage their selection of accounting as a major and their ultimate entry into the profession. Focus: Accounting; Finance. Qualif.: Applicants must have been accepted to a masters-level accounting, finance, taxation or other related program; must at least obtain 3.3 GPA major and cumulative; must be Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, Asian, American Indian or Alaska native, Native Hawaiian Islander, or two or more races; must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents; and must be AICPA student affiliate members. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on academic standing and financial need.

Funds Avail.: Maximum amount of $5,000. To Apply: Applicants must submit completed application form; one-page, typed essay; and one letter of recommendation. Deadline: June 2.

AICPA Scholarships for Minority Accounting Students (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To enhance the presence and influence of minorities in the accounting and finance profession; to encourage the development of finance professionals and students while serving as a collective voice for the minority communities in the field of accounting and finance; and to encourage their selection of accounting as a major and their ultimate entry into the profession. Focus: Accounting; Finance. Qualif.: Applicant must be a declared accounting major with the intention of pursuing the CPA credential; must be full-time undergraduate student with 12 semester hours or equivalent at a four year or upper division institution, unless completing his/her semester of study; must have successfully completed at least 30 semester hours or equivalent of college coursework including at least six semester hours in accounting; must at least obtain 3.3 GPA major and cumulative; must be Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, Asian, American Indian or Alaska native, Native Hawaiian Islander, or two or more races; must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident; and must be an AICPA student affiliate member. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on academic standing and financial need.

Funds Avail.: Maximum amount of $5,000. To Apply: Applicants must complete the application form and submit along with a one-page, typed essay and a letter of recommendation. Deadline: June 2.

ASCEND/ING Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To recognize and inspire outstanding students. Focus: Accounting; Finance. Qualif.: Applicants must be current and active Ascend student members who are undergraduate or graduate students. Must either be juniors or seniors majoring in accountancy, finance, taxation, management information systems or business-related program in the academic year. They must have a strong academic standing and a 3.2 GPA or higher and community volunteer experience. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on financial need and academic standing.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants must submit a resume including current GPA; minimum of 500-word personal essay describing career goals; and unofficial college or university transcript. Deadline: June 15. Contact: [email protected]

Ernst and Young/Ascend Leadership Scholarship Program (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To enhance the presence and influence of Asian Americans in the accounting and finance profession and to encourage the development of finance professionals and students while serving as a collective voice for the Asian and Pacific Islander communities in the field of accounting and finance. Focus: Accounting; Finance. Qualif.: Applicants must be students who demonstrate a desire to pursue a career in accounting and professional services. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on academic achievement and financial need.

Funds Avail.: $5,000. Number Awarded: 5. To Apply: Applicants must complete the application form. Deadline: June 15. Contact: [email protected]

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