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AWSCPA National Women in Accounting Awards
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Career Navigation Toolkit for Women Introduced
This new publication by CPA Canada’s Women’s Leadership Council encourages women to explore their personal and professional ambitions. Written by Mary L. Bennett, MBA, CIA, CEC, an expert on topics related to the sustainability of the accounting profession, the toolkit identifies seven success factors for women to consider.
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NATIONAL AWSCPA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Applications for scholarships awarded in late June will be accepted until May 15, 2015.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

1.   I have met the minimum education requirements to sit for the CPA exam within one year of scholarship awarding.      Yes  
No
2. I am, entering my Senior year, a 5th year student, a graduate student, or a graduate AND eligible to take a review course within one year of scholarship awarding. Yes  
No
3. I have maintained at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA and a 3.0 GPA in accounting. Yes  
No
4. I have attached a validated transcript to verify grades and courses taken. Yes  
No
5. I have attached an essay of no longer than 1,000 words explaining why I am deserving of this scholarship. Yes  
No
6. I am currently a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (green card holder). Yes  
No
OTHER REQUIRED INFORMATION
Anticipated (or Actual) Date of Graduation: Month:   Year:

1.   Please answer the following:
       Education/degree received:
       Overall cumulative grade point average:
       Accounting grade point average:
       School's grade point system (i.e., A = 4.0 or A = 5.0):

2. Names and credit hours of courses in which you were/are enrolled:


3. Work experience - Indicate employer, position, dates of employment, hours worked per week and responsibilities:


4. Extra-curricular activities and scholastic honors:


5. Financial Information: Please indicate the percentages of your school expenses contributed by the following:
    % Employment            % Financial aid
% Loans % Scholarship/grants
% Parents/other individuals % Other (explain:)

6.
Attach an essay of no more than 1,000 words that answers or explains the following:
    Why have you chosen the field of accounting?
Describe how networking or mentoring can be beneficial to your professional development.
Describe why you feel you deserve this award.
Describe any circumstances, other than those addressed above, which you feel should be considered when evaluating this application.
File Attachment: (Important: Only file types of .txt, .doc, .pdf or .zip are accepted. File size can not be any larger than 2MB. You may zip compress the file to meet this size limitation.)
 
CONTACT INFORMATION
Name:           
Address:
City:   State:   Zip:
Telephone:
E-Mail:


     


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Phone: 800.297.2721 · Fax: 937.222.5794
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