SCHOLARSHIPS

Louisiana CPA Education Foundation Scholarship for Masters/Doctoral Students

Amount: Up to $1,000

Sponsor: Louisiana CPA Education Foundation


Open Date: Oct 08, 2021
Close Date: Dec 17, 2021
Close Time: 11:59 p.m.

Timezone: US/Eastern

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Program Overview

Each year the Louisiana CPA Educational Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, offers at least one scholarship, valued at up to $1,000, to a qualifying accounting major enrolled in a Masters or Doctoral program at a Louisiana university.

Scholarships are made possible by contributions received from members of the Society of Louisiana CPAs and other donors and are awarded in the spring. Must be a current LCPA Student or Candidate Affiliate and meet all other eligibility requirements to apply.

Requirements

An eligible applicant must be/have:


  • Current Student or Candidate Affiliate in the Society of Louisiana CPAs.
  • Currently enrolled in an accounting program in a Louisiana four-year college or university when the application is filed (verification may be required).
  • Enrolled in a post-graduate/masters accounting course when the application is filed and be a full-time student (enrolled in 12 semester hours or its equivalent).
  • Academic achievement: 3.0 or better on a grading scale of 4.00 for accounting courses, and 2.5 overall.
  • Unofficial AND Official transcripts through the 2021 summer semester.
  • One-page essay, double-spaced, addressing the question provided.
  • Two reference letters: one letter must be from a current faculty member and the second from a licensed CPA or other person (non-relative or non-educator) who can attest to your character and why you are deserving of this scholarship.

All application materials must be received by December 17, 2021.


For more information contact Reagan Robert, rrobert@lcpa.org.

 

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