Connecticut Rising Junior Accounting Scholarship

Accounting majors entering their junior year of study at a four-year college or university in financing their education are invited to apply for this scholarship.
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Connecticut Rising Junior Accounting Scholarship

Award Amount - $5,000
Difficulty - Medium
Competition - Medium

Overview

The Educational Trust Fund of the Connecticut Society of CPAs (CTCPA) has established this scholarship to assist Connecticut accounting majors entering into their junior year of study at a four-year college or university in financing their education.

Scholarship PIN: S00013   Local PIN: NAT0004

Award Amount     

This scholarship is renewable during the course of the recipient’s undergraduate college studies. A maximum of three individual scholarships of $5,000 each per year will be offered by the Educational Trust Fund to the selected recipients for a potential total of $10,000 over a two-year period. Note: At least one Connecticut Rising Junior Accounting Scholarship is designated for a student transferring from a Connecticut community college to a four-year college or university.

Requirements     

Applicant must currently be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in an accounting program at a two- or four-year college or university. Applicants must also be (a) a Connecticut resident and/or (b) attending or transferring to a four-year accredited college or university that is located in Connecticut in the semester following the one in which this application is submitted.

Applicant must currently be a sophomore in college (sophomore standing classification), who will be entering his/her junior year of college in the semester following the one in which this application is submitted. Applicants must have at least six (6) credits in accounting coursework completed by the end of the current semester.

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

Applicant must be a CTCPA Student Member. Student Membership is free, join CTCPA at www.ctcpas.org/join.

Applicant must have an overall GPA of 3.3 or higher and an Accounting GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Applicant must intend to graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and pursue CPA licensure.

Competition Level     

Because this is a national scholarship, the competition level is higher.  However, the scholarship is limited to accounting students.  These two factors make the competition level medium for this scholarship.

Deadlines      

Open Date: Feb. 17, 2016
Close Date: April 15, 2016

How to Apply      

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