CTCPA Accounting Scholarship Foundation Connecticut High School Accounting Scholarship






Sponsor Organization:
Connecticut Society of CPAs
Alicia Strong
Scholarship Overview

The Accounting Scholarship Foundation of the Connecticut Society of CPAs (CTCPA) has established a competitive merit-based scholarship to help Connecticut high school seniors planning to pursue a career in accounting in finance their post-secondary education. The Accounting Scholarship Foundation will be offering at most, ten scholarships of $500 each to selected recipients. Up to two students per participating high school may be recommended and apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Background
All applicants must submit a completed application to the Accounting Scholarship Foundation by Wednesday, Monday, March 29, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. EST. Incomplete applications will not be accepted for review by the Accounting Scholarship Foundation. A student may save his/her application and make changes up to Monday, March 29 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Once the applicant clicks the “submit application” button, no further changes can be made. Applications will be reviewed by the Accounting Scholarship Foundation's Trustees and, applicants may expect to be notified by early May 2021 as to whether they will be awarded one of these scholarships. The High School Accounting Scholarship application will be judged on factors including academic achievement, work, volunteer and leadership, overall presentation, and demonstrated commitment to pursuing the accounting profession. Awards will be paid via check payable directly to the selected students. If you are awarded a scholarship, you will be required to attend a virtual awards ceremony on Thursday, May 27 at 6:00 p.m. to be recognized for your achievement. More details to follow.

An eligible applicant must be/have:

1. Be a resident of Connecticut and attending a high school located in Connecticut; and

2. Be a graduating senior planning to enter college in the school year following the one in which the application is submitted; and

3. Intend to begin the study of accounting as a major in the school year following the one in which the application is submitted; and

4. Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent to a "B" average or higher) at the time of application deadline.

Questions/Contact Info:

Email Alicia Strong at alicias@ctcpas.org if you have any questions about the CT High School Accounting Scholarship.