Sponsor: Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
Eligibility: Applicants must be full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students, be IMA student members and declare which four- or five-year management accounting, financial management or information technology-related program they plan to pursue as a career or list a related field. Candidates should submit applications, resumes, transcripts, two recommendations and statements. Advanced degree students must pass one part of the CMA/CFM certification.
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors who have plans to major in agriculture or a banking-related subject at the postsecondary level. Preference will be given to applicants who are planning to attend the University of Missouri-Columbia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, ACT scores, a list of extracurricular activities and two recommendation letters are required.
P.O. Box 57 207 East Capitol Avenue Jefferson City, MO 65101
Kaiser Permanente Health Equity Scholarship $5,000
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
Eligibility: Applicants must be current high school graduates who plan to enroll full-time as first-year college students at a U.S.-located, four-year accredited, not-for-profit college or university or two-year accredited, not-for-profit community college. Students must reside in one of the following areas: California, Colorado, Washington D.C., Georgia, Maryland, Oregon, Virginia or Washington. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and be interested in pursuing a clinical or non-clinical career path in the healthcare industry. Students must complete the FAFSA and demonstrate unmet financial need.
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States at or near an advanced level in one of the languages listed above, having completed (at minimum) the equivalent of third-year college-level language classes. Students must have received (at minimum) a bachelor's degree.
Sponsor: Association of Government Accountants (AGA)
Eligibility: Applicants for full-time or part-time scholarships must be an AGA member or family member (spouse, child or grandchild), and scholarships must be used for full-time or part-time undergraduate study in a financial management academic area such as accounting, auditing, budgeting, economics, finance, electronic data processing, information resources management or public administration. Essays and transcripts are required. There are two categories for high school students/graduates and undergraduates/graduates. The Academic Scholarships are based on academic achievement and the student's potential for making a contribution to public financial management. A reference letter from an AGA member and from another professional such as a professor, guidance counselor or employer is required. Applicants to the Community Service Scholarships do not have to be AGA members, must be pursuing a degree in a financial management academic discipline and must be actively involved in community service projects. The awards are based on community service and accomplishments. A letter of recommendation from a community service organization and from another professional are required.
How to apply: Applications are available online.
2208 Mount Vernon Avenue Alexandria, VA 22301-1314
Ryan & Collin Petitte Memorial Scholarship Fund $5,000
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Mendocino County
Eligibility: Applicants must be interested in attending a vocational school, community college or four-year college or university. Students must demonstrate financial need and preference is given to those planning to attend the University of California at Davis, Oregon State University, or the University of Connecticut.
Stuart Cameron and Margaret McLeod Memorial Scholarship $5,000
Sponsor: Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
Eligibility: Applicants must be full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students, be IMA student members and declare which four- or five-year management accounting, financial management or information technology related program they plan to pursue as a career or list a related field. Candidates should submit applications, resumes, transcripts, two recommendations and statements. Advanced degree students must pass one part of the CMA/CFM certification.
Eligibility: Applicants must be Texas residents who are enrolled at an accredited, non-profit postsecondary institution located in Texas. By the time of award disbursement, they must have completed at least 120 credit hours of college coursework with at least 15 of those being from accounting courses. They must plan to take the exam to become a certified public accountant (CPA), and they must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply: Applications are available from the applicant's college financial aid office or department of accounting. An application form and supporting materials are required.