ROSELAND – The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) is now accepting applications for the Society’s high school and college scholarship programs. In 2011, the NJSCPA presented $365,000 in awards to more than 72 students.
Established in the 1960s, the NJSCPA Scholarship Fund has grown to become the largest professional scholarship program in New Jersey. Over the course of its existence, the Fund has awarded more than $3 million and supported more than 1,500 New Jersey students and helped to increase both the number of minorities and women who enter the profession.
The NJSCPA High School Scholarship Program is open to all New Jersey high school seniors planning on majoring in accounting. Scholarships are awarded based on academic performance, an essay and personal interview. Four-year awards up to $8,500 are available.
The NJSCPA College Scholarship Program provides scholarships up to $5,000 to accounting students at New Jersey colleges. The scholarships are available to college students currently in their junior year or seniors who will be enrolled in an accounting related program in the Spring 2012 semester or entering an accounting related program in the Fall 2012 semester. Scholarships are awarded based on academic performance, an essay and personal interview. For more information, visit www.njscpa.org/scholarships.
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