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Illinois CPA Society accepting submissions for multiple scholarships

By Danielle Lee
February 11, 2014

The Illinois CPA Society is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2014-15 academic year from students attending an Illinois college and university while pursuing an accounting degree and planning to become a CPA.

The following scholarships are available:

• Illinois CPA Society Accounting Tuition Scholarship: Multiple scholarships of up to $2,000 each available to students enrolled as a senior or graduate student. 

• Illinois CPA Society Textbook Scholarship: Multiple awards of up to $500 each in book and curriculum expenses available to students enrolled as a junior, senior or graduate student. 

• Herman J. Neal Scholarship: Multiple scholarships of up to $4,000 each available to African American students enrolled as a junior, senior or graduate student. 

• Women’s Executive Committee Advancing Women in Accounting Scholarship: Multiple scholarships of up to $4,000 each available to high-achieving female students enrolled as a senior or graduate student.

Last year, the Illinois CPA Society awarded $51,000 in tuition and textbook scholarships to 25 accounting students as part of this Accounting Scholarship Program, funded by the CPA Endowment Fund of Illinois.

The deadline for applications is April 1, 2014 and candidates may apply for multiple scholarships. More information is available on the Illinois CPA Society’s student programs page.


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