The Oregon Society of CPAS (OSCPA) Educational Foundation, in affiliation with the OSCPA, recently announced its scholarship award recipients for the 2016-17 academic year. Scholarships range from $2,000 to $3,000, for a total of $106,000 awarded to 49 students.

Scholarships were awarded based on students' academic performance and their determination to pursue a CPA career in the state of Oregon.

Founded in 1985, The OSCPA Educational Foundation has gone on to award over $1.8 million in scholarships to 1,100 students. The Oregon Society of CPAs was founded in 1908 and currently represents approximately 4,500 members. 

The 2016-17 scholarship recipients are as follows:

Theodore Acton, University of Oregon - Anna L. May Endowment Scholarship

Justin Aguilar, University of Portland - Perkins & Co. Scholarship

Alexandra Banducci, University of Portland - Delap LLP Scholarship

Sydney Beard, Portland State University - OSCPA Educational Foundation Scholarship

Nolan Bishop, University of Oregon - John & Catherine Knox Accounting Scholarship

Danielle Brewer, Portland State University - Deloitte LLP Scholarship 

Bianca Brouillard, University of Oregon - Anna L. May 5th Year Endowment Scholarship

Tiffani Carter, University of Oregon - PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Scholarship

Lyndee Center, Oregon State University - Jones & Roth PC Scholarship

Madison Cole, University of Oregon - Isler CPA LLC Scholarship

Michael Conan, Oregon State University - Suzanne P. McGrath Endowment Scholarship

Asheley Crabtree, George Fox University - OSCPA Educational Foundation Scholarship 

Joseph Cullen, 

Oregon State University - OSCPA Educational Foundation Scholarship

Marielle Durand, Oregon State University - Boldt Carlisle + Smith LLC Scholarship

Cai Fairbairn, University of Oregon - Jones & Roth PC Scholarship

Katherine Hairston, University of Oregon - Grant Thornton LLP Scholarship

Jordan Hamada, University of Oregon - John & Catherine Knox Accounting Scholarship

Samuel Hardy, Washington State University-Vancouver - Stephen P. & Mayno Blanding Endowment Scholarship

Melissa Hatheway, Concordia University - Geffen Mesher Scholarship

Samantha Howard, Portland State University - DiLorenzo & Company LLC Scholarship

Mona Hutchinson, Portland State University - Lynne M. Angland Memorial Scholarship

Christopher Huynh, Portland State University - OSCPA Educational Foundation Scholarship

Erica Johnson, Oregon State University - PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (pro-bono) Scholarship

Saki Kato, Portland State University - Isler Northwest LLC Scholarship

Eric Kytola, University of Oregon - Alten Sakai & Company LLP Scholarship

Kaitlyn Llorens, University of Oregon - Maginnis & Carey LLP Scholarship

Isaac Mansuetti, University of Portland - OSCPA Educational Foundation Scholarship

Aleigha Mattison, Oregon State University - Grant Thornton LLP Scholarship

Yaneli Mejia Sandoval, Portland State University - Portland Payroll Inc. Scholarship 

Matt Miller, University of Oregon - PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Scholarship

Brandon Palmer, University of Oregon - John & Catherine Knox Accounting Scholarship

Cole Peterson, University of Oregon - John & Catherine Knox Accounting Scholarship

Aaron M. G. Phipps, Portland State University - OSCPA Educational Foundation Scholarship

Sarah Rausch, University of Oregon - OSCPA Educational Foundation Scholarship

Austin Rawlings, University of Oregon - Grove Mueller & Swank PC Scholarship

Thomas Reardon, University of Oregon - PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Scholarship

Andrew Roluffs, Oregon State University - Talbot Korvola & Warwick LLP Scholarship

Joseph Sarvent, Portland State University - Pauly Rogers & Co. PC Scholarship 

Stephanie Shao, Portland State University - OSCPA Educational Foundation Scholarship

Aaron Sorenson, Concordia University - Maginnis & Carey LLP Scholarship

Alex Sudeora, University of Oregon - Grant Thornton LLP Scholarship

Abigail Therrow, Portland State University - Grant Thornton LLP Scholarship

Maverick Tolentino, University of Portland - Hansen Hunter & Company PC Scholarship

Samantha Tucker, Oregon State University - DiLorenzo & Company LLC Scholarship

Kelsey Whiles, Concordia University - OSCPA Educational Foundation Scholarship

Sara Winick-Brown, Oregon State University - Alten Sakai & Company LLP Scholarship

Jill Woods, Portland State University - Kuenzi & Company LLC Scholarship

Chan Zhang, University of Oregon - PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Scholarship

Yiren Zhu. University of Oregon - Perkins & Co. Scholarship

For more on the OSCPA and their Educational Foundation, head to the Society's site here.