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SCHOLARSHIPS


The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting awards scholarships to women who are pursuing Accounting degrees at the undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate levels.

You may apply for more than one scholarship, with the exception of Women In Transition and Women in Need.

Please study the criteria for each scholarship to determine your eligibility.

UNDERGRADUATE


WOMEN IN TRANSITION
This scholarship is designated for a woman who is the primary source of support for her family and is enrolling as an incoming freshman to earn a Bachelors degree in Accounting. It is awarded for up to $16,000 over four years as determined by the Board of Trustees and will be renewed annually upon completion of satisfactory course work as evidenced by a 3.0 GPA.
(NOTE: This scholarship is not being offered for the 2014-2015 academic year.)

WOMEN IN NEED
This scholarship is for a woman who is the primary source of support for her family and is completing her sophomore year of academic pursuit to earn a Bachelors degree in Accounting. It is awarded in the amount of $2,000 per year for two years and will be renewed for the second year upon completion of satisfactory course work as evidenced by a 3.0 GPA.
(NOTE: This scholarship is not being offered for the 2014-2015 academic year.)

INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANTS IMA®
IMA is funding two one-year undergraduate scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each for women who are working toward a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. In addition to the cash award, recipients will receive a complimentary one-year student membership, a complimentary CMA exam entrance ($240 value), as well as complimentary Part 1 and 2 CMA exam registrations (valued at $380 per part). The CMA exam entrance and registration options have a two year time limit and are non-transferable.

RHONDA J. B. O'LEARY MEMORIAL (Seattle Chapter AFWA)
A one-year scholarship for an amount up to $2,000 will be awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student attending an accredited school within the State of Washington to earn a degree in Accounting.

MICHELE L. MCDONALD MEMORIAL
An annual scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $1,000 for the purpose of earning a degree in Accounting, with preference being given to a woman returning to college from the work force or after raising children.

MOSS ADAMS FOUNDATION
This annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000 for women who wish to earn a Bachelors degree in Accounting is available to minority women, or women returning to school as current or re-entry juniors or seniors, or women pursuing their fifth year requirement through either general studies or within a graduate program.

GRADUATE


INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANTS IMA®
IMA is funding a one-year scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to a student beginning her graduate studies. In addition to the cash award, recipients will also receive a complimentary one-year student membership, a complimentary CMA exam entrance ($240 value), as well as complimentary CMA exam registration fee (valued at $380 per part). The CMA exam entrance and registration options have a two year time limit and are non-transferable.

RHONDA J. B. O'LEARY MEMORIAL (Seattle Chapter AFWA)
A one-year scholarship for an amount up to $2,000 will be awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student attending an accredited school within the State of Washington.

MOSS ADAMS FOUNDATION
This annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000 is available to minority women, or women returning to school as current or re-entry juniors or seniors, or women pursuing their fifth year requirement through either general studies or within a graduate program.

POSTGRADUATE


LAURELS FUND
This Fund provides one-year scholarships, ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 each, for women who are pursuing a Ph.D. degree in Accounting.


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