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Thank You, Charleston CFO Council and Upstate CFO Council

December 02, 2019


The Charleston CFO Council and the Upstate CFO Council (both in South Carolina) are amazing supporters of the EFWA.  In 2019 they donated over $21,000 to our foundation, and that brings the total of the past five years to more than $60,000.  We have been able to offer more scholarships in recent years thanks to their support.  


2019 Scholarship Application Period

January 03, 2019

Our 2019 Scholarship Application Period will open by January 21st.  Undergrad and Graduate applications will be accepted through April 30th.  Doctorate candidates can apply through May 15th for the Laurals Fund Scholarship.  These awards will be made in the late summer of 2019 and will apply towards the fall semester.


EFWA Receives $15,000 From Charleston CFO Council

October 11, 2018

The Charleston CFO Council presented a check for $15,000 to the Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting (EFWA).  The donation is part of the Charleston CFO Council’s ongoing commitment to supporting the advancement of women in the accounting profession.  Charleston CFO Council Founder Robert Bendetti was on hand with CFO Council members Cathy Neeves, Clayton Thomason, Doug Snyder, Frank Wells, Robbie Snyder, and Amanda Fender (pictured) to present the check to EFWA Board member Alex Miller.


An event opportunity with our partner, IMA

October 01, 2018

IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) invites you to attend the Women's Accounting Leadership Series event in Boston on Friday, October 26, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. All are encouraged to come and learn how women are reshaping leadership best practices while driving exceptional business results. If you are interested in raising your leadership IQ and creating a more inclusive leadership culture at your organization, then this is the perfect event for you. The program will include:


2018 Scholarship Honorees

August 30, 2018

We are pleased to announce the selection of our 2018 Scholarship Recipients:

Congratulations, ladies!  Thank you to everyone who applied this year.  Your efforts and achievements are to be applauded.  We urge you to apply again next year if you are still pursuing your accounting degrees.  Thank you to our fabulous donors as well, because without them, we could not offer these financial awards.  If you have any questions please call our office at 937-424-3391.  


EFWA Announces Florence E. Royer Endowed Scholarship

July 18, 2018

On July 16, 2018, the Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting (EFWA) announced the establishment of the Florence E. Royer Endowed Scholarship.  Florence Royer was a member of the EFWA Board of Trustees from 1998 until she retired in 2016. Florence worked for over 30 years in public accounting and operated her own bookkeeping service for small business owners for many years. Florence is passionate about non-profit organizations, and she served on several other boards as well during her career.


EFWA's Past President Laurie Burney Honored by IMA

July 16, 2018

In June 2018, the IMA (Institute of Management Accountants: The Association of Accountants and Finance Professionals in Business) honored our own Laurie Burney with the R. Lee Brummet Award at their conference in Indianapolis.

Named for R. Lee Brummet, a former IMA President, the Brummet Award recognizes distinguished academicians in the area of management accounting. Dr. Brummet served as the IMA National President during 1979-80, and provided many years of leadership as Chairman of the Research and Finance Committees, MAP Committee, Committee on Accounting for Corporate Social Performance, and the Institute of Certified Management Accountants’ Board of Regents, and various other national and local positions.


2018 Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted

January 04, 2018

The 2018 Scholarship application period is now open.  Applications must be submitted online by April 30th for undergrad and graduate scholarships.  Post-Graduate applications must be finalized by May 15th.  Please make sure to complete and submit your applications (including supporting documents) by the stated deadline.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Review the Scholarship FAQ before you apply.


2017 Scholarship Announcment

August 04, 2017

EFWA is pleased to announce the 2017 Scholarship Recipients!

We had a record number of candidates this year with the new online application system. Thank you to everyone who submitted an application. We unfortunately cannot offer scholarships to all of you, but you should be proud of your achievements so far. The quality of applicants was fantastic and it made for some tough choices by the scholarship committee.


2017 Scholarship Application Period Is Now Open!

January 17, 2017

We have launched an online application system that is new in 2017.  The application submission period is now live and we hope you will apply or share the information with those who may be eligible.  All applications must be submitted through the online system for consideration.  Applicants register for a free account, and then are able to log in, save work as they go, and complete the application in phases. There are no fees to submit an application.  Recent generous estate donations have made this possible.  We are excited about the ease of use and hope to receive more applications than ever before in 2017.  Undergrad and Graduate applications are due by April 30, 2017 and Post-Graduate applications are due by May 15, 2017.


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