UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

Please read the scholarship requirements thoroughly to determine eligibility to apply for the following scholarships:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 Bachelors degree in Accounting. In addition to the cash award, scholarship recipients will receive a complimentary one-year student membership to the IMA (a $39 value), the CMA exam entrance fee (a $250 value), as well as the exam registration fee (valued at $415 per part). The CMA exam entrance and registration fees have a two year time limit and are non-transferrable.
  • 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.

Selection Criteria

  • Female US citizen attending accredited US school pursuing an accounting degree.
  • Commitment to the goal of pursuing a degree in Accounting in preparation for a career as an accounting or finance professional, including evidence of continued commitment to this goal after receiving the award.
  • Demonstrated aptitude in accounting and business as evidenced by prior course work and/or work experience.
  • Clear evidence that goals and a plan for achieving those goals, both personal and professional, have been established.
  • Financial need
  • Scholarship recipients will be selected by June 30.

  Scholarship Application


Applications must be completed by April 30.

For more information about EFWA scholarships, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.
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