The NJCPA Scholarship Fund provides one-year college scholarships to accounting students at New Jersey colleges who are currently in their second year (community college), sophomore or junior year or in their senior year and entering an accounting-related graduate program in New Jersey. The scholarship award amount for sophomores is $2,000 and the scholarship award amount for the junior and senior awards is $6,500.
Scholarships are awarded based on academic performance, an essay and personal interview.
Contact Pam Isenburg at pisenburg@ njcpa.org or 862-702-5641.
Submission Deadline: Friday, January 7, 2022.
Prepare a 500-word essay on the topic below according to your college year. Copy and paste your essay into the application for submission. Please refrain from including any identifying information in your essay such as your name or school. Your essay will be judged on the following areas: content and originality; commitment to being a CPA; and, grammar, language and organization. An essay that exceeds expectations will demonstrate that the question is answered clearly and accurately and covers all topics requested. The essay is unique, creative and engaging. Language and vocabulary demonstrate sophisticated and exceptional use. An understanding of the CPA profession is indicated. The candidate is excited about what he/she can accomplish as a CPA.
Juniors and Seniors:
Sophomore Applicants must:
Junior or Senior Applicants must:
Submit all four (4) of the items below by Friday, January 7, 2022. Your application will not be considered without these.
Junior and Senior Essay:
Email your transcripts and resume to email@example.com or mail to NJCPA, 105 Eisenhower Parkway, Suite 300, Roseland, NJ 07068.
All finalists will be notified by
January 19, 2022. Finalists are required to participate in a short interview on
Saturday, January 29, 2022
at the NJCPA office in Roseland, NJ. Masks and social distancing rules will be enforced. There will be no make-up date.
The NJCPA Student Programs and Scholarship Committee will answer any questions that may arise as to eligibility, participation or selection of winners. In all cases, the committee’s decisions are final. Questions about the scholarship program can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or to Pam Isenburg at email@example.com.
Scholarship recipients will be notified in early
March 2022. A list of all recipients will be available at njcpa.org/scholarship.
In the event a scholarship recipient also receives a scholarship from another source, which he or she stands to lose as a result of winning an NJCPA Scholarship, the Student Programs and Scholarship Committee may, at the recipient’s request, withdraw or reduce the amount of the award.
Scholarship payment will be made to the college or university. Payment is contingent upon submission of the Scholarship Activation Form.
I acknowledge that I have read, understood and agree
to the rules of the College Scholarship Application.
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