The NJCPA Scholarship Fund awards $7,000 scholarships to college-bound New Jersey high school seniors intending to major in accounting or obtain a concentration in accounting which includes not less than 24 accounting credits. Scholarships are awarded based on academic performance, standardized test scores, essay and personal interview. See complete eligibility requirements below.
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Contact Pam Isenburg at pisenburg@ njcpa.org or 862-702-5641.
Prepare a 500-word essay on the topic below. 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 exceptional understanding of the CPA profession is indicated. The candidate is excited about what he/she can accomplish as a CPA.
This scholarship is for college-bound high school seniors intending to major in accounting or obtain a concentration in accounting which includes not less than 24 accounting credits. Applicants must:
Completed applications must be received by midnight
TBD for 2021. A completed application includes:
All of the above components must be received by midnight
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in order for an application to be considered complete. It is the student’s responsibility to contact the NJCPA if confirmation of receipt is not received within three (3) business days of submission.
All finalists will be notified by
TBD for 2021. Finalists are required to attend an interview on
TBD for 2021, at the NJCPA offices in Roseland, New Jersey. The snow date is
TBD for 2021. 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 from applicants may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or directed to Pam Isenburg at email@example.com.
Scholarship recipients will be notified in
TBD for 2021. 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 payments are made annually to the academic institution in four pro-rated installments. Payment is contingent upon submission of the following documents:
Scholarships may be reduced, suspended, withdrawn or terminated under the following conditions: