The NJCPA Scholarship Fund provides $6,500 one-year scholarships to accounting students at New Jersey colleges who are currently in their junior year or in their senior year and entering an accounting-related graduate program in New Jersey.
Scholarships are awarded based on academic performance, an essay and personal interview.
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.
Submit all four (4) of the items below by Wednesday, January 8, 2020. Your application will not be considered without these.
Email your transcripts and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to NJCPA, 105 Eisenhower Parkway, Suite 300, Roseland, NJ 07068.
All scholarship finalists must be interviewed on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the office of Ernst & Young in Iselin, New Jersey. The snow date is Sunday, January 26, 2020.
Scholarship payments are only made to New Jersey colleges/universities.