In order to keep on serving their motive of supporting and assisting women of color and who have the potential to achieve their dreams, ABWA is here two scholarships both committed to helping the women of color. The first scholarship is the ABWA General Scholarship Awards. In case you are seeking to have a career in accountancy or finance, you are welcome to apply for the ABWA grant. The grant is specially designed to help one woman of color on her excursion to turn into a finance manager by giving her all support and sufficient funds to use towards their advanced degree. The next scholarship we have is the Rosemarie Pamela Brown Scholarship. This grant is also intended to offer additional help to an extraordinary lady of color hoping to seek after a career in accountancy and finance.
In case of eligibility, if you want to be qualified for this particular scholarship, you must be a full-time or part-time High School or College student planning to pursue a career in accounting or finance. Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.75. The participants should also apply for membership in A.B.W.A. or be current members. First-year membership is free for students. In order to apply, the candidate must write down an essay not more than 1000 words describing his interest and passion for Accounting or Finance and any adversity challenges he or she has overcome in pursuing his goal. The Rosemarie Pamela Brown Scholarship grants $1,000 and ABWA General Scholarship Awards grants to one deserving student $5,000.
The Alliance of Black Women Accountants was birthed out of the vision of their organizer and late president Rosemarie Pamela Brown. In the wake of working numerous years in public accounting, working with an assortment of customers and associates, Rosemarie saw that now and again she was the main non-white individual in the room. She knew the difficulties that one needs to face representing ladies of color having worked in bigger public CPA firms. For Rosemarie and different ladies of color, having guides that appear like you and can identify with your difficulties just as fill in as a backer for you is rare therefore, Rosemarie needed to change that so she build this alliance.
|Organization||Alliance of Black Women Accountants|
|Education Level||High school, college|
|Subjects||Finance or Accounting|
|Number of Awards||Varies|
|Contest Deadline||October 12, 2021|
|Application Fees||Not required|
|Requirements||Essay, high school or college transcript, letters of recommendation|
Who is Eligible?
The eligibility requirements for the following scholarship contest is as follows:
- The candidate must be a full- or part-time High School or College student seeking a career in accounting or finance.
- Students must have a minimum 2.75 GPA.
- The applicants must apply for membership in A.B.W.A. or be current members.
- First-year membership for students is free.
How to Apply?
To apply for the following scholarship, the applicants need to complete the application form provided on the scholarship official site and write down an essay not more than 1000 words describing your interest in Accounting or Finance and any adversity challenges you have overcome in pursuing your goal.
Submit your essays and the below-mentioned documents through Mail to: 7615 Etiwanda Ave. Unit 508, Etiwanda, CA 91739 OR Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The documents that need to be attached with your application form is as follows:
- Copy of your high school or college transcript
- Two current letters of recommendation
The scholarship award for the following scholarships is given below:
- The Rosemarie Pamela Brown Scholarship- $1,000
- ABWA General Scholarship Awards- Spring – $5,000
The deadline for the scholarships is as follows:
- The Rosemarie Pamela Brown Scholarship- October 12
- ABWA General Scholarship Awards- Spring – April 30 | Fall – Oct 12 | Winter – Nov 30.