Are you a student at a New Jersey college? Then here is the exceptional opportunity brought you by NJCPA. NJCPA has a proven record of supporting students in completing their education with the help of different scholarships. The NJCPA is now expecting applications for their unique NJCPA Scholarship College Scholarships. Students at New Jersey colleges currently in their junior year or in their senior year and entering an accounting-related graduate program in New Jersey are welcome to apply.
The primary purpose of the foundation behind initiating these scholarships is to help students entering the new phase of their lives with colleges in New Jersey. These programs aim to increase students’ interest in accounting majors and convenience them to support society with their education and knowledge. The foundation is willing to expand the field by giving it passionate professionals and support them with needed funds. These programs are designed to pay the education easy to account students.
Founded in 1898, the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) is the largest professional organization serving the needs of Garden State CPAs and aspiring CPAs. With a membership of more than 14,000, the NJCPA represents the majority of New Jersey CPAs in public practice, business & industry, government, and education. They support their members through a variety of education, networking, leadership, and volunteer initiatives. The NJCPA offers more than 500 continuing education programs annually to help members increase their value to their clients, companies, or organizations and help CPAs meet their continuing education requirements.
For details about the scholarships please refer to the table:
|Educational Level||College students|
|Number of Awards||Undefined|
|Nationality||Domestic and International|
|Application Deadline||January 8, 2021|
|Requirement||Application, Transcript, Essay|
Who May Be Eligible?
Here are the requirements you need to follow to be eligible for the program:
- Applicants should be a resident of New Jersey attending an NJ college or university with a minimum 3.2 overall GPA through the end of the Fall 2020 semester.
- Fellows must be in an accounting major or have a concentration in accounting with at least 12 credits in accounting completed by the end of the Spring 2021 semester, with a graduation date of December 2021 or later.
- Candidates must have a current junior-year status or above in an undergraduate program or fellows should be enrolled in an NJ accounting-related program in the Spring 2021 semester or entering an NJ accounting-related graduate program in the Fall 2021 semester with a graduation date of December 2021 or later.
How to Apply
Eligible candidates should begin their process by submitting an online application form. All the mandatory materials and information should be provided. Fellows who submit late or inadequate details will need to face rejection. Please make sure everything you are offering is valid and belongs to you. Supporting materials should be provided with concern. Email your transcripts and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to NJCPA, 105 Eisenhower Parkway, Suite 300, Roseland, NJ 07068.
- 500-word essay on the questions below:
- How do you see the accounting profession changing? Also, by providing specific examples, please explain how the knowledge you have gained from your academic and work experiences will help you impact the profession.
- Official transcript (including fall semester). Have your school send your transcript directly to NJCPA. You may also ask the accounting department to send unofficial transcripts directly to NJCPA.
- Your resume is mandatory.
Selected students will be awarded an amount of $6500. This amount should be utilized to pay the candidates’ educational expenses like tuition, fees, and other verified needs. This scholarship motivates students to do better in their accounting careers and achieve every success. It makes their academic journey easy and helps them make the most of their education.
All the submission should be made before January 8, 2021. Inadequate data in your application will be the reason for your rejection.