Two AICPA Scholarships Awarded


The Institute announced the winners of two scholarships—the AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship and the John L. Carey Scholarship.

 

The AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship is awarded to accounting students with a minimum 3.0 grade-point average who demonstrate leadership, academic excellence and future career interests in accounting and business. The AICPA administers the program, and Accountemps funds the $2,500 individual scholarships. The 2010 winners, who were chosen from more than 340 applicants, are:

 

  • Heather Bergman, University of Montana
  • Jennifer Brown, University of Portland, Ore.
  • Melissa Cheesman, Seattle University
  • Tyson Miller, University of Oklahoma
  • Lydia Virino, North Carolina State University

 

The John L. Carey Scholarship is awarded to students in the liberal arts, science and other nonbusiness majors to pursue graduate accounting degrees and become CPAs. Each winner received a $5,000 scholarship from the AICPA Foundation. The 2010 winners and their graduate schools are:

 

  • Michael Bargar, The Ohio State University
  • Michael Behr, University of Rochester, N.Y.
  • Lora Dushanova, University of Southern California
  • John Enders, Wake Forest University, N.C.
  • Amanda Estevez, University of Texas–Austin
  • Jonathan Giammarco, University of Texas–Austin
  • Sarah Gustafson, University of Southern California
  • Michele Keener, University of Montana
  • Jayson Remmelts, University of Pennsylvania
  • Katherine Sartoski, Texas A&M University

 

The deadline to apply for either scholarship for 2011–2012 is April 1, 2011. For more information on these scholarships, visit tinyurl.com/2a2hw4c.

 

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