Scholarships awarded to minority accounting students


Seventy-eight students received the AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students for the 2011–2012 academic year.

The recipients include undergraduate and graduate-level accounting students who have maintained a minimum 3.3 grade point average and are planning to pursue CPA licensure.

A full list of recipients, who were chosen out of 272 applicants, can be found at tinyurl.com/3sqsftu.

Funding for the scholarships, which range from $1,500 to $3,000, is provided by the AICPA Foundation, with contributions from the Accounting Education Foundation of the Texas Society of CPAs, the New Jersey Society of CPAs and Robert Half Inter national.

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