Accounting Education Aid Available

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JAccountemps and the AICPA are offering two scholarships to promote undergraduate study of accounting. In August a committee of representatives from both organizations will award $2,500 in tuition assistance to each recipient on the basis of his or her academic achievement, leadership skills and career interests. Applications and information can be obtained by calling the AICPA at 212-596-6224; a brief description of the program is available at www.accountemps.com/AT/AICPAScholarship .

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