Scholarships Celebrate Diversity


SCHOLARSHIPS CELEBRATE DIVERSITY

T he AICPA recently awarded three scholarships to outstanding accounting students.

Two scholarships were awarded at the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting’s annual convention in August.

Beatriz S. Rengifo, a senior accounting and finance major at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey, received the Women of ALPFA scholarship. She is an intern with PricewaterhouseCoopers and works as a seasonal tax specialist at H&R Block and Brunhofer and Balise CPA Services.

Ines Flores, a senior accounting and management major at Florida International University in Miami, received the second ALPFA scholarship. She is president of the Invitational Club for Scholars, a member of the Beta Alpha Psi honor society and last year was an audit intern for Deloitte & Touche.

The third scholarship was awarded to Wesley Bullock, a five-year MBA candidate with a concentration in accounting at Howard University in Washington, D.C., at the National Association of Black Accountants’ 36th Annual National Convention in June.

All three scholarships were presented by Ostine Swan, CPA, AICPA senior manager–Diversity, Work/Life and Women’s Initiatives, Academic & Career Development.

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