Scholarship helps accounting students transferring from two- to four-year schools


Twenty-four students received Two-Year Transfer Scholarships, which award $5,000 each toward the tuition of exemplary students transferring from a two-year college to a four-year college or university to finish their accounting degrees.

Recipients must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and intend to major in accounting or a related field at their four-year school. A task force made up of AICPA Student Recruitment Committee members and CPA volunteers selects the recipients based on academic excellence, leadership skills, volunteerism, and overall commitment to becoming a licensed CPA. Recipients also become Student Affiliate Members of the AICPA.

The 2018—19 AICPA Foundation Two-Year Transfer Scholarship award recipients, listed along with the four-year college they are currently attending, are:

Jared Allen, University of Utah

Sharee Alpeche, University of Hawaii—West Oahu

Nyia Archie, University of Alabama in Huntsville

Jacob Coker, Auburn University

Kobe Cong, Oregon State University

Austin Dahlstrom, Florida Atlantic University

Gabriel Envani, University of Texas at Dallas

Cynthia Garcia, Northern Illinois University

Andrea Godinez, Illinois State University

Sarah Grigg, George Mason University

Colleen McNulty, Towson University

Samantha Moreno, University of Southern California

George Parkinson, Dixie State University

Gabriela Quintanar, Florida Atlantic University

Marlu Cicero Reyes, University of the Pacific

Rochelle Stanley, Mercy College

Danny Tolayo, DePaul University

Hoa Tran, California State University, Fullerton

Diana Tupikova, Gonzaga University

Christopher Veno, Sacred Heart University

Troy Waller, Arizona State University

Christian Watkins, University of West Florida

Taylor Wilson, California State University, Los Angeles

Joseph Wray, University of Massachusetts Amherst

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