TACTYC Two-Year Accounting Student Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 1

Sunday
Awarded By:

Teachers of Accounting at Two-Year Colleges (TACTYC)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Two awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  3. Must have completed a minimum of 20 college semester credit hours, 6 of which must be in accounting, by the end of the current spring semester.
  4. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  5. Must be currently attending a two-year college as a full-time or part-time student with plans to continue at a two-year college (enrolling in six or more hours) for the 2016-2017 academic year.
  6. Must major in accounting.
  7. Must have made a commitment to a career in accounting.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are currently enrolled in a two-year college pursuing a major in accounting and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students must have completed at least 20 college semester credit hours, at least 6 of which must be in accounting as of the end of the current spring semester, and plan to continue enrollment at their two-year college in the upcoming academic year.

Application requirements for the TACTYC Two-Year Accounting Student Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Business letter
  • Transcript
  • Recommendation letter
Additional Information: Teachers of Accounting at Two Year Colleges was founded in 1974 by a group of innovative educators from the New York area. Since its creation, TACTYC's primary objective has been and continues to be the advancement of accounting education. Winners will be contacted by April 15. The official announcement will be made at the TACTYC conference in mid-May and will be posted to the TACTYC website around the first week of June.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable. Scholarship awards must be used during the academic year for which they are awarded or be forfeited.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Scholarship information is available online on the Teachers of Accounting at Two-Year Colleges (TACTYC) website. All students must apply via the online application hosted on the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) website at www.thiswaytocpa.com/education/scholarship-search/. Each student must upload the following supporting documents to the application: a one- to two-page self-description which includes academic and professional goals; a one-page business letter that follows the guidelines listed on the first page of the application; and student transcripts from all colleges attended (unofficial copies acceptable). Please note: If the transcript does not indicate courses in progress for the current spring semester, additional documentation will be required. Each student must also provide the name and school email address of an accounting faculty member who will provide a letter of recommendation on his/her behalf. The faculty member will be sent instructions for submission of the letter. The complete online application must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. EST on the deadline date. A student may save his/her application and make changes until the deadline.
Contact: Connie Belden
Address: P.O. Box 69 Greeley, Colorado 80632-0069

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