Women in Transition Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$16,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 30, 2021

Friday
Awarded By:

Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting (EFWA)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a graduating high school senior, current college freshman or re-entering college freshman at time of application.
  3. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  4. Must be a female.
  5. Must major in accounting.
  6. Must be the sole source of support for herself and her family. This may have been caused as a result of the death of her spouse, a divorce or other circumstances.
  7. Must enroll full time.

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

Description: This scholarship is designated for a woman who is the primary source of support for her family and is enrolling as an incoming freshman to earn a Bachelors degree in Accounting. Up to $16,000 over four years is awarded and will be renewed annually upon completion of satisfactory course work as evidenced by a 3.0 GPA.

Application requirements for the Women in Transition Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Personal statement
  • Recommendation letter
Additional Information: The Women in Transition Scholarship was established in order to women who are pursuing a degree in accounting while also providing primary financial support for her family. The selection of award recipients is largely based on aptitude, commitment to a career in accounting, and demonstrated financial need. Scholarship recipients will be selected by June 30.

Award Amount: Up to $4,000 annually, renewable for up to three years dependent upon successful completion of course requirements (12 hours each term).  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $16,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, April 30, 2021

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, April 30, 2021

Applications are available on the Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting website. In addition to the completed application, each applicant must submit a scholastic record including official transcripts from high school, junior college and college; an employment record; listing of volunteer and professional activities; a detailed listing of all honors and awards received; a statement of her career goals and objectives; a statement of her personal goals and objectives; proof of financial need; copies of tax returns from three previous years; four total references (two personal and two professional); a statement from her academic advisor assessing the overall quality of her work; school contact information; and the place where she heard about the scholarship. Applicants may be contacted to participate in a personal interview or conference call. All materials must be submitted online by the deadline date.
Contact: -
Address: 136 S. Keowee St. Dayton, Ohio 45402

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