Wisconsin Institute of CPAs accepting applications for scholarships

Wisconsin Institute of CPAs accepting applications for college scholarships

Applications for college accounting scholarships are being accepted by the WICPA Educational Foundation, Inc. now through February 28, 2013. Students may apply for up to $5,000 at www.wicpa.or/efscholarships.

The Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants has announced that it's Educational Foundation is now accepting applications for college scholarships.

The scholarship program rewards students who excel academically and demonstrate commitment to a career as a CPA. They are awarded to qualified accounting students in their fifth year of academic study and working toward the 150-hour requirement to sit for the CPA Exam.

Based on academic achievement, personal statements and letters of recommendation, the Foundation awarded $47,500 in scholarships in 2012.

Interested students can visit www.wicpa.org/efscholarships for eligibility requirements. If you have questions, please contact Jessica Barillari 800-772-6939 or 262-785-0445 ext. 3025 or email jessica@wicpa.org.