School of Accounting

   In January, an email is sent to all enrolled accounting majors that provides information regarding the application process for the School of Accounting Scholarships. Accounting majors with an overall cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher and an accounting GPA of 3.5 or higher and who have completed ACC 310 are invited to apply for scholarships offered through the School of Accounting. Applicants need not apply for each scholarship individually as this application will be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee to determine qualifications for specific awards. The deadline for submitting scholarship applications is February 13th. Awards are announced in April for assistance to begin the following academic year. Direct any questions regarding this application to Professor Dennis Stovall (email: stovalld@gvsu.edu or 331-7405). The application is available through this link.       School of Accounting Scholarships


Richard H. Giles Memorial Scholarship


Richard H. Giles Memorial Scholarships are awarded to full-time (averaging 9 credit hours or more per semester) graduate degree-seeking students who show promise of making outstanding contributions in the field of public accounting. Recipients are expected to graduate after 2012 and demonstrate good scholarship, interpersonal skills, and continued involvement in the business community. Recipients will receive up to $4,000 ($2,000 per semester) towards tuition & fees.


GVSU Accounting Alumni Scholarship

 

      The Accounting Alumni Scholarship Fund was established to recognize outstanding full-time undergraduate accounting students who show promise of making outstanding contributions in the field of accounting. Recipients are expected to graduate after 2012 and demonstrate good scholarship, interpersonal skills, and continued involvement in the business community. Recipients will receive up to $3,000 ($1,500 per semester) towards tuition and fees.

     BDO USA International Accounting Scholarship


BDO USA views the study abroad experience as a valuable tool for students to prepare themselves for an increasingly international business environment.  When viewing candidates for our international scholarship, we look for an accounting major with a GPA of 3.2 or higher and a well-rounded curriculum. We look for students who express a desire to broaden their perspective of other cultures and how organizations within those cultures function. The amount of this scholarship is $1,000.


Becker CPA Course Scholarship

    The Becker CPA Course scholarship is awarded to a student who will take the CPA exam within one year that shows potential to excel in passing the examination the first time.  Becker Professional Review was established in 1957 and celebrated their 50th anniversary in 2007.  The value of the program is $2,600 for all four parts. In 2005 and 2006, 7 out of the 10 Sells award winners had studied for the CPA exam with Becker.
 
Crowe Horwath, LLP Outstanding Accounting Student Scholarship
 
      Crowe Horwath, LLP scholarship is for a Junior Accounting major entering Senior year in the Fall of 2012 who is a Michigan resident, with a minimum cumulative GPA 3.2 and 3.5 GPA in accounting, with a desire to live and work in the Midwest. The student must exhibit leadership skills in addition to academic excellence. The scholarship award is $1,000.
 
 
 
 
    
   Ernst & Young Senior Accounting Excellence    Scholarship      
  
 

      Ernst & Young Accounting Senior Excellence Award is given to a senior accounting major preparing for graduate studies who exhibits leadership skills and good scholastic ability. The amount of this scholarship is $1,000.

    Hungerford Nichols Accounting  Scholarship

       Hungerford Nichols CPAs + Advisors established a scholarship in 2003 for undergraduate GVSU accounting students. To be eligible, students must be enrolled full-time and have an interest in a career in public accounting in West Michigan. Recipients are expected to demonstrate good scholarship, interpersonal skills and continued involvement in the business community. Recipients receive $2,000 ($1,000 per semester) toward tuition and fees at GVSU.  Hungerford Nichols is a locally owned and controlled, full-service CPA firm, serving West Michigan since 1941.

 

 


Plante & Moran Accounting Scholarship

      Plante Moran established a scholarship for undergraduate GVSU accounting students. To be eligible, students must be enrolled full-time and have an interest in a career in public accounting. Recipients are expected to graduate after 2011 and demonstrate good scholarship, interpersonal skills, and continued involvement in the community. Recipients receive $1,000 ($500 per semester) toward tuition and fees. 

     Tax Executives Institute Accounting/Tax Scholarship

      The West Michigan Chapter of the Tax Executives Institute (TEI) established a scholarship for GVSU accounting students with an interest in tax. To be eligible, students must not be currently affiliated with a CPA firm.  Scholarships will be awarded to students currently in or entering the MST program.  Recipients are expected to graduate after 2012 and demonstrate good scholarship, interpersonal skills, and continued involvement in the business community. Recipients will receive up to $2,000 ($1,000 per semester) towards tuition for graduate tax courses.              

  

 

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