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Cost and Financial Aid

The Foundation of Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance Diversity Undergraduate Scholarship

Purpose: To support the costs of
attending 3rd, 4th or 5th year towards an accounting or finance degree.

Criteria:  Scholarship awards are
presented to students who have completed their sophomore year of college (or 60
semester hours or the equivalent by time of the application deadline) and are
majoring in accounting or finance.  Candidates
must have a minimum cumulative college grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0
scale or the equivalent.  Applications
will be reviewed on leadership, character, communication skills, scholastic
average and financial need.

For this scholarship, applicant must be a minority as
defined below:

A minority person is a citizen of the United States who is African
American, Hispanic, Native American, or Asian American (Asian Pacific or Asian
Indian).

 

African American is a US citizen who has origins in any of the African racial
groups of Africa, and is regarded as such by the community of which the person
claims to be a part.

 

Hispanic American is a US citizen of true born Spanish heritage from any of
the following countries or regions:
Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Central and South America. Hispanic may not
have European ancestry.

 

Native American includes persons who are American Indians, American Eskimos,
American Aleuts or Native Hawaiians.
American Indians must be documented members of a North American Tribe,
band or otherwise organized group or native people who are indigenous to the
Continental United States.

 

Asian American is a US citizen whose origins are from Asia or the Indian
subcontinent including, but not limited to, Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea,
Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, the Philippines, Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana
Islands, India, Pakistan or Bangladesh.