Scholarship Information

Richmond Chapter of the VSCPA Accounting Excellence Scholarship Program

The Richmond chapter of the VSCPA will be offering scholarships to motivated college students who have taken at least one Accounting course and intend on pursuing a career in accounting. The application is due October 30th and will be awarded at our annual awards dinner on November 14, 2018 (all winners are encouraged, but not required, to attend). Eligibility requirements, as detailed in the attached application, include:

  • Currently enrolled in a Richmond area college or university.

  • Have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0.

  • Submit a letter of recommendation from one accounting teacher, provided on school letterhead.

  • Have taken or is currently taking at least one Accounting Course, and an average grade of B or higher must be obtained in the highest-level accounting course as of June 30, 2018 (if applicable).

  • Submit a one-page essay stating how he/she became interested in accounting, where the applicant sees him/herself in ten years, and what he/she can bring to the profession.

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