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American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Appraisal Institute Scholarship

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

GFOA Daniel B. Goldberg Scholarship

GFOA Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship

GFOA Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship

The Lincoln Forum Scholarship Prize Essay Contest

U.S. Army Health Professions Scholarship Program

U.S. Navy Health Professions Scholarship Program

 

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Deadline: Various
Award: Various

Eligibility: All applicants must be US citizens. Applicants must have obtained a liberal arts degree prior to enrolling in a graduate accounting program. Applicants must be liberal arts degree holders of a regionally accredited institution in the United States. Applicants must be accepted into, or in the process of applying to, a graduate program in accounting that will enable them to sit for the CPA Examination at a college or university whose business administration program is accredited by AACSB International or the ACBSP. Applicants must express the intention to pursue a CPA certificate. NOTE: students who are already actively participating in a graduate accounting program are NOT eligible for this scholarship.

Apply: Applications can be downloaded off of their website: www.aicpa.org/becomeACPA/scholarships/pages/default.aspx

Contact: Phone: (919) 402-4014, Email: educat@aicpa.org

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Appraisal Institute Scholarship
Deadline: varies
Award: $2,000 for Undergraduate and $3,000 for Graduate

Eligibility: United States citizen enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited college or university majoring in real estate appraisal, land economics, real estate, or other allied fields.

Apply: Applications can be picked up in the Office of Student Financial Planning located in Carnegie Hall. More information can be found on the website http://www.aiedtrust.org.

Contact: Appraisal Institute Education Trust, Phone: (312) 335-4133, Email: educationtrust@appraisalinstitute.org address: Appraisal Institute Education Trust c/o Appraisal Institute, 550 W. Van Buren St., Suite 1000, Chicago, IL, 60607

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Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Deadline: September (Annually)
Award: Range between $50 and $10,000

Eligibility: Entrant must be enrolled in a college or university at the time of entry. Graduate and undergraduate students may apply.

Apply: Scholarship applications can be downloaded off of the following website: http://www.aynrand.org/

Contact: Email: essay@aynrand.org

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Government Finance Officers Association of the US and Canada
Daniel B. Goldberg Scholarship

Deadline: February (Annually)
Award: $10,000

Eligibility: Must be a current full-time student in a graduate program that prepares students for careers in state and local government finance and expecting to be enrolled in the spring 2010 semester (including spring 2010 graduates). Must hold a Baccalaureate degree or its equivalent. Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada. Student must not have been a past winner of a scholarship administered by the Government Finance Officers Association of the US and Canada.

Apply: Applications can be downloaded off the website  http://www.gfoa.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=397&Itemid=199

Contact: Scholarship Committee, Government Finance Officers Association, 203 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2700, Chicago, IL 60601-1210; Phone: (312) 977-9700

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Government Finance Officers Association of the US and Canada
Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship

Deadline: February (Annually)
Award: $5,000

Eligibility: Must be a full-time student in an undergraduate or graduate accounting program who is preparing for a career in state and local government finance. Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada. Undergraduate students must be in the process of completing at least their junior year by the time the scholarship is awarded.

Apply: More information can be found at the website http://www.gfoa.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=397&Itemid=199

Contact: Phone: (312) 977-9700, Mail: Scholarship Committee, Government Finance Officers Association, 203 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2700, Chicago, IL 60601-1210

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Government Finance Officers Association for the US and Canada
Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship

Deadline: February (Annually)
Award: $5,000

Eligibility: Must be a current full- or part-time upper-division undergraduate or graduate student in public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management). Must belong to one of the following groups (as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau): Black or African American, American Indian or Alaskan native, Asian native, Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Latino. Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada. Student must not have been a past winner of a scholarship administered by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.

Apply: Applications can be downloaded off the website http://www.gfoa.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=397&Itemid=199

Contact: Scholarship Committee, Government Finance Officers Association, 203 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2700, Chicago, IL 60601-1210; Phone: (312) 977-9700

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The Lincoln Forum Scholarship Prize Essay Contest
Deadline: July (Annually)
Award: $500-$1,500

Eligibility: Applicant must be a full-time student in a U.S. college or university during the spring 2009 semester. Applicant need not be a U.S. citizen. There is no application form for the contest. The essay and your contact information serve as your application.

Apply: Scholarship information can be found at the following website: http://www.thelincolnforum.org/scholarship-essay-contest.php

Contact: Don McCue, Phone: (909) 798-7632, Email: archives@akspl.org

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U.S. Army Health Professions Scholarship Program
Deadline: Not Available
Award: 100 percent tuition, monthly stipend, and school fees

Eligibility: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen with a baccalaureate degree from an accredited school.  The applicant must depending on specialty (Physician, Dentist, Veterinarian, Optometrist, Clinical or Counseling Psychologist) be enrolled in or have a letter of acceptance or intent from an accredited graduate program located in the United States or Puerto Rico.  The applicant must maintain full-time student status during the entire length of the program.  The applicant must qualify as a commissioned officer in the United States Army Reserve.

Apply: For more information, please see this scholarship folder in the Office of Student Financial Planning located in Carnegie Hall.

Contact: Captain Francisco Gumataotao, Phone: (515) 253-9637 or 1-877-571-2237, Email: Francisco.Gumataotao@usarec.army.mil, Mail: 2900 100th St, Ste 105, Urbandale, IA 50322

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U.S. Navy Health Professions Scholarship Program

Deadline: None

Award: 100 percent tuition plus monthly stipend

Apply: For more information got to http://www.navy.com/joining/education-opportunities/graduate-professional.html

Contact: Jermaine English 515-802-8957 (office) or jermaine.english@navy.mil

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University News
August 21, 2014
The Comparison Project at Drake University will kick off its 2014–2015 programming with a meditation workshop on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 9 a.m.–noon.
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