- Products & Services
- Knowledge Base
ATLANTA, GA, April 15, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Educational Foundation of The Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPA) recently announced its scholarship award recipients for the 2018-19 academic year. Scholarships ranging from $1,000-$5,000, for a total of $114,200, were awarded to over 51 accounting students from 13 different Georgia universities and colleges.
Students were selected based on their commitment to pursuing a career in accounting, academic performance and achievements. An additional $3,000 in institutional support was granted by GSCPA chapters for a grand total of $115,333.
"The Educational Foundation's scholarships are a great way to let future Georgia CPAs know that we support their efforts now and will continue to support them in the future. After college, The Georgia Society will be ready to welcome the next generation's best and brightest to our much-loved profession and membership," commented Kelly Cranford, scholarship committee chair.
Established in 1957, the Foundation, helps students achieve their goals of becoming CPAs by identifying the best and brightest individuals entering the profession and providing those individuals with the help needed to complete their education.
"As a former scholarship recipient and now leader of this amazing organization, I can personally attest to the impact these members are having on the future of the CPA profession and the resultant financial health of the businesses and individuals we serve," shared Kathy Moreno, president of The Educational Foundation.
The Educational Foundation of The Georgia Society congratulates each and every winner. Individual scholarship winners will be notified by their institutions.
For more information on The Educational Foundation of GSCPA, visit http://foundation.gscpa.org.
About The Educational Foundation of GSCPA:
The Educational Foundation of The Georgia Society of CPAs was formed in 1957 to aid and advance education and research relating to the study, teaching, and practice of accountancy and allied fields.
GSCPA is the premier professional organization for CPAs in the state of Georgia. With almost 14,000 members throughout the state, the purpose of GSCPA is to achieve excellence by providing superior advocacy, leadership, service, lifelong learning and personal and professional development opportunities. For more information, visit www.gscpa.org.
# # #