The FICPA Scholarship Foundation now is accepting applications for three, $3,000 1040K Walk/Run scholarships named in honor of Lewis Davis, Miami-Dade County’s first African-American CPA. The three available awards are based on 1) academic achievement, and, 2) financial need, and, 3) involvement in FICPA and/or community volunteer activities.
At least one scholarship will be awarded to an African-American student, one to a minority student (may or may not be an African-American) and one to a student based on financial need. See also “County Residency Requirement” below.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 11, 2020
To be eligible for a 1040K Lewis Davis Scholarship, a student must be:
- A permanent resident of Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe or Palm Beach County (REQUIRED)
- At least a 4th-year AND FULL-TIME Senior AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION (no part-time students accepted)
- A member of the Florida Institute of CPAs (student membership is free)
- Will be enrolled and attending one of the schools listed below.
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO BE ATTACHED TO THE 1040K APPLICATION ARE OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS FOR ALL COLLEGE COURSES INCLUDING COURSES CURRENTLY IN PROGRESS, A CURRENT RESUME AND A LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION FROM AN ACCOUNTING FACULTY MEMBER
Student scholarship deadline is February 4, 2020. Qualified students must complete the application, along with official transcripts of all undergraduate work and request a letter of recommendation from one faculty member to be received by this Foundation no later than February 11, 2020.
Applications will be reviewed by the school’s accounting faculty. If the application is selected by the faculty, it will be forwarded to the FICPA Scholarship Foundation on behalf of the applicant. If you have a question, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.