Atlanta (April 27, 2017) — The Educational Foundation of The Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPA) recently announced its scholarship award recipients for the 2017-18 academic year. Scholarships ranging from $1,300-$5,000, for a total of $112,333, were awarded to over 50 accounting students from 15 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.
“Foundation programs raise awareness of the CPA profession while educating students about the value of a career as a CPA,” shared Beverly Smith, CPA, CFE, CGMA, president of The Educational Foundation.
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.
For more information on The Educational Foundation of GSCPA, visit https://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.