Scholarships Available

Robert Half International/Accountemps and the AICPA are please to offer scholarships to five AICPA student affiliate members. In addition to being an AICPA student affiliate member, a student must be an undergraduate or graduate pursuing study in accounting, finance or information systems to be eligible for this scholarship. The amount of the scholarship is $2,500 for one year. Applications are available on the AICPA Web site at
ships/AccountempsAICPA_App.pdf. Applications are due by April 1.

Liberal arts students wishing to pursue graduate accounting study can receive financial aid through the AICPA John L. Carey Scholarships Program. Scholarships are available to all liberal arts degree holders of any regionally-accredited U.S. institution who wish to pursue a CPA certificate. Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, leadership and future career interests and are contingent upon acceptance in a graduate accounting program. Each year, up to seven recipients will be awarded $5,000 and will be eligible for renewal for one more year, (provided satisfactory scholastic progress is maintained). Applications are due April 1. Students can find additional information to apply for the scholarships via a Web site located at

The Financial Aid Office has received information regarding the Young Cancer Survivor Scholarship Program. To be eligible for this scholarship you must have been diagnosed with cancer before the age of 21, be a legal resident of Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska or Oklahoma, be a high school senior, or, if already in college, have a GPA of at least 2.0, and be 25-years-old or younger at the time of application. Students will be asked to submit a copy of the Student Aid Report from their FAFSA, write an essay/goal statement and show financial need. Students' academic achievement and community service will also be a part of the evaluation process for the scholarship. To obtain an application, contact Joyce Watson at Completed applications must be returned to the Kansas City Corporate Office by early April (postmark deadline is April 3).

The Missouri Waste Control for Coalition (MWCC) is offering its environmental scholarship for students who have an interest in or are focusing on classes in the environmental studies field. They will be awarding one $500 scholarship to use toward tuition, books and other educational expenses. The applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.7 and must be attending, or planning on attending, school full-time. Further informational about this scholarship may be obtained in the Truman State University Financial Aid Office, McClain Hall 103. Applications are due April 15.

The Truman State University Financial Aid Office has received information about a unique educational summer job opportunity for students. Camp Ramapo is one of the few residential summer camps servicing children with emotional, behavioral and learning problems. Ramapo provides a safe, predictable and highly structured environment, which fosters the development of positive social and learning skills. In addition, Ramapo offers an on-site college course through the National Program on Non-collegiate Sponsored Instruction. For more information, log on to
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