Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Tax Diversity: Scholarship Opportunity

Scholarship PROGRAM is committed to helping promote diversity in the tax industry to the next generation of tax professionals. With that goal in mind, we have established a Scholarship Program to help students who are interested in pursuing or exploring a career in the tax industry. will offer three yearly scholarships: one for $1500 and two for $1000.

The scholarship program is open to students who meet the following criteria:

  • Enrolled in a 4 year accredited school or an advanced degree in Tax (i.e. MSTX, MBA Tax, LLM Tax, etc.)
  • Must be an accounting major if in an undergraduate program
  • Must have maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale for their first three years
  • Must identify as Hispanic or Latino, Black or African-American, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, Asian, or American Indian or Alaska Native or Female

To be considered for one of's scholarships, please provide the following:
A copy of your transcripts
The name and phone number of one professor for reference purposes
An essay stating why you are interested in potentially entering the tax industry and indicating any special circumstances that you would like taken into consideration during the evaluation process
All submissions must be received by December 1, 2008. Scholarship awards will be announced by December 30, 2008.
Evaluation Process:
All qualified applications will be reviewed and evaluated on all of the following:
Academic achievements
Leadership potential
Click Here to Apply!

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