2020-2021 Becker Scholarship Application

Tulsa Chapter of Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance

Becker CPA Examination Preparation Scholarship Application

The Tulsa Chapter of AFWA recognizes the needs of students in preparing for the CPA examination. We are teaming with Becker to award one Becker CPA Prep course (with a total value of $3,393) to a candidate who meets the qualifications as a result of persistence and high performance that predicts future success. Scholarship candidates will be reviewed on leadership, character, communication skills, scholastic average and financial need.  Special priority will be given to women, single parents and students working part-time while attending college full-time.  Additionally, special priority will be given to students who have some break in his/her academic career due to unforeseen life circumstances and/or experienced unique personal and academic challenges, as described in an essay.

Criteria include:

By the time of the application deadline, student must be enrolled at an accredited college or university and must be within TWO SEMESTERS from completing the qualifications required by the Oklahoma Accountancy Board to submit a “Qualification Application for Eligibility (OAB Form E001)” for the CPA exam, available at the following link: https://www.ok.gov/oab_web/Forms/index.html. Student must have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent. The requirements set forth by the Oklahoma Accountancy Board to qualify as a candidate for the CPA exam and the dates expected to be met must be included in the completed application.An official transcript(s) must be included supporting the applicant’s work performed leading to exam eligibility. Scholarship must be redeemed by July 31, 2021. 

The Becker CPA Prep course is available thanks to the Tulsa Chapter of AFWA’s valued partner:

The award is only valid for courses occurring after the scholarship has been awarded and cannot be retroactively applied to previous review coursework.

RETURN APPLICATION AND ALL ACCOMPANYING DOCUMENTS BY JUNE 1, 2020, TO:

[email protected]

SCHOLARSHIP WILL BE AWARDED BY JULY 31, 2020.

PLEASE READ AND COMPLETE THIS APPLICATION CAREFULLY!!

ONLY COMPLETE SUBMISSIONS WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS INCLUDED WILL BE CONSIDERED.

 

1. Application Information

2. Personal Data (Address and telephone number where applicant may be reached between the date of this application and August 2020)

3. Academic Background (Post Secondary Schools Attended)

4. Extracurricular Activities and Honors

  Meetings and Chapter Events
  Local AFWA Conferences
  Chapter or National Committees
  National and Regional AFWA Conferences

6. Financial Background

Your total Income

Academic Year 2019-2020 (Actual)

Academic Year 2020-2021 (Estimate)

7. Additional Documents

Official copy of university or college grade transcript(s). Official hard copies can be sent to: 2431 E. 61st Street, Tulsa, OK 74136 (attention Jen Bigger). Electronic copies can be sent to: scholarship@tulsaafwa.org

8. The candidate understands that, if selected, he or she will be asked to provide a digital picture and sign a release so that the Tulsa Chapter of AFWA can publish the picture and brief biography of candidate.

8. CERTIFICATION AND SIGNATURE 

  Yes