NEWS ARTICLES

2017 Scholarship Announcment

August 04, 2017

EFWA is pleased to announce the 2017 Scholarship Recipients!

We had a record number of candidates this year with the new online application system. Thank you to everyone who submitted an application. We unfortunately cannot offer scholarships to all of you, but you should be proud of your achievements so far. The quality of applicants was fantastic and it made for some tough choices by the scholarship committee.

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Application Submission Alert

May 01, 2017

Did you have an issue submitting your application on April 29th or 30th?  Due to an extremely high response rate this year, we ran out of space!  We are sorry if you were one of the ones who tried to wrap up your application during this time.  We know it must have been frustrating. 

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2017 Scholarship Application Period Is Now Open!

January 17, 2017

We have launched an online application system that is new in 2017.  The application submission period is now live and we hope you will apply or share the information with those who may be eligible.  All applications must be submitted through the online system for consideration.  Applicants register for a free account, and then are able to log in, save work as they go, and complete the application in phases. There are no fees to submit an application.  Recent generous estate donations have made this possible.  We are excited about the ease of use and hope to receive more applications than ever before in 2017.  Undergrad and Graduate applications are due by April 30, 2017 and Post-Graduate applications are due by May 15, 2017.

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EFWA Announces 2016 Scholarship Awards

December 05, 2016

Congratulations to the 2016 Scholarship Award Winners. 

We had a great response of quality applicants for our scholarships this year. Our committee had a tough job working through the submissions. Congratulations, ladies! Your hard work and dedication are to be commended and we hope to see great things from you in the future.

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Charleston CFO Council held their first Annual Dinner Meeting

December 05, 2016

The Charleston CFO Council held their first Annual Dinner Meeting on Wednesday, September 28, 2016. It was a smashing success! The Council has been a great supporter of EFWA and we appreciate them so much. If you are local to Charleston and are interested in joining this great group please contact them at info@chscfo.com or visit their website http://www.chscfo.com for more information. The Council is also willing to help other CFOs start a council in their city or region. 

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Women In Accounting: Making Progress?

July 21, 2016 by Sandra B. Richtermeyer, CMA, CPA

How many women in your company are in leadership positions? How many women do you know who are in leadership positions in other organizations? Are they from accounting and finance? Throughout my career and in my volunteer work I’ve been involved in a variety of leadership initiatives for both men and women of all ages and at various stages of their careers. Although women have made some headway in the last few years, more progress is necessary. How will this happen?

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2016 Scholarship Recipients will be announced in July 2016

July 21, 2016

The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting awards scholarships to women who are pursuing Accounting degrees at the undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate levels. Stay tuned as the 2016 Scholarship Recipients will be announced in July 2016. For more information about scholarship opportunities, click here

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Charleston CFO Council is hosting their first Annual Dinner Meeting

July 21, 2016

The Charleston CFO Council is hosting their first Annual Dinner Meeting on Wednesday, September 28, 2016.  The Council has been a great supporter of EFWA and we appreciate them so much.  If you are local to Charleston and are interested in joining this great group please contact them atinfo@chscfo.com or visit their website http://www.chscfo.com for more information.