Please read the scholarship requirements thoroughly to determine eligibility to apply for the following scholarships:

  • Institute of Management Accounts IMA® -IMA is funding a one-year scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to a student who is beginning her graduate studies. In addition to the cash award, scholarship recipients will receive a complimentary one-year student membership to the IMA (a $39 value), the CMA exam entrance fee (a $250 value), as well as the exam registration fee (valued at $415 per part). The CMA exam entrance and registration fees have a two year time limit and are non-transferrable. .
  • Rhonda J. B. O'Leary Memorial (Seattle Chapter AFWA) - A one-year scholarship for an amount up to $2,000 will be awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student attending an accredited school within the State of Washington.
  • Moss Adams Foundation - This annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000 is available to minority women, or women returning to school as current or re-entry juniors or seniors, or women pursuing their 5th year requirement through either general studies or within a graduate program.

Selection Criteria

  • Female US citizen attending accredited US school pursuing an accounting degree.
  • Commitment to the goal of pursuing a degree in Accounting in preparation for a career as an accounting or finance professional, including evidence of continued commitment to this goal after receiving the award.
  • Demonstrated aptitude in accounting and business as evidenced by prior course work and/or work experience.
  • Clear evidence that goals and a plan for achieving those goals, both personal and professional, have been established.
  • Financial need
  • Scholarship recipients will be selected by June 30.

  Scholarship Application

Applications must be completed by April 30.

For more information about EFWA scholarships, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.
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