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How You Can Help Award Over $250,000 in Accounting Scholarships

by Paul Carboni | Nov 16, 2016

Do you want to help give away $250,000 in scholarships? Are you interested in helping students achieve their dream of becoming a CPA? If so, please consider volunteering your time and talent to be part of the review team for the 2017 Accounting Scholarships offered by the Washington CPA Foundation and the Washington Society of CPAs.

Scholarship Review Timeline and Process

Feb. 8 Reviewer sign-up deadline
Feb. 13 Reviewer training (remote)
Feb. 20 Review process begins
Mar. 30 In-person review session at WSCPA offices in Bellevue

As a member of the scholarship review team, you'll evaluate applications from the comfort of your home or office using a secure, online portal. Score applications using a scoring matrix and following guidelines provided. Each reviewer will consider 25-30 applications and submit reviews online during a two-week period. All reviewers will review top applications before attending in-person review session in late March.

Important Scholarship Dates

Feb. 14 Scholarship application deadline
April 3 Scholarship winners notified
Feb. 20 Review process begins
May 18 Reception honoring scholarship recipients—reviewers are invited to attend

If you would like to join the scholarship review team, please contact Jocelyn Nystrom by either emailing or calling (425) 586-1114. The deadline to sign up is February 8, so make sure to mail or call before then!

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