Minnesota Association of Public Accountants Scholarships

Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 5
Award Deadline: Nov 15, 2024

The Minnesota Association of Public Accountants (MAPA) is a professional organization of accountants in public practice who provide accounting and financial statement services for individuals and small business firms. Certified and non-certified accountants are encouraged to apply for membership. The purpose of the Association is to further the knowledge of the practitioner and offer a source of current information and interplay of ideas among professionals.

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE:

Ed Silbernick Memorial Scholarship ~ $1,000

MAPA Scholarships ~ Amount varies, but is generally $750, and is based on the number of qualified applicants.

WHO CAN APPLY:

Undergraduate students entering their sophomore, junior, senior or fifth year and enrolled in a degree program at an accredited 4-year college or university, majoring in accounting with the intention to practice in the field of public accounting, and have at least a 2.5 or better grade point average.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens attending a U.S.-accredited school and be a Minnesota resident.

WHEN TO APPLY:

No later than November 15, 2024. See “General Information” for details.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications and forms may be duplicated for distribution purposes; however, completed applications cannot be submitted by fax or e-mail. To receive consideration, applications must be received no later than November 15, 2024.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Complete each of the listed questions on this application to the best of your ability. If a question is not applicable to you, please indicate why it is not. Failure to answer any of the questions may constitute a basis for elimination of this application for consideration.

Send completed application to MAPA, PO Box 301, Big Lake, MN 55309.

Provide MAPA with a letter of recommendation. The letter of recommendation may be submitted by the student with the application or submitted directly to MAPA from the individual selected to write the letter of recommendation.

Official transcripts must be sent to MAPA from each school attended. Only official transcripts bearing the seal or registrar’s signature of the issuing institution will be accepted. Official transcripts may be submitted by the student with the application or submitted directly to MAPA by the issuing institution.

IMPORTANT: APPLICATION ACCEPTANCE POLICY

Applications must be signed, dated, and submitted in their original form (no faxes) to MAPA to be received no later than the November 15th deadline.

If selected as a recipient, you will be notified via email on or before January 1st MAPA reserves the right to eliminate from consideration unsigned applications or applications otherwise incomplete, including applications without supporting documentation, without further notice to the applicant.

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