Korean American CPA Society of Southern California believes in rewarding the young college students in Korean American community for their academic, service and leadership excellence. To do so, scholarships are granted to qualified achievers who have demonstrated a high commitment to the standards set by the Society’s constituents.
All scholarships are funded by membership dues and the total number and amount of scholarships are based upon the funds available to the Society at the end of each fiscal year, and as such the amount and numbers of scholarships varies each year.
Scholarships are granted to undergraduate or graduate college students with Accounting, Business, Economics major or minor, and will be awarded at the KACPA Officers Installation Dinner in June each year. Evaluation is based upon numerous factors, including: academic honors and recognition, current GPA, civil service, leadership experiences and any accomplishments pertinent to the Society.
Please see the details below to be considered as a scholarship award winner.
1) Eligibility: Full time undergraduate or graduate college students with Accounting, Business, Economics major or minor. (Students in Southern California are preferred.)
The following documents need to be submitted for the evaluation.
a) Resume with the contact phone number
b) Transcript with GPA and subjects taken (Unofficial transcript is acceptable)
c) Essay (choose one of the three topics below, 1 to 3 pages preferred)
-What I want to accomplish in the field of accounting and how it will be benefit our community/society.
-The most memorable community service/event that I was involved in, and why?
-Who/What inspires you, and why?
2) Awards: $2,000 per winner. (5 winners will be awarded.)
3) Scholarship will be awarded at the KACPA Officers Installation Dinner in June each year. (Scholarship winners will be notified individually and are required to attend the Dinner.)
4) We accept the scholarship applications May 24th through June 20th