The mission of AFWA San Diego is to enable women in all accounting and finance related fields to achieve their full personal, professional and economic potential and to contribute to the future development of their profession. Members include partners in national, regional and local CPA firms, financial officers, controllers, academicians, staff accountants, financial analysts, data processing consultants, recent college graduates, students, and women returning to the work force. The majority of our members have attained professional certifications such as CPA, CMA, CIA, and CFP.

Scholarship awards available from the AFWA San Diego Chapter for the 2017-2018 School Year are as follows:

  1. Master’s Degree Scholarship – One (1) $750 award to support the cost of attending a Master’s Program in accounting or finance.
  2. Undergraduate Scholarship – Two (2) $500 award to support the cost of attending 3rd, 4th, or 5th year when pursuing an accounting, finance or related Bachelor’s degree.
  3. Associate or Certificate Scholarship – One (1) $250 award to support the cost of attending 1st or 2nd year when pursuing an accounting, finance or related Associates Degree or to support the cost of attending a Certificate program in Accounting.

In addition to the scholarship award, all scholarship recipients will be eligible to attend AFWA San Diego’s meetings and events at the member price for one year from the date of award.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in the appropriate educational program
  • Applicants must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.

Deadline for applying is FEBRUARY 28, 2017. Applications postmarked after this date will not be considered. Questions may be directed to Pebbles Dumon, AFWA Treasurer & Scholarship Chair, at treasurer@afwasandiego.org.

Scholarship awards available from The Foundation of AFWA for the 2017-2018 School Year are as follows:

  • Undergraduate Scholarship – This is to support the cost of attending 3rd, 4th, or 5th year when pursuing an accounting or finance degree. This opportunity is open to the public and applications must be submitted to the San Diego chapter.
  • Master’s Scholarship – This is for those attending an accredited College or University enrolled in a master’s program, and is pursuing an accounting or finance degree. This opportunity is open to the public and applications must be submitted to the San Diego chapter.

Deadline for applying is FEBRUARY 28, 2017. Applications postmarked after this date will not be considered. Questions may be directed to Pebbles Dumon, AFWA Treasurer & Scholarship Chair, at treasurer@afwasandiego.org.

MEMBER Scholarship awards available from The Foundation of AFWA to be awarded seasonally in the Fall and Spring are as follows:

  1. Certification – To support the exam fees of AFWA members for any one of the following certifications: CPA, CFP, CFE, CIA, CMA, or CVA.
  2. CPAexcel Review – To provide registration for a CPAexcel CPA Review Course.
  3. PhD Scholarship – To cover the cost of research for a student seeking a PhD degree in accounting.

Eligibility

Applicants must be currently enrolled in the appropriate educational program

  • For Graduate or Undergraduate Scholarships, applicants must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
  • For Member Scholarships, applicants must be a current member of AFWA.

Member applications are located under Member Resources after logging into the AFWA National website. These applications are submitted directly to the National Education Foundation.

2017-2018 Application