Scholarships of county 'Kern' within California

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Tenneco Inc. Contribution

For deserving students, with priority given to students from Kern County

CalCPA Bakersfield Chapter Scholarship

The chapter will award scholarships to graduate and undergraduate students selected from your college-based criteria set forth below. Individual awards may range from $500-$5,000. We look forward to receiving your completed application. Eligibility: • Enrolled in an accounting program or declared accounting as major or area of concentration; • Completed general education requirements with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher, and 3.25 or higher in accounting courses; • Applicants must be members of CalCPA. A membership application is included at the website • Additional criteria on the application form. Submit with application: • Two letters of recommendation: At least one from a college professor and one from a work-related individual, if applicable, regarding the applicant’s character (honesty, integrity, leadership capabilities, motivation and ability to accept responsibilities, etc.); intellectual ability and communication skills; and desire to become a CPA; • A written essay (maximum of 250 words) describing why you have an interest in an accounting career and describing your career goals; • A signed declaration attesting to eligibility; • Copy of transcript; and • Copy of résumé.