CalCPA Bakersfield Chapter Scholarship

Scholarship Description

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.

• 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.

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,


Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: 500

Max Award: 5,000

Deadline: 2022-12-31


Sponsoring Organization CalCPA Bakersfield Chapter
4725 Panama Ln., D-3 P.O. Box 238
Bakersfield, CA 93313

Contact Person:

Phone: (661) 833-0607

Fax: (650) 522-3201