Welcome to the Scholarship website for the ASWA Seattle Chapter. Our chapter is pleased to provide access to two sources of scholarship funds - the ASWA Seattle Chapter Scholarship Fund and the ASWA Educational Foundation (ASWAEF). Each scholarship fund has its own deadline date, application form and set of criteria. Please read the instructions carefully.
For details and application forms, click on these links:
ASWA Seattle Chapter Scholarship
If you have further questions, or if you would like to make a donation to the Seattle Chapter's Scholarship Fund or Scholarship Endowment Fund, please contact the Scholarship Committee, or make a secure credit card donation on our new online Donation Form at Formstack.com (SSL-protected and integrated with our credit card processor via Authorize.net).
Scholarship Committee News
Scholarship winners for the academic year 2012-2013
The Seattle Chapter of ASWA is pleased to announce the winners of five scholarship awards totaling $15,000 for the 2012-13 academic year. This brings our total awards since inception in 1962 to $263,120.
The awards were in laddered amounts to four different schools, including two winners from the University of Washington, and one winner each from Green River Community College, Edmonds Community College and Central Washington University. We look forward to each student's participation in the profession.
Seada Mohmed, Central Washington University, $4,000
Rachel McBride, University of Washington, $3,000
Beth Russell, University of Washington, $3,000
Siyu Lu, Edmonds Community College, $3,000
Aimee Peterson, Green River Community College, $2,000
Congratulations to each of them!
Report from the Endowment Fund Trustees
The ASWA Seattle Chapter No. 9 Scholarship Endowment Fund was established to encourage, receive and administer gifts in perpetuity for the purpose of granting scholarships for college and post-graduate studies in the field of accounting.
During fiscal year ended June 30, 2011, the fund received $2,637.50 in permanently restricted contributions. The fair market value of the principal balance was $170,659.02.
The Scholarship Endowment Fund earned $4,516.59 during the year. This amount has been transferred to the Chapter's scholarship fund.
The trustees have continued to use the same investment management firm for investment advice. Karen O'Brien and Joe Hebert of TrueNorth Financial Services LLC have agreed to provide the trustees with investment management advice on a pro-bono basis. We very much appreciate their professional assistance.
Contributions, made payable to ASWA Seattle Chapter No. 9 Scholarship Endowment Fund, may be sent to the chapter treasurer or to Theodora A. Sherman, Trustee, 20411 13th Avenue NW, Shoreline, WA 98177-2127.
Theodora Sherman, Trustee
Scholarship Deadlines- 2013-2014 School Year
June 15, 2013 is the application deadline for ASWA Seattle Chapter 2013-2014 Scholarships.
Other organizations that offer scholarships for accounting students:
Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting (EFWA) www.efwa.org
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) www.aicpa.org