EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

 

 

Our Mission


The mission of The Foundation is to promote and advance financial literacy, scholarship and life skills through programs of recognition, mentoring, research and outreach. If you have any questions about The Foundation, please contact foundation@aswa.org.

Our Programs


The Foundation programs promote and advance financial literacy, scholarship and life skills through programs of recognition, mentoring, research and outreach. Our goals are realistic and take both an external and internal focus.

They are:

Academic Scholarships 
 
The AFWA Educational Foundation undergraduate and master’s scholarships that are to be awarded in Spring, for students to apply towards tuition for the following academic year are as follows:

  • Undergraduate Scholarships - For those attending an accredited College or University in their 3rd, 4th, or 5th year of study, and are pursuing an accounting or finance degree.
  • Master’s Scholarships - For those attending an accredited College or University enrolled in a master’s program, and is pursuing an accounting or finance degree.

 
AFWA Member Scholarships Additional scholarship opportunities are available to AFWA members to pursue professional certifications and PhD degrees.

  • Certification - To support the exam fees for any one of the following certifications:  CPA, CFP, CFE, CIA, CMA, CVA or CGFM.
  • CPA Review - To provide registration for a CPA Review Course as available
    Only ASWA members can apply for these scholarships. 
  • PhD Scholarship - To cover the cost of research for a student seeking a PhD degree in Accounting. 

These applications are available on the National AFWA website or contact our chapter scholarship director.