Calling all Accounting and Finance Students!


Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance – Des Moines Chapter is giving away their annual scholarship to 3rd, 4th, and 5th year students pursuing a degree in accounting or finance.


The mission of The Foundation is to promote and advance education, career development and leadership in finance and accounting, with the goal of guiding women to achieve success in their careers. We believe that to decrease barriers for women in the accounting and financial profession, education and access to career development resources are essential. The Foundation aims to ensure women will have the tools and resources to achieve every career success they desire.


Deadline: February 28th


What you need to do:

  • Complete the attached application AFWA Undergrad Scholarship Application
  • Submit an essay ranging from 150 – 250 works on career goals and objectives, what impact the candidate wants to have on the accounting and financial world, community involvement and leadership examples.
  • Provide a copy of university or college grade transcript(s) for all work leading to exam eligibility
  • Send an email with the required documents attached to:


It’s that easy to win a scholarship for the 2021-2022 school year. Funds will be awarded in May of 2021.


In addition to the local scholarship, the winner or winners will be submitted to win the national AFWA scholarship. APPLY TODAY!


Privacy Policy: The Foundation of AFWA respects the privacy of our applicants and is serious about protecting your privacy. Data and personal information collected in the application process is considered confidential and is not shared or sold with outside, third parties. Applications are only reviewed by Foundation board members and Headquarters staff who ascribe to ethics, fraud and conflict of interest policies. Of the applicants selected for scholarship awards, The Foundation of AFWA requires a consent form to share basic recipient information via the website, social media and other publications.