New Student Scholarship Created at Kwantlen Polytechnic University

KPU Campus in Surrey. Photo by CPABC.

CPABC Richmond/South Delta Chapter has created a new $1,000 scholarship at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.   This award is funded through to 2019/20 and a request for matching by the CPA Education Foundation is pending.

The award recognizes a 3rd or 4th level accounting student who has demonstrated academic excellence and who has the intent to become a Chartered Professional Accountant.   Preference is given to a student who demonstrates volunteerism or leadership in the community.

Four chapters have donated a total of $10,300 to fund awards at the following post secondary institutions across BC:

  • CPABC Kamloops / Cariboo Chapter donated $1,000 to fund an existing scholarship at Thompson Rivers University through to 2019/20;
  • CPABC Okanagan Chapter donated $6,300 to fund existing awards at two local post secondary institutions.   There are two $1,500 awards at Okanagan College and two $2,000 awards at UBC|Okanagan for 2018/19;
  • CPABC Prince George Chapter donated $2,000 to fund a new $1,000 scholarship at the University of Northern British Columbia through to 2019/20. This award has been approved by the UNBC Senate; and
  • CPABC Richmond/S.Delta Chapter donated $2,000 to fund a new $1,000 scholarship at Kwantlen Polytechnic University through to 2019/20.

All of these awards are adjudicated by the faculty of the respective schools.

Brenda Waechter FCPA FCGA, CPAEF board chair, said, “The CPA Education Foundation thanks chapter members for their generosity in supporting local accounting students.”

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