SCHOLARSHIPS

NABA Northern NJ - Scholarship Program

Amount: $1,000 - $5,500

Number of Recipients: 6
Sponsor: NABA - Northern New Jersey


Open Date: Feb 15, 2019
Close Date: Apr 26, 2019

Timezone: US/Eastern

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Scholarship Overview

The National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. Northern New Jersey is proud to announce that it will award a range of scholarships for the next academic year to minority college students.

 The scholarships will be presented to the winners during the annual NABA-NNJ Scholarship Reception. The actual cash award will be made at a later date after certain conditions regarding enrollment are met. We thank you for expressing an interest in the scholarships.

 The scholarships will be granted from our local scholarship fund, which consists of contributions from NABA members, corporations, public accounting firms and others. Individuals who are graduating this semester and not enrolling in a graduate program are NOT eligible for a NABA NNJ monetary award scholarship.

Scholarship Background

Please note the specific deadlines for the different award amounts: 

Award Sponsor     

Amount        

Application Deadline

NJCPA     

$5,500     

February 25, 2019

NJCPA     

$5,500     

February 25, 2019

Johnson & Johnson     

$2,500 

April 26, 2019

Morgan Stanley

$2,000

April 26, 2019

EY     

$1,000     

April 26, 2019

Prudential

$1,000

April 26, 2019

Ralph & Valerie Thomas     

$1,000     

April 26, 2019

Rosalind Danner     

$1,000     

April 26, 2019

Requirements

  • Be a resident of the State of New Jersey.
  • Be an active member of NABA at the time you apply for the scholarship. If you are not a current member, please ensure dues are up to date before the scholarship deadline
  • Be of African descent. This includes African Americans, Caribbean Americans, Afro-Americans, and all other subgroups under the ethnic group “black.”
  • Be an undergraduate majoring in accounting, finance or business.
  • Have a minimum overall grade point average of B (e.g. 3.0/4.0) or better.
  • Official transcripts are required from all colleges/universities attended. Please provide a conversion of your grades to the “4.0 grading scale,” if your college does not use this scale.
  • Have completed at least 6 hours of accounting credits or 6 hours of business credits.
  • Prepare an essay not less than 500 words and should not exceed 700 words. (See essay topic on last page of the application)
  • Include two (2) letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a member of the accounting, finance or business faculty.
  • All of the information must be provided along with the completed application by the deadline to be considered.
  • Finalists will be contacted to arrange an interview if necessary.

Please email nabannj@gmail.com for any questions about this scholarship program.

 

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