The AFWA Master’s Scholarship is presented to students who have been accepted to a master’s degree program by the time of the application deadline and are majoring in accounting or finance. Candidates must have a minimum cumulative college grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent. Scholarship candidates will be reviewed on leadership, character, communication skills, scholastic average and financial need. Scholarships will be awarded on the condition that the candidate has earned a minimum of 120 credit hours and is accepted in a master’s degree program.
Through stewardship, the AFWA promotes and advances women in accounting and finance by cultivating relationships, securing contributions, and providing scholarships for education and career development. We believe that to decrease barriers for women in the accounting and financial profession, education and access to career development resources are essential. The AFWA aims to ensure women will have the tools and resources to achieve every career success they desire.