Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA) Accounting Scholarship (722200302266)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR A NON-ENDOWED FUND

NAME OF NON-ENDOWED FUND

Chartered Professional accountants of ontario (CPA)

MBA Award for High Performance

INTRODUCTION

The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario is the qualifying and regulatory body of Ontario’s more than 58,000 Chartered Professional Accountants and over 11,000 Students. Chartered Professional Accountants are trusted by Canada’s business leaders to help make the financial, strategic and leadership decisions that matter. The CPA profession’s commitment to excellence and the public interest provides the crucial foundation for this trust. In fact, Canadian CPAs are recognized around the world for high professional standards and expertise.

PURPOSE OF FUND

To highlight the achievements of a student who has demonstrated high performance in the MBA program.

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must:

1. be registered as a part-time or full-time student in the MBA Program at the Telfer School of Management (June graduates will be eligible);

2. have received at least an A- in a related MBA course, such as MBA5340/5740 (Financial Accounting-Information & Decisions) and MBA 5241/5641(Management Accounting-Information & Decisions). Preference may be given to students with a background in accounting (BCom degree); and

3. have demonstrated high performance in the MBA program and have an average of at least a B+ overall.

4. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated an intention to pursue the CPA designation through their involvement as a student member, engagement in CPA activities on campus, in discussion with the CPA Fellow, etc.

Note : Current CPAs are not eligible.

Value of the award: $2,500

Number of awards: One

Frequency of the award: Annual (non-renewable)

Level or program of study: MBA

Application contact: Graduate Office, Telfer School of Management

Application deadline: July 15

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applications must be made through Online Scholarships and Bursaries, which can be accessed through the uoZone portal , and should include a letter (maximum 500 words) written by the applicant demonstrating his/her intention to pursue a CPA designation, previous CPA involvement, etc.