BDO Accounting Scholarship (722200304026)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ENDOWED FUND

NAME OF ENDOWED FUND

BDO Accounting Scholarship

INTRODUCTION

For over 90 years, BDO has advised clients on their accounting, tax and business advisory needs, building a reputation for being one of the leading professional service providers. BDO is known for client rapport and partner accessibility, and for partners and staff who are ethical and practical in their approach and advice to clients.

BDO is a strong national firm concentrating on the special needs of Canada’s private & entrepreneurial organizations. Nationally, they serve over 50,000 clients from over 100 offices from Victoria, BC to St. John’s NL, with customer relationships spanning from over 50 years to today.

PURPOSE OF FUND

BDO Canada’s gift will create scholarships for the most deserving and motivated accounting students, actively supporting and encouraging academic excellence, initiative, diligence and leadership among Canada’s next generation of accounting leaders.

The BDO Accounting Scholarship will provide Telfer students with financial support and incentive, rewarding those students who distinguish themselves through academic merit and who also demonstrate a record of involvement in the School or community at large.

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must:

  1. be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, a person with the protected/refugee status or an international student;
  2. be registered as a full-time student in the second, third or fourth year of the accounting program at the Telfer School of Management;
  3. have distinguished himself/herself through academic merit (CGPA of 7.0 or higher);
  4. be committed to obtaining a CPA designation; and
  5. demonstrate that he/she has volunteered or is volunteering in broader community related activities, including the Telfer School of Management’s community life.

Value of the award: Minimum $2,000

Number of awards: Variable

Frequency of the award: Annual

Level or program of study: Undergraduate

Application contact: Financial Aid and Awards Service

Application deadline: October 31

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applications must be made through Online Scholarships and Bursaries, which can be accessed through https://scholarships.uottawa.ca/, and should include:

  1. the Curriculum Vitae on Online Scholarships and Bursaries; and
  2. a letter from the applicant detailing his/her commitment to obtaining a CPA designation.