The Laurels Fund Scholarship

  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Renewable: Unknown
  • Number of Awards: Not Available
  • Award Amount: $5,000
  • Website: http://www.efwa.org/scholarships_postgraduate.php
  • Phone: 937-424-3391
  • Fax: 937-222-5794
  • Email: info@efwa.org
  • Address: 136 South Keowee Street Dayton, Ohio 45402-2241

Several up to 5000$ merit- and need-based annual scholarships for female PhD students who are pursuing advanced degrees in accounting.

Full Description

The Laurels Fund was established in 1978 by the Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting with the purpose of supporting female postgraduate students in pursuing their advanced degrees in Accounting.

Each year Laurels Fund awards several up to 5000$ scholarships to Ph.D. students who have completed at least some comprehensive exams prior to the Fall semester. The selection of the winners will be based on the applicants’ academic achievements, their research activities, working activities (including long term commitments or any significant volunteer work) and proof of financial need.

The applicants are required to submit their current curriculum vitae, a proof of enrollment in an advanced academic program (along with the official transcript), a list of published articles and/or conference proceedings as well as two reference letters (addressing the applicant’s scholarship, teaching and leadership potential).

The deadline for the application is May 15, 2019 and the winners will be selected by June, 30, 2019.

Who's eligible?

Applicants should be female Ph.D. students pursuing an advanced degree in accounting.

How to Apply

The applicants must submit their scholarship application via mail, postmarked not later than May 15, 2019 and include the following documentation:

  • The applicant’s current curriculum vitae
  • Copy of the official transcript and current enrollment in a Ph.D. program
  • Copy of the abstracts and citations of the published articles and/or academic conference presentations
  • Copies of any cases or materials the applicant has developed, either single- or co-authored
  • Two letters of reference: 1) addressing both scholarship and teaching potential, and 2) referencing the applicant’s leadership potential
  • A motivation statement describing the applicant’s personal and career goals and objectives

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