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AICPA Awards COVID Hardship Grants

The American Institute of CPAs has awarded $50,000 in educational grants to undergraduate and graduate accounting students who have suffered financially because of the pandemic. Twenty-five AICPA Student Affiliate members have received $2,000 each.

Recipients are students who have experienced hardship such as the loss of job or internship, due to COVID-19. Grants are designated to help cover education-related expenses.”

Grant recipients from 25 colleges and universities in 17 states and include 14 undergraduate and 11 graduate accounting students. 

Eligible Student affiliates  must be enrolled full-time in an accredited business and/or accounting program for the 2020-2021 academic school year and have completed at least 30 semester hours (or equivalent) of college coursework, including at least six hours in accounting. 

Bob Scott
Bob Scott has provided information to the tax and accounting community since 1991, first as technology editor of Accounting Today, and from 1997 through 2009 as editor of its sister publication, Accounting Technology. He is known throughout the industry for his depth of knowledge and for his high journalistic standards.  Scott has made frequent appearances as a speaker, moderator and panelist and events serving tax and accounting professionals. He  has a strong background in computer journalism as an editor with two former trade publications, Computer+Software News and MIS Week and spent several years with weekly and daily newspapers in Morris County New Jersey prior to that.  A graduate of Indiana University with a degree in journalism, Bob is a native of Madison, Ind
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