Forty-three college accounting students have been awarded scholarships by the National Society of Accountants (NSA) Scholarship Foundation for the 1999-2000 academic school year. More than 1,400 students applied for the 1999-2000 awards. Applicants were judged on scholastic achievement, demonstrated leadership ability and financial need.
The NSA Scholarship Foundation Board of Trustees awarded 16 scholarships in the amount of $500 each to students entering their second year of study, 26 scholarships in the amount of $1000 each to students entering their third or fourth year of study, and 1 renewable $2000 scholarship.
"There is a continuing and vital need to encourage students who are interested in entering our profession. NSA believes in helping people who wish to achieve their goals through education, said Donald L. Cordano, Chair of the NSA Scholarship Foundation.
Pamela Karr of Gainesville, Florida, was selected as the most outstanding student in the competition, earning special designation as the Charles H. Earp Memorial Scholar. Karr will be completing her second year of study at the University of Florida during the 1999-2000 academic year. In addition to her scholarship award, she will receive an additional $200 and a special …