Foundation offering scholarhips for accounting majors

Payne, Nickles & Company, CPAs, through the Huron County Community Foundation, is offering up to two $2,000 scholarships for the 2023-2024 academic year. The scholarship is open to second-, third-, fourth-, and fifth-year students with accounting majors, and is intended to assist the student in meeting the 150-hour requirement to take the CPA exam.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Erie/Huron, or contiguous counties, Ohio resident
  • Minimum 2.8 grade-point average
  • Completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

The application (attached here) must be received by 5 p.m. Thursday, June 1, 2023. The scholarship is based on field of study, merit, financial need and community involvement. The decision is final and will be announced in late June. The scholarship will be paid to the school (not to an individual or bookstore) in one installment.

The firm’s offices are located at 422 W. Market St. in Sandusky and 257 Benedict Ave., Bldg. D in Norwalk. Scholarship applications also can be picked up at either location, or printed from the Payne, Nickles & Company website or the Huron County Community Foundation website. All completed applications should be submitted to the Huron County Community Foundation, 12 Benedict Ave., Norwalk, OH 44857.


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