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IIA MIAMI CHAPTER
 
SCHOLARSHIPS TO ACCOUNTING STUDENTS
Background:
The Institute of Internal Auditors - Miami Chapter, Inc. intends to award four scholarships of $2,000.00 each to students pursuing a degree focusing on either Auditing or Accounting.  The scholarships are unrestricted in their use by the student.
Criteria:
  • Junior or senior in college, or graduate student.  Preferably, the student should be full time, as designated by the college.
  • The student is required to be a resident of either Dade or Broward counties.
  • The student must be pursuing a degree or track Auditing or Accounting, Business Administration (including MIS), or Finance from an accredited college or university.
  • The college must have its main campus located in either Dade or Broward counties.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 undergraduate or 3.5 graduate.
  • Bio or Resume for the student applying for the scholarship 
  • One reference from an auditing, accounting, finance or business administration professor.
Essay of 250-500 words on the following topic:
  • What do you expect to contribute to the internal auditing profession in the next 10 years?
Process for Selection:
Each college may submit students for recommendation of the scholarship.   Individual students may also submit their application directly to the IIA Miami Chapter.   The final selection will be made by the Academic Relations Committee of the Institute of Internal Auditors -Miami Chapter, Inc., who will inform the College and student of the intended award.
Deadline for application is November 1, 2019.  The award decision is anticipated to be made by November 29, 2019.  The award will be presented at the Chapter’s CPE Event in January 2020.
Contact and Submission:
Blanca Malagon, University of Miami, bmalagon@miami.edu or (305) 284-2605