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 2018 The Palmetto Chapter IIA Scholarship Application

Scholarship Description
The Palmetto Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors is sponsoring a scholarship to assist undergraduate or graduate students seeking a Business or IT degree and interested in an Auditing career. This scholarship is a semester award of $1,000 (2018/2019) for a total of $2,000. The awards will be deposited into the recipient’s scholarship account with the University.

 

The selected recipient will have the opportunity to work with the local IIA Palmetto Chapter to develop an on campus outreach to business students. This will provide valuable work experience and networking opportunities with current internal audit professionals.

 

Eligibility Requirements

Student must be a current undergraduate or graduate student attending the University of South Carolina with a declared major (minimum of 36 hours completed) in an IT or Business-related field (Accounting, Finance, Economics, Management, etc.) and considering a future career in Auditing. Other requirements include a 3.0/4.0 GPA, demonstration of leadership and/or involvement in extra-curricular college/university activities and/or the community, and full-time status (12-15 hours/semester).

 

Application Requirements

The applicant should submit the following items:

1) Completed application (available for download at https://chapters.theiia.org/palmetto/Pages/default.aspx).

2) An official college/university transcript.

3) A one page essay which should include the following:

a) How you would develop and maintain a campus outreach to students to encourage     consideration of Internal Auditing as a profession.

b) A description of yourself and why you are a qualified candidate for this scholarship. If applicable, please share information about financial need.

Required elements may be submitted electronically at palmettochapteriia@gmail.com. Any transcripts submitted must be official - screenshots are not sufficient. We look forward to receiving your application soon. Deadline for submission of all requirements is May 7, 2018.

 

2018 Scholarship Application.pdf2018 Scholarship Application.pdf