Students

  • GWSCPA Career Fair --September 8, 2014

    You won't want to miss this unique opportunity to meet with more than 30 local employers in one setting at our third annual Career Fair, featuring CPA firms to government agencies to nonprofits.

    Event will be held from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at the Capital Hilton Hotel, Washington, DC.

    Click here for more details and to register: 2014 Career Fair

  • Scholarship Fund

    The Scholarship Fund of the Greater Washington Society of CPAs was established in 1963. Since it's inception, the fund has awarded more than $300,000 to accounting students attending institutions of higher education located in Washington, DC. Consider making a tax deductible contribution to the fund this year when you submit your membership renewal... or today. Checks may be made payable to GWSCPA Educational Fund-Scholarships mailed to Attn: Amy Fielder 1140 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 606, Washington, DC 20036.

    Students attending the universities listed below on a full time basis and meet all other criteria are eligible to apply for an award from the GWSCPA Scholarship Fund. These schools offer either a BS or BA degree in accounting or have graduate level programs that qualify for the 150 (semester) hour requirement for graduates to sit for the Uniform CPA Examination.

    Schools eligible for GWSCPA’ Scholarship Fund:

    • American University
    • Catholic University
    • Gallaudet University
    • George Washington University
    • Georgetown University
    • Howard University
    • University of the District of Columbia

     

    RECENT RECIPIENTS

    Brian Furao--American University 2014

    Heidi Friedrich--American University 2014

    Ibrahim Elmi--Howard University 2014

    Christina Montesi--George Washington University 2014

    Adriene Davis--Howard University 2013

    Oluwaseun Ogunbamise--George Washington University 2013

    Equilla Clark--Howard University 2013

    Lorraine Pascual--American University 2013

    Joseph Burns-- Howard University 2012

    Yuliya Gekhman --American University 2012

    Mark Dissen-- George Washington University 2012

    Anna Merkoulova-- American University 2012

    Christine Curley-- Georgetown University 2011

    Matthew Casey-- George Washington University 2011

    Nadia Farooqi-- George Washington University 2011

    Jeffrey Goldfond-- George Washington University 2011

    Rachel Bryan-- George Washington University 2010

    Chris Kearney-- Gallaudet University 2010

    Emily Stovicek-- American University 2010

    India Clark-- Howard University 2009

    Yuriy Kushnir --American University 2009

    Kendra Oates-- Howard University 2008

    Elizabeth Hershman --American University 2008

    Wesley Bullock-- Howard University 2007

    Siobhan Gillan-- American University 2007

    Peter Drummond --American University 2006

    Ashley Kurtz-- George Washington University 2005

    Andrea Smith-- Howard University 2005

  • Take A Closer Look

    The “Take a Closer Look at CPAs” series highlights the wide range of opportunities that a CPA career can provide. GWSCPA hosts these regular forums for college students in DC to give you a chance to hear from CPAs in different areas of practice. Upcoming:  Partners in Local Firms Recent briefings included: Life at the Big Four Accounting Firms Federal Government Career Opportunities CPAs in the Entertainment Industry CPAs as the CFO CPAs who started their own Firms

Student Membership

Student Membership is open to any full time student pursuing a degree in accounting or another financial services area who would like to benefit from the networking and educational opportunities afforded by the Society. Student Membership is only $15/year and is often waived if you join at an event.

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Special Topics

The GWSCPA will also work with the community to fill requests from schools, colleges, and community organizations seeking CPA volunteers to address classes, assemblies, meetings, or special events.

Educator Newsletter

The GWSCPA publishes a quarterly newsletter for area accounting professors and teachers who are looking for resources for their students as well as updates that affect academics in the profession. To sign up for this electronic newsletter or for any questions about Academic Membership, contact Brian Calvary at bcalvary@gwscpa.org or 202-464-6002