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Scholarship Fund

The Scholarship Fund of the Greater Washington Society of CPAs was established in 1963. Since its inception, the fund has awarded over $500,000 to accounting students attending institutions of higher education located in Washington, DC. Please 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  1015 15th Street, NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20005. 

Eligible Universities:

  • American University
  • Bowie State University
  • Catholic University
  • Gallaudet University
  • George Mason University
  • George Washington University
  • Georgetown University
  • Howard University
  • Marymount University
  • Trinity Washington University
  • University of the District of Columbia
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Maryland Global Campus

2023 Scholarship Awards Program

Students attending the universities listed here on a full time basis, who meet all other criteria, are eligible to apply for an award from the GWSCPA Scholarship Fund. 

For this year, the Scholarship Fund will make several awards ranging from $3,000 for our undergraduate and graduate student awards to $5,000 each for our two special named awards-the Past President's Award and the Sue Marcum Memorial Award. To be eligible for the Past Presidents Award, students must demonstrate qualities and activities which will help them be a future leader within the profession, and for the Sue Marcum Memorial Award, students must demonstrate their commitment to community and volunteer service.

Students who meet the application criteria are invited to apply for a scholarship award from the Scholarship Fund. Students must complete the online application by the deadline--April 23, 2023.   In addition to financial awards, winners receive a one year membership in the Greater Washington Society of CPAs and are recognized at our Annual Membership Meeting in June. You can review scholarship requirements hereShould you have questions, please email Ashley Fearn: 


Recent Scholarship Recipients

Gabriel Brusco - University of Maryland
Angelina Campos - George Washington University
Assetou Coulibaly - American University
Darien Ghee -  University of Maryland
Jacob Myers - American University
Alina Ponomarenko - George Mason University
Joseph Rogero - American University
Mohamed Sesay - American University
Savannah Woodke - George Washington University 

Ruth Clark - American University
Destini Hill - Howard University
Jessica Kreuscher - Catholic University
Yanna Liu -  University of the District of Columbia
Tsedal Teshome - American University
Jessica Waite - Catholic University
Ruixuan (Riva) Wang - George Washington University
Marshall Wood - George Mason University  

Nicholas Gallo-American University
Maria Horner-Catholic University
Maria Galarza-George Mason University
Tenzin YangChen-George Mason University
Satinder Parmar - American University
Scott Rothschild-George Washington University
Bisola Ignola-University of Maryland
Madison Aubochon-American University
Mathew Brennan-Catholic University

Joan Kim-George Washington University
Oumar Koumbassa-University of the District of Columbia
Jason Javier-American University
Daniel Luna-George Mason University
Deemenya Chukzy-University of Maryland
Jessica Ross-George Mason University

KeiAsia Coates - University of Maryland
Felicity Akenten - George Mason University
Phillip Tilley - George Washington University
Brenda Machuca - George Mason University
Li Sun-  University of Maryland
Rachel Fogg - American University
Johnny Castro - University of Maryland
Joshua Woods - Howard University
Enis Nushi - University of DC                   
Senay Araya - George Mason University
ShirBriya Fletcher - Howard University
Faith Kim - American University
Kevin Lopez - University of the District of Columbia
Gary Mills - University of the District of Columbia
Kira Steven - George Washington University 
Sydney Wawrzyniak - Georgetown University
Brianna Williams - Howard University
Kyle Zimmerman - American University                   

Connor Becker—American University
Rachel Bronstein—George Washington University
Olamide Ewetusa—Howard University
Pierce Gendron—George Washington University
Minowa Melvin—University of the District of Columbia

Christine Kulak—American University
Tiffany Li—Georgetown University
Olamide Ewetusa—Howard University
Gian-Manual Alvarez—American University

Brian Furao—American University
Heidi Friedrich—American University
Ibrahim Elmi—Howard University
Christina Montesi—George Washington University

Adriene Davis—Howard University
Oluwaseun Ogunbamise—George Washington University
Equilla Clark—Howard University
Lorraine Pascual—American University

Joseph Burns— Howard University
Yuliya Gekhman—American University
Mark Dissen— George Washington University
Anna Merkoulova— American University

Christine Curley— Georgetown University
Matthew Casey— George Washington University
Nadia Farooqi— George Washington University
Jeffrey Goldfond— George Washington University

Rachel Bryan— George Washington University
Chris Kearney—Gallaudet University
Emily Stovicek— American University

India Clark—Howard University
Yuriy Kushnir —American University

Kendra Oates— Howard University
Elizabeth Hershman—American University

Wesley Bullock—Howard University
Siobhan Gillan— American University

Peter Drummond —American University

 Ashley Kurtz— George Washington University
Andrea Smith— Howard University