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Kentucky Society of CPAs accepting college scholarship applications through Feb. 20

The Kentucky Society of CPAs (KyCPA) is accepting applications for its Educational Foundation scholarships now through Feb. 20.

Students studying accounting at Kentucky-based colleges and universities are eligible to apply for the scholarships, which range between $1,000 and $2,500 each. For more information, criteria or an online application, go to www.kycpa.org or call 502.266.5272 or 800.292.1754.

In 2016, KyCPA awarded $63,915 in scholarships to college students studying accounting on behalf of the Foundation and other benefactors.

CPA Society taking applications for high school business and accounting summer program

The Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants (KyCPA) is taking applications now through Feb. 28 for its tuition-free summer business camp program for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors.

BASE Camp will be held June 11-15 at Bellarmine University’s campus in Louisville. Selected students will stay on campus and learn the basics of business and accounting in a hands-on, interactive format.

Tuition, housing, materials, meals, books, tours and activities at the camp are all provided free to selected participants. The only costs are a nonrefundable application fee; and, if accepted, a transportation fee. Students who cannot afford these fees may request a BASE Camp scholarship to cover the cost at www.kycpa.org. BASE Camp is a fully-supervised program open to high school sophomores, juniors and seniors from across Kentucky and the southern Indiana.

High school students interested in majoring in business or accounting are invited to apply. Applications must be postmarked no later than Feb. 28. For more information about criteria, an application, teacher recommendation form, or more information, go to www.kycpa.org or call 502.266.5272; 800.292.1754.

The Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants (KyCPA) is a statewide, non-profit professional organization serving CPAs in public accounting firms, business, industry, government and education. www.kycpa.org.

From KyCPA Communications

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