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American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
The AICPA is the national professional organization for certified public accountants, with a membership of more than 370,000. In addition to the many services offered to members, the AICPA provides a number of programs to students. Deadlines are generally April 1.

BCG Fellows Scholarship
The BCG Fellows scholarship program provides monetary awards up to $5,000 and individual mentorship opportunities by BCG consultants. To be eligible for this program, applicants must currently reside in the United States or Canada and must also be enrolled in a full-time MBA program beginning in summer or fall 2014. Applications must be submitted along with a resume  to no later than 5 p.m. Eastern Time on May 30, 2014. 

BMO Capital Markets Lime Connect Equity Through Education Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
Lime Connect is pleased to have been selected as an Equity Through Education partner by BMO Capital Markets to provide scholarships for students with disabilities. Equity Through Education helps people achieve their dreams by getting the opportunity to develop themselves through education, and the program builds a diverse workforce. Applicants must be a current full-time undergraduate or graduate student at a four-year university in the United States, be pursuing a degree in business/commerce, engineering, math, physics, statistics or a related discipline, be interested in a career in Financial Services with a focus on Capital Markets preferred, and have a (visible or invisible) disability. Candidates with all disabilities are encouraged to apply. Selected recipients will receive $10,000 to support their future studies. Applications are due by midnight PST on December 2nd.

Columbia Student Investment Management Association (CSIMA) Scholarship
The Columbia Student Investment Management Association (CSIMA) is awarding its inaugural scholarship to an incoming student who exhibits an outstanding aptitude and commitment to investment management.  All incoming MBA students in the Class of 2016 are eligible to apply. The scholarship award will be a $10,000 tuition award for the first year. The application deadline is March 8, 2014.

CREW Network Foundation Scholarship Program
The CREW Network Foundation Scholarship Endowment program is designed to encourage women to pursue an education which will lead to a career in the commercial real estate industry. Awards of no less than $5,000 are available to female students enrolled in full-time graduate programs and will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence. Applications must be completed online and are due by 5:00PM CT on April 25, 2014.

Don Kuhn Memorial Fund
In honor of the late, direct-response fundraising pioneer, Don Kuhn, this scholarship was established in 2006 to commemorate his contributions to the practice of charitable fundraising. DMEF awards this scholarship to a deserving graduate student with a demonstrated commitment to pursue a career in non-profit direct/interactive marketing.  Applications are accepted between January 1 and May 1.

Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)
GFOA is a professional association of state/provincial and local finance officers in the United States. They currently offer 4 scholarship programs:

    * The Daniel B. Goldberg Scholarship ($10,000)
    * The Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship ($5,000)
    * The Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship ($5,000)
    * Government Finance Professional Development Scholarship ($5,000)

Applications become available in the fall and are due in February.

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC Foundation)
Two $10,000 scholarships are available to full time graduate students (and part time students who are working full time), who are also ICSC members and indicate a preference for a career in retail real estate.

McKinsey & Company Emerging Scholars Program
The Emerging Scholars Program provides scholarships and networking opportunities to a select group of pre-MBA students who yearn to use their talents to make positive change in their lives and the world around them. The scholarship program provides monetary awards for the highest performing applicants, and an individual mentorship with consultants at McKinsey. Candidates for the scholarship must be newly admitted to a full-time MBA degree program that will commence  beginning in fall of 2014. Application by May 9, 2014.

Pension Real Estate Association
PREA awards scholarships on an annual basis to promising students studying real estate at the undergraduate and graduate levels. These scholarships are awarded through our own scholarship program and financial need will be considered in determining the amount of each award. Potential recipients who demonstrate no need will be eligible to receive the minimum award. Under this program, PREA awards $15,000 in scholarships designated for full time graduate students. Applications for the next academic year will be available in April.
PREA also partners with the Robert A. Toigo Foundation to grant a PREA/Toigo scholarship which is awarded to minority and women students.

Presidential Management Fellows Program
The Presidential Management Fellows Program offers two-year Federal Government fellowships to outstanding men and women who have an interest in leadership development in the Federal civil service. The PMF Program is a cornerstone of the Federal Government’s succession planning efforts. Fellowships are open to all government branches. Graduate students from all accredited academic disciplines who expect to complete an advanced degree during the current academic year are eligible to apply. The application open period for the 2015 application will open in the fall. Program eligibility and additional information can be found online at

The Richard Metzler Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is offered by the Association of Management Consulting Firms (AMCF) which is a global organization representing the management consulting field. Candidates must show a commitment to pursuing a career in the field of management consulting. The award amount is US $5,000. Applications are due January 24.

Toigo Foundation
To encourage more minority presence at senior levels across all areas of finance, the Toigo Foundation begins with recruiting minority students pursuing financial careers and enrolling full-time in business school. Toigo Fellows receive tuition assistance and provide networking and other career-advancement opportunities. In order to apply for the Toigo Fellowship, you must:

    * Be a US citizen or permanent resident.
    * Be a minority, as defined by the US Department of Labor (e.g., African-American, Asian-American/Pacific Islander, US Latino, Native American/Alaska Native, and/or South-Asian-American).
    * Be planning a career in financial services including, but not limited to: investment management, investment banking, corporate finance (non-investment banking), real estate, private equity, venture capital, sales and trading, research, or financial services consulting.

Fellowship applications are due in April.

WX - New York Women Executives in Real Estate
The WX Scholarship Program's goal is to encourage and support bright and talented young women in their pursuit of careers in real estate and real estate related professions. The criteria used in awarding scholarships are as follows in order of importance: i) academic merit and demonstrated interest in real estate, through courses, clubs, internships, job experience, etc.; ii) financial need; and iii) likelihood of working in the New York metropolitan area. Scholarships can range from $2,000 to $10,000 for tuition expenses and certain candidates have the ability to reapply for subsequent years.

 YM/WREA David Winoker Scholarship
The Young Men's/Women's Real Estate Association of New York, Inc. offers a scholarship in the name of David Winoker, a former member of the YMWREA. A scholarship of  $1,000 toward tuition will be awarded to a  graduate student who is currently enrolled, who maintains high academic standing, and who demonstrates charitable or community service involvement. The following materials should be submitted to no later than December 23:

  • Your resume specifically identifying:
  •     *Your major in real estate
        *Your minor (if any)
  • An unofficial copy of your transcript
  • An essay describing your charitable or community service involvement (max 1 page).

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