TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s (DBPR) Division of Certified Public Accounting is encouraging fifth-year Florida minority accounting students to apply for the Clay Ford Scholarship.
Recipients of the award will receive between $3,000 and $6,000 per semester for a maximum of two semesters.
“Enriching Florida’s diverse student body will ensure substantial growth within the CPA profession,” said Interim Secretary Matilde Miller. “DBPR is thrilled to have the opportunity to assist these future CPAs.”
During the 2016-17 academic year, a total of 39 students received the award from 10 different universities across Florida.
Applications for the scholarship must be postmarked by June 1, 2017. For more information about the scholarship, please visit www.myfloridalicense.com/CPAScholarship.