Accounting Students Score Scholarships from the Texas Society of CPAs


TSCPA scholarship recipients

The five Professional Program in Accounting students who earned TSCPA scholarships this spring are (from the left) Iqra Ali, Tamra Gibson, Jason Albritton, Triza Nganga and Michael Cheney.

The Accounting Education Foundation of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants this spring awarded a $2,500 scholarship to each of five graduate students in the Jindal School’s Professional Program in Accounting.

On the way to earning their master’s degrees, all five students, Jason Albritton, Iqra Ali, Michael Cheny, Tamra Gibson and Triza Nganga, are taking a CPA Review course together in preparation for the four-part professional examination. It covers: Auditing and Attestation, Business Environment and Concepts, Financial Accounting and Reporting, and Regulation. Spring exam season begins Feb. 26 and runs through May 11.

CPAs throughout Texas have funded the Accounting Education Foundation’s mission to promote and reward educational excellence by awarding scholarships to students and recognizing outstanding accounting teachers.

Besides being accounting majors at a Texas college or university, foundation scholarship recipients share the intent of becoming a Texas CPA and entering the accounting profession. upon graduation. They also must have a high cumulative college grade-point average and perform well in accounting classes.