Educational Foundation Programs

Academic Excellence Award

Certificates of Academic Excellence, along with a monetary award, are presented to the undergraduate accounting major with the highest overall GPA at participating senior Georgia colleges and universities or to the student with the highest grade in the "Principles of Accounting" class at junior colleges. Society chapters sponsor award programs for schools in their areas.

Deadline for applications: March 15

Howard Herman Award

The Howard Herman Distinguished Service Award is the highest award presented by The Educational Foundation of The Georgia Society of CPAs. It recognizes the individual who has given outstanding service to the Foundation. This award was created in memory of Howard Herman, past president of The Educational Foundation and The Georgia Society of CPAs. Deadline for nominations: October 1

Guidelines & Application (.pdf)

Outstanding Accounting Educator

The Outstanding Accounting Educator Award is presented to an outstanding educator in the field of accounting who is a member in good standings with GSCPA. The nominee should have at least 10 years of experience as a full time accounting educator and made significant contributions to accounting education, and/or has had significant impact on the lives of his/her students. The presentation will be made at a ceremony each fall coinciding with the meetings of the Board of Directors of the Society and of The Educational Foundation.

As an additional encouragement to accounting educators, the Foundation supports the Georgia Association of Accounting Educators both financially and through participation in the association.

Printable Nomination Form (.pdf)

Deadline for nominations: October 1

Cash for Professional Awareness

The purpose of The Educational Foundation of The Georgia Society of CPAs Cash for Professional Awareness (C.P.A) program is to help Georgia colleges fund events that will help to attract college students to the accounting profession and to have them choose accounting as their major.

By investing in the C.P.A. Initiative now, a return of well-rounded Certified Public Accountants will be assured for the future.

Deadline for applications: 30-60 days before the date of the event

Please note, a closing packet is due within 30 days of the event, and no later than May 10.

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