Educational Foundation Programs
Academic Excellence Award
Certificates of Academic Excellence are presented to the undergraduate accounting major who is a senior with the highest overall GPA at each participating Georgia college and university. Specially designed certificates showing recipients' names are given to participating schools. A small monetary award is given to each student. Deadline for applications: April 15Submission Form
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 1Guidelines & 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.
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.