CalCPA Scholarship Opportunity

Elevate: Women’s Leadership Forum - May 1-2, 2024

CalCPA and ABWA invites ...

Students & Emerging Professionals,
to Apply for a Leadership Scholarship.

To attend CalCPA's 2-Day Elevate: Women’s Leadership Forum 2024

The California Society of CPAs (CalCPA) and The Alliance of Black Women Accountants (ABWA) are looking for ABWA Members to apply for this leadership scholarship initiative, that are currently pursuing an Accounting or Finance degree OR emerging professionals in the Accounting / Finance field that are within 3-5 years of post graduation.

Leadership Scholarship Award Amount: $1500
Deadline to Apply is March 08, 2024

We want to make it possible for early career ABWA members to make meaningful professional connections and learn leadership strategies by participating at CalCPA’s Elevate: Women’s Leadership Forum (May 1–2 in Newport Beach).

Each scholarship will help cover the cost to attend this 2-Day event, including event registration, hotel accommodations, and stipends for travel and meals.

Recipients of this scholarship will receive one-year free membership with CalCPA.

Our goal is to award 15 scholarships to support the future of the accounting and finance pipeline.

ABWA Membership is required in order to apply. If you are not a member yet, please become a member before applying for this leadership scholarship. Become an ABWA Member here. 1st year is Free.

“It was a life-changing event that exposed me to a new way of thinking and opened the door to many resources that will be helpful for future scholarship recipients.” – Tatiana D. / ABWA Member

Apply for Scholarship Here

Applications are due by Mar. 8, 2024


For event details or to buy tickets please visit the CalCPA event page:

CalCPA Event Page

CalCPA's Elevate: Women’s Leadership Forum
Date: May 1-2, 2024
Venue - Balboa Bay Resort, Newport Beach, CA