CPAEF Bursaries for PSI Students:
For accounting students attending a BC post-secondary institution with financial need, either in their first through fourth years, the CPAEF offers bursaries of up to $3,000 per year. These awards are based on community involvement, personal circumstances and financial need.
Submit application form by May 15 or November 15 of each year.
Students enrolled in preparatory courses and CPA PEP
The CPAEF also offers bursaries to students in preparatory courses and the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP). Students in CPA preparatory courses can apply for a bursary if they have completed and passed at least two courses offered by the CPA Western School of Business (CPAWSB) in the preceding year. CPA PEP students can apply for a bursary once they are registered in CPAWSB Core Module 1 or the MPAcc. program at the University of Saskatchewan. These bursaries are based on financial need and open to BC students.
In addition, there are a number of named bursaries for students in CPA preparatory courses or PEP who are in financial need, require assistance to purchase computer equipment, or who are single parents (or raised by a single parent) or recent immigrants.
Download the application form and indicate which bursary you are applying for. The deadline for submitting an application are May 15 and November 15.
CPAEF Bursary (up to $3,000)
For CPA preparatory courses and PEP students with financial need.
Alfred Marsh Bursary ($500)
Established in August 1996, Mrs. Marsh created a fund to honour Mr. Alfred Marsh.
Fred and Liliana Young Bursary ($500)
Established in August 2007, Mr. Fred S. Young, CPA, CGA has funded the Fred and Liliana Young bursary. This annual bursary of $500 will be awarded to a CPA student with preference given to an applicant who is a recent immigrant to Canada.
Mrs. Elite Woo Memorial ($1,000)
Bursary of $1,000 per year to a student supported by a single parent or who is a single parent.
Vancouver Technology Forum ($2,000)
Bursary of $2,000 per year to a student with financial need and who has demonstrated community service. Preference to a student who needs funding to purchase computer equipment.
CPA Members accepted into MBA Programs
CPABC members in financial need who have been accepted into a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) program at a recognized university and who have an intent to teach in academia, can apply for the CPABC MBA Bursary which is worth up to $2,500. The completed application form, along with a transcript of marks of an undergraduate degree or professional certification, evidence of acceptance into the MBA program, a letter of academic reference, and cover letter explaining the reasons for requesting financial assistance, can be submitted to David Chiang, CPA, CA, Vice President, Member Services. This award is evaluated on the basis of financial need. The deadline for this application is June 30.