Basics
Focus Accounting, economics or finance
Upcoming deadline August 30th, 2014
Amount $5,000 (one award)
Level Undergraduate or graduate
Recurs Bi-annually
Applicants
  • Must be legal US residents
  • Must be currently enrolled full-time at an accredited university or business school in the US
You must submit
Essay Write 500-700 words on the following topic:
“What compels you to study accounting, economics and/or finance? What is
your end goal, and how do you think you will make a difference in this field?”
Transcripts High school graduate (or equivalent): 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA
or
University or business school: 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA
Reference One letter of recommendation

Submit applications to submissions@xero.com

About the scholarship

Here at Xero we work closely with accountants, bookkeepers and financial advisors – so we know what an important role they play in business. We also know that the more of these talented folks there are, the better the business world will function. That’s why we’re giving away a $5,000 scholarship towards a degree focused on accounting, economics or finance.

Selection criteria

  • GPA (30%)
  • Originality and creativity of essay submission (30%)
  • Emotional impact (20%)
  • Relevance to the topic (20%)

Applications with persistent spelling or grammatical errors will not be considered.

How to apply

Submit your application (and all associated materials) to submissions@xero.com.