Becker Professional Review, a subsidiary of DeVry Inc., announced that it has selected 50 deserving students for its Scholarships for Success program. Each of the selected winners will receive a Becker CPA Review scholarship to prepare for the CPA Exam.
Launched in January 2008, accounting professors from across the country were presented the opportunity to each nominate a well deserving student for the scholarship who demonstrates high moral character and leadership qualities, aspires to achieve significant career goals, plans to sit for the exam, will shortly meet CPA Exam requirements, and needs financial assistance to prepare.
"We are extremely pleased with the results of the Scholarships for Success program," said Thomas J. Vucinic, president of Becker Professional Review. "The number and quality of applications exceeded our expectations. We are delighted to contribute to the success of these 50 well deserving students."
"I am truly honored that I was selected as a recipient of the scholarship," said Erica Nelson, George Fox University. "The scholarship will provide me with the assistance I need to prepare effectively for the exam."
"The Scholarships for Success program afforded me the opportunity to recognize the potential of one of my students." said Dr. John Coulter, Western New England College. "The financial support provided by the scholarship will significantly aid her as she prepares to complete the CPA Exam."
Becker awarded scholarships to one student from each of the following colleges and universities:
California State University, Fullerton
California State University, Northridge
Chicago State University
Coastal Carolina University
College of Charleston
DeVry University/Keller Graduate School of Management - Phoenix
Florida Atlantic University
George Fox University
George Washington University
Illinois State University
Indiana State University
James Madison University
Lewis-Clark State College
Mary Baldwin College
Metropolitan State College of Denver
Missouri State University
Morehead State University
North Carolina A&T State University
Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
Salem State College
St. Michael's College
Stephen F. Austin State University
SUNY College at Old Westbury
Tarleton State University
Texas Christian University
University of Alabama in Huntsville
University of Arkansas
University of Dayton
University of Illinois at Springfield
University of Indianapolis
University of Kansas
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
University of Maryland
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
University of West Georgia
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
Western New England College
Winona State University
Becker CPA Review is the exclusive choice of more than 70 major colleges and universities. Additionally, Becker students pass at the twice the rate of all CPA Exam candidates who did not take a Becker Review course, based on averages of AICPA-published pass rates.