The Simpson Scholarship Award

The Simpson Scholarship Award 2012 is now open for interested and qualified student to apply. Read on for more information about this scholarship opportunity.

Organisation Type: Private Sector / Organisation
Fund Type: Scholarship
Sponsored By: The Global Body for Professional Accountants
Detailed description   
The Simpson Scholarship exists to reward talented ACCA students who have already proven themselves to be of sufficient merit and distinction in ACCA examinations.

Each year, the Simpson Scholarship will fund the ACCA examination and registration fees of five students for a period of five years or until they become members – whichever happens first.

In order to be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must meet the qualification criteria and submit a 1,000 word essay.

Am I eligible?
You can apply for the Simpson Scholarship if you meet the following criteria.

a. You are registered as an ACCA student, and
b. You have paid your fees for the year ahead, and
c. You have no other fees outstanding, and
d. You have completed and achieved an average of 80% or more in the Knowledge module (Papers F1–F3) of the Fundamentals level of the ACCA Qualification – at your first attempt, or
e. If you have exemptions from the Knowledge module (Papers F1–F3) of the Fundamentals level, then you must have achieved 66% or more in at least two ACCA Qualification papers in the Fundamentals Skills module- at your first attempt, and
f. You have completed the 2011PER return.

How do I apply?
If you meet the eligibility criteria for the Scholarship then the next step is to submit your application to ACCA.

You, the applicant, must write an essay entitled: ‘How the award of a Scholarship will help me to realise my full potential’.

Your application must be accompanied by a Scholarship submission form including two references. Full criteria for the essay and Scholarship Submission form can be found in the sections below.

a. Submission Form
b. Essay check list

Submitting your application
Completed applications must be submitted – preferably by email –to:

Please do not submit queries about the Scholarship to this mailbox as you will not receive a response. Any queriesyou have should be directed to ACCA Connect.

If it is not possible for you to submit your application by email, you will need to post it to the following address.

2 Central Quay
89 Hydepark Street
United Kingdom
G3 8BW

ACCA cannot accept any responsibility for postal applications that do not arrive before the closing date.

Closing date
The closing date for 2012 applications is Friday 4 May.

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Deadline: 4 May 2012