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Moynihan Scholarship Fund Presents Excellence in Accounting Scholarship

The purpose of the Excellence in Accounting Scholarship of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) and its Moynihan Scholarship Fund (MSF) is to provide financial assistance to encourage and aid deserving candidates to enter the accounting profession. Accordingly, scholarship awards will be based heavily on financial need. At the same time, applicants must meet or exceed a threshold of acceptable academic performance. The program is administered by the MSF, a 501(c) (3)  foundation.

The 2020-2021 application is available now!

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2019 - 2020 Moynihan Scholarship Fund Winners 

First Name Last Name
Adelphi University Pierce Gierloff
Adelphi University Sanjeda Begum
Adelphi University Donato Moneta
Alfred University Angelica Sudore
Alfred University Kelley Staub
Alfred University Kourtney Keys
Baruch College Jana Knauerova
Baruch College Brian Mulvaney
Baruch College Huibin Liu
Baruch College Sinn Munn Siow
Baruch College Stephanie Wu
Baruch College Yan Chen
Baruch College Ka Ren Liu
Baruch College Maria Wu Cen
Binghamton University Mia Germaine
Canisius College Jessica Kamienowski
Canisius College Nicholas Myers
Canisius College Brianna LaPrell
Fordham University Huiling Cai
Fordham University Michelle Cheng
Fredonia Brittany Tuzzo
Fredonia Russell Mistretta
Geneseo Angel Qiu
Geneseo Allison Ludlow
Geneseo Tomas Cesar
Hunter College Ying Weng
Hunter College Marlene Uraga
Iona College Jamie Swenton
Iona College Alizette Hidalgo
Iona College Rainier Guzman
Iona College Malick Camara
Ithaca College Luciarose Barone
Manhattan College Sarah Poons
Manhattan College Caroline Ferri
Manhattan College Jazmin Savigne
Manhattan College Michele Rodriguez
Mercy College Chen Chen
Mercy College Eonathan Constanza Santana
Molloy College Jessica Colombo
Molloy College Kayla-Marie Lapitan
Molloy College James Moore
Mount Saint Mary College Jose Colotlacuateco
Nazareth College Lul Ibrahim
New Paltz Hweida Sero
New Paltz Natalie Yee
New York University Varinia Munoz
New York University Dorothy Yuen
New York University Philipp Tereshenko
New York University Chase Lin
New York University Andrea Borkowski
Niagara University William Acevedo
St. Joseph's College Maria Aruanna
SUNY at Oneonta Martin Stone
SUNY Oswego Brianah Lne
SUNY Oswego Wen Shi
Syracuse University Andrea Borkowski
The College of Saint Rose Tiyana Epperson
University at Buffalo Scott Boehnke
University at Buffalo Tibor Von Maier
University at Buffalo Anita Lin
University at Buffalo Quinn Hodson
University at Albany Adrian Hernandez
St. Francis College PeiJi Chen
Rochester Institute of Technology Priscilla Coats

2019 - 2020 COAP Scholarship Winners

First Name Last Name
Adelphi Daniel Hernandez
Rochester Institute of Technology Christian Hernandez
SUNY New Paltz Kajol Chudgar
SUNY New Paltz Adaeyja Chambers

Baruch College

Manhattan/Bronx Ted Wilson Scholarship    
  Qiyu Liao
  Christian Buonamassa
Anchin Block & Anchin Scholarships    
  Joseph Bordino
  Xi Chen
  Qi Liu
  Kai Chen

Staten Island Chapter Bernard Del Rey Scholarship

St. John's University - SI Joselyn Matamoros

NYSSCPA Buffalo Chapter Scholarships 

School First Name Last Name
Canisius College Kyle Murphy
University at Buffalo Euijeong Wu
University at Buffalo Carly Gugino
University at Buffalo Montana Copeland


  1. The scholarship is based upon a full year of academic study. The amount of the scholarship shall be $2,500 for full-time study (see 2 below) and $1,250 for part-time study. Payments will be issued in September. They will be made copayable to the student and the school. The scholarship award will be reduced for students enrolled for less than a full year and will be based upon the terms completed.
  2. Each applicant must be enrolled for at least 12 semester credits to receive a full scholarship; an applicant enrolled in six to 11.5 credits per semester shall be eligible to receive a partial scholarship; am applicant enrolled for fewer than six credits is not eligible for an award.
  3. A student may reapply for a scholarship each year through the online application.
  4. Requests for consideration of special circumstances, such as deferral of a scholarship during a period of leave of absence, may be made to the FAE Scholarship Committee.

To learn more about the New York State Society of CPAs and programs for future CPAs, visit www.nysscpa.org


Completed applications are accepted through the online application only. For a complete list of Liaisons, see Campus Liaisons. Students who do NOT have a Campus Liaison may submit their completed application via their department chair or accounting professional contact for the letter of recommendation.

The application consists of the following sections: Personal Information & Questionnaire, Academic Information, Attach Documents, Letter of Recommendation (also includes Financial Aid information request), and Essay.

Each section must be completed in full by the student or appropriate school representative to be eligible for scholarship consideration.

Questions: Email Dawne Troupe, manager of outreach, at dtroupe@nysscpa.org.