Accounting Major from Erie Earns Prestigious Scholarships

WASHINGTON, Pa. (July 10, 2013)—Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) senior Kathryn Mioduszewski has been awarded the Accounting and Financial Women's Alliance Undergraduate Paula Zanni Scholarship and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountant’s (CPA) Pittsburgh Chapter Scholarship.

An accounting major and English minor from Erie, Pa., Mioduszewski has plans for a career in accounting. She is currently serving an internship this summer at Deloitte, a professional services firm providing audit, financial advisory, tax and consulting expertise.

The Accounting and Financial Women's Alliance Undergraduate Paula Zanni Scholarship supports the costs of undergraduate women pursuing an accounting degree. Candidates must have a "minimum cumulative college grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent." Scholarship candidates will be reviewed on leadership, character, communication skills and scholastic average.

The Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountant’s Pittsburgh Chapter Scholarships are awarded annually to three students pursuing accounting or finance degrees in the Pittsburgh area. Awards are given on a “competitive basis to candidates that best satisfy the requirements of high intellectual capacity, leadership potential, financial need, and intent to pursue a career in accounting.” Applicants are required to have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Mioduszewski also received a Delta Gamma merit scholarship, awarded to Delta Gamma
members. Candidates should be “participants in chapter, campus and community leadership activities and have a 3.0 or higher GPA.”       

“I am honored to be receiving these scholarships and recognition for my academic achievements and leadership roles,” Mioduszewski said. “I appreciate the opportunities these scholarships will provide me as I complete my degree at W&J and pursue a career in public accounting.”

Mioduszewski is a 2010 graduated of Villa Maria Academy.

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Kathryn Mioduszewski (left)