KPMG Women in Accounting prize

At a glance

  • Value: €1,000 per annum for the chosen student
  • To assist with career progression and further education, each scholar will be assigned a KPMG mentor who can assist and provide advice on managing their academic career
  • Scholars will complete a paid work placement at KPMG
  • Scholarships are open to eligible female 2nd year BSc Accounting students
  • Questions on this scholarship should be directed to Dr. Michelle Carr, Discipline Head, Accounting and Finance,
  • Applications should be submitted to


KPMG’s ‘Women in Accounting’ is a scholarship program for females who have just started their second year of third level education in BSc Accounting courses. Through this program KPMG hopes to increase awareness and encourage a new generation of high-achieving women to take up the challenge of a career in accounting.


Entry criteria:   

  • Students must achieve at least a 2H.1 result in their first sitting of their 1st year BSc Accounting exams.


  • Students are invited to apply for the scholarship by providing a brief outline of modules covered on their course to date, while also providing a 250-word description of their future career goals.


A shortlist of students will be chosen and an interview will take place to discuss your application. The judging panel will include a representative from KPMG and the Department of Accounting and Finance.

Please note if a scholarship holder withdraws from the programme for which s/he has registered or fails to continue throughout the year to meet the attendance and other requirements for the programme, including examination entry, s/he may be required to repay to the College the whole or part of the scholarship.

Opening date for applications September 14th 2021. Closing date October 14th 2021.


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