At Crowe MacKay, we care about providing student opportunities that set accounting co-op and articling students up for success.
As trusted advisors, we share the responsibility of helping the next generation achieve their letters. Across our eight offices in northern and western Canada, we invest in awards, bursaries, and scholarships, giving students in high school and university a leg up to grow their careers in accounting.
Listed below are the accounting student scholarships and bursaries supported by Crowe MacKay.
Scholarship amount: Varies
Calaway Park is committed to the development of their team members and recognizes the impact both education and work experience has in shaping the future of their youth. Calaway Park actively supports team members by rewarding up to 25 high performers with a scholarship to assist them in achieving their educational goals.
Award amount: $3,000
Awarded annually to one (1) third or fourth-year Indigenous post-secondary student who is enrolled in a Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Management, or Bachelor of Commerce program at an Alberta post-secondary institution that offers the prerequisite courses required for entrance into the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP). The recipient of the Crowe MacKay LLP No Limits Award may be considered for work placement at the Edmonton office.
Award amount: $2,500
The award is made on the recommendation of the Faculty.
Scholarship amount: $2,500
The John Bayer Memorial Award was established to remember John Bayer, a key figure in the development, growth and success of the Kelowna office of Crowe MacKay. John was an exceptional client service partner, a mentor to many aspiring accountants, and a great source of inspiration to his fellow partners.
Scholarship amount: Shared with recipient
Canadian residents of First Nations (status or non-status), Métis, or Inuit heritage attending business studies full-time at a post-secondary institutions within British Columbia or at the University of Calgary are eligible to apply. Attendance at Ch’nook Scholars events throughout the academic year is required for continued participation and remittance of scholarship payments; therefore, Ch’nook Scholars must commit to attending Scholars events throughout the academic year. Ch’nook Scholars are welcome to participate in the program more than once as long as they continue to meet eligibility criteria.
Award amount: $3,600
Awards totalling $3,500 have been made through an endowment established by family, friends and colleagues in memory of Sean Gilbert (1965-2012), for outstanding Bachelor of Commerce students in the Accounting option. In addition to academic merit, recipients must have demonstrated leadership and have plans to pursue the Chartered Professional Accountant designation. Financial need may be considered. Preference will be given to students that have been historically, persistently and systemically discriminated against. Sean Gilbert (B.Com. 1988) was a Chartered Accountant at Crowe MacKay LLP for twenty-five years. This award was established as a tribute to Sean and recognizes his legacy of selflessness, mentorship, and commitment to excellence in professional practice and education.
Scholarship amount: $1,500
A scholarship is offered annually by Crowe MacKay LLP to an undergraduate student enrolled in the Accounting option of the Bachelor of Commerce program at the UBC Sauder School of Business. This award was established to mark the 40th anniversary of Crowe MacKay LLP (formerly MacKay LLP) to honour the legacy created by the founding partner, Iain MacKay and the other leading partners of Crowe MacKay LLP. This award is made on the recommendation of the UBC Sauder School of Business to a student in good academic standing who has expressed an intention to enter the Chartered Professional Accountant program immediately following graduation.
Award amount: $1,000
Scholarship amount: $750
1. Enter into a career in business
2. Career goals
3. Scholastic ability
4. Sunshine Coast resident/Canadian Citizen
5. Vocational ability
6. Financial need
7. Must be enrolled in post-secondary studies within the following school year to claim award
Recipient selected by Chatelech Secondary
Recipient selected by Elphinstone Secondary
Recipient selected by Pender Harbour Secondary
Award amount: $300
This award is given based on academic achievement by a First Nation graduate in Math 12 with an interest in pursuing post-secondary studies in math, accounting and/or business.
Applications accepted in early May
Bursary amount: $2,000
1. Enrolled in a training position in NWT or NU
2. A registered CPA PEP candidate
3. Financial needs (including but not limited to course fees, travel cost, unpaid study time, dependent care, etc.)
4. Most recent transcript
5. A letter of support
Past Scholarship Recipients
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