Ames Chapter Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance


Scholarships
Applications for spring 2021 Chapter scholarships were due March 5, 2021.

AFWA Ames Chapter #158 has awarded chapter scholarships to local students each year since 1994.

The deadline for the spring 2021 scholarships was March 5, 2021. Applications were accepted for: (1) the 2021 Beverly M. Wandling Memorial Scholarship, and (2) the 2021 Kathleen M. Strum Memorial Scholarship. Click here to read about Beverly Wandling and Kathleen Strum.

To be considered for the Beverly M. Wandling Memorial Scholarship, an applicant must:  1. Be a resident of or attend college in Story, Boone, or Marshall Counties of Iowa; 2. Be a full- or part-time student with a declared major in accounting or finance in a two-year, four-year, or master's program; 3. Be committed to the mission of AFWA and exhibit enthusiasm for the accounting or finance professions.

To be considered for the Kathleen M. Strum Memorial Scholarship, an applicant must:  1. Be a non-traditional student; 2. Major in accounting; 3. Attend Iowa State University; 4. Support her family with one or more children; and 5. Be employed.

See links below for applications for the Beverly M. Wandling Memorial Scholarship and for the Kathleen M. Strum Memorial Scholarship.  Each scholarship has its own application.  Applicants must be sure to read and follow the instructions for the scholarship for which they are applying.

Beverly M. Wandling Memorial Scholarship 2021, AFWA Ames Chapter #158

Deadline for applications for this scholarship for 2021 was March 5, 2021.

Kathleen M Strum Memorial Scholarship 2021, AFWA Ames Chapter #158

Deadline for applications for this scholarship for 2021 was March 5, 2021.

The 2020 Beverly M. Wandling Sholarship was awarded in the spring of 2020 to Iowa State University student Jenna Tolle. The Kathleen M. Strum Scholarship was not awarded in 2020.

The 2019 Beverly M. Wandling Sholarships were awarded in the spring of 2019 to Iowa State University students Alexandra Patterson and Marissa Simpson. The Kathleen M. Strum Scholarship was not awarded in 2019.

The 2018 Beverly M. Wandling Sholarship was awarded in the spring of 2018 to Iowa State University student Alyson Knutsen. The Kathleen M. Strum Scholarship was not awarded in 2018.

The 2017 Beverly M. Wandling Scholarships were awarded in the spring of 2017 to Iowa State University students Leah Harvey and Jael Kupl. The Kathleen M. Strum Scholarship (first offered in 2017) was not awarded in 2017.

The 2016 Beverly M. Wandling Scholarships were awarded in the spring of 2016 to Iowa State University students Mitchell Arnold and Shelby Beilke.

AFWA Educational Foundation Scholarships
Each year, the Ames Chapter may forward one or more applications to The Foundation of AFWA for consideration for the Foundation scholarships.

In 2015, a Chapter sponsored applicant, Katelyn Pringnitz, Iowa State University, was awarded an undergraduate scholarship from The Foundation.