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Payne, Nickles & Company, CPAs Accounting Scholarship

Payne, Nickles & Company, CPAs, through The Fund for Huron County (an affiliate of The Community Foundation of Lorain County), is proud to announce it is again offering up to two (2) $2,000 scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year.

The scholarship is open to fourth or fifth year students with accounting majors, and is intended to assist the student in meeting the 150-hour requirement to take the CPA exam. The scholarship is non-renewable.

Eligibility criteria include:

  • Erie/Huron, or contiguous counties, Ohio resident
  • Minimum 2.8 grade point average
  • Completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
The application deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, May 5, 2017.

The Payne, Nickles & Company, CPAs scholarship is based on field of study, merit, financial need and community involvement. The decision is final and will be announced in late June. The scholarship will be paid to the school (not to an individual or bookstore) in one installment.

To apply:

The Firm’s offices are located at 422 West Market Street in Sandusky and 257 Benedict Avenue, Bldg. D in Norwalk. Scholarship applications can be picked up at either location, or printed from the Payne, Nickles & Company website at

All completed applications should be submitted to the Fund for Huron County, 12 Benedict Ave., Norwalk, Ohio 44857.