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Payne, Nickles & Company CPAs Scholarship

Payne, Nickles & Company, CPAs, through the Huron County Community Foundation (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 2019-2020 academic year.  The scholarship is open to second, third, fourth and fifth year students with accounting majors, and is intended to assist the student in meeting the 150-hour requirement to take the CPA exam.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • 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 must be received by 5 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2019.  Our 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. 

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 web site at or the Huron County Community Foundation website at  All completed applications should be submitted to the Huron County Community Foundation, 12 Benedict Ave., Norwalk, Ohio 44857.