Michael Fielder Scholarship

Michael Fielder Scholarship

The KPMG Michael Fielder Scholarship is awarded to a Bahamian student who is interested in pursuing either the CPA or CA designation.

The KPMG Michael Fielder Scholarship

The KPMG Michael Fielder Scholarship is awarded by the Partners to a Bahamian student who is interested in pursuing the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Chartered Accountant (CA) designation. The scholarship provides financial assistance for undergraduates in their junior and senior years and post-graduates studying one of the following majors: Accounting, Accounting with IT, Accounting with Finance or Accounting with a foreign language at an accredited tertiary educational institution. The KPMG scholarship amount will be disbursed at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters and is renewable for a total of two (2) years.

Applications are to be submitted online with the supporting documentation listed below: 

  • Completed application form
  • Resume  
  • Copy of passport or other proof of Bahamian citizenship (birth certificate will not suffice)
  • Most recent transcript with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5  
  • Color photo
  • Two character references, including one from your Accounting professor  
  • Statement/Essay (Maximum of 400 words): At KPMG, we are open, honest and act with integrity. Highlight a scenario in which you were placed in a difficult situation. Which factors did you personally consider to provide the desired outcome?

Successful scholarship recipients are expected to:  

  • Commit to working with KPMG during the summer breaks
  • Commit to working with KPMG as a full-time employee for a minimum period of two (2) years after completion of after completion of the undergraduate or post-graduate degree.
  • Sign a contract agreeing to the terms and conditions of the scholarship program 

KPMG reserves the right to withhold the scholarship in any given year if a suitable candidate is not identified.

Apply for the KPMG Michael Fielder Scholarship: Apply online

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