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ASM and National Finance and Accounting Organization Sponsor Graduate Student Scholarship

March 3, 2003

The University of New Mexico, in conjunction with the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA), is currently accepting applications for a new scholarship, which will be awarded for the first time for the Fall 2003 semester. Eligible applicants must be student members of ALPFA who are pursuing a Masters of Accountancy or a Masters of Business Administration at The Anderson Schools. The scholarship will provide 12 credit hours of tuition per semester (excluding summer) for up to four consecutive fall/spring semesters, plus a monetary stipend of $1,000.00 per month (excluding summer). The recipient will be required to assist a professor for 20 hours per week for each semester he/she receives the scholarship. In addition, students must maintain a GPA of 3.0 in their selected program of study. Selection criteria include demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, leadership and future career interests. To apply, visit the ASM Scholarships page (http://www.mgt.unm.edu/students/scholarships.asp).

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The School was founded in 1947 and now offers more than a dozen concentrations at the BBA and MBA levels and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in the top 20% of business schools in the nation. The School is funded by the State of New Mexico and further support is generated by The Anderson School of Management Foundation. For more information, the public can visit www.mgt.unm.edu, email info@mgt.unm.edu, or call (505) 277-6471.

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