Apr 21, 2021

KPMG Michael Fielder Scholarship

  • KPMG
  • Nassau, The Bahamas
Scholarship Accounting & Auditing Scholarship

Job / Advertisement Description

About KPMG

KPMG is a leading provider of audit, tax and advisory services in The Bahamas. Our vision is to be The Clear Choice in the markets and communities we serve. We aim to be number one in reputation and the employer of choice, creating fulfilling career opportunities for young Bahamians both here in The Bahamas and Internationally.

Scholarship Applicants

The KPMG Michael Fielder Scholarship (MFS) is awarded annually by the Partners to a Bahamian student who is interested in pursuing one of the following certifications:

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

or Chartered Accountant (CA)

The Scholarship provides financial assistance for undergraduates in their junior and senior years and post-graduates studying one of the following majors at an accredited tertiary educational institution:

  • Accounting
  • Accounting with IT
  • Accounting with Finance
  • Accounting with a Foreign Language

Application Submission

You must download and complete the application form and submit the completed form along with all required documentation by clicking on the Apply button. The application form can be downloaded here:

Michael Fielder Scholarship Application Form

Applications should be submitted with electronic copies of the following items listed below:

  • Resume
  • Copy of Bahamian passport or other proof of Bahamian citizenship
  • Most recent transcript with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • Once color photograph
  • 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?

Scholarship Recipient Requirements

All Scholarship recipients are expected to:

  • Submit an official copy of transcript at the end of each semester
  • Hold and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 (this should also be within your major)
  • Provide documentation to support the various college/university expenses being incurred (i.e. tuition, books, room and board) at the beginning of each year
  • Works at KPMG during summer breaks
  • Work for KPMG as a full-time employee for a minimum period of two (2) years after completion of the undergraduate or post-graduate degree
  • Qualify and obtain your license as a Certified Public Accountant or Chartered Accountant within two (2) years of the commencement of your full-time employment
  • Sign a contract agreeing to the terms and conditions

Our Offer

The scholarship is renewable for a total of two (2) years, providing that the student meets all the required conditions. The scholarship amount will be disbursed at the beginning of each academic year.

KMPG reserves the right to withdraw the scholarship award if the requirements stipulated above are not met or your character comes under question. Additionally, KPMG also reserves the right to withhold the scholarship in any given year if a suitable candidate is not identified.

Should KPMG have to withdraw the scholarship, the parent/guardian who is co-signing the application form, will be responsible for paying all monies expended and all legal costs incurred by KPMG.

Assurance is given that every applicant will be treated in the strictest of confidence. Only applicants who meet the criteria stated about will be contacted.