Scholarship Information

The Desert Hospitality Accountants’ Association (DHAA) is committed to the education and development of students interested in pursuing a career in accounting. DHAA has scholarships available that are renewable annually. Our scholarships range from $500 to $1500 per award, per year.

Applicants must be from the Coachella Valley; who are high school graduating seniors, or currently enrolled in Junior College or at an accredited University actively pursuing a degree in accounting.

Continuing education in the accounting field for working adults will also be considered.

Scholarship

OUR PURPOSE:

To provide educational scholarships for Coachella Valley students in the Hospitality Accounting field

The Desert Hospitality Accountants’ Association (DHAA) is committed to the education and development of students interested in pursuing a career in Accounting. DHAA has scholarships available that are renewable annually. Our scholarships range from $500 to $1500 per award per year. Applicants must be from the Coachella Valley; who are high school graduating seniors, or currently enrolled in junior college or at an accredited University actively pursing a degree in Accounting. Continuing education in the accounting field for working adults will also be considered

OUR REQUIREMENTS:

  • The Applicant must be studying accounting.
  • The Applicant must hold a 3.0 GPA or higher.
  • DHAA members holding a management position (Controller, Accounting Manager, etc.) are not eligible to apply.
  • Children of DHAA Members are eligible, if they are studying accounting.
  • Applicants must have at least one year of school to complete.

CHECKLIST OF SCHOLARSHIP SUBMISSION:

  • Completed Scholarship Application
  • Two Letters of Reference
  • Essay

Please note, first letter of reference must be from College Professor, Administrator or Teacher.

Second Letter must be from a personal reference or a supervisor/manager.

Any questions regarding the Scholarship application process should be directed to: Norma A. Castaneda,
Education Chair

Email: norma-castaneda@nc-hs.com

Click Here to Download the Scholarship Application.

Completed Applications must be received no later than February 28, 2016

Submit Scholarship Application, class schedule, references and essay to:

Desert Hospitality Accountants’ Association
Attn: Norma A. Castaneda
P.O. Box 13271
Palm Desert, CA 92255

Any questions regarding the Scholarship application process should be directed to:

Norma A. Castaneda
Education Chair
Email: norma-castaneda@nc-hs.com