The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants has established the P. Thomas Austin Personal Financial Planning Division Scholarship in honor of the CPA who has chaired the Advanced Estate Planning Conference for three decades. The scholarship will cover the registration fee and travel expenses of an emerging CPA to attend the 2015 Advanced Estate Planning Conference. The program will provide attendees with cutting edge estate planning guidance as well as a pre-conference session covering the fundamentals in estate planning. Networking opportunities with seasoned estate planners will be available throughout the conference.
Eligible applicants must meet all of the requirements listed below:
- Hold a valid, unrevoked CPA license issued by a qualified state board of accountancy
- Be a member in good standing with the AICPA
- A practitioner with five to 15 years of experience as a CPA and a novice-level experience of less than five years specifically in estate planning through practice or relevant membership organization.
- PFS credential holder or PFS candidate preferred (not required)