2019 Doctoral Student Travel Scholarship
November 1-3, 2019 InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta 

The Diversity Section will offer a scholarship to cover travel costs for a doctoral student to attend and present at the 2019 Diversity section midyear meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.

The goal of this scholarship is to enable a doctoral student to develop professionally, build strategic alliances with peers and to encourage scholarly research and presentations. The Diversity Section will reimburse reasonable travel expenses to attend the meeting related to registration, airfare, and hotel, not to exceed $500. The scholarship winner must be able to attend the entire conference to be eligible for reimbursement.
 
Use this form to apply for the doctoral travel funding.

Eligibility:

The applicant must be:
1. A full-time student enrolled in an accounting doctoral program
2. A member of the Diversity Section of the AAA (joining at the conference is acceptable)
3. Presenting a paper at the AAA Diversity Section conference
4. Not otherwise receiving travel funding for the trip
5. Not currently employed outside of the doctoral program

Application submission and deadline:
1. Complete the Doctoral Student Travel Scholarship Application.
2. Provide a letter of support from the department chair/dean (must be written on department stationery).
3. Provide a bio not to exceed three paragraphs.
4. All materials must be received no later than 5:00 p.m., September 4, 2019.

Submit Doctoral Student Travel Scholarship Application and all materials by email (preferably all materials in one email) to the 2019-2020 Diversity Section Conference Co-Chairs:

Address the email to:
Theresa Hammond and Kirsten Cook (2019-2020 Conference Co-Chairs)
Theresa A Hammond (thammond@sfsu.edu); Kirsten Cook (Kirsten.Cook@ttu.edu)

Evaluations and notifications will be made by October 3, 2019.

If you have any additional questions regarding this program, please contact Theresa Hammond or Kirsten Cook. 

Letter from the President

Nicole McCoy
Diversity President 2017-2018

 

Greetings!

I am very honored to serve as the 2017-2018 President of the Diversity Section of the American Accounting Association. As the president of the Section, my agenda is to continue our previous efforts, including: promotion of more sustainable fundraising activities to support conference travel scholarships for doctoral students; increasing membership communications by publishing regular newsletters; working with the membership committee to develop enrollment and engagement strategies of new and current members; and improving and documenting some of the internal processes that enhance the efficiency our operations. 

 

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2019 Diversity Section Midyear Meeting

The 2019 Diversity Section Midyear Meeting will be held at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta in Atlanta Georgia on November 1-3, 2019!
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