Financial Executives International Award


This award is given to two students, one accounting major and one finance major, who can best demonstrate how the FEI foundational values – Networking, Knowledge, Advocacy and Ethical Leadership – have contributed to growth in their personal and professional lives.

Awards are based upon a written essay and the online application. The FEI Orange County Chapter will award each selected winner.

Awards are two $2,000, presented to an accounting major and a finance major, an undergraduate or a graduate student. In addition to the cash award each student will receive a one-year electronic subscription to FERF publications; a digital subscription to Financial Executive magazine and FEI Daily; and a certificate of academic excellence from the President and CEO of the Financial Executive International, Andrej Suskavcevic.

Click HERE to access online application!

Applications are due Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at midnight.

Written essays should be three pages long, double spaced, and document how students have applied the FEI foundational values of networking, knowledge, advocacy and ethical leadership. Applicants should be specific with respect to the learning experience.

Winning students will be recognized at the Student Center for Professional Development Awards Banquet Friday, May 19, 2017 at 6:00PM.

Students will also be expected to attend the FEI Awards Banquet at the Pacific Club in Newport Beach on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, where they will be recognized in front of many finance and accounting professionals who are members of FEI.

2016 Winners

Picture of Financial Executive International Award Winner Rainbow Sun, Accountancy Major.
Rainbow Sun


(Not Pictured: Taylor Stelzriede - Accountancy)

Criteria Information:

  • CBA Accounting or Finance Major
  • Overall cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Must be a full-time student during academic year 2016-2017
  • Must attend the Students’ Night reception (Wednesday, May 10, 2017) to collect the award in person
  • Complete online application - deadline is February 28 at midnight.

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