Students

Here’s how you can get involved

Professional Liaison (PL)
PLs are assigned a college or university in order to encourage and assist students’ progression in the accounting and other business related fields as well as help support the student chapter with its membership goals. PLs communicate with Student Chapter officers and advisors on a consistent basis, the goals and expectations of NABA and obtain calendar of events from student chapter in the beginning of each semester and submit to Student Member Services Committee (SMSC) Co-Chairs.

Bridging the Gap Sub-Committee (BTGC)
BTGC will be responsible for receiving applications, pairing participants, sending and reviewing surveys and program compliance.  *Newly formed sub-committee*.

Student Chapter Reporting and Evaluation Program Sub-Committee (SCREPC)
SCREPC will be responsible for sending SCREP reminders, receiving all SCREP reports, reviewing and submitting comments to the Student Chapters within 2 business days. *Newly formed sub-committee.

New Student Chapter Start Up
This sub-committee will be responsible for identifying new student chapters, communicating the application process to prospective Student Chapters, initial review of applications and tracking the status of the application. *Newly formed sub-committee.

For more information about Student Services and Programs, please e-mail Yves Amani, Vice President for Student Services at student.affairs@naba-austincentex.org.

What is the NABA National Scholarship?

Since its inception, NABA has provided more than $11 million in scholarship funds to deserving students preparing to enter accounting, finance and other business professions. The generous contributions of individuals, groups, and organizations that share NABA’s desire to break through the economic barriers that students of color often experience, enable NABA to provide an average of 50 scholarships annually. These scholarship range from $1,000 to $10,000, as follows:

  • NABA National Scholarship – $1,500
  • Corporate Partner Scholarships (various) – $1,000 – $10,000
  • NABA Member Scholarship Awards (multiple) – $1,000 – $3,000

Who is Eligible?

To be eligible to receive an award, applicants must:

  • Be currently enrolled in a four-year United States college or university as a full-time (12 semester hours or equivalent), undergraduate freshman, sophomore, junior, or first-year senior accounting, finance or business major, or be a full-time graduate student (9 semester hours or equivalent) enrolled or accepted into a master-level business program.
  • Be an African American or of African descent
  • Meet a minimum grade-point average