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MAC Named Fellowships

Harry W. Cherry Accounting Education Fellowship – Established 1979

This fellowship was established by Harry W. Cherry to be awarded to a graduate student who has “demonstrated  academic performance in business administration and accounting and has demonstrated interest in a career in the accounting profession.” Mr. Cherry gave this endowment because of his gratitude to UNC for giving him an opportunity to be a student.

To provide support through one or more graduate fellowships to students participating in graduate accounting programs at the Kenan-Flagler Business School. Selection of fellowships will be based on demonstrated academic performance and demonstrated interest in a career in the accounting profession.

Robin Bradford Reynolds Scholarship – Established 1985

To provide a scholarship or award to a student who has provided distinctive service to the UNC Master of Accounting Program and is well-respected by the faculty and peers for hard work, scholarship and leadership [historically has been given at graduation].

Robert G. Sanford and PricewaterhouseCoopers MAC Fellowship – Established 1988

This fellowship was established in honor of Robert G. Sanford and is to be awarded to a student with a “sound scholastic record.” 

To support fellowship awards to students attending the Master of Accounting Program at the Kenan-Flagler Business School. The award is based on the academic achievement and financial need of the recipients.

Phil Wilson/Peat Marwick Fellowship – Established 1988

This fellowship was established by the Greensboro office of KPMG in memory of Phillip W. Wilson (BSBA ’61). His enthusiasm and dedication to the higher education process and his desire to recruit bright, promising candidates for the profession was the impetus for this endowment.

To support one or two annual scholarship awards to a final-year student majoring in accounting at the Kenan-Flagler Business School. Recipients must have an overall GPA of 3.2 and are selected on a basis of merit, academic standing, leadership qualities and activities, and demonstrated interpersonal skills.

Carl Clinton Scott Scholarship Fund - Established 1989

This fellowship was established by Mr. Scott to support a student in the MAC program who has a record of demonstrated academic achievement and a desire to pursue a career in accounting.

To support scholarships to undergraduate students attending the Kenan-Flagler Business School. Award is based on ability, as indicated by a sound scholastic record and financial need. In addition, preference is given to students accepted into the Master of Accounting Program and who are entering the program.

John L. Brantley and Deloitte Fellowship - Established 1989

This fellowship was established by John L. Brantley, retired partner with Deloitte.

To provide awards to Master of Accounting students attending the Kenan-Flagler Business School. The number and amount of awards will be left to the discretion of the Master of Accounting Committee. Criteria for awards include ability, as indicated by a sound scholastic record; strong potential for leadership, as evidenced by campus or community activities; and financial need, as demonstrated to the satisfaction of the committee.

Thomas W. Hudson, Jr. MAC Fellowship – Established 1990

To support one or more fellowships to students in the Master of Accounting Program based on ability and financial need. Also supports an award to be given at graduation for the most outstanding student in the Master of Accounting program.

R. Leslie Johnson Accounting Fund – Established 1990

This fellowship was established by R. Leslie Johnson. 

The purpose is to benefit the accounting department of Kenan-Flagler Business School, at the discretion of the department chair in one of three areas: 1) scholarship for a Western North Carolina accounting major; 2) accounting faculty salary or professional development; 3) equipment for the accounting department.

The Harris Family Fellowship Fund – Established 1991

This fellowship was established by the family of B.W. Harris Jr. to support student and/or faculty fellowships in the accounting department at Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Reynolds & Langenderfer Fellowship – Established 1995

This fellowship was established by Wayne Hutchins and other MAC alumni to honor two of the program’s most distinguished and memorable faculty, Ike Reynolds and Harold Langenderfer.

To support fellowship awards to students attending the Master of Accounting Program at Kenan-Flagler Business School. The award is based on the academic achievements of the recipients.

The David E. Hoffman Memorial Fund – Established 1998

To enhance the Master of Accounting Program through one of the following: 1) The Hoffman Outstanding Non-Faculty Graduate Teaching Award, to an outstanding graduate student (non-faculty) who has taught accounting during the previous year; 2) The Hoffman MAC Fellowship, to an undergraduate pursuing graduate accounting education at Kenan-Flagler Business School; or 3) The Hoffman Graduate Fellowship in Tax Accounting, to a graduate student pursuing an accounting degree with an emphasis on tax at Kenan-Flagler Business School [historically has been given at graduation].

The recipient should demonstrate solid academic performance in all graduate coursework, involvement in outside activities (i.e., charity work, athletics, community service, teaching and mentoring), and must possess high integrity.

The Coleman D. Ross Master of Accounting Fellowship Fund – Established 2005

This fellowship was established by Carol Ross, the wife of Coleman Ross, in honor of her husband’s deep loyalty to UNC and the Master of Accounting Program.

To provide one fellowship annually to students attending the Master of Accounting Program at Kenan-Flagler Business School. Shall be based on the academic achievements of the recipients.

C Martin Nassif Master of Accounting Fellowship Fund – Established 2005

The purpose is to provide one fellowship annually to students attending the Master of Accounting Program. It shall be based on academics, leadership and service.

This is a bequest; therefore, there will be no money until the passing of Mr. Nassif.

The Ernst & Young LLP and Danny R Newcomb Fund – Established 2007

This fellowship was established by Danny Newcomb and Ernst & Young to provide fellowship support annually to students attending the Master of Accounting Program.

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