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The Deloitte Foundation announces the recipients of the 2022 Doctoral Fellowships in Accounting

STAMFORD, Conn., March 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Deloitte Foundation awarded $25,000 grants to top 10 PhDs in accounting. applicants across the United States through the annual Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship program. Awarded to students who plan to pursue an academic career after graduation, the award is intended to support the 2022 winners’ final year of classes and the following year to complete their doctoral dissertation.

This year’s recipients and the institutions they attend are:

  • Ilona Bastiaansen, University of Connecticut
  • Sung-Yuan (Mark) Cheng, University of Kentucky
  • Ewelina Fork, Emory University
  • Karson Frunk, University of Georgia
  • Cory Hind, University of Iowa
  • Hannah Judd, Texas A&M University
  • Kendall Lynch, University of Michigan
  • June Oh, Cornell University
  • Anthony Welshthe University of Texas at Austin
  • He Sun Yoo, University of California – Irvine

“These scholarships are awarded at a critical time in a future teacher’s academic journey,” said Erin Scanlon, Chairman of the Deloitte Foundation. “This financial support encourages selected doctoral candidates to devote themselves full-time to the final stage of researching and writing their thesis and is a way for the Foundation to help strengthen the quantity and quality of professors accounting courses that will teach thousands of students overtime.”

Each year, PhD students in accounting from more than 100 universities are invited to apply for the scholarship. A selection committee of four distinguished accounting educators chose this year’s recipients from 50 nominees nominated by their school’s accounting faculty. More than 1,100 future educators have received this scholarship since the program’s inception in 1956.

About the Deloitte Foundation
The Deloitte Foundation, founded in 1928, is a nonprofit organization that supports education in the United States through a variety of initiatives that help develop the next generation of diverse business leaders and their influencers, and to promote excellence in teaching, research and curricular innovation. The Foundation sponsors a range of national programs relevant to a variety of professional services, benefiting high school students, undergraduates, graduate students and educators. Learn more about the Deloitte Foundation.

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SOURCE Deloitte Foundation