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Rizwan Ahmed CPA Scholarship

At Rizwan Ahmed CPA Scholarship, we believe in the power of education to transform lives and communities. It is this core belief that inspired the establishment of the Rizwan Ahmed CPA Scholarship, a dedicated effort to support the next generation of innovative thinkers and leaders in the field of accounting.

Our Commitment

The Rizwan Ahmed CPA Scholarship awards $1,000 annually to a deserving student currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. university. This one-time scholarship is designed to help ease the financial burden of higher education and encourage ambitious students to pursue their dreams without constraints.

Our Vision

Founded by Rizwan Ahmed, a seasoned Certified Public Accountant with a profound commitment to community service, this scholarship aims not only to support students financially but also to inspire them to give back to their communities and lead with integrity.

Rizwan Ahmed CPA has been a cornerstone of financial expertise and trusted advice in New Hyde Park, New York, catering to a diverse clientele across multiple sectors. Through the Rizwan Ahmed CPA Scholarship, we extend this foundation of support to the educational arena, fostering growth and development in the accounting profession.

Join Us in Supporting Future Leaders

We invite all eligible students to apply for the Rizwan Ahmed CPA Scholarship and join a community of motivated peers who are ready to make a difference. With this scholarship, we reaffirm our commitment to the academic and professional success of students nationwide.

For more information on the application process and deadline, please visit our scholarship application page.

Yearly Winners of Rizwan Ahmed CPA Scholarship

Winner Of 2022

Anthony Antonio

Anthony Antonio

A prize of $1,000 will be awarded to the winner.​

Who is Eligible?

To be eligible for the Rizwan Ahmed CPA Scholarship, applicants must be:

    • Enrolled full-time at an accredited university within the United States.
    • Pursuing a degree that prepares them for a career in accounting, finance, or a related field.
    • Demonstrating academic excellence and a commitment to their community.

Essay Question (answer must contain 700-850 words):

What does it mean to financially astute in today’s modern world?

How to apply?

Applicants are required to submit a thoughtful essay detailing how the scholarship will impact their education and future career goals in accounting. Additionally, candidates must demonstrate their academic achievements and community involvement through relevant documentation and references.

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Rizwan Ahmed CPA

Rizwan Ahmed CPA is the founder of Ahmed & Associates, a firm that has excelled in providing comprehensive accounting services since November 2010. Based in New Hyde Park, New York, Rizwan has dedicated his career to elevating the financial clarity and success of clients across diverse sectors including manufacturing & distribution, retail, consumer products, construction, real estate, employee benefit plans, and professional services.

His professional journey began after graduating from Hunter College with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Economics, followed by further studies in Accounting and Finance at City University of New York-Queens College. Prior to founding his own firm, Rizwan enhanced his expertise as an Audit & Tax Manager at Povol And Feldman, and as a Senior Accountant at Margolin, Winer & Evens LLP, where he developed a keen eye for detail and a robust understanding of financial compliance and strategic tax planning.


Beyond his professional endeavors, Rizwan is deeply committed to giving back to the community. This commitment is reflected in the creation of the Rizwan Ahmed CPA Scholarship, an initiative aimed at supporting aspiring accountants in their educational pursuits. His vision for the scholarship embodies his belief in education as a vital tool for empowerment and societal advancement.

Rizwan’s profound industry knowledge, coupled with his passion for community involvement and professional integrity, makes him a trusted leader in the accounting field. His contributions to both his clients and the community continue to set benchmarks for excellence in the financial world.