Business-Related Opportunities for Students
Rock the Street Wall Street
Rock The Street, Wall Street is a financial literacy program designed to spark the interest of high school girls into careers of finance. Girls learn about:
- Savings and investments
- Capital markets and how they impact their families, communities, and the broader economy
- Real-world application of the math they learn in their classrooms.
If you are a student interested in economics, finance, accounting or starting your own business, this program is for you!
The program will be held DURING ac lab on the following dates:
- Wednesday, September 12
- Tuesday, September 18
- Tuesday, October 2
- Wednesday, October 17
- Wednesday, October 24
The program will end the semester with a field trip to TDAmeritrade to visit the professionals who will be facilitating the program.
If you are interested, talk to Mrs. Piening or Mrs. Carr for more information, or sign up by going to rockthestreetwallstreet.com/registration and complete the form, selecting “Student Information” and with “Parkway Central” in the Comments box.
Hurry! You must be registered by September 5.
Dear High School Educators:
I'd like to invite all high school accounting, business, and math students to apply for a scholarship sponsored by the Missouri Society of CPAs (MOCPA). As we don't have accurate contact information for all guidance counselors and business teachers, I'm hoping you will pass this message on to them, so all students who plan to major in accounting will be able to apply for these scholarships.
Thank you for your assistance in delivering this important message!
Links applicant will need to apply:
- Scholarship Application
- Recommendation Form (to be completed by teacher or school administrator)
- Complimentary Student Membership Application
High school seniors are eligible to receive $500 toward their college education. Applicants must be:
- MOCPA high school student members, which is free of charge and can be obtained online here;
- Recommended by an educator or school administrator;
- Missouri residents (or child of a MOCPA member);
- High school seniors during the 2018-2019 school year;
- Enrolled in a college/university in Missouri (after high school graduation); and
- Declared as an accounting major.
High school winners are selected based on a point system, rating their GPA, ACT or SAT, written statement, educator recommendation, and leadership potential (honors, awards and activities).
Online applications will be accepted through Jan. 23, 2019.
The 2018-2019 winners will be announced in March 2019 and recognized at a MOCPA event.
If you have any questions, please contact Dena Hull at email@example.com or (800) 264-7966.
BBB Student of Ethics Award (for juniors graduation spring of 2020)
Apply for a $2,500 scholarship by 11:59 p.m., MAY 31, 2019.