Paul Wiese Bridge Builder Scholarship Award

Surgent is proud to offer a semi-annual scholarship award to students aspiring to a career in accounting or financial services. Named in honor of a beloved team member who passed away in 2021, the Paul Wiese Bridge Builder Scholarship Award represents Surgent’s commitment to the learning and developing of students to achieve a thriving career. It was Paul’s commitment to supporting students in their career aspirations that made the naming of this award most fitting.

Enter to Win a Scholarship for $2,500 Cash, Plus a Free Exam Review Course

Scholarship Award Details

Our scholarship award program is open to all currently enrolled business students working towards an accounting or finance major and attending an accredited college or university within the United States. If chosen as our scholarship winner you receive $2,500 cash and a free exam prep course for the credential or certification of your choice: CPA, CMA, EA, and SIE.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must be a current student at an accredited college or university within the U.S.
  • Applicants must be studying towards an accounting or finance-related degree
  • Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Applicants must submit a copy of their current transcript

Create and submit a video response to the following questions:

  • What credential or certification do you want to achieve?
  • What or who has inspired you to achieve a credential or certification, and why?
  • Why do you think Surgent Exam Review will help you achieve your goals?
  • How do you think getting your credential or certification will change your life?

Submission Requirements

  • Video must be at least one minute long and should not exceed three minutes in length
  • Video must be horizontally oriented
  • Do not include any background music in your submission
  • By submitting this video, you are providing us permission to use and re-purpose the content in this video across Surgent brands
  • All submissions must be sent within the form below - including a downloadable link to your video submission via Dropbox or similar - please do not use WeTransfer


We are now accepting Fall 2022 applications. The due date for submissions is November 30, 2022.

In Memory of Paul Wiese

Paul was an inspiring individual who loved to help students succeed. He cared deeply about educating the next generation of accounting and finance professionals. Paul oversaw Surgent’s university relationships and global partners, providing innovative e-learning solutions to both accounting and finance students as well as faculty. He was also a beloved member of Beta Alpha Psi’s board of directors. Paul will always be remembered for his never ending love for his friends and family and his constant contribution of laughs and smiles wherever life took him. He was an amazing part of the Surgent team and we are honored to name this scholarship program in his memory. Paul will truly be missed but always remembered.

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