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Jim DePalma Grant


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Jim DePalma Grant For Students

The Jim DePalma Grant is a $1000 essay competition for college and university students. The grant aims to provide financial assistance to students and encourage them in their academic pursuits. Eligible students must write an essay on a specific topic and meet the word count requirements. The grant is open to students in various academic disciplines and is a great opportunity for students to showcase their writing skills.

1.Who Qualifies

Application Deadline

June 15th, 2023

Award Announcement

June 20th, 2023

Award Amount


Results will be posted on

2.Required Information

3.Essay question

Describe a time in your life when you felt that you were treated unfairly. How did it affect you and how were you able to get past whatever it was?

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About Jim DePalma

Jim DePalma graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from Bentley College in 1973. He began his career that same year with his acceptance of a position at the Big eight accounting firm Coopers and Lybrand. At Coopers, his work concentration included operations consulting, corporate transactions (divestitures, acquisitions, mergers, etc.), and process management. His industry specializations included defense and communications.

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