Al Mueller Memorial Scholarship

Overview

The Kane County Cougars, Class-A Minor League organization of the MLB Partner League American Association, and PKF Mueller have partnered  to offer  accounting scholarships that will benefit deserving college students in honor of Alfred (Al) Mueller, founding Partner of the firm. Al Mueller passed away March 2016  and left a lasting legacy for his employees, clients, and the local community through his many civic and philanthropic endeavors. Al believed strongly in community and the wish to support  students who were focused on studying in the field of accounting. The Al Mueller Memorial Scholarship Fund will provide five scholarships annually to deserving accounting college students. Each of the honored students will receive $1,500 towards their education.

“We are thrilled to partner with the Kane County Cougars organization to offer the Al Mueller Memorial Scholarship Fund, said David J. Nissen, CEO/President at PKF Mueller. “Al would have been pleased to hear of these efforts to support and encourage students to pursue their education in the field of accounting and would be so honored to hear that the scholarship is in his name.”

Qualifications

Requirements: Students  majoring in the field of Accountancy. Students  at a Junior level and above. Minimum GPA of 2.9 on a 4.0 scale. Extracurricular involvement and participation.

“PKF Mueller has been a tremendous supporter of the Kane County Cougars organization,” said owner Dr. Bob Froehlich. “We are thrilled to be able to contribute to the continued education of these hardworking students in honor of our dear friend Al Mueller.”

About the Cougars

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