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Feb 22, 2016 2016-02 Accountancy Student

Kamber Hetrick Awarded a 2016 Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship in Accounting

The Deloitte Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to each of 10 top accounting PhD candidates through the Deloitte Foundation’s annual Doctoral Fellowship program. Given to students who plan to pursue academic careers upon graduation, the award will support the 2016 recipients’ final year of coursework and the subsequent year to complete their doctoral dissertation. This year’s recipients and the institutions they attend are: Jordan M. Bable - University of Pittsburgh Matthias Breuer - University of Chicago Kamber Hetrick - University of Illinois - Urbana/Champaign Ken Li - Stanford University Brian R. Monsen - The University of Texas at Austin Francis C. Murphy - University of Arizona James D. Omartian - University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill Heidi A. Packard - Massachusetts Institute of Technology Robert A. Raney - University of Washington Delphine Samuels - University of Pennsylvania “The future success of the accounting profession depends on both the students of today and the professors of tomorrow,” said Carol Lindstrom, president, Deloitte Foundation. “Since 1956, Deloitte Foundation fellowships have helped enable more than 1,000 PhD candidates to earn their doctorate. Congratulations to this year’s recipients for their outstanding achievements. I’m proud of the Deloitte Foundation for supporting these students as part of helping strengthen the accounting profession.” Each year, approximately 100 universities are invited to apply for the fellowship. Student applicants are nominated by the accounting faculty of their school. A selection committee composed of four eminent accounting educators chose this year’s recipients. Hetrick