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Morris & Ida K. Traum Scholarship Fund

The Morris Traum & Ida K. Traum Scholarship Fund is for graduating students of Baruch College of the City University in New York who have majored in accountancy and are committed to becoming licensed as both a CPA and an attorney.

Applying for the Scholarship

Students must have completed the law school admission test and have submitted completed applications to one or more law schools. Applicants must submit an essay of at least 500 words clearly stating their academic and work backgrounds as well as their career objectives. Preference should be given to applicants who are working and/or are in financial need. The intent is to provide an annual scholarship of $1,000 to be paid from income of the fund.

About Morris & Ida K. Traum

Morris Traum was an attorney and a CPA and was a member of the New York Association of Attorney CPAs and the American Association of Attorney CPAs. His wife, Ida K. Traum, was an elementary school teacher in the New York City School System for more than 30 years. The scholarship fund was originally begun by Ida K Traum after the death of her husband and prior to her own death. Additional contributions have been made by their sons, Robert Traum and Sydney S. Traum.  Robert Traum holds a degree from NYU Scholl of Commerce, is a Public Accountant registered in New York State,  and continues his father's accounting practice.  Syd Traum was President of AAA-CPA in  1989 and received the Louis Goldberg award in 1994.. He holds a  BBA  degree from  CCNY's Baruch School of Business (now Baruch College), a JD degree from Harvard Law School, and an LLM  degree in Taxation from NYU Law School.  He practices law in Miami-Dade County, Florida.

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