Business Fellow named AICPA Legacy Scholar

Gautam Kotwal ’22 received a Legacy Scholarship from the American Institute of CPAs.

Gautam Kotwal ’22, an accounting major, has been named a 2020-21 Legacy Scholar by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession.

headshot of Gautam Kotwal
Gautam Kotwal ’22

The AICPA Legacy Scholars program is designed to help students of different backgrounds become CPAs by assisting with the cost of their college education. As a scholar, Kotwal received a $5,000 scholarship.

Kotwal, a North Carolina native, is an Elon Business Fellow and hopes to work in the healthcare sector after graduation. This past summer he interned with Arietis Health, gaining experience building the company’s finance and accounting processes from scratch, setting up the charts of accounts, and creating policies for expense reimbursements.