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Students can apply now – Frank Ross Leadership Institute!

Posted by on Thursday, January 6, 2022 in News, Students.

The Frank Ross Leadership Institute is targeting students with intent to major in a degree KPMG actively recruits (Accounting, Finance, MIS, IS, CIS)? The deadline to apply is January 23rd.

Looking for a chance to win a scholarship while boosting your leadership skills? Then consider attending The Frank K. Ross Leadership Institute! Turn your leadership skills into a successful career.

Program Details

National Virtual Program
Friday, February 11, 2022


  • Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior or Senior student with intent to major in a degree KPMG actively recruits (Accounting, Finance, MIS, IS, CIS).
  • Identify as Black or Hispanic/Latinx
  • 3.0 minimum GPA required
  • Must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

Apply here by Sunday, January 23rd, 2022. A recruiter will be in touch with next steps if you are selected to move forward.


The program is a leadership workshop that explores concepts far beyond your typical professional development skills. Learn how to succeed in corporate America through a series of informative sessions designed to supercharge your talents as you explore how to harness your skills and forge success. Don’t pass up this opportunity to network with KPMG professionals as you develop the skills you need to be the leader you are.

Who is Frank K. Ross?

Frank Ross worked at KPMG for 38 years and was the first Black professional elected to the partnership. Frank was the Mid-Atlantic Area Managing Partner for Audit and Risk Advisory Services and Managing Partner of the Washington DC office. He was also a member of KPMG’s Board of Directors and the Chairman of the Board of the KPMG Foundation. Frank was also instrumental in building the Federal Audit practice to what it is today. He is one of the founders of NABA and its first President. He is very passionate about helping African-American students succeed in Corporate America. Frank recently retired as a Visiting Professor of Accounting and as the Director of the Center for Accounting Education (CAE) in the School of Business at Howard University.

Feel free to reach out to KPMG’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion team should you have any questions!