Al Mueller Memorial Scholarship

Overview

The Kane County Cougars, Class-A Minor League affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, and Mueller have partnered  to announce a new accounting scholarship 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 Chicago area 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 $1000 towards their education.

“We are thrilled to partner with the Kane County Cougars organization to launch the Al Mueller Memorial Scholarship Fund,” said David J. Nissen Managing Partner at 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

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.

 

“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

The Cougars, Class-A Minor League affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, have been at the forefront of family-friendly entertainment since 1991. In 2015, the franchise became the first Class-A team in Minor League Baseball history to welcome 11 million fans through the gates. A total of 152 former Cougars have reached the Major Leagues including Miguel Cabrera, Nelson Cruz, Josh Beckett, Adrian Gonzalez and Kyle Schwarber.

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