The following scholarship opportunities apply to students studying accounting:
- AICPA Scholarships
Description: The AICPA is awarding more than 100 scholarships, totalling more than $350,000. The webpaged linked above contains information about what scholarships are available and their specific requirements.
Deadline: April 1, 2014
- ACFE Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Scholarship
Requirements: Applicants must be current full-time undergraduate students or graduate students taking at least 12 semester hours or full-time equivalent each term, presently in attendance at any Accredited Arizona University. The applicant is required to have a declared major in accounting, criminology, or criminal justice. Scholarships will be awarded to exceptional students who best demonstrate integrity, a passion for fighting fraud and a commitment to the profession. The scholarship awards will be made at the discretion of the AZ ACFE Scholarship Committee on the basis of academic achievement, as demonstrated by official transcripts, an application essay, three letters of recommendation, and a face-to-face interview with each Applicant.
- ICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students
Award: Competitive merit-based awards up to $5,000. Awarded once each year.
Requirements: Available only to full-time undergraduate and graduate minority students. Granted primarily based on merit (academic and personal achievement); financial need is evaluated as a secondary criteria. Minorities are defined as Black, Native American/Alaskan Native or Hispanic.
- Accountemps/AICPA Student Scholarship
Requirements: To be eligible for the AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship you must be an AICPA student affiliate member, a declared accounting, finance or information systems major with an overall and major GPA of at least 3.0, a student who has satisfactorily completed at least 30 semester hours (or equivalent), including at least six (6) semester hours in accounting, and be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student (12 semester hours or equivalent), at an accredited college or university in the United States. Applications must be postmarked by April 1, 2011.
- Arizona Women's Society of CPA's
Deadline: December 5th, 2011
Application: Download the application
Requirements: Female non-traditional accounting major, may be in undergraduate or graduate school
- 1 Grand Prize - $2,500 Cash Scholarship + CPAexcel Video Gold Medal Course ($1,690 value)
- 5 First Prizes - CPAexcel Video Gold Medal Course ($1,690 value)
- 25 Second Prizes - CPAexcel Online Video Self Study Course ($1,335 value)
Requirements: You must be an actively enrolled full or part-time college student taking at least one accounting course.
- Esther R. Sawyer Scholarship Award
Requirements: Must have taken internal audit courses at the undergraduate level and enrolled in a graduate program in internal auditing and have written and submitted an orginal manuscript of 3000-5000 words on a topic related to internal auditing.
- Hispanic Scholarship Fund and Association of Latino Professionals in Finance & Accounting Scholarship Program
Award: The award amount ranges from $1,500 - $2500, with limited scholarship awards for top candidates up to $10,000.
Requirements: Must be of Hispanic background, a US citizen or legal permanent resident, be pursuing a degree in an accounting or finance related field, have a minimum cum. GPA of 3.0, have completed at leat 15 undergrad credits and be attending a US accredited community college or university full-time.
- Institute of Management Accountants
The IMA sponsors a number of scholarship programs to help students who are members of IMA.
Deadline: February 15, 2012
- Institute of Management Accountants - Valley of the Sun Chapter
Award: The local chapter of IMA will be presenting three students with $500 scholarships based upon their academic achievement and involvement in the profession.
Application: Click here for the application.
Requirements: All students attending colleges or universities in Arizona are invited to apply.
Deadline: October 31, 2011
- Intel Corporation Minority Business Scholarship
Award: Two awards of $1,500 each (to be presented at the annual Multicultural Business Student Night of Excellence in McClelland Hall on Wednesday, April 13 th, 2011. Winners must be present at the ceremony to be awarded the scholarship)
Must be declared as an Eller College student.
Must be graduating in May 2012 or later
Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher
Majoring in Finance, Business Economics, and/or Accounting
Must be currently enrolled as and maintain full-time status (12 units each semester)
Must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
African American, Hispanic American, Native American, and/or Female students are encouraged to apply.
Please complete and submit the information on this form
Include a resume that includes your cumulative GPA.
Include a one page cover letter addressed to the selection committee and discuss how you may qualify for this scholarship in terms of leadership, academics, and communication. Also include what your future plans are and how you will be using your major in your professional plans after graduation.
Turn in application, in the order listed, by 5:00pm on Monday, March 14 th, 2011 to Stefanie Christopher in McClelland 204 or via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarships
Award: Offers fifteen $1,000 scholarships
Requirements: Open to all full-time and undergraduate or grad students (taking at least 12 semester hours, or equivalent per term) at an accredited four-year college or university w/declared major in acct or criminal justice.
- Eller College of Management
Eller Undergraduate Programs scholarship resources
- The University of Arizona
Additional scholarship information is available at the UA Scholarship Resources website.
For additional information, please contact us.