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The following scholarship opportunities apply to students studying accounting:

  • ACFE Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Scholarship
    Award: $1,000
    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.
  • AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students
    Award: Competitive merit-based awards up to $5,000. Awarded per acedemic 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
    Award: $2,500
    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, 2014.
  • Arizona Women's Society of CPA's
    Award: $750
    Deadline: June 1, 2014
  • Contact:
    Application: Download the application
    Requirements: Female non-traditional junior or senior accounting major, may be in undergraduate or graduate school.
  • CPAexcel
    • 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)
    Requirements: You must be an actively enrolled full or part-time college student taking at least one accounting course.
    Deadline: April 30, 2014
  • Esther R. Sawyer Scholarship Award
    Award: $5,000
    Requirements: Must have taken internal audit courses at the undergraduate level and enrolled in a graduate program in internal auditing with completed course work in an iternal auditing program before March 30 of the submission year. In addition must have written and submitted an orginal manuscript of 3000-5000 words on a topic related to internal auditing.
  • Deadline: March 1, 2015
  • 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 - Rolf S. Jaehnigen Family
    Application: Click here for the application.
    Requirements: All students attending colleges or universities in Arizona are invited to apply.
    Deadline: March 3rd, 2014
  • 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 23 th, 2014.  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 2014 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.
    Areas of Consideration:
    How 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.
  • Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarships
    Award:scholarship for $10,000, $5,000, $2,500 $1,000
    Requirements: Undergraduates must be enrolled in 9 semester hours per term at an accredited four-year college or university w/declared major or minor in accounting, bussiness adminstration, finance or criminal justice and demonstrate a desire to pursue a career in fraud examination or similar ani-fraud professions.
    Deadline: February 4, 2014

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