The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Legacy Scholars Program will award more than 150 academic scholarships totaling over $600,000 this year. If you meet the following criteria, then we urge you to apply as soon as possible for consideration:
- You attend a university and are pursuing a degree in accounting (or accounting-related subject) during the 2020-21 academic year;
- You plan on pursuing CPA licensure after graduation;
- You have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
The deadline to apply is March 1, 2020 at 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time. Apply here today.
Name of Scholarship
Who is It For
|American Woman's Society of CPAs||Female students majoring in accounting or an accounting-related field||$5,000 to 4 recipients|
|AICPA John L. Carey Award||Holders of liberal arts or non-business undergraduate degrees who are pursuing graduate studies in accounting and CPA licensure||$5,000 to 5 recipients|
|AICPA Foundation Two-Year Transfer||Students transferring from a two-year institution into a four-year accounting program.||$5,000 to 25 recipients|
|AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students||Minority students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in accounting or an accounting-related major||$3,000 to $5,000 to 91 recipients|
|AICPA/Robert Half Scholarship||Students majoring in accounting, finance or information systems planning to pursue CPA licensure|
$10,000 to 4 recipients
|AICPA Foundation Scholarship for Future CPAs||Undergraduate or graduate students interested in pursuing the CPA license after graduation||$5,000 to 25 recipients|
Founded in 1887, the AICPA represents the CPA profession nationally regarding rule-making and standard-setting, and serves as an advocate before legislative bodies, public interest groups and other professional organizations. The AICPA develops standards for audits of private companies and other services by CPAs; provides educational guidance materials to its members; develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination; and monitors and enforces compliance with the profession’s technical and ethical standards.