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AICPA Scholarships - Deadline is March 1, 2020

AICPAThe 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

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American Woman's Society of CPAsFemale students majoring in accounting or an accounting-related field$5,000 to 4 recipients
AICPA John L. Carey AwardHolders 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 StudentsMinority 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 ScholarshipStudents majoring in accounting, finance or information systems planning to pursue CPA licensure

$10,000 to 4 recipients

AICPA Foundation Scholarship for Future CPAsUndergraduate 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.