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AICPA Scholarships - Deadline is March 1, 2021

AICPA​​​​​​​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 2021-22 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, 2021 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 
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 
AICPA Foundation Two-Year Transfer Students transferring from a two-year institution into a four-year accounting program.$5,000 
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 
AICPA/Robert Half ScholarshipStudents majoring in accounting, finance or information systems planning to pursue CPA licensure


AICPA Foundation Scholarship for Future CPAsUndergraduate or graduate students interested in pursuing the CPA license after graduation$5,000 

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.