Minority Accounting Student Scholarship

On 03/07/2017 by Manuel Molina

Deadline: 

April 1

Description:

The AICPA Minority Scholarship was created in 1969 with the purpose of increasing the representation of ethnically diverse CPA professionals. For more than four decades, this program has provided over $14.6 million in scholarships to over 8,000 accounting scholars.

Eligibility:

  • An ethnic minority in the accounting profession (including but not limited to: Black or African American; Hispanic or Latino; Native American; Pacific Islander; or Asian American).
  • Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate-level degree in an accounting or accounting-related major. (Accounting-related shall be as determined by Sponsors in Sponsors’ sole discretion.).
  • Planning to pursue the CPA licensure but not presently be a CPA.
  • Attending a public or private, not-for-profit (501(c)) four-year college or university in the U.S. or territories for the full 2017-18 academic year.
  • Enrolled in a business and/or accounting program that is accredited by the AACSB and/or ACBSP for the full 2017-18 academic year.
  • Completed at least 30 semester hours (or equivalent) of college coursework, including at least 6 semester hours (or equivalent) in accounting, by end of spring 2017.
  • Maintaining an overall and major GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).
  • Enrolled as a full-time undergraduate (12 semester hours or equivalent) or a full-time graduate level student (9 semester hours or equivalent) for the 2017-18 academic year.
  • An AICPA Student Affiliate member (or have submitted a new member application). Apply online at no cost: http://www.thiswaytocpa.com/aicpa-student-membership
  • A U.S. citizen or permanent resident (green card holder).
  • Some financial need.
  • Planning to participate in the AICPA Legacy Scholars program for the full 2017-18 academic year

How to Apply:

Click HERE for more information.