The John L. Carey Scholarship provides financial assistance to liberal arts and non-business degree holders who are pursuing both graduate studies in accounting and the CPA licensure. This award is funded by the AICPA Foundation and is intended to encourage students with little or no previous accounting education to consider professional accounting careers.
- Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate-level degree in an accounting or accounting-related major.
- Planning to pursue the CPA license 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 academic year.
- Enrolled in a business and/or accounting program that is accredited by the AACSB and/or ACBSP for the full academic year.
- Completed at least 30 semester hours (or equivalent) of college coursework, including at least 6 semester hours (or equivalent) in accounting.
- 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 academic year.
- An AICPA Student Affiliate member (or have submitted a new member application). Apply online at no cost: 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 academic year.
How to Apply:
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