Accounting Scholarships

AAA-CPA Foundation Essay Contest

Deadline: April

Student does not need a bachelor’s degree, but s/he must be currently enrolled in a college or university for a bachelor’s degree with a major or concentration in Accounting.

AICPA Scholarship

Deadline: April

  • Declared Accounting, Finance or Information Systems major.
  • Overall and major GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Completed 30 semester hours, six of which must be in Accounting.
  • Full-time undergraduate at an accredited college or university in the US.
  • An AICPA student affiliate member.

American Society of Women Accountants

Deadline: February

  • Completed at least 60 semester hours or approximately 88 quarter hours of college work before applying.
  • Maintained a cumulative "B" average.
  • Indicated an intention to pursue an Accounting career.

Illinois CPA Society/Foundation Scholarship Applications

Deadline: February

  • Reside in Illinois.
  • Enrolled full-time at an Illinois two- or four-year college/university.
  • Completed a minimum of 6 semester or 9 quarter hours of college accounting.

Independent Accountants Association of Illinois

Deadline: June

  • "B" average or better in accounting subjects.
  • Enrolled in an Illinois college or university.
  • Indicated a desire to enter the Accounting profession as an independent practitioner.

Institute of Management Accountants National Scholarship Program

Deadline: February

  • Carry at least 6 credits per term.
  • Must not have won an IMA monetary National Scholarship before.
  • IMA Student Member.

National Society of Public Accountants

Deadline: March

  • Undergraduate students majoring in accounting.
  • “B” or better grade point average.
  • U.S. or Canadian citizens attending a U.S. accredited school.