AICPA Offers Scholarships


The Institute offers several academic scholarships throughout the year for students interested in accounting and business:

AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship —a joint program with Accountemps, awarding five $2,500 scholarships to students pursuing a degree in accounting, finance or information systems.

John L. Carey Scholarship —$5,000 grants for 10 liberal arts degree holders who are preparing to enter a graduate accounting program.

AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students —financial awards of up to $5,000 for undergraduate and graduate minority accounting students.

AICPA Fellowships for Minority Doctoral Students —up to $12,000 for nearly 20 minority doctoral students to increase the number of accounting educators who are also CPAs.

Additional information, including eligibility requirements, application deadlines and downloadable applications, is available at http://ceae.aicpa.org/Resources/
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