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Our list of accounting scholarships have one thing in common. Only accounting students are eligible! If you’re on your way to becoming an accountant or certified public accountant (CPA) you have done the math and know you need help to pay for college. That’s where accounting scholarships can really help! Different organizations and career groups offer accounting scholarships to help pay for college or grad school. Top awards include the $10,000 scholarship offered by American Institute for CPAs (AICPA) and Accounttemps. Or the $1,500 accounting scholarship awarded by National Association of Black Accountants (NABA). Having a degree in accounting means that you have the financial knowledge that today’s businesses need. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs for accountants are predicted to grow by 10% through 2026. That is faster than average compared to other careers! The 2018 median pay is also noted at $70,500. So congratulations on your choice of majors! We hope you are successful on your path and are proud to offer this tool. Search our list of scholarships for accounting majors, and apply now!

Carl W. Christiansen and Cheryl A. Ruggiero Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who reside in Rhode Island and have expressed an interest in public accounting. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1800 Awards:  6
Deadline:  January 24
2020

Illinois CPA Society Exam Award

Illinois residents with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher who demonstrate financial need and are pre-approved to sit for the CPA Exam are eligible for this award. The award is to be used as reimbursement of the NASBA fee.

Total: $750 Awards:  10
Deadline:  January 30
2020

John Edward Allen Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are attending Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ). Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and must be majoring in pre-law, business, or transportation.

Total: $1100 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Financial Women International Scholarship

This scholarship is available for female college juniors, seniors, and graduate students who are residents of Hawaii. Students must be majoring in business or a business-related field and have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Oscar & Rosetta Fish Fund Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Hawaii undergraduate and graduate students who attend school at any University of Hawaii campus, excluding Manoa. Students must major in business and have a grade point average of 2.7 or higher.

Total: $1814 Awards:  13
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Michigan Accountancy Foundation Fifth/Graduate Year Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who have a declared concentration in accounting and intend to be a CPA in Michigan. Students must have earned at least 120 credit hours by May of the application year and anticipate completion of Michigan CPA requirements in May of the year following application.

Total: $3000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Washington American Indian Endowed Scholarship

This award is available to Washington undergraduate and graduate students who are currently attending or planning to attend a postsecondary institution in Washington. The student must have close cultural and social ties to an American Indian community in Washington.

Total: $2000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  February 1
2020

GSCPA Educational Foundation Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to Georgia undergraduate and graduate students who are studying accounting or business administration and demonstrate a commitment to a career in accounting. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher (overall or in the major) and must attend a public or private college or university accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

Total: $5000 Awards:  37
Deadline:  February 3
2020

MSCPA/NABA Scholarship

Massachusetts residents of African American descent who are enrolled full-time in a state college or university are eligible for this award. Students must have completed the first semester of their sophomore year, demonstrate superior academic standing and financial need, and intend to pursue a career as a certified public accountant.

Total: $2500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  February 3
2020

MSCPA Master's Scholarship Program

Massachusetts residents enrolled full-time in a graduate program are eligible for this award. Students must have completed the first semester of their junior year, demonstrate superior academic standing and financial need, and intend to pursue a career as a certified public accountant.

Total: $2500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  February 3
2020

Women in Accounting Scholarship

This scholarship is available for women in Massachusetts who are enrolled full-time in a state college or university. Applicants must have completed the first semester of her junior year, demonstrate superior academic standing and financial need, and intend to pursue a career as a certified public accountant.

Total: $2500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  February 3
2020

Kathleen M. Peabody Memorial Scholarship

Massachusetts residents enrolled full-time in a state college or university are eligible for this award. Students must be entering their junior year, have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, demonstrate financial need, and intend to pursue a career as a certified public accountant.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 3
2020