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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!

Illinois CPA Society Textbook Scholarship

College juniors, seniors and/or graduate students who are Illinois residents currently attending an accounting program of study at an Illinois college or university are eligible for this award. Students must demonstrate financial need and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  April 01

Advancing Women in Accounting Scholarship

Illinois women who attend an Illinois institution and plan to sit for the CPA exam within three years are eligible for this award. Students must be college seniors or graduate students and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $4000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  April 01

Herman J. Neal Scholarship

College juniors, seniors and/or graduate students who are Illinois residents currently attending an accounting program of study at an Illinois college or university with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible for this award. Students must be African-American.

Total: $4000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  April 01

Illinois CPA Society Accounting Scholarship Program

College seniors or graduate students who are residents of Illinois currently enrolled in an accounting program at an Illinois institution with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible to apply for this award. Students must complete an equivalent of four years of education by Aug. 31, and plan to take additional courses in the following year in order to meet the requirements to sit for the CPA examination in Illinois.

Total: $2000 Awards:  6
Deadline:  April 01

Hudson Valley Financial Professionals Scholarship

This award is available high school seniors residing in Dutchess County, New York. Applicants must plan to major in a field related to financial services.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 01

Sylvan Landau Scholarship

The Sylvan Landau Scholarship is available for Dallas-area high school seniors and undergraduate students who plan to major in business or marketing. Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement and unmet financial need.

Total: $5000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  April 01

NYSSCPA Excellence in Accounting Scholarship

College juniors or seniors who are residents of New York attending a New York state college or university are eligible for this award. Students must be majoring in accounting and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2500 Awards:  69
Deadline:  April 08

Small Business Success Student Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. students who have been influenced by small business ownership.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 12

NHCF Dunkin' Donuts Scholarship Program

New Hampshire high school seniors who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need will be considered for this award. Students who meet any/all of the following criteria are given preference for funding: interest in pursuing a career in business, hospitality or food service industries; a grade point average of 3.25 or higher; substantial volunteer or community service.

Total: $2000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  April 13

Ralph C. and Marion B. Goff Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to high school seniors attending Bonny Eagle High School in Standish, Maine. Preference will be given to residents of Hollis and Buxton and/or students pursuing an education in agricultural, business or vocational fields.

Total: $1370 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 15

Manuel & Jane Zuniga Scholarship

The Manuel & Jane Zuniga Scholarship is available for Hispanic undergraduate students in Texas who demonstrate a significant potential for leadership.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 30

Wells Fargo American Indian Scholarship

This award is for U.S. college juniors and seniors and graduate/professional students who are of Native American or Alaskan Native descent and pursuing a degree in fields relating to banking, resort management, gaming operations, management and administration (including accounting, finance, information technology and human resources). Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and demostrated financial need.

Total: $5000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  May 01