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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!

Mary Ellen Kirkpatrick Leadership Scholarship

This scholarship is open to college juniors who are enrolled as accounting majors in a Kansas college or university. Qualified nominees must demonstrate academic success in the accounting, economics, and business curriculums. Additional emphasis is placed upon the nominee's overall grades.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 9
2020

John J. Killian Scholarship

This scholarship is open to college juniors who attend a Kansas independent college or university and are majoring in accounting. Qualified students must demonstrate academic success in their accounting curriculum; the student's grades in English, rhetoric subjects, business, and economics courses will also be considered.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 9
2020

Byron Bird Graduate Scholarship

This scholarship is open to current and incoming graduate students at Kansas colleges/universities who have a concentration in accounting. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of undergraduate academic performance; potential for success in graduate studies; leadership; and participation in community, charitable, university, governmental and/or other civic activities.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 9
2020

ASCPA Student Education Fund Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to students who have completed 75 or more semester hours of coursework (including graduate students) in order to fulfill the educational requirements for being a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Students must be enrolled in an Arkansas college or university, and must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher in accounting coursework.

Total: $1500 Awards:  39
Deadline:  February 10
2020

Mary C. & Joe A. Hollingsworth, Sr. Scholarship

This award is available for high school seniors graduating from Clinton High School in Tennessee who plan to enroll full-time in a four-year college or university. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher and major in business, engineering, or a medical field.

Total: $1200 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 15
2020

Leroy Schmidt Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are Wisconsin residents entering the last year of a 150-hour accounting program (either resulting in a master's degree or double major/minor). Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  February 23
2020

Linn County Outstanding Student Leader Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Linn County, Iowa. Applicants must demonstrate evidence of leadership in school, community, or business.

Total: $500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  February 28
2020

AWSCPA Scholarship - South Florida

This award is available for U.S. women who are entering their fourth or fifth year of accounting education at a Florida college or university. Scholarships are awarded for academic excellence, tempered with professional and community involvement.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  March 1
2020

AICPA John L. Carey Scholarship

This award is open to U.S. students who have been accepted into a graduate program in accounting that will allow students to sit for the CPA exam. Students must have obtained a liberal arts (i.e., non-business) undergraduate degree prior to entering the graduate program.

Total: $5000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  March 1
2020

AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students

U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are members of an underrepresented ethnic minority group and are enrolled in an accounting-related program are eligible for this award. Students must have an overall and major grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  90
Deadline:  March 1
2020

AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship

U.S. undergraduate and graduate students enrolled full time in an accounting-related program of study are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must plan to pursue CPA licensure.

Total: $10000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  March 1
2020

MWH Group Accounting Scholarship

The MWH Group Accounting scholarship is available for juniors and seniors at Midwestern State University who are majoring in accounting. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Although not required for eligibility, additional consideration will be given to students who graduated from north Texas high schools, as well as accounting interns with the MWH Group.

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 1
2020