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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!

Michigan Tuition Grant

This award is available to Michigan resident undergraduate students who are attending independent, degree-granting Michigan institutions. Students must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $1830 Awards:  28000
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Alabama Student Assistance Program

This award is available to Alabama undergraduate students who are attending an eligible postsecondary institution in Alabama. Students must be enrolled in an eligible program and must demonstrate substantial financial need.

Total: $2500 Awards:  8000
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Harry and Joyce Wachter Business Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate and/or graduate students who are graduates of a high school in the foundation's service area or be a permanent resident in a city the foundation serves. The foundation's service area is southern Sarasota County, Florida, from Osprey to Boca Grande, including Englewood, North Port, Placida and Venice. Students must have experience in community service and/or employment and have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher, and major in a busines...

Total: $1850 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 4
2020

Access Missouri Financial Assistance Program

This award is available to Missouri resident undergraduate students who are enrolled full-time at a Missouri college or university. Students must demonstrate financial need and have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $12,000 or less.

Total: $4600 Awards:  49553
Deadline:  April 1
2020

International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association (IDDBA) Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for international and U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are currently employed (during the college school year) with an International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association (IDDBA) member company. Students must major in a food-related field (such as culinary arts, baking/pastry arts, or food science), business, or marketing, and have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher (this requirement may be waived for first-time returning adult students).

Total: $2000 Awards:  48
Deadline:  April 1
2020

CTCPA Candidate's Award

This scholarship is open to accounting students who have completed at least 120 college credit hours and are enrolled in an institution of higher learning in order to satisfy the 150-hour requirement of the Connecticut State Board of Accountancy. Students must reside or be employed/have an offer of employment in Connecticut, and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 1
2020

Clubs of America Scholarship Award for Career Success

This award is available for U.S. and international undergraduate students who feel passionately about the career and educational path they are pursuing. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and submit an essay about his/her chosen profession.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31
2020

Fifth Year Accounting Student Scholarship Program

This award is available for students at a participating public or private, non-profit colleges and universities in Texas, including junior/community colleges, who have completed at least 120 credit hours in an accounting program but have not yet taken the Certified Public Accountant exam. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $5000 Awards:  98
Deadline: 

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 26

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

North Carolina CPA Foundation Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to North Carolina students who are enrolled in an academic program yielding a degree in accounting or its equivalent and have completed 36 or more semester hours. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  40
Deadline:  February 12

KyCPA Educational Foundation Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to U.S. college students who are of at least sophomore status or higher and plan to sit for the CPA exam. Students must attend a Kentucky college or university and have an overall grade point average of 2.75 or higher and an accounting grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2500 Awards:  36
Deadline:  February 19