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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 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

TACTYC Two-Year Accounting Student Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are currently enrolled in a two-year college pursuing a major in accounting and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students must have completed at least 20 college semester credit hours, at least 6 of which must be in accounting as of the end of the current spring semester, and plan to continue enrollment at their two-year college in the upcoming academic year.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 01

Humane Studies Fellowship

The Humane Studies Fellowship is available for international and U.S. students who will be college juniors or seniors or graduate students in the upcoming academic year. Students must have a clearly demonstrated research interest in the intellectual and institutional foundations of a free society.

Total: $15000 Awards:  180
Deadline:  March 01

UNF Coggin Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who graduated from Fletcher, Terry Parker or Sandalwood high schools in Jacksonville, Fla., and plan to attend the University of North Florida. Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, demonstrate financial need, and plan to major in business.

Total: $3000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  October 15

UNF Coggin Scholarships Endowment

This award is available to U.S students who are planning to attend the University of North Florida's Coggin College of Business as freshmen. Students must have a UNF recalculated grade point average of 3.5 or higher and a SAT score of 1270 or higher or an ACT score of 26 or higher.

Total: $4000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  October 15

NHSCPA Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to New Hampshire college seniors and graduate students who are accounting or business majors or are seeking further education to be eligible to take the CPA exam. Academic achievement will be considered when making scholarship awards.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  December 01

CGSM Fellowship for Talented Minorities

Students with a bachelor's degree who are planning to pursue a graduate degree full time at one of the Consortium-member schools are eligible for this award. Students must be African-American, Hispanic-American or Native-American and be planning to pursue a managerial career in business, government or non-profit organizations.

Total: $20000 Awards:  300
Deadline:  January 05

NJSCPA College Scholarship Program

This award is available for U.S. and international students who are residents of New Jersey and enrolled in any New Jersey college or university with a major or concentration in accounting. The applicant must be a current junior, senior, or enrolled in a graduate CPA program and have a grade point average of 3.2 or higher.

Total: $6000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  January 07

Pete Gilmore Memorial Kiwanis Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded each year to a local area student who plans on majoring in finance or accounting at an accredited college or university in the state of Florida. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher and qualify for free or reduced school lunches.

Total: $3000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 14