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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!

GFOA Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. or Canadian college juniors, seniors, and graduate students who belong to one of the following groups (as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau): Black or African American, Asian, Hispanic or Latino, American Indian or Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, or a Pacific Islander. Students must be majoring in public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics or business administration (with a specific focus on government or non-pro...

Total: $10000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 18

Government Finance Professional Development Scholarship

This award is for U.S. and Canadian part-time graduate students who have been employed by a state or local government for two or more years and are preparing for a career in state or local government finance.

Total: $10000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  January 18

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

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

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 01

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 01

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 01

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 01

MSCPA Firm Scholarship

Massachusetts residents enrolled full-time in a state college or university 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:  8
Deadline:  February 01

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 01

Church & Dwight Company Inc. Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. members of the Future Farmers of America (FFA) who are pursuing a four-year degree in animal nutrition, animal or dairy science, agricultural business management, finance, sales and marketing, or agricultural engineering. Applicants must be enrolled or plan to enroll full time and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 06

Dean Carlson Honorary Scholarship

This award is available for members of the Future Farmers of America (FFA) who are enrolled or planning to enroll at the College of Agriculture or the College of Business at Iowa State University. Preference is given to applicants from Lytton-Rockwell City FFA, Calhoun County FFA, or members of counties bordering Calhoun, Iowa.

Total: $2500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  February 06