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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!

Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program - Business/Agricultural Students Category

This scholarship is open to California residents enrolled in a California community college or four-year college or university. Students must major in business or agricultural business and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 28

Arthur W. Elder, II Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Baltimore, MD who have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher. Preference will be given to students who are active in athletics or other extracurricular activities, as well as students at Heritage High School.

Total: $1250 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 01

Hilton Baltimore Convention Center Hotel Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are currently high school seniors at a Maryland area public high school. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, and must plan to major in the field of hotel, hospitality, tourism, restaurant management or business.

Total: $3000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  March 01

Cargill Global Scholars Program for U.S. Students

U.S. first- and second-year college students who are attending select universities and demonstrate high academic achievement are eligible for this award.

Total: $2500 Awards:  10
Deadline:  March 01

TACTYC Transfer Accounting Student Scholarship

This award is for U.S. students who currently attend a two-year college and plan to transfer to a four-year college to pursue a bachelor's degree in accounting. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  March 01

AICPA Foundation Two-Year Transfer Scholarship Award

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are currently completing courses at a two-year college/university with a declared intent to major in accounting or a related field at a four-year institution. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate some financial need (i.e., not already have educational expenses covered).

Total: $5000 Awards:  24
Deadline:  March 01

Economic Club of Grand Rapids Scholarship

This award is available for undergraduate students residing in Kent or Ottawa County, Michigan. Applicants must be majoring in business, must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and must demonstrate unmet financial need.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 01

CRCA Scholarship Awards Program

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors from the following Illinois counties: Boone, Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Stephenson, Will or Winnebago. Students must pursue a major in one of the following fields of study: liberal arts and sciences, engineering, architecture, or business.

Total: $3000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 02

Carroylin and Robert Threlkel Scholarship Fund

The Carroylin and Robert Threlkel Scholarship Fund is provided annually to undergraduate women in Sacramento, California who are majoring in a business related field. Click her to learn more and to apply today!

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 08

Institute of Management Accountants Scholarship Program

International and U.S. students attending an accredited institution in the United States who are members of the Institute of Management Accoutants are eligible for this award. Students must have the expressed intent of pursuing a career in management accounting, financial management, or information technology or have declared a major parallel to one of the predefined fields of study listed above and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $5000 Awards:  40
Deadline:  March 10

Post University Malcolm Baldrige School of Business Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is open to entering first-year or transfer students pursuing a full-time undergraduate degree offered through the School of Business at Post University's main campus in Waterbury, CT. Students must have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  March 15

Cecile Meyer Frampton/Cornhusker Bank Scholarship for Lincoln Northeast High School

This award is available for U.S. high school seniors who are residents of Lancaster County, Nebraska and will graduate from Lincoln Northeast High School in Lincoln, Nebraska. Students must demonstrate an interest in business through class choice, work experience or extracurricular activities; plan to attend a public or private Nebraska four-year college or university; and have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $1200 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 15