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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!

Oracle Corporate Scholars Program

This scholarship is open to African-American undergraduate students from northern California and Chicago. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must be majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or mathematics.

Total: $10000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  March 15

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

PICPA Student Writing Competition

This writing competition is open to graduate and undergraduate accounting and business majors. Students must attend Pennsylvania colleges/universities or maintain a permanent residence in Pennsylvania.

Total: $3000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  March 15

Generation III Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is open to Delaware undergraduate students who plan to attend or currently attend University of Delaware, Delaware Technical & Community College, Goldey-Beacom College, Wesley College, Delaware State University, or Lincoln University. Students must pursue an associate's or bachelor's degree in a business- or construction-related field.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 15

Reading-Berks Association of Realtors Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who attend a high school located in Berks County, Pennsylvania, and plan to pursue a career in business. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and demonstrate financial need.

Total: $500 Awards:  6
Deadline:  March 15

Horatio Alger Boise State University Scholarship

This award is for current high school seniors residing in Idaho and planning to attend Idaho State University. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher and plan to major in business.

Total: $2000 Awards:  7
Deadline:  March 15

NABA Atlanta Chapter Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate and graduate ethnic minority students who are pursuing an undergraduate accounting, finance, or related business degree or master's-level business degree at a Georgia college/university or are Georgia residents. Applicants must be student members of NABA and have a grade point average of 3.2 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  8
Deadline:  March 24

NABA Jacksonville Chapter Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing studies in accounting, finance, and business. Students must be active members of NABA and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  March 25

Toyota/UNCF Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. college freshmen who are enrolled at selected HBCUs in an eligible major. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $7500 Awards:  6
Deadline:  March 30

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship is open to American Indian, Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian students who reside in Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, or Washington. Students must be planning to major in business, engineering, education, math, medicine, health administration, natural/physical sciences, or technology.

Total: $2500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  March 31

Matt Fong Asian Americans in Public Finance Scholarship

Incoming sophomore, juniors, or seniors attending a California college or university who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible for this award. Students must be of 50% or more Asian heritage and major in accounting, political science, public policy, business administration or related fields.

Total: $5000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 01

National Society of Accountants Scholarship Program

U.S. and Canadian citizens who are current undergraduate students with grade point averages of 3.0 or higher are eligible for this award. Students must major in accounting.

Total: $2000 Awards:  33
Deadline:  April 01