NYSSCPA Excellence in Accounting Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

April 01

Awarded By

New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)

Award Amount

$2,500 per academic year for full-time study and $1,250 for part-time study. Payments will be issued in September. They will be made copayable to the student and the school. The scholarship award will be reduced for students enrolled for less than a full year and will be based upon the terms completed. There is no provision for support for summer session courses.


The number of awards offered varies annually. Approximately 69 awards were offered last year. A student may reapply for a scholarship each year through the Campus Liaison or department chair.

Additional Information

The purpose of the Excellence in Accounting Scholarship of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) and its Foundation for Accounting Education (FAE) is to provide financial assistance to encourage and aid deserving candidates to enter the accounting profession. Scholarship awards will be based heavily on financial need. At the same time, applicants must meet or exceed a threshold of acceptable academic performance.

Deadline Info

Additonal information and applications are available online from the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) website. The applicant may apply through a Registered College's C ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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