Description The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) awards 97 scholarships to outstanding minority students to encourage their accounting education. The scholarships will help support the student's pursuit of accounting as a major and their ultimate entry into the profession. Recipients will be chosen on the basis of academic excellence and plan to carry out an accounting education.
Award Amount Stipend of $5,000 per year. Used for tuition, fees, room and board, and/or books and materials only. Renewable: must complete an application.
Disciplines Social Sciences. School of Management. Accounting, business administration, finance.
Academic Level Prospective/Current Graduate Student.
Citizenship Open only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Requirements Open to African American, Native American, Asian Americans and Hispanic students enrolled or accepted into full-time graduate programs. Awards are granted primarily on merit; financial need is evaluated as a secondary criteria. Must maintain an overall and major GPA of at least 3.0. Two essays explaining why the applicant wants to become a CPA, and how, if selected he or she will serve as an AICPA Legacy Scholar. Names and email addresses of two references to provide future letters of recommendation (one must be either a faculty member OR a licensed CPA) Copy of green card, only if permanent resident. Resume.
Award Type Fellowship/Grant
Contact AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students 220 Leigh Farm Road Durham, North Carolina 27707 (919) 402-4500
Last Updated 9/4/2014 11:22:00 AM
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