AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

This scholarship was established in 1969, to increase the representation of ethnically diverse CPA professionals. Funds from the AICPA Foundation, with contributions from the New Jersey Society of CPAs, the Accounting Education Foundation of the Texas Society of CPAs, Virgin Islands Society of CPAs and Robert Half International, made this scholarship possible. It aims to benefit outstanding minority students pursuing study in the field of Accounting and encourage their entry into the profession.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate-level degree
  • Minimum GPA:
  • Financial Need:
  • Other Academic Requirements:
    Enrolled as a full-time undergraduate (12 semester hours or equivalent) or a full-time graduate level student (9 semester hours or equivalent); Completed at least 30 semester hours (or equivalent) of college coursework, including at least 6 semester hours (or equivalent) in accounting
  • Residence:
    A Permanent Resident (or a U.S Citizen)
  • Citizenship:
    U.S Citizen (or Permanent Resident)
  • College:
    Acceptance/Enrollment at a public or private, not-for-profit (501(c)) four-year college or university located in the U.S. states or territories
  • Major/Career:
    Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate-level degree in an accounting-related major.
  • Ethnicity:
    An ethnic minority in the accounting profession (including but not limited to: Black or African American; Hispanic or Latino; Native American; Pacific Islander; or Asian American)
  • Organization:
    An AICPA student affiliate member (or have submitted a new member application).
  • Miscellaneous:
    Planning to pursue the CPA licensure but not presently be a CPA

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
    Not required
  • Other Materials:
    - A completed online application

Contact Information