American Institute of Certified Public Accountants/Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students

The AICPA Minority Scholarship awards outstanding minority students to encourage their selection of accounting as a major and their ultimate entry into the profession. Funding is provided by the AICPA Foundation, with contributions from the New Jersey Society of CPAs and Robert Half International. For four decades, this program has provided over $14.6 million in scholarships to approximately 8,000 accounting scholars. Additionally, award recipients are required to perform 16 community service hours to advocate on behalf of the CPA profession. More details and information is available on the program web site: http://ThisWayToCPA.com/aicpascholarships.

Award Information

Award Amount
$5,000
Number of Awards
67 - 110
Application Deadline
April 1
Available to Class Level
Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Graduate students
Renewability
Not renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
3
Ethnicity/Heritage
American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, African-American/Black, Hispanic
Residency
None specified
Gender
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
None specified
Area of Study
Accounting
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Scholarship Programs Manager
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Address
220 Leigh Farm Road
City, State, Zip
Durham, NC , 27707
Telephone
(919) 402-2161
E-mail
scholarships@aicpa.org
Website
Website

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