AICPA Minority Scholarship $5,000, Deadline – July 1
Minority only scholarship. Available to undergraduate and graduate students.
AICPA John L. Carey Scholarship $5,000, Deadline – April 1
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners $500, Deadline – May 15
Must be a full-time student and have declared a major of either accounting or criminal justice.
Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting
$1,250 -$1,500, Deadline – March 22
Must be Hispanic or of Hispanic descent, must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in the United States or Puerto Rico, must be studying at an accredited university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the upcoming academic year, must be (or plan to be) enrolled full-time for the upcoming academic year 2008-2009, must have earned and maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average of no less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, must demonstrate financial need, and must be pursuing an undergraduate or master’s degree in business, finance or accounting.
Business and Professional Women’s Foundation Career Advancement Scholarship $500 – $1,000, Deadline – April 15
Women only scholarship. Awarded to women at least 25 years of age.
Government Finance Officer’s Association Frank Greathouse Scholarship $2,000, Deadline – Feb. 4
Awarded to one or more students. For seniors enrolled-full time in an undergraduate program and preparing for a career in state and local government finance. Citizen or permanent resident of the US or Canada.
Government Finance Officer’s Association Daniel B. Goldberg Scholarship, Deadline – Feb. 15
Graduate students only. Awarded to students who are enrolled full-time in a university or college graduate program.
Independent Accountants Association of Illinois
Three $1,000 awards, Deadline – June 30
Institute of Management Accountants, Deadline – March 1
Institute of Management Accountants – Heartland Council Scholarship, Deadline – March 1
Must be a full-time student and an accounting major who will be classified as a junior in the Fall semester. Must be a member of an IMA Student Chapter in the Heartland Council or a student member of an IMA Chapter in the heartland Council.
Submit completed application to the IMA Chapter President or IMA Student Chapter President on or before February 15. IMA Chapter President or President of the IMA Student Chapter must sign and submit the application and accompanying materials to the IMA Scholarship Advisory Committee.
Women only scholarship. Provides scholarships to women students pursuing Master’s or Ph.D’s in accounting.
Margaret Keldie Scholarship Sponsored by American Society of Woman Accountants $1,000 $ 500, Deadline -Feb. 19
Women only scholarships. Two full-time($1,000) and one part-time ($500) available to women students intending to pursue a career in accounting. Full-time and part-time graduate & undergraduate students who have completed at least one year of accounting courses with a cumulative B average are eligible. At least 60 semester hours or 88 quarter hours of college work.
National Association of Black Accountants Minority Scholarship, Deadline – April 5
Minority only scholarship. Academic excellence in accounting and general curricula. Faculty recommendations required. Completion of at least 9 semester of 12 quarter hours in accounting.
Applicants are judged on scholastic achievement, demonstrated leadership ability and financial need.
Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship
$3,500, Deadline – Feb. 18
Awarded to one or more upper division undergraduate or graduate student of public administration (governmental) finance, political science, economics or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management. Applicants must belong to one of the following groups (as defined by the US Census Bureau): Black, Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut, Asian or Pacific Islander, Hispanic. Must be citizens or permanent resident of the US or Canada.
State Farm Companies Exceptional Student Fellowship
$3,000, Deadline – Feb. 15
Criteria include: Academic achievement, demonstrated balance between academics and leadership activities, leadership in extracurricular activities, nomination by and recommendations of professors, advisors and other academic officers, potential to lead in a business career. Each winner receives $3,000 to be used for educational expenses during the academic year following the competition. The award is nonrenewable. Fifty fellowships are given each year. Must be a full-time junior or senior when you apply, have a 3.6 GPA on a 4.0 scale, US citizen.