20 Scholarships for Accounting Majors

There are many opportunities for aspiring accountants to earn scholarship money. If you plan to major in accounting, or are currently an accounting major, it might be worth looking into. Post-college debt is not easy to pay off! SoCo Tax and Cloud Accounting would like to help out by providing a list of scholarships that future accountants might be eligible for.


Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance Scholarship

The $2,000 scholarship is for full-time and part-time students who have taken courses in accounting or finance. This scholarship is an affiliate of American Society of Women Accountants.


¡Adelante! Fund MillerCoors Chicago Scholarship

This scholarship is not limited to just accounting majors, but it is a great opportunity for Hispanic students who have leadership qualities to apply. With a reward of $3,000, it can make a big difference for struggling college students.


AICPA Accountemps Student Scholarship

The scholarship is meant for hard working, undergraduate students pursuing a career in accounting. In order to apply and earn the $10,000 reward, you must be a member of AICPA, along with other requirements.


AICPA Fellowships for Minority Doctoral Students

This scholarship acknowledges students of diverse backgrounds. The scholarship is to encourage minority CPA’s. The scholarship recipients are rewarded $12,000.


AICPA John L. Carey Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage students to pursue a CPA career path. Thus, you must have less than 12 credits in a business undergraduate program. The scholarship amount is $5,000.


American Society of Women Accountants

Aiming to reward hardworking students, applicants are eligible when they have reached the GPA requirement, and they have submitted a letter to the ASWA that explains their goals and reasons why they deserve the $2,000 scholarship.


Arizona CPA Foundation High School Scholarship

This scholarship rewards $500 to students who are residents of Arizona. They must be a full time student, with intentions of studying accounting.


CalCPA Peninsula Silicon Valley Scholarship

Potential recipients must have either declared accounting as their major, or have taken at least four courses in accounting. The full-time enrolled students can earn up to $2,000.


CalCPA San Francisco Chapter Scholarship

With the opportunity to earn $5,000, applicants must have all general education courses completed. They must have above average GPAs, specifically in accounting courses.


Catching The Dream Program

Due to underrepresentation of Native Americans, this scholarship is made to reward people of this background. It seeks out high school students from the United States to help prepare them for college.


Claude B. Hart Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is directed specifically at seniors of Elkin High School. The recipient will earn $1,200, and must intend on studying in the field of mathematics. This includes accounting, computer science, and business administration.


COAG Scholarship

Students who are seniors at any Georgia high school are eligible to receive this $1,500 scholarship. Applicants must provide proof of acceptance into any college, and a 1,000 word essay explaining why they should be considered.


Daniel B. Goldberg Scholarship

This scholarship aim specifically at graduate students pursuing a career in government finance. To be considered, applicants must have a baccalaureate degree, letter of recommendation, and U.S. Citizenship. The amount of the reward is $13,000.


Davidson Fellows Scholarship

This is a huge scholarship opportunity. It is directed at students 18 or under who have created a significant piece of work. The reward is $50,000 and each year the recipient is honored in Washington D.C..


Fifth Year Accounting Student Scholarship Program

The scholarship rewards hard working students, who aim to provide accounting services to fellow residents of Texas. They must plan to take the CPA exam and they must eventually be granted with their CPA certification. The reward is $5,000


Fontana Transport Inc Scholars Program

The trucking company’s owners are passionate about rewarding those who value their education. Thus, they have created the $5,000 scholarship to reward those who are underrepresented and living as a low-income family member.


Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship

The $8,000 scholarship was created to honor those who are enrolled in college and plan to pursue a career in government finance. The winners of the $8,000 are then able to attend the GFOA Annual Conference.


Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation

This $16,000 scholarship is made for future Business Administration majors who are residents of Hawaii. The award is split up into four years, and it is provided to about 40-50 students.


FWSF Scholarship

Undergraduate students in the San Francisco Bay area who are pursuing careers in finance are rewarded $10,000. The target of this scholarship is to reward women who are juniors and seniors in college.


Government Finance Professional Development Scholarship

The scholarship is available to those who are enrolled in 4 year colleges. They must be employed by the state and have letters of recommendation written.


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