AICPA Foundation to award $400,000 to diverse accounting students
Qualified students must be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate accounting program for the 2008 – 2009 academic year and intend to pursue the CPA designation upon graduation. Applicants must have a 3.3 overall and cumulative GPA and have successfully completed at least thirty semester hours of college coursework and a minimum of six hours in accounting courses. This scholarship is available only to students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and who have an ethnic minority background. Further details are listed on the program website listed below.
Payment and Renewals
Individual awards range from $1,500 – $5,000 and are renewable pending good academic status is maintained. Selected students will be notified by August 1, 2008 and payment will be sent to the school’s financial aid office.
An applicant must submit a completed application, including; official transcript(s) from post-secondary institutes attended and a letter of recommendation from a CPA or faculty member.
You can access a downloadable application .
Entries must be submitted to the AICPA by June 2, 2008.
To learn more about the AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students and other AICPA minority initiatives, visit the program Web site .
AICPA Minority Initiative Programs
220 Leigh Farm Rd.
Durham, NC 27707
Phone: (919) 402-4931