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Accountants know the value of saving money, so it’s no surprise that there are many wonderful accounting scholarships available for aspiring accountants. Here are 30 quality scholarships for which any qualifying accounting student should apply.

1. AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship
Each year, AICPA offers a $2,500 award to 10 students pursuing accounting on a full-time basis. Candidates must have completed at least 30 semester hours of coursework, six of which must be in accounting, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
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2. Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting: Institute of Management Accountants
This scholarship is designed for women who pursuing a bachelor’s accounting program. It awards $2,000 to two women each year in addition to textbooks and a complimentary IMA membership.
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3. Constitutional Officers Association of Georgia Scholarship
The COAG offers two scholarships to undergraduate students attending school in Georgia and pursuing a degree in accounting, business or government.
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4. Illinois CPA Society Accounting Tuition Scholarship
The Illinois CPA Society offers a scholarship to students studying accounting who plan to sit for the state’s CPA exam. It offers multiple scholarships for up to $2,000 each.
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5. Baker Tilly Scholarship
One of the largest certified public accounting firms in the Midwest, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP offers a scholarship for students in states including Wisconsin, Illinois and Michigan.
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6. Carl W. Christiansen Scholarship
The Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants Scholarship Program offers college students majoring in undergraduate or graduate accounting the chance to be awarded $7,000.
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7. Fifth Year Accounting Student Scholarship Program
Students who are residents of Texas attending a college within the state may apply for this scholarship for up to $5,000. They must maintain satisfactory academic performance and major in an accounting program.
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8. Frank Frago Community Service Award Scholarship
Each year the ETF offers a $750 scholarship to undergraduate accounting students attending school in the fall. The purpose of the scholarship is to reward students who participate in community service events.
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9. KSCPA’s High School Merit Scholarship
High school seniors are eligible to receive up to $1,300 from the KSCPA each year. The organization chooses 10 students each year who rank high on the SAT or ACT, will attend a Kansas college and plan to major in accounting.
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10. CPA Exam Award Program
The CPA Endowment Fund of Illinois offers a reimbursement of $743 to candidates who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need. Eligible candidates will have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and complete the entire exam within 18 months of approval to test. There are four chances to qualify for the program throughout the year.
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11. Daniel B. Goldberg Scholarship
Full-time graduate students may apply for the Goldberg Scholarship, which awards $10,000 to one lucky student each year. The student must pursue an advanced degree in government finance.
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12. Excellence in Account Scholarship
Each year, the Foundation for Accounting Education presents a $2,500 scholarship to students pursuing a career in accounting in New York State. This scholarship is heavily based on financial need and academic performance.
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13. FICPA Educational Foundation Scholarship
Accounting students are eligible to receive a $2,000 scholarship from the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants if they are beginning their fourth or fifth years of school. Candidates should be full-time students and must have a recommendation from a school representative.
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14. GWSCPA’s Scholarship Fund
The Greater Washington Society of CPAs has offered a scholarship fund since 1963, offering Washington, D.C. students four $4,000 awards each year. Eligible candidates must pursue a bachelor’s degree in accounting or be working on a 150 semester hour graduate program.
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15. Teachers of Accounting at Two Year Colleges Scholarship
The TACTYC scholarship is awarded to seven students each year to the tune of $1,000 each. Five of these awards are given to accounting students pursuing a bachelor’s degree and the other two are awarded to two year students. It is based on credit hours, grade point average and interest in an accounting career.
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16. JPMorgan Chase Thomas G. Labrecque Smart Start Scholarship Program
The JPMorgan scholarship is award to students graduating from New York City high schools who intend to study any field besides life science or fine arts. The scholarship awards are based on financial need, academic achievement and communication skills.
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17. National Association of Black Accountants Scholarship
The NABA offers thousands of dollars in scholarships, awarding up to 70 students each year with between $1,000 and $5,000. These awards are established for ethnic minorities enrolled full-time in a business-related major.
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18. Arizona CPA Foundation for Education and Innovation
This foundation offers two $1,000 scholarships to students attending Arizona community colleges and private institutions. Eligible candidates must major in accounting and go to school full-time.
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19. Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Scholarship
The PCAOB offers a merit-based scholarship to bachelor’s and master’s students majoring in accounting. Students must attend an accredited school to be eligible.
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20. Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting Scholarship
The ALPFA offers $150,000 in scholarship awards each year. Most prizes range up to $1,500 and top candidates may receive $10,000. Students must be Hispanic, demonstrate financial need and be enrolled in an accounting or business program.
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21. Servco’s Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation
Since 1950, Servco has offered Hawaiian students scholarships to pursue business related majors. Undergraduate scholarships are given in the amount of $16,000 for four years. Students are selected based on financial need and leadership ability.
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22. Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants Scholarship
The OSCPA Educational Foundation has established a scholarship program that awards 12 accounting students a financial award each year based on their student membership with the group.
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23. Washington CPA Foundation Scholarship
The Washington CPA awards scholarships to Washington students pursuing accounting degrees. Students must plan to become a CPA in Washington and demonstrate community involvement.
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24. Herman J. Neal Scholarship
The Illinois CPA Society awards African American students with scholarships up to $4,000 to support accounting students in their junior and senior years. These students must attend school in Illinois with plans to work as a CPA.
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25. South Carolina Association of CPAs Educational Fund
The SCACPA awards annual scholarships to South Carolina students pursuing a junior or senior year as an accounting major.
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26. PICPA Scholarship
Scholarships are available to accounting students who attend university in Pennsylvania. PICPA offers scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000 each year based on intellect, leadership and financial need.
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27. MNCPA Scholarship
The MNCPA distributes 25 scholarships of $1,000 each to Minnesota college students who have recently passed the CPA examination or are soon to sit for the exam.
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28. OSCPA Educational Foundation
The OSCPA offers two scholarship programs based on merit. Students must attend college full-time in Oregon and study accounting.
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29. TSCPA Scholarships
The Educational and Memorial Foundation of the Tennessee Society of CPAs offers scholarships to accounting students who have already completed introductory courses in their program. Students must attend a Tennessee school to be eligible.
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30. Texas Society of CPAs Accounting Education Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship is available to undergraduates attending school in Texas and working on an accounting program. Students must be nominated by the chair of their school’s accounting department to receive this $2,500 award.
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