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AICPA opens 2013-14 scholarship submissions

By Danielle Lee
January 25, 2013

The American Institute of CPAs is now accepting online applications for its 2013-14 academic scholarships.

Undergraduate and graduate-level accounting students can apply for the more than 100 scholarships the AICPA will award, totaling more than $350,000, no later than Monday, April 1.

“The AICPA is committed to ensuring that qualified students can get the education they need to take advantage of the possibilities a career as a CPA offers,” said director of career awareness Scott Moore in a statement. “I encourage all eligible students to review the opportunities available, both through the AICPA’s scholarship program and also those listed on ThisWayToCPA.”

In addition to, students can apply for specific scholarships via these links:

AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship: awards 10 scholarships to undergraduate and/or graduate students

AICPA John L. Carey Scholarship: awards 10 scholarships to non-business majors pursuing graduate studies in accounting

AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students: awards 80-plus scholarships to minority undergraduate and/or graduate students

“To me, the value of an AICPA scholarship doesn’t lie solely in meeting a student’s financial needs,” stated Ronald Dukes, a 2012-2013 Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students recipient and a master's of accountancy student at Villanova University. “This scholarship has provided me with inspiration and passion to impact a positive change in the accounting profession and to set an example for my peers to follow.”


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