Snag an AICPA Legacy Scholarship and you’ll be a member of the elite AICPA Legacy Scholars. The coinage will help pay for college, and the program will provide you with skills that make you even more appealing to employers.

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AICPA Legacy Scholarships

AICPA Legacy Scholars

Meet an impressive pack of aspiring CPAs working their way through school to become future leaders in the accounting industry. The AICPA Legacy Scholars program is designed to make these stellar students better equipped to conquer the working world. How? By providing them with real-world experience and helping them develop the skills employers are looking for. Ones that aren’t so easily learned in the classroom—like communication, leadership and networking skills. (They also get access to the largest community of CPAs to network with.)

Learn what it takes to join the ranks of the AICPA Legacy Scholars program. Take a gander at some of the folks who’ve already scored AICPA Legacy Scholarships and glean from their experiences.

AICPA Legacy Scholarships

Interested in becoming an AICPA Legacy Scholar? Well, there’s only one way to get there—by snagging one of these highly coveted AICPA Legacy Scholarship awards. Focus your peepers below to find out more about the different scholarship awards the AICPA offers.

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AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship Award

This scholarship award, provided by the AICPA and Accountemps, grants financial assistance to outstanding full-time undergraduate or graduate-level accounting students who demonstrate potential to become leaders in the CPA profession. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

$10,000 Apply

AICPA Scholarship Award for Minority Accounting Students

This scholarship award provides financial awards to full-time minority students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in accounting or an accounting-related major. Applicants must have a GPA of at least a 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. 

$1,000 - $5,000 Apply

AICPA John L. Carey Scholarship Award

This scholarship award provides financial assistance to liberal arts and non-business undergraduate degree holders who are pursuing both graduate studies in accounting and CPA licensure. Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. 

$5,000 Apply

AICPA Foundation Two-year Transfer Scholarship Award

This scholarship award is available to students who have earned an associate’s degree in business, accounting, finance, or economics with a declared intent to major in accounting or an accounting-related field at a four-year college or university. Applicants must be accepted and enrolling as a full-time undergraduate at a four-year college or university in the fall, have a GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. 

$3,000 Apply