LEGACY SCHOLAR

AICPA Legacy Scholarships

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.

AICPA Legacy Scholars

Get to know the future leaders of the accounting industry. The AICPA Legacy Scholars program is designed to help students become better equipped to succeed in the working world. Find out how you can become an AICPA Legacy Scholar, and check out the 2018-19 AICPA Legacy Scholarship recipients.

AICPA Legacy Scholarships

Interested in becoming an AICPA Legacy Scholar? Explore information on all of the scholarships we offer below.


$10,000

AICPA/Robert Half Student Scholarship Award

This scholarship award, provided by the AICPA and Robert Half, 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.

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$5,000

AWSCPA Scholarship Award

This award provides financial assistance to outstanding female students majoring in accounting or an accounting-related field. The AICPA Foundation, the AICPA’s Women’s Initiatives Executive Committee and its newly created AWSCPA task force are sponsoring this new AWSCPA Scholarship Award to support the success of women in the accounting profession. 

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    $5,000

    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. 

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    $3,000 - $5,000

    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. 

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    $5,000

    AICPA Foundation Two-year Transfer Scholarship Award

    This scholarship award is available to students looking to transfer from a two-year college to a four-year institution to complete their degree in accounting or an accounting-related field. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. 

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