Louisiana CPA Education Foundation Scholarship for Masters/Doctoral Students

Amount: Up to $1,000

Sponsor: Louisiana CPA Education Foundation

Open Date: Oct 08, 2021
Close Date: Dec 17, 2021
Close Time: 11:59 p.m.

Timezone: US/Eastern

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Program Overview

Each year the Louisiana CPA Educational Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, offers at least one scholarship, valued at up to $1,000, to a qualifying accounting major enrolled in a Masters or Doctoral program at a Louisiana university.

Scholarships are made possible by contributions received from members of the Society of Louisiana CPAs and other donors and are awarded in the spring. Must be a current LCPA Student or Candidate Affiliate and meet all other eligibility requirements to apply.


An eligible applicant must be/have:

  • Current Student or Candidate Affiliate in the Society of Louisiana CPAs.
  • Currently enrolled in an accounting program in a Louisiana four-year college or university when the application is filed (verification may be required).
  • Enrolled in a post-graduate/masters accounting course when the application is filed and be a full-time student (enrolled in 12 semester hours or its equivalent).
  • Academic achievement: 3.0 or better on a grading scale of 4.00 for accounting courses, and 2.5 overall.
  • Unofficial AND Official transcripts through the 2021 summer semester.
  • One-page essay, double-spaced, addressing the question provided.
  • Two reference letters: one letter must be from a current faculty member and the second from a licensed CPA or other person (non-relative or non-educator) who can attest to your character and why you are deserving of this scholarship.

All application materials must be received by December 17, 2021.

For more information contact Reagan Robert,


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