Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
220
Days
March 1 2022
Application Deadline
No
Renewable
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AICPA Foundation Two-year Transfer Scholarship Award

Description

AICPA Foundation Two-Year Transfer Scholarship Award is part of the AICPA Legacy Scholars program. Students interested in being considered for more than one AICPA Legacy Scholarship need to complete only one application ÔÇö applicants will be evaluated for all awards for which they are eligible in the program. All applications must be completed and submitted by the deadline to be considered. The award provides financial assistance 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. Scholarship payments are sent directly to the studentÔÇÖs financial aid office to be used towards payment of tuition and expenses directly related to obtaining a degree. This award is non-renewable and past recipients may not re-apply. The AICPA Foundation Two-Year Transfer award was established in 2013 to recognize the diverse paths students take to become CPA professionals. Funding for this award is provided by the AICPA Foundation. An eligible applicant must be/have: Currently completing courses at a two-year college/university planning to transfer with a declared intent to major in accounting or an accounting-related field at a four-year college/university during the scholarship year (ÔÇ£Accounting-relatedÔÇØ shall be as determined by Sponsors at SponsorsÔÇÖ sole discretion). Planning to pursue the CPA licensure but not presently be a CPA. Enrolling at a public or private, not-for-profit (501(c)) four-year college or university in the U.S. or territories for the full 2021-22 academic year. Maintained an overall and major GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). Enrolling as a full-time undergraduate (12 semester hours or equivalent) or a full-time graduate level student (9 semester hours or equivalent) for the 2021-22 academic year. (Note: an exception may be granted if you plan to participate in an internship). An AICPA Student Affiliate member (or have submitted a new member application). Apply online at no cost: https://thiswaytocpa.com/join-aicpa/. A U.S. citizen or permanent resident (green card holder). Some financial need (i.e., not receiving a full or partial scholarship(s) and/or grant(s) that cover and/or exceed oneÔÇÖs educational expenses). Enrolling in a business and/or accounting program that is regionally, nationally or internationally accredited for the full 2021-22 academic year. The program must be accepted by the state board of accountancy as meeting the educational requirements necessary for CPA licensure in the state you intend to become licensed OR in the state where your program is located. Willingness to remain engaged with the AICPA and to provide feedback for the development of this and other programs by the Association.

Amount Details

$5,000
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student or a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.0 GPA
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Accounting
  • CheckmarkMust be affiliated with American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

How to Apply

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