About the Scholarship

AICPA Minority Accounting Students Scholarships are certified by the AICPA Foundation. The establishment was begun in the year 1887, it was begun with a strategic of powering the achievement of worldwide business, CPAs, CGMAs, and specialty certifications by giving the most significant information, resources, and support, and ensuring the developing public interest. 

The AICPA Minority Scholarship Award program gives grants to extraordinary undergrad and graduate minority understudies who intend to pursue the CPA licensure.


What are the requirements needed while applying for this scholarship grant?

  • Students must demonstrate financial need to meet eligibility.

  • The understudies applying for this award must present a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application.

  • Students must show willingness to remain engaged with the AICPA.


AICPA Minority Accounting Students Scholarships award amounts to

  • This scholarship provides $5000 annually which is non-renewable.

  • The total number of awards offered by this scholarship varies depending on the availability of funds and students meeting their requirements.


Deadline info

The applications are to be presented before the end of April 01, 2020. Understudies are informed to present their grant application, and other requirements are to be submitted before the due date. Applications and other data are accessible online on the AICPA Foundation website.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a citizen or a permanent resident of the U.S.

  • The applicant must belong to the ethnic minority in the accounting profession.

  • The applicant must be enrolled for an undergraduate or graduate level program in accounting related major as a full-time student.

  • The applicant must be planning to pursue a CPA license program for the first time.

  • The applicant must be enrolled in an accredited private or public not-for-profit 4-year university or college in the United States.

  • The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

  • The applicant must be a member of an AICPA student affiliate.