Accounting scholarships are monetary awards given to students pursuing their degrees in accounting. Students pursuing other closely related specialties such as finance can apply for this scholarship. Accounting is the process to record, classify, summarize, define, and then communicate the financial information about a business, organization, or individual. Accounting is a multidisciplinary subject that focuses on an organization or individual’s economic activities.

A degree in accounts is an excellent career path for intelligent and detail-driven students. Not everybody likes to work with numbers, but if you love it, your math skills and accounting degree will help you land secure means of employment. Pursuing your careers with accounting majors will open doors for a large group of different career options. Accounting candidates can also expect their payscale to be higher than most average field growth rates and salaries, which makes this degree an excellent return on its investment. You shouldn't be surprised that your interest in accounting can even help you pay for school. Most accounting departments and professional organizations in the accounts field aim at offering accounting scholarships for the deserving candidates. The American Institute of CPAs, the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA), and the American Society of Women Accountants, for example, offer rewards of up to $10,000. 

Criteria to apply for an Accounting scholarship

Some eligibility criteria to apply for this scholarship is detailed as follow,

  • Full-time students must be enrolled in accounting, business administration, finance

  • You must be enrolled in some doctoral accounting program from an accredited college or university.

  • Some scholarships require only women pursuing accounting degrees at the undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate levels.

  • A requirement of an undergraduate accounting major with an at least 3.0-grade point average (GPA).

How much does an Accounting Degree cost?

It may cost you a tuition fee of about $58,825. 

To help you cover the expenses, start our search in the College scholarships to get personalized results based on various relatable criteria. Alongside, financial aid and grants always come in handy to help you cover the costs of your college education. Most financial aid is given on the basis of eligibility or need, which is determined by the school you are attending, the information provided by you about your family's background and ability to pay for your education, and also on certain formulas established by law.

When you look at the abundant scholarships for accounting majors out there, it’s pretty clear you’ve got yourself a great deal with your academic major. The accounting internships are provided by certain universities and also there are a large number of privately-sponsored accounting scholarships. Your opportunities to fund your education are nearly endless. Since accountants already have good knowledge in math, Mathematics scholarships are a better option with a greater chance to win one. 

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$500 - $5,000

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(303) 862-3001

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This Colorado Student Grant (CSG) award is given to the qualified students with documented financial need, which is funded by the State of Colorado. The CSG aims at providing financial resources to the Colorado residents who would be unable to pursue their post-secondary education without any aid. Here, financial need is determined by using the student\'s EFC ...

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July 20, 2020

Award Amount

$7,093

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ADS@mdc.edu

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305-237-8888

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Miami Dade College American Dream Scholarship The dream of every student to pursue higher education can become true with the aid of the American Dream Scholarship. The advantage of this scholarship is that it tries to encompass all the students who were not able to get full financial aid although being very bright and talented. The scholarship is ...

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April 01, 2020

Award Amount

$2,000

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OSFA@fldoe.org

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888-827-2004

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Jose Marti Scholarship Challenge Grant Fund The Jose Marti Scholarship grant provides financial aid to students of Hispanic origin who attend public or private institutions in Florida. These grants are like awards to the eligible students going through financial crisis and do not have to be repaid. ...

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June 06, 2020

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osfa@fldoe.org

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888-827-2004

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Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program Florida Bright Futures Scholarship is a scholarship program established in 1997 in the state of Florida. It is one of the best education funding options that the students can avail.  It is a merit-based and the applicants need to meet certain eligibility requirements. This lottery-funded scholars...

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June 30, 2020

Award Amount

$3,566

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felicia.swanson@alaska.gov

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907-465-2980

Application Deadline

February 01, 2020

Award Amount

$2,000

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10

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scholarships@ffa.org

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317-802-6099

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The Metlife Foundation Scholarship is awarded by National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Organization to encourage the students to pursue higher education in widely diverse fields ranging from agriculture-related studies to other major career options like communications, journalism, public relations, m...

Application Deadline

November 02, 2020

Award Amount

$500 - $2,000

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800-288-5272

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Society of Louisiana CPAs Scholarships is awarded to students who are enrolled for a full-time course of study with accounting as a major Louisiana University. The scholarship is funded through the private donations made by the members of the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants in order to encourag...

Application Deadline

April 20, 2020

Award Amount

$1,600

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donna@sdra.org

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800-658-5545

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South Dakota Retailers Association Jerry Wheeler Scholarship Program is accredited by the South Dakota Retailers Association (SDRA). SDRA was started with a purpose to advocate, inform and provide services for our member businesses and to unify, protect, educate and lead the retail community and strive to enhance the business climate in South Dakota to enable retailers to better ...

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March 08, 2020

Award Amount

$5,000

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scholarships@agbell.org

Contact Number

202-337-5220

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AG Bell College Scholarship Awards is licensed by the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. The establishment is was begun to guarantee that individuals who are hard of hearing and in need of a hearing aide can hear and speak to provide support, data, assets and more to help direct them on their journey. AG Bell College Scholarship Awards are accommodated to ...

Application Deadline

March 16, 2020

Award Amount

$750

Awards Available

1

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denise@albuquerquefoundation.org

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505-883-6240

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Albuquerque Community Foundation sponsors ACF Robby Baker Memorial Scholarship to help students financially to help them pursue the dream of their education. The foundation has been in existence since 1981 proving grants to the non-profit organizations to serve them in the best way and help them become more self-reliant. The Robby Baker Sch...