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. Those who hate math will need someone to help them but if you love it, your math skills and accounting degree will help you land secure means of employment. Majors in accounting can open doors for a large group of different career options. Accounting degree candidates can also expect higher than average field growth rates and salaries, which makes this degree an excellent return on its investment. Your interest in accounting may even help you pay for school.

How much does an Accounting Degree cost?

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

Thus college scholarships, 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.

The scholarship provided by the accounting industry for students pursuing an accounting degree ranges from hundreds of thousands of dollars. 

When you look at the abundant accounting scholarships 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. As a group of financially savvy and successful people, it’s no surprise that everyone from accounting departments to professional organizations in the field (the American Institute of CPAs and the American Society of Women Accountants, for example) offer accounting scholarships. Many of these are local scholarships, catering to students in specific states or regions, which boosts your chances of winning at least one award.

 

Application Deadline

June 30, 2020

Award Amount

$4,755

Awards Available

Varies

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Link

Email Address

felicia.swanson@alaska.gov

Contact Number

907-465-2980

About the Scholarship

What is the Alaska Performance Scholarship (APS)? Alaska Performance Scholarship is aimed towards high school students in the Alaska region of the United States. This caters to help students to bear with the cost of their postsecondary education. Usually, the high school students who...

Application Deadline

Varies

Award Amount

$500 - $5,000

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Contact Number

(303) 862-3001

About the Scholarship

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 ...

Application Deadline

July 20, 2020

Award Amount

$7,093

Awards Available

Varies

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Link

Email Address

ADS@mdc.edu

Contact Number

305-237-8888

About the Scholarship

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 ...

Application Deadline

April 01, 2020

Award Amount

$2,000

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Email Address

OSFA@fldoe.org

Contact Number

888-827-2004

About the Scholarship

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. ...

Application Deadline

June 06, 2020

Award Amount

Varies

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Email Address

osfa@fldoe.org

Contact Number

888-827-2004

About the Scholarship

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...

Application Deadline

June 30, 2020

Award Amount

$3,566

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Email Address

felicia.swanson@alaska.gov

Contact Number

907-465-2980

Application Deadline

June 30, 2020

Award Amount

$2,378

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Email Address

felicia.swanson@alaska.gov

Contact Number

907-465-2980

Application Deadline

February 01, 2020

Award Amount

$2,000

Awards Available

10

Website

Link

Email Address

scholarships@ffa.org

Contact Number

317-802-6099

About the Scholarship

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

Awards Available

Varies

Website

Link

Contact Number

800-288-5272

About the Scholarship

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

Awards Available

Varies

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Link

Email Address

donna@sdra.org

Contact Number

800-658-5545

About the Scholarship

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 ...