PICPA - CPA Exam Scholarships

CPA Exam Scholarships

PICPA's CPA Exam Scholarships are designed to help cover some of the costs associated with successfully passing the CPA Exam. Scholarships of $500 will be awarded to PICPA members who best meet the following requirements.

How to Apply

Online applications are accepted each year during the following windows; the application link will be live once the window opens:

  • April 1 through June 30
  • October 1 through November 30

To be eligible to apply, candidates must:

  1. Be a PICPA student, associate, or accounting affiliate member.
  2. Be a US citizen and permanent Pennsylvania resident.
  3. Be pre-approved to test by NASBA (you must have a bachelor's degree to be approved to test) and agree to sit for at least one part within six months of the date on the application approval letter.**
  4. Not have already completed all four parts of the exam, but may have completed zero to three parts.
  5. Not be receiving scholarship, grant, or other funding that would cover exam fees, and not receiving reimbursement from an employer or other source at the time of application. Those who have received funding in the past but no longer have current funding may still be eligible. Contact the PICPA Member Relations Team at (215) 496-9272 or membership@picpa.org with questions.
  6. Not be a previous winner of the CPA Exam Scholarship.

**Applicants must submit a copy of the Notice to Schedule AND a copy of the receipt for payment of the application fee, as well any exam fees with your application (copy of credit card statement is acceptable). These copies can be submitted as attachments (PDF format is recommended) at the end of the application.


Contact the Member Relations Team at (215) 496-9272 or membership@picpa.org.

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See the Fall 2014 CPA Exam Scholarship winners.

Accounting Affiliate Membership

Recent graduates* can join as an Accounting Affiliate member for only $25 per year. Visit www.picpa.org/affiliate for more information.

*Eligibility limited to five years past your graduation date.