Pennsylvania CPA Foundation

Help Grow the Future of the Profession

The Pennsylvania CPA Foundation’s mission is to inspire students to pursue careers in accounting and to provide educational, motivational, and financial support to those working to attain the certified public accountant credential. 


Foundation Initiatives

  • Undergraduate & Graduate Scholarships
  • Accounting Career Awareness for Students and Educators
  • Diversity and Inclusion Programs
  • CPA Exam Scholarships

Recent Foundation Highlights

GPSCR9The Pennsylvania CPA Foundation is proud to award more than $230,000 in scholarships to students majoring in accounting at a Pennsylvania college or university.

In 2017, the Foundation granted scholarships to 90 students. 32 were first time winners, and 58 students renewed their scholarships from previous years. Candidates were judged by their intellectual capacity, leadership potential, financial need, and intent to pursue a career in accounting. Scholarship amounts range from $1,500-$5,000 and these amounts were determined based on the strength of the candidate's application.

Congratulations to all the winners! 

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