Accounting Scholarships & Awards

The Pennsylvania CPA Foundation helps future CPAs reach their goals through scholarships and awards. More than $213,000 total was awarded in 2021!

Congratulations 2021 winners!


Our next round of applications will open in January 2022.

Academic Merit Scholarship

  • Are you a full-time accounting student attending a Pennsylvania college or university?
  • Have you completed intermediate accounting?
  • Have you earned 45 credits and a minimum GPA of 3.4?
Minority Scholarship

  • Are you a full-time accounting student attending a Pennsylvania college or university?
  • Are you an ethnic minority?
  • Have you earned 30 credits and a minimum GPA of 3.0?
Community College Scholarship

  • Are you attending a community or junior college in Pennsylvania and/or intending to transfer to a four-year college/university with a major in accounting?
  • Have you earned a minimum GPA of 3.0?

High School Scholarship

  • Are you a senior attending a Pennsylvania high school?
  • Are you interested in studying accounting in college?

Opportunities for CPA Exam Candidates

If you are currently preparing for, studying for, or taking the CPA Exam we are here to help! See below for scholarships and programs that will allow you to focus on what matters the most: passing.

CPA Exam Scholarships

Earn a $1,000 scholarship to support costs that come with preparing for and passing the CPA Exam.

Applicants must have their NTS (Notice to Schedule) to apply.

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ICN-newReview Course Scholarships

Earn up to $3,000 to help cover the costs of review courses for the CPA Exam.

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ICN-newPassNow

The PassNow program assists minority CPA Exam candidates with studying for and passing the Exam. Chosen candidates will study (and pass!) using Surgent CPA Review's full four-part course.
  

Application closed for this year.

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