Accounting Scholarships & Awards

The Pennsylvania CPA Foundation helps future CPAs reach their goals through scholarships and awards. $145,000 in scholarships have been awarded in 2019!

Applications now open!

Apply by March 18, 2020.

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?

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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?

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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?

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High School Scholarship

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

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CPA Exam Scholarships

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

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Pass Now

Pennsylvania CPA Foundation's Pass Now program is designed to assist minority CPA Exam candidates with studying for and passing the CPA Exam.

Ten chosen candidates will study for and take all four parts of the exam within 12 months.

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AICPA Scholarship Suite

Pay for school with a variety of scholarships available to high school and college students.