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    AWSCPA Scholarship Award

    Offered by Association of International Certified Professional Accountants

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Mar 4, 2024
    8 awards worth

    $5,000

    Grade level

    College Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors & Grad Students

    Expired deadline:

    March 15, 2023

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you a woman pursuing a degree in accounting? If so, consider applying for the AWSCPA Scholarship Award! The AWSCPA Scholarship Award is open to women pursuing CPA licensure as well as an undergraduate or graduate-level degree in accounting or a related field. Applicants must also be AICPA members and have completed at least 30 semester hours, or the equivalent, of college coursework by the end of this semester.

    The AICPA Foundation, the AICPA’s Women’s Initiatives Executive Committee, and its newly created AWSCPA task force are sponsoring this new AWSCPA Scholarship Award to support the success of women in the accounting profession. Each year, the scholarship awards $5,000 to help eight (8) outstanding women pursue an accounting degree and CPA licensure. If you’re a woman passionate about pursuing a degree in accounting and are looking for some help to pay off your studies, we encourage you to apply!

    Editor’s Note: As of 2024, the AWSCPA Scholarship Award is no longer available. If this is incorrect, please reach out to us at [email protected] and we will update this page accordingly.

    Eligibility information

    In order to be eligible for this scholarship, you must be a woman enrolled full-time in a postsecondary institution to pursue an accounting degree and CPA licensure. Applicants must also be AICPA members and meet the below eligibility requirements.

    Grade Level

    College Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors & Grad Students

    Citizenship

    U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents

    Minimum GPA

    3

    Academic Interest

    Math, Business, Accounting

    Other Category

    Women

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application in addition to the below application materials.

    Essay

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

    No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Association of International Certified Professional Accountants at [email protected].

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    No, the AWSCPA Scholarship Award is not renewable.

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

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