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William (Bill) Ezzell Scholarship

Offered by AICPA Institute

Reviewed by Brian GeigerLast updated Mar 22, 2023
5 awards worth

$10,000

Grade level

Graduate Students

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

May 2024

Scholarship Overview

The William (Bill) Ezzell Scholarship provides financial assistance to CPAs pursuing their Ph.D.’s in accounting. Eligible applicants must be registered as an accounting faculty member or professional on ThisWayToCPA and have a minimum of three years of professional accounting experience, with a portion of that experience being within the last three years at the time of enrollment (internships can be included as long as the work was accounting or finance related). They must also either have a GMAT score of 650 or higher or an equivalent GRE score (must be less than 5 years old) and be at least in the second year of their current Ph.D. program. Additional submission requirements can be found in the application’s first page. Please visit the scholarship’s website for more information.

About AICPA Institute

The AICPA has supported accounting students for more than 130 years. One of the ways they do this is through their scholarship program, which offers educational funding for accounting students at all stages - from high school seniors about to enter college to CPAs pursuing their Ph.D. The AICPA Foundation awards more than $1 million in scholarships, grants and fellowships to hundreds of students each year, with recipients receiving on average $5,000 towards their education.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

Graduate Students

Citizenship

US Citizens

Academic Interest

Accounting

Other Category

Merit Based

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

Essay

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

This scholarship is designated for full-time enrollment status only.

Is this scholarship open to international students?

No, this scholarship is only open to US Citizens.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

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