Diversity and Inclusion Resources for Students 


The AICPA offers a variety of educational opportunities for students interested in the accounting profession. From high school grad to post-graduate, we offer resources for every step of the way to success and CPA.
Students and parents should use this site to learn about scholarships, workshops, career paths, and a variety of other educational opportunities that will jump start your career.


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  • Accounting Scholars Leadership Workshop -The AICPA Accounting Scholars Leadership Workshop is an annual invitational program for minority accounting students who plan to pursue the CPA designation. This event aims to strengthen students’ professional skills and understanding of the limitless possibilities and benefits of earning the CPA credential.

  • AICPA Accounting Case Competition -The AICPA Accounting Competition is a chance for students to refine and present their smartest accounting solutions on a specific theme. Prior year topics have included fraud and forensics; this year we’re asking students to advise a presidential candidate.

  • AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students -The AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students ensures that CPAs of diverse backgrounds are visible in college and university classrooms. The program's goal is to increase the number of minority CPAs who serve as role models and mentors to young people in the academic environment.

 Find programs available in your community through Association & Firm Diversity Programs.

Student Affiliate Membership and CPA Exam Prep


AICPA Student Affiliate and Candidate Membership

High school and community college students, you can StartHereandGoPlaces!

College students and aspiring CPAs, go  ThisWayToCPA today!

On both sites you may register for your free Student Affiliate membership. Or to learn about member benefits click here.
Need Help Preparing for the CPA exam?

Find information ranging from your state requirements to sample tests. Everything you need to know can be found here.



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