Association & Firm Diversity Scholarships 

Published September 12, 2015


ALPFA Scholarship Program

The Association of Latino Professionals For America (ALPFA) award scholarships to students pursuing studies in accounting or a related field. The top 50 candidates will be offered an all-expenses paid opportunity to attend the ALPFA National Convention.

Arizona Sam Gallant Memorial Scholarship 
This $1,000 scholarship is offered to an African American accounting student at Arizona State University. Contact Arizona State University Main Campus for more information.

Ascend Corporate Scholarships (AICPA Scholarship)
Ascend is proud to continue a long-standing tradition of honoring scholastic excellence and contribution to the community through our Scholarship Program. Every year, exemplary students are recognized during the Scholarship Luncheon at our Annual National Convention & Career Fair.

FICPA Money Run Scholarship
FICPA offers two $3,000 scholarships for African American 4th/5th year accounting majors who meet specific criteria.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
HSF offers scholarships for Hispanic/Latino high school, college and community college students. During the 2007-2008 academic year, HSF awarded almost 4,100 scholarships exceeding $26.6 million. Eligibility requirements and deadlines vary.

Illinois CPA Society Herman J. Neal Scholarship Program
Scholarships up to $4,000 are provided to African American junior, senior, 5th year or graduate students attending an Illinois college or university.

ISYFA Grant Program
The International Society of Young Filipino Accountants provides up to $1,000 to support students and professionals’ educational pursuits.

Michigan Accountancy Foundation Fifth/Graduate Year Scholarships
The MAF awards 4 $5,000 scholarships to minority accounting majors in funding their fifth/graduate years in college.

MSCPA/NABA Scholarship
The Educational Foundation of the Massachusetts Society of CPAs and NABA provide scholarships in the amount of $2,500 to encourage outstanding students from diverse ethnic backgrounds to pursue a career in public accounting in Massachusetts.

NABA National Scholarship Program
NABA provides 40-70 national scholarships ranging from $1,000 - $10,000 to obtain college funding. Recipients are invited to the Scholars’ Retreat, a half-day program to prepare young business leaders for Corporate America.

National Indian Education Association
NIEA lists numerous scholarship awards with varying requirements to students of American Indian, Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian (AI/AN/HH) descent.

NCACPA Outstanding Minority Accounting Student Scholarship
The North Carolina Association of CPAs provides annual awards totaling $5,000 to three minority accounting scholars. Applicants receive complimentary student membership.

United Negro College Fund
Explore hundreds of scholarship opportunities and grant programs administered by UNCF and many other organizations.

Virginia Society of CPAs Educational Foundation Minority Scholarship
VSCPA annually awards an average of five scholarships of up to $1,500 to minority students who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need and are enrolled in an accredited Virginia college or university.

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