Association & Firm Diversity Scholarships 

    Published April 15, 2013

    ALPFA Scholarship Program
    The Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) awards $150,000 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.

    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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