State-by-State Education & Licensing Guide
The North Carolina CPA Foundation, Inc. awards several annual merit-based scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. In 2016, the Foundation awarded 31 scholarships to deserving students representing 14 North Carolina colleges and universities. In addition, all qualified applicants will receive a complimentary one-year NCACPA membership. Visit the NCACPA website for eligibility requirements and an application.
Since its inception, NABA, Inc. has provided more than $11 million in scholarship funds to deserving students preparing to enter various accounting, finance and business professions. In the past two fiscal years (FY2015 and FY2016), NABA awarded over $230,000 and the amount continues to grow annually. See the NABA website and contact your local NABA chapter for more information.
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) provides several scholarships to both undergraduate and graduate students each year. Their website also provides an option to search for other scholarships throughout the country. Visit the AICPA website to start searching.
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) is the nation’s leading Hispanic educational organization. HSF provides more college scholarships to the Latino community than any other organization, in support of its mission to double the rate of Hispanics earning college degrees. In its 26-year history, HSF has awarded more than 45,000 scholarships totaling nearly $60 million to Latinos from all 50 states and Puerto Rico, who have attended more than 1,300 colleges and universities. For more information visit the HSF website.