Accounting Scholarships/Awards

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The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants/Accountemps

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants/Accountemps awards five $2,500 scholarships a year. Eligibility requirements are as follows:

  1. You must be an accounting major
  2. You must be an affiliate member of the AICPA
  3. You must be a full-time student, you must have completed 30 credit hours, including six in accounting.
  4. You must have an overall GPA of 3.0 in the courses in your major.

For more information, visit https://www.aicpa.org.

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Minority Scholarships

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Minority Scholarships offer awards up to $5,000 for full-time undergraduate or graduate students who have a minimum GPA of 3.30. For more information, visit https://www.aicpa.org.

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners awards 30 $1,000 scholarships to full-time undergraduate students. For more information, visit https://www.acfe.com.

The Rhode Island Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

The Rhode Island Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners awards $1,000 to full- or part-time undergraduate or graduate students. For more information, visit https://www.ricfe.org.

The Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants

The Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants offers the Carl W. Christiansen and Cheryl Ruggiero scholarships. The minimum amount awarded is $1,000. To be eligible, you must be a legal resident of Rhode Island with an interest in public accounting. For more information, visit https://www.riscpa.org.