Scholarships for Minority Accounting Students
This scholarship program provides awards of up to $5,000 to outstanding minority students to encourage their selection of accounting as a major and their ultimate entry into the profession. These awards are funded by the AICPA Foundation from monies contributed by the AICPA, its members, public accounting firms, and others. The program has been in existence for more than 20 years and has awarded more than $6 million in scholarships. Scholarships are awarded each July for the following academic year. For the 2003-2004 academic year, scholarships totaling $506,000 were awarded to 154 students.