The CPA Endowment Fund of Illinois, the Illinois CPA Society’s charitable partner, provides life-changing scholarships and training programs to deserving accounting students across the state. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident and be enrolled in an Illinois college or university. Eligible applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or equivalent and plan to sit for the CPA exam in Illinois within three years of the application date, and demonstrate progress in accounting courses as well as demonstrating achievement and financial need.
The Illinois CPA Society scholarships are funded by the CPA Endowment Fund of Illinois. The scholarships recognize accounting students and CPA candidates who demonstrate strong academic performance, leadership qualities, and financial need. Annually the Fund awards approximately $250,000 in scholarships and outreach support to more than 275 of the most diverse and deserving accounting students across the state.