Niche College Scholarship

AICPA Foundation Two-Year Transfer Scholarship

Amount:
$5,000
Deadline:
March 15, 2024
Awards Available: 40

Scholarship Description

AICPA Foundation Two-Year Transfer Scholarship is part of the AICPA Legacy Scholarships. Students interested in being considered for more than one AICPA Legacy Scholarship need to complete only one application — applicants will be evaluated for all awards for which they are eligible in the program. All applications must be completed and submitted by the deadline to be considered.

Scholarship Details

  • Award amount: $5,000
  • Number of recipients: 40
  • Sponsored by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Part of the AICPA Legacy Scholarships

Eligibility Criteria

  • Transferring from a two-year college with intent to major in accounting or an accounting-related field
  • Planning to pursue CPA licensure but not currently a CPA
  • Minimum overall and major GPA of 3.0
  • Full-time undergraduate or graduate student for the 2024-25 academic year
  • AICPA Student Affiliate member or applicant
  • U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
  • Demonstrates some financial need
  • Enrolling in an accredited business/accounting program meeting CPA licensure educational requirements

Application Process

  1. Confirm eligibility and intent to major in an accounting-related field
  2. Apply for AICPA Student Affiliate membership if not already a member
  3. Complete and submit the AICPA Legacy Scholarships application by March 15
  4. Provide transcripts, proof of enrollment, and any additional required documents

The AICPA Foundation Two-Year Transfer award was established in 2013 to recognize the diverse paths students take to become CPA professionals. Funding for this award is provided by the AICPA Foundation.

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