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AICPA Fellowships for Minority Doctoral Students

  • Website Address
  • http://www.aicpa.org/Career/DiversityInitiatives/P...
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • Address
  • 220 Leigh Farm Road
  • Durham, NC 27707-8110
  • Email Address
  • academics@aicpa.org
  • Application Deadline
  • May 15, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • $12,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • The AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students ensures that CPAs of diverse backgrounds are visible in college and university classrooms. The program's goal is to increase the number of minority CPAs who serve as role models and mentors to young people in the academic environment and university classrooms. The AICPA Foundation awards annual fellowships to full-time minority accounting scholars who demonstrate significant potential to become accounting educators.

    Eligibility:
    -Have applied to a doctoral program and is waiting word on acceptance, have been accepted into a doctoral program or has already been matriculated in a doctoral program and pursuing appropriate coursework
    -Have earned a master's degree and/or completed at least three years of full-time experience in the accounting practice
    -Be a minority student of Black/African-American, Hispanic or Native American ethnicity
    -Attend school on a full-time basis and remain enrolled full-time until attaining a doctoral degree
    -Agree not to work full-time in a paid position or accept responsibility for teaching more than one course per semester as a teaching assistant, or dedicate more than one-quarter of personal time as a research assistant
    -Be a CPA or plan to pursue the CPA credential
    -Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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