The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) scholarship program provides financial assistance to minority students who show significant potential to become CPAs (Certified Public Accountants). Awards are granted primarily on academic merit and personal achievement, financial need is evaluated as a secondary criteria.
Must be a minority, a U.S. citizen, and be a declared accounting major with an overall and accounting GPA of at least a 3.30. Students need to attend school full-time and have completed at least 30 semester hours with at least 6 of those hours in accounting. AICPA defines minorities as those of Black, Native American/Alaskan Native, or Pacific Island races, or of Hispanic ethnic origin.