Scholarships of county 'Autauga' within Alabama

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AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students

Scholarship Overview: The AICPA Minority Scholarship awards outstanding minority students to encourage their selection of accounting as a major and their ultimate entry into the profession. For over four decades, this program has provided over $14.6 million in scholarships to approximately 8,000 accounting scholars. Recipients receive individual awards of up to $5,000 per academic year. Scholarship aid may be used only for the payment of expenses that directly relate to obtaining an accounting education. Scholarship payments are sent directly to the student's financial aid office on behalf of the student at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters. Requirements: An eligible applicant must be/have: An underrepresented minority in the accounting profession (including but not limited to: Black or African American; Hispanic or Latino; Native American; Pacific Islander; or Asian American) Enrolled as a full-time undergraduate (12 semester hours or equivalent) or a full-time graduate level student (9 semester hours or equivalent) for the academic year. (Note: an exception may be granted if you plan to participate in an internship) Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate-level degree in an “accounting-related” major. (“Accounting-related” shall be as determined by Sponsor in Sponsor’s sole discretion.) Planning to pursue the CPA licensure but not presently be a CPA Completed at least 30 semester hours (or equivalent) of college coursework, including at least 6 semester hours (or equivalent) in accounting. Acceptance/Enrollment at a public or private, not-for-profit (501(c)) four-year college or university located in the U.S. states or territories for full academic year. The business program must be accredited by the AACSB and/or ACBSP Maintained an overall and major GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) An AICPA student affiliate member (or have submitted a new member application). Apply online at no cost: A U.S. citizen or permanent resident (green card holder) Some financial need (i.e., not receiving a full or partial scholarship(s) and/or grant(s) that cover and/or exceed one’s educational expenses) Note: AICPA staff and their family members are not eligible to receive this scholarship

John L. Carey Scholarships

Applicants must have obtained a liberal arts degree prior to enrolling in a graduate accounting program. Applicants must be liberal arts degree holders of a regionally-accredited institution in the United States. Applicants must be accepted into, or in the process of applying to, a graduate program in accounting that will enable them to sit for the CPA Examination at a college or university whose business administration program is accredited by AACSB - The International Association for Management Education or the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Applicants must express the intention to pursue a CPA certificate. The scholarship will be awarded contingent upon the applicant's acceptance into a graduate program. Students who are already actively participating in a graduate accounting program are not eligible for this scholarship. All applicants must be U.S. citizens. Recipients of the Carey Scholarships are not precluded from accepting other scholarships or awards.