AICPA Foundation High School Scholarship

Amount: $2,000

The AICPA Foundation High School Scholarship offers financial assistance to high school seniors who are attending an accredited two or four-year college or university in the fall and plan to major in accounting. Applications open annually on March 1.

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An eligible applicant must be/have: 

  • Taken an advanced accounting course taught by an APBP trained educator.
  • The nomination of a registered educator or school counselor at or nomination by a current AICPA member. 
  • Proof of acceptance into a public or private, not-for-profit (501(c)) two or four-year accredited college or university located in the U.S. states or territories for the full 2022-23 academic year. 
  • Maintained a GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). 
  • Enrolling as a full-time undergraduate (12 semester hours or equivalent) for the full 2022-23 academic year. 
  • A registered High School student on Start Here, Go Places. 
  • 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.