Scholarships & financial aid
If you’re looking for help funding your studies, majoring in accounting can open doors to the many accounting-specific scholarships available. You can also apply for grants, loans, or work-study.
Become an AICPA Legacy Scholar
AICPA offers a variety of scholarships for promising, motivated future CPAs. You’ll gain skills that’ll make you look attractive to employers, and you can get up to $10,000 for school. Applications for AICPA Legacy Scholarships open December 1st. Check out full eligibility requirements for the scholarships we offer to see which one is right for you, and get a head start by digging in further:
Before you get started, see a timeline of everything you need to do—and when—to give yourself the greatest shot at becoming an AICPA Legacy Scholar.
The AICPA Foundation plans to award over $200,000 for the AICPA Minority Scholarship program.
Discover more scholarship opportunities
There are tons of scholarships for aspiring CPAs. Discover merit-based, need-based, and minority scholarships across the country in our National Scholarship Search, then check out some tips below on how to ace the application process.
Find the right scholarship for you.
From finding the scholarship to thank-you notes
How to compose a great scholarship essay
Need-based financial aid
Interested in pursuing other financial aid opportunities? You've come to the right place.
How your financial aid is calclulated
Making smart choices and minimizing student debt
Consider the value of a good relationship with your school’s financial aid office.
Find out which option is best for you
How to earn money and work experience at the same time