[Australia] AICPA Minority Scholarship
All Subject Areas
Minority in the accounting profession (e.g., Black or African American; Hispanic or Latino; Native American; or Asian American)
The AICPA Minority Scholarship awards outstanding minority students to encourage their selection of accounting as a major and their ultimate entry into the profession.
- An underrepresented minority in the accounting profession (e.g., Black or African American; Hispanic or Latino; Native American; 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 2011-12 academic year. (Note: an exception may be made if you plan to participate in an internship program.)
- 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
- Maintained an overall and major GPA of at least 3.3 (on a 4.0 scale)
- Completed at least 30 semester hours (or equivalent) of college coursework, including at least 6 semester hours (or equivalent) in accounting, by end of spring 2011
- Applied to or been accepted into a public or private, 501(c) four-year college or university located in the U.S. states or territories. The business program must be accredited by the AACSB and/or ACBSP.
- An AICPA student affiliate member (or have submitted a new member application). Apply online at no cost: www.thiswaytocpa.com/aicpa-student-membership
- 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)
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