The FICPA Scholarship Foundation has been providing financial assistance to students aspiring to join the accounting profession.
For the 2021 awards, the FICPA Scholarships have now been increased to $2,500. We are thrilled to continue to impact the up and coming CPA's and Accountants!
Be a full time student (defined as 12 hours undergrad and 9 hours graduate) or part time students (defined as 6 hours undergrad and 3 hours graduate)
Majoring in accounting
Be a member of the FICPA (Free for students - register today)
Have a 3.0 Cumulative GPA and a 3.0 GPA in Upper-Division Accounting (3000 courses or above)
Must be a 4th or 5th student in upper-division accounting courses at the time the scholarship is received.
Must be planning to sit for the CPA exam and be working towards fulfilling the requirements for certification in Florida.
Should indicate a desire to practice in the field of accounting as opposed to other disciplines and must indicate a desire to work in Florida.
Must be citizens of the United States or hold permanent residency status
Ensure all criteria are met
Provide a letter of recommendation
Provide most update copy of transcript
Fill out the online application and upload transcript and letter
If applying for a FICPA Scholarship and any endowed scholarship(s), YOU MUST indicate it on the application. (If applying for more than one, the selection committee will determine awarded scholarship)
January 1, 2021 - Applications Open
March 31, 2021 - Applications Close
April 12, 2021 - All Applications are submitted to Selection Committee
July 2, 2021 - All recipients will be notified
September 1, 2021 - Enrollment Verification Forms sent to recipients
September 11, 2021 - Deadline to return Enrollment Verification Form
**Checks will be dispersed within a month after the September 11, 2021 deadline.
Do I have to be attending a school listed as a partnering university?
Yes. These are the universities that meet our criteria.
Can I apply as a Freshman or Sophomore?
No. You have to be a 4th or 5th year student in the Fall semester.