The FICPA Scholarship Foundation has been providing financial assistance to students aspiring to join the accounting profession since 1959. We are thrilled to continue to impact the future accountants and CPAs!
We will award 69 scholarships to the best and the brightest accounting students at
27 universities across the state of Florida.
Scholarships awarded range between $1,000 - $5,000


Minimum Criteria

  • 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
  • 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

Application Requirements

  • Insure all criteria are met
  • Provide a letter of recommendation
  • Provide most update copy of unofficial transcript


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? You have to be a 4th or 5th year student in the following Fall semester to be considered. ​If I received the scholarship last year, can I apply again? Yes. You can receive the scholarship up to two years in a row.

Available Scholarships

69 scholarships will be awarded ranging from $1,000 to $5,000.

View the list here.

Dates to Know

  • January 1, 2021 - Applications Open
  • March 31, 2021 - Applications Closed
  • April 12, 2021 - All Applications are submitted to Selection Committee.
  • July 2, 2021 - All recipients will be notified.
  • August/September 2021 - After Drop/Add unofficial transcripts or enrollment verification forms are to be emailed to the Foundation by students. (Checks will not be sent until this is received).
  • September/October 2021 - Checks will be disbursed.