College Scholarships

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Since 1988, the Foundation has provided scholarships in amounts up to $2,500. The scholarships recognize scholastic achievement and leadership qualities in students who plan to become CPAs. If you are an outstanding accounting student attending a Kentucky-based college/university or a Kentucky resident attending a bordering state (IN, OH, TN, WV, VA, MO, IL) college/university and a U.S. citizen, you are eligible to apply for a college scholarship from the Educational Foundation of the KyCPA. Scholarship checks will be made payable to the scholarship recipient and may be used for tuition, enrollment fees, room/board, CPA Exam review materials, books and/or supplies.

2021 applications Due By 3 PM EST, Feb. 22, 2021 

To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen,

  • Be enrolled in a Kentucky-based college/university or a Kentucky resident attending a bordering state (IN, OH, TN, WV, VA, MO, IL) college/university,

  • Intend to stay and work/live in Kentucky upon graduation,

  • Be a student member of the Kentucky Society of CPAs (it's FREE),

  • Have an overall grade point average of at least 2.75,

  • Have completed or are enrolled in Intermediate Accounting,

  • Indicate plans to sit for the CPA exam (applicants who have completed all or parts of the exam are also eligible).

    Apply Here!

American Institute of CPAs Scholarships

George Willie Diversity Scholarship & Internship Program

10 firms. 10 students. Up to $100,000 in scholarships for our shared commitment to a diverse and forward-looking profession. In Kentucky, Dean Dorton has been chosen as one of the 10 participating firms!

Attention Students: Are you an ethnically diverse student pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in an accounting or accounting-related major? Do you plan to pursue the CPA licensure? AICPA PCPS is connecting member firms with promising accounting majors of ethnically diverse backgrounds for an internship during busy season 2022.

As an added measure of support, PCPS is awarding up to $10,000 of financial assistance per student to help with tuition for your final academic year.

Learn more and apply at: - Applications due April 16!

Additional AICPA Legacy scholarships at; the deadline for these is April 1.

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