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AGA Scholarships
Sponsor: Association of Government Accountants (AGA)
2208 Mount Vernon Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301-1314
Eligibility: Applicants for full-time or part-time scholarships must be an AGA member or family member (spouse, child or grandchild), and scholarships must be used for full-time or part-time undergraduate study in a financial management academic area such as accounting, auditing, budgeting, economics, finance, electronic data processing, information resources management or public administration. Essays and transcripts are required. There are two categories for high school students/graduates and undergraduates/graduates.

The Academic Scholarships are based on academic achievement and the student's potential for making a contribution to public financial management. A reference letter from an AGA member and from another professional such as a professor, guidance counselor or employer is required.

Applicants to the Community Service Scholarships do not have to be AGA members, must be pursuing a degree in a financial management academic discipline and must be actively involved in community service projects. The awards are based on community service and accomplishments. A letter of recommendation from a community service organization and from another professional are required.

Amount: $1,000-$3,000
Deadline: March 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.agacgfm.org

Carl W. Christiansen Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants
45 Royal Little Drive
Providence, RI 02904
Eligibility: Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicants must submit a short essay and a letter of recommendation.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: January 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.riscpa.org

Cheryl A. Ruggiero Scholarship
Sponsor: Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants
45 Royal Little Drive
Providence, RI 02904
Eligibility: Students must be residents of the state of Rhode Island, and they must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicants must submit a short essay and a letter of recommendation.

Amount: $1,200
Deadline: January 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.riscpa.org

CPAexcel Scholarship
Sponsor: CPAexcel
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time or part-time college juniors or seniors or graduate students who are taking at least one accounting course. Selection is based on a random drawing.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: November 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cpaexcel.com/students/scholarship.html

Esther R. Sawyer Research Award
Sponsor: Institute of Internal Auditors Research Foundation
247 Maitland Avenue
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701-4201
Eligibility: Applicants should be accepted to or currently enrolled in a graduate program in internal auditing at an IIA-endorsed school or have taken internal auditing undergraduate courses at an IIA-endorsed school and be enrolled in any graduate program in internal auditing or business. An original manuscript on a topic related to modern internal auditing is required. The award is based on the topic, value to the audit profession, originality and the quality of writing.

Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Application materials are described online.
Website: http://www.theiia.org

IMA Memorial Education Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
10 Paragon Drive
Montvale, NJ 07645-1760
Eligibility: Applicants must be full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students, be IMA student members and declare which four- or five-year management accounting, financial management or information technology related program they plan to pursue as a career or list a related field. Candidates should submit applications, resumes, transcripts, two recommendations and statements. Advanced degree students must pass one part of the CMA/CFM certification.

Amount: $1,000-$2,500
Deadline: February 17
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.imanet.org

John W. Rogers Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Missouri Bankers Foundation
P.O. Box 57
207 East Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors who have plans to major in agriculture or a banking-related subject at the postsecondary level. Preference will be given to applicants who are planning to attend the University of Missouri-Columbia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $500
Deadline: March 16
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, ACT scores, a list of extracurricular activities and two recommendation letters are required.
Website: http://www.mobankers.com/content.aspx?id=8814

Julianne Malveaux Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc.
1806 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009-3298
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled as sophomores or juniors at an accredited college or university and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students may major in related fields such as public policy or creative writing.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nanbpwc.org

NCCPAP Scholarship
Sponsor: National Conference of CPA Practitioners NCCPAP Scholarship
Attention: Scholarship Committee
22 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 110
Mineola, NY 11501
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.3 planning to become certified public accountants. They must be full-time students applying to or accepted at a two- or four-year college.

Amount: $500
Deadline: December 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nccpap.org

NSA Scholarship Foundation
Sponsor: National Society of Accountants Scholarship Program
Scholarship America
One Scholarship Way
P.O. Box 297
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate students majoring in accounting with a minimum 3.0 GPA and be U.S. or Canadian citizens.

Amount: $500-$2,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nsacct.org

Parsons Brinckerhoff Golden Apple Scholarship
Sponsor: Conference of Minority Transportation Officials
1875 I Street, NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20006
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school students who have been members of COMTO for at least one year. They must have at least a 2.0 GPA and be accepted into a college or technical school program.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: April 16
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.comto.org

Paychex Inc. Entrepreneur Scholarship
Sponsor: Massachusetts Society of CPAs
105 Chauncy Street
10th Floor
Boston, MA 02111
Eligibility: Applicants must be Massachusetts residents who are rising undergraduate juniors enrolled full-time at a Massachusetts postsecondary institution. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale and must demonstrate financial need. They must have plans to become a CPA. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.cpatrack.com

Stuart Cameron and Margaret McLeod Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
10 Paragon Drive
Montvale, NJ 07645-1760
Eligibility: Applicants must be full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students, be IMA student members and declare which four- or five-year management accounting, financial management or information technology related program they plan to pursue as a career or list a related field. Candidates should submit applications, resumes, transcripts, two recommendations and statements. Advanced degree students must pass one part of the CMA/CFM certification.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: February 17
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.imanet.org

Texas Fifth-Year Accounting Student Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
1200 East Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78752
Eligibility: Applicants must be Texas residents who are enrolled at an accredited, non-profit postsecondary institution located in Texas. By the time of award disbursement, they must have completed at least 120 credit hours of college coursework with at least 15 of those being from accounting courses. They must plan to take the exam to become a certified public accountant (CPA), and they must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available from the applicant's college financial aid office or department of accounting. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.collegefortexans.com

Tribal Business Management Program
Sponsor: Catching the Dream
Attn.: Scholarship Affairs Office
8200 Mountain Road NE
Suite 203
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Eligibility: Applicants must be 1/4 or more degree American Indian, enrolled in a U.S. tribe and attending or planning to attend college full-time. Candidates are required to apply for all other forms of funding in addition to applying for this scholarship. Scholarships are based on grades, SAT or ACT scores, work experience, leadership, commitment to the tribe, personal goals and potential to improve the lives of American Indian people.

Amount: $500-$5,000
Deadline: March 15, April 15 and September 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.catchingthedream.org