Application deadline: The 2023 scholarship application deadline has now passed. Please check back for 2024 information soon!
Who should apply for a Foundation scholarship?
The Foundation is seeking applicants who understand the critical role that CPAs play in our society and who are eager to join a profession built on a commitment to serve the public interest. The CPA of the future must have the ability to analyze complex information and communicate it in ways that people can understand.
The Foundation encourages applications from students who:
- Enjoy finding practical significance in abstract ideas
- Have strong interpersonal skills
- Are technologically adept
- Highly disciplined and
- Equally productive whether working alone or with others.
Applicants are asked to provide information demonstrating that they possess these traits or have the potential to develop them.
What types of scholarships does the Foundation award?
The NC CPA Foundation, Inc. has three scholarship levels. Based on your eligibility, the application will automatically default to the scholarship you qualify for. All applicants must be NCACPA members to apply for a scholarship. Student membership is FREE and may be obtained here. Prior award winners are eligible to apply for scholarships through the NC CPA Foundation.
See below for additional resources available to NC accounting students.
To attract and support the next generation of CPAs, the Foundation is offering scholarships to students enrolled at North Carolina community colleges are pursuing an associate degree with the intent to enroll in a four-year program and have the potential to become a CPA.
To attract and support the next generation of CPAs, the Foundation is offering scholarships to undergraduate students entering or enrolled at a North Carolina 4-year college/university. Applicants should be enrolled in an undergraduate program that will allow them to achieve the accounting concentration required to sit for the CPA Exam or to earn the undergraduate hours needed to enroll in a graduate program in order to achieve the concentration.
To attract and support the next generation of CPAs, the Foundation is offering scholarships to students entering or enrolled in graduate programs at North Carolina universities. Applicants should be enrolled in a graduate accounting program that will allow them to achieve the accounting concentration required to sit for the CPA Exam.
GOING FORWARD IN GRATITUDE
Read how some of our recent NC CPA Foundation Scholarship recipients are impacted by the help they’ve received! Whatever your goal is and wherever you are in your accounting education journey, applying for a scholarship could be what keeps you moving forward!
Here’s what these recipients had to say:
Hear From Julianna
This is such great news at the perfect time!! I’m in the middle of final exam season and this was the perfect boost of confidence I needed. Thank you and the NC CPA Foundation’s Board of Directors so much for choosing me for such an impactful and honorable scholarship award! I’m so flattered to have been chosen and I look forward to putting this award to good use in my academic career.
– Julianna L., North Carolina State University
Hear From Jim
I am so thankful to be selected again for this scholarship. I am more than appreciative of the NC CPA Foundation and look forward to my continuous involvement with the organization throughout my career.
– Jim D., University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Hear From Sloan
Thank you so much! I appreciated the NCACPA’s support last year, and I very much appreciate you all still supporting me this year. It means so much that your organization sees potential in me & wants to support my goals!
– Sloan R., Appalachian State University