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VSCPA Educational Foundation Scholarships 2022-2023 

The VSCPA Educational Foundation awards over $50,000 in undergraduate, graduate and doctoral scholarships to accounting college students across Virginia. Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need.  

Scholarships open January 1, 2022.

Applicants will be considered for all awards that they are eligible for based on their application. Scholarship awards range from $1,500 to $3,000 and are for the 2022-2023 academic year. See below for eligibility criteria and a full list of scholarships.  
 

Available Scholarships and Eligibility Criteria  

All applicants must:  

  • Be a U.S. citizen 
  • Have earned at least three credit hours in accounting 
  • Have a minimum and overall GPA of 2.7 or higher 
  • Be currently enrolled AND enrolled in the fall 2022 semester to an accredited Virginia college or university with the intent to pursue a degree in accounting. Students from Howard University may apply for the Kearney & Company scholarship.  

 

VSCPA Undergraduate Accounting Scholarship 
Eligibility: 

  • Must demonstrate a minimum overall and accounting GPA of 3.0. 
     

VSCPA Minority Accounting Scholarship  

Awards for undergraduate and graduate students. 
Eligibility: 

  • Must be a member of one of the following race/ethnic groups: American Indian or Alaskan Native, Asian, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander. 
  • Must demonstrate a minimum overall and accounting GPA of 3.0. 
     

VSCPA Graduate and PhD Accounting Scholarship  

Eligibility: 

  • Must be enrolled in a graduate or PhD program for the fall 2022 semester. 
  • Must demonstrate a minimum overall and accounting undergraduate GPA of 3.0.  

 

VSCPA Past Presidents/Chair Scholarship 

Eligibility 

  • Preference given to a student who demonstrates leadership potential. 
  • Must demonstrate a minimum overall and accounting GPA of 3.0. 

 

Samuel A. Derieux, CPA, Memorial Scholarship 

Eligibility 

  • Preference given to a student who demonstrates leadership potential. 
  • Must demonstrate a minimum overall and accounting GPA of 3.0. 

 

CST Group Scholarship 

Eligibility: 

  • Must be enrolled in the fall 2022 semester as a junior or senior undergraduate accounting major at University of Virginia or George Mason University with the intent to take the CPA Exam. 
  • Must demonstrate a minimum overall and accounting GPA of 3.0. 

 

DHG Scholarship 

Eligibility: 

  • Must be enrolled in the fall 2022 semester as a junior, senior or "fifth-year" undergraduate, or graduate accounting major with the intent to take the CPA Exam. 
  • Must demonstrate a minimum overall and accounting GPA of 3.3. 

 

H. Burton Bates Jr. Scholarship 


Eligibility: 

  • Must be enrolled full-time in the fall 2022 semester as a junior or senior undergraduate accounting major OR have earned an undergraduate degree and enrolled at least part-time in the fall 2022 semester completing additional coursework in order to take the CPA Exam. 
  • Must demonstrate a minimum overall and accounting GPA of 3.0. 

 

Michael E. Mares Scholarship 

  
Eligibility: 

  • Must be enrolled in the fall 2022 semester as a junior or senior undergraduate accounting major with the intent to take the CPA Exam. 
  • Must demonstrate a minimum overall and accounting GPA of 3.0. 

 

MJW Scholarship 


Eligibility: 

  • Must be enrolled in the fall 2022 semester as a junior or senior undergraduate accounting major with the intent to take the CPA Exam 
  • First preference: student whose permanent residence is in Northern Virginia. Second preference: student whose permanent residence is in Virginia. 
  • Must demonstrate a minimum overall and accounting GPA of 3.0. 

 

Thomas M. Berry Jr. Scholarship 

Funded by friends, family and colleagues of Thomas M. Berry Jr., who retired as president & CEO of the VSCPA in April 2007. 
Eligibility: 

  • Must demonstrate a minimum overall and accounting GPA of 3.0. 

     

Verus Financial Partners Scholarship 


Eligibility: 

  • Must be enrolled in the fall 2022 semester as a junior or senior undergraduate accounting major with the intent to take the CPA Exam. 
  • Must demonstrate a minimum overall and accounting GPA of 3.0. 

 

Wall, Einhorn & Chernitzer Scholarship  


Eligibility: 

  • Must be enrolled in the fall 2022 semester as a junior, senior or “fifth-year” undergraduate or graduate accounting major or a dual major with accounting at a Virginia Based college/university with the intent to take the CPA Exam. 
  • Must demonstrate a minimum overall and accounting GPA of 3.0. 

 

Yount, Hyde & Barbour Scholarship 

 
Eligibility: 

  • Must be enrolled in the fall 2022 semester as a junior, senior or "fifth year" undergraduate or graduate accounting major with the intent to take the CPA Exam. 
  • Applicant must demonstrate a minimum overall and accounting GPA of 3.0. 

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