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VSCPA Educational Foundation Scholarships 2022-2023 are closed.

The VSCPA Educational Foundation awards over $50,000 to students who have completed at least three credit hours in accounting. Both undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply if they meet the eligibility requirements. New for 2022, the VSCPA has increased the number of scholarships for minority students. 

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. Scholarships are paid in June for the recipient’s fall semester tuition and fees. 

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:  

  • Have earned at least three credit hours in accounting  

  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.7 or higher 

  • Be currently enrolled AND enrolled or intend to be enrolled in the Fall 2022 semester to an accredited Virginia college or university with the intent to pursue a CPA license.  

  • Be a student member of the Virginia Society of CPAs. Student membership is free and you can join here.  

 


VSCPA Minority Scholarships

  1. Curtis C. Duke and Dr. Ruth Coles Harris Scholarship: one $1,500 award
    • Must be a member of one of the following race/ethnic group: African American or Black
       
  2. Samuel A. Derieux, CPA, Memorial Scholarship: one $1,500 award
     
  3. Thomas M. Berrry Jr. Scholarship: three $2,000 awards
     
  4. VSCPA Minority Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships: multiple awards ranging from $1,500 to $2,000 each
     
  5. VSCPA Past Presidents Scholarship: one award ranging from $1,500 to $2,000
    • Must be a member of one of the following race/ethnic groups: African American or Black, Asian or Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Latino, Multiracial or Biracial, Native American or Native Alaskan

 

VSCPA Scholarships

  1. VSCPA Undergraduate, Graduate and PhD Accounting Scholarship: multiple awards ranging from $1,500 to $2,000
    • Undergraduate: Must be enrolled in an undergraduate program for the fall 2022 semester
    • Graduate or Ph.D.: Must be enrolled in a graduate or Ph.D. program for the fall 2022 semester
       
  2. CST Group Scholarship: one $3,000 award
    • Must be enrolled in the fall 2022 semester as a junior or senior undergraduate accounting major at University of Virginia or George Mason University.
    • Must demonstrate a minimum overall and accounting GPA of 3.0
       
  3. DHG Scholarship: two $2,500 awards  
    • Must be enrolled in the fall 2022 semester as a junior, senior, fifth-year or graduate accounting major. 
    • Must demonstrate a minimum overall and accounting GPA of 3.3. 
       
  4. H. Burton Bates Jr. Scholarship: one $2,250 award
    • Must be enrolled full-time in the fall 2022 semester as a junior or senior OR have earned an undergraduate degree and enrolled at least part-time in the Fall 2022 semester completing additional coursework to take the CPA Exam.
       
  5. Michael E. Mares Scholarship: two $2,250 awards
    • Must be enrolled in the fall 2022 semester as a junior or senior undergraduate accounting major.
    • Must demonstrate a minimum overall and accounting GPA of 3.0. 
       
  6. MJW Scholarship: two $2,500 awards
    • Must be enrolled in the fall 2022 semester as a junior or senior undergraduate accounting major.
    • Must demonstrate a minimum overall and accounting GPA of 3.0. 
       
  7. Verus Financial Partners Scholarship: one $3,000 award 
    • Must be enrolled in the fall 2022 semester as a junior or senior undergraduate accounting major.
    • Must demonstrate a minimum overall and accounting GPA of 3.0. 
       
  8. Wall, Einhorn & Chernitzer Scholarship: one $3,000 award
    • Must be enrolled in the fall 2022 semester as a junior, senior, fifth-year or graduate accounting major or a dual major with accounting.
    • Must demonstrate a minimum overall and accounting GPA of 3.0. 
       
  9. YHB Scholarship: one $3,000 award
    • Must be enrolled in the fall 2022 semester as a junior, senior, fifth year or graduate accounting major.
    • Applicant must demonstrate a minimum overall and accounting GPA of 3.0. 

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